Our Primary Focus is Player Development

AFC Southampton offers a wide range of soccer training for players in our program and the community. We strive to assist our players in becoming better individuals on and off the soccer field, both as a teammate and as an individual. Our core values include personal improvement, enjoyment of the game, the pursuit of excellence, honesty, integrity, and supporting our diverse community.

When you put on the AFC Southampton jersey – you’re not just playing for a soccer team – you’re playing for a community and a cause

All academy players will receive at minimum

  • Individual player development plan
  • 2 report cards with direct review from technical director
  • Age specific speed, agility, and quickness sessions
  • Strength & conditioning training (U10 -18)
  • Monthly in game video analysis per team class room setting
  • Annual nutrients plan for every player -plus- player recovery and hydration routine after high intensity training and after every game

DEVELOPMENT
PATHWAY

Your player journey

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FUNDATION ACADEMY

Ages 4 – 7

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Program placement based on skill level and age

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DEVELOPMENT
Academy

Ages 8 – 18

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Open enrollment – all players welcome

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COMPETITIVE
Academy

Ages 8 – 18

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development academy graduates eligible

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GET STARTED
AGES 4 – 7

FUNdation Academy

▸ BOYS & GIRLS
▸ Ages 4 – 7
▸ SUMMER   ▸ WINTER

A fundamental technique and skills development program where we teach basic soccer skills to kids who want to play soccer on a competitive team.

DEVELOP YOUR SKILLS
AGES 8 – 18

Development
Academy

▸ BOYS & GIRLS
▸ Ages 8 – 18
▸ SPRING   ▸ SUMMER   ▸ FALL   ▸ WINTER

For players looking to improve existing soccer skills and are interested in joining a competitive team or advance within their current team.

JOIN OUR TEAM

AGES 8 – 12

Junior Academy

▸ BOYS & GIRLS
▸ Ages 8 – 12
▸ SPRING   ▸ SUMMER   ▸ FALL   ▸ WINTER
▸ LEAGUE GAMES
▸ TRYOUTS

For players aspiring to become the best he or she can be in a competitive league.

BECOME A PROFESSIONAL
AGES 13 – 18

ELITE Academy

▸ BOYS & GIRLS
▸ Ages 13 – 18
▸ SPRING   ▸ SUMMER   ▸ FALL   ▸ WINTER
▸ COMPETITIVE LEAGUE GAMES
▸ TRYOUTS

Our most competitive program. Graduates go on to play for top universities or pro clubs.

20+

Years Experience

325+

Players Trained

What Makes AFC Southampton Different?