About the Union Academy
The Union Academy provides free training and competition opportunities for elite youth players under a “club-neutral” format. The Union have partnered with YSC to create this innovative model, which provides “a path to PPL Park."
Union Academy Staff
The YSC Union Academy coaching and sports science staff consists of some of the most experienced individuals working with youth in North America.
Youth Development Affiliate (YDA) Program
The YDA program is ideal for premier level clubs interested in investing the time and resources required to follow the Union/YSC youth development model.
Preparation, Recovery & Nutrition
Proper preparation and recovery techniques are critical to performance and avoiding injuries. Nutrition is a vital aspect of the recovery process.
The Union Academy incorporates best practices from youth professional academies in Europe and South America. Our philosophy is embodied in three words: Dream, Perform, Excel.
YSC Sports in Wayne, PA. offers the Union Academy a first-class, professional training environment.
Player Conduct Guidelines
Players in the Union Academy are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times.
Info for Parents & Guardians
Parents and guardians are vital to a player's development, but there are certain methods of support that are more effective than others.