Experience World-Class Soccer Training, Elite Competition, and Exceptional Education in One Comprehensive Program
Welcome to Lancaster FC Residential Academy, where young and aspiring soccer players come to unlock their full potential. Our program combines world-class soccer training, elite competition in the USL Academy, and exceptional education through Lancaster Country Day School and our partnered university. Experience the ultimate soccer development journey, from 9th grade through post-graduation, all in one place.
Unrivaled Soccer Training and Development
At Lancaster FC Residential Academy, you’ll benefit from:
- Top Level Coaching Staff: Our experienced coaches are dedicated to nurturing young talent and tailoring their approach to each player’s strengths and needs.
- State-of-the-Art Facilities: We compete and train at both Clipper Magazine Stadium and Franklin & Marshall’s soccer and football facilities. We utilize a fully-equipped gym and sports science resources for complete player development, from strength and conditioning sessions to swim and yoga recovery sessions on a weekly basis.
- Holistic Player Development: Our program covers technical, tactical, physical, and mental aspects of the game, ensuring well-rounded and successful athletes. We have an in-house sports psychologist as well as an online mental health program that is used by EPL clubs and academies.
- USL Academy Competition: Compete in the prestigious USL Academy league, where elite youth players gain exposure to top-level competition and increased visibility to college, professional, and national team scouts.
About the USL Academy League - The Premier Platform for Youth Development
The USL Academy League is a groundbreaking youth development initiative designed to create the ultimate platform for aspiring soccer players in the United States. By participating in the USL Academy League, Lancaster FC Residential Academy student-athletes benefit from:
- Clear Pathway to Professional Soccer: The USL Academy League bridges the gap between youth and professional soccer, providing a direct path for players to progress within the USL ecosystem, which includes the USL Championship, USL League One, and USL League Two.
- Elite Competition and Exposure: The league’s regional structure and showcase events offer elite youth players the chance to compete against top-level talent, while gaining increased visibility to college, professional, and national team scouts.
- Focus on Player Development: The USL Academy League emphasizes player development by providing a competitive environment that nurtures technical, tactical, physical, and mental growth, thereby preparing players for success at the highest levels.
- Accessible and Inclusive Landscape: The USL Academy League is committed to creating a more accessible and inclusive landscape for youth soccer across the country, ensuring that talented players have the opportunity to develop and showcase their skills, regardless of their background.
By competing in the USL Academy League, Lancaster FC Residential Academy student-athletes are granted the unique opportunity to develop their skills and gain exposure in a league designed specifically to propel them towards a successful soccer career.
Exceptional Education and Personal Growth
Our partnership with Lancaster Country Day School and our affiliated university ensures a seamless blend of athletics and academics.
At Lancaster FC Residential Academy, we understand the importance of balancing athletic pursuits with academic excellence. That’s why we’ve partnered with the prestigious Lancaster Country Day School, an independent, co-educational institution that serves students from Pre-K through Grade 12. With a mission to foster an environment of educational excellence, Lancaster Country Day School prepares students for success in college and beyond. Their rigorous and well-rounded academic program is complemented by a strong emphasis on character development, leadership skills, and community involvement. By attending Lancaster Country Day School, our student-athletes not only receive a top-tier education but also develop into responsible, self-disciplined, and confident individuals ready to excel in their future endeavors.
- Accredited Academic Programs: Excel in the classroom from 9th grade through post-graduation, thanks to our strong commitment to educational excellence.
- Character Development: Emphasis on leadership, teamwork, communication, and time management prepares our student-athletes for success on and off the field.
- College Preparation and Placement: LCD provides personalized advice, college application support, and assistance in obtaining our student-athletes with the best-fit college programs.
Comprehensive Residential Experience
Our all-inclusive packages cover everything a student-athlete needs for a comfortable and immersive experience:
- Comfortable Housing: Safe and modern accommodations create a home away from home for our players.
- Nutritious Meals: Three daily meals ensure our athletes receive the nutrition they need to perform at their best.
- Training and Match Kit: High-quality uniforms and equipment are provided to all participants.
- Transportation and Insurance: We take care of transportation while in the USA and provide insurance for added peace of mind.
In-House College Placement Support
At Lancaster FC Residential Academy, we know that securing the right college placement is crucial for our student-athletes’ futures. Our in-house college placement agency, Oliver Charles Sports, offers personalized guidance and support to help each family navigate the complex college recruitment process. From day one, we work closely with you to create a target list of colleges and develop a comprehensive plan to reach your goals. Our team of experts, with extensive experience in sports and education, provides advice, college application support, and assistance in obtaining scholarships. By choosing Lancaster FC Residential Academy, you’ll have access to dedicated professionals committed to finding the best-fit college programs and maximizing your opportunities for success
Pricing and Packages
Choose the program that best fits your needs:
Scholarships Available based on financial need, academics and level of play..
- Full-time soccer
- Full-time, full-season of soccer
- Two Full seasons of soccer
- College placement
Full semester of classes
- 9th-12th grade and university)
- Full-time soccer
- College placement
- Up to three seasons of soccer (summer, fall, spring)
- Full-time education - full academic year
Take the First Step Toward Your Soccer Dreams Today!
Are you ready to transform your soccer journey and unlock your full potential? Join Lancaster FC Residential Academy and experience the power of our all-encompassing program. Complete the form below to receive more information and take the first step toward a brighter soccer future.