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Upcoming Training Programs
Upcoming Training Programs
Focused Position-Specific Training

Focused Position-Specific Training

This clinic is designed solely for midfielders and defenders. Each session will have a specific topic that will help the player learn, grow and develop skills for a specific position.

UTrain Pro Soccer Clinics

UTrain Pro Soccer Clinics

The U TRAIN PRO programs provide a unique opportunity for young players to develop, and fall in love with, "The Beautiful Game" under the watchful eye of the Philadelphia Union Youth Professional Coaches.

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2024 Goalkeepers & Strikers Program

2024 Goalkeepers & Strikers Program

The Philadelphia Union will be holding a series of Goalkeeper and Striker trainings in March 2024.

This is a chance to train with Professional Coaches and receive the best soccer instruction available in a fun and safe environment.

Upcoming Camps
Upcoming Camps
Play For Union Youth!
Play For Union Youth!
SJSL Summer Select ID Sessions

SJSL Summer Select ID Sessions

SJSL Summer Select ID Sessions

PA Summer Select ID Sessions

PA Summer Select ID Sessions

PA Summer Select ID Sessions

Player Pathway Program Seniors

Player Pathway Program Seniors

Player Pathway Program Seniors

Player Pathway Program
Player Pathway Program
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The Player Pathway Program (PPP) is a supplemental, invite only program for identified players to practice under the Philadelphia Union methodology.

The aim is to provide a platform for individual development and playing opportunities, whilst trying to get as many of the Gold Tier players recommended into the Academy system as possible.

The PPP is a stand-alone program, designed to run parallel to the club season, creating additional playing and training opportunities outside of the player's club model.

Learn More and Meet Our Family of Affiliates Here
Learn More and Meet Our Family of Affiliates Here
  • Official ties to an MLS franchise
  • Permitted use of the Union brand
  • Exclusive Union club summer camps
  • Weekly Union club training
  • Affiliate discount for Union programs
  • Select opportunities to relevant MLS events
  • Discounted Union tickets
  • The U tour at club events
  • Game day experiences
  • Guest speaker at club events
  • Access to watch select Academy, Union II and 1st team training sessions.
ABOUT UNION YOUTH
ABOUT UNION YOUTH
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Philadelphia Union Youth provides programs and clinics that are designed to provide a series of training sessions that allow the Union to connect with local clubs and the soccer community. The Philadelphia Union Clinics offers programs for all levels of youth players looking to train outside of their club environment. The programs range from beginner to elite level and are delivered under the instruction of the Philadelphia Union Youth's professional coaching staff. Our staff range includes professional USSF Certified instructors, aspiring young coaches starting their coaching certifications, to college players wanting to give back to the soccer community.

Our goal is to create a unique atmosphere for all players to receive the highest coaching instruction while enjoying being developed as a soccer player under the Union Youth coaching methodology.

Located in various locations all around the Greater Philadelphia Area, our programs and clinics are designed to provide a better understanding of the game’s overall tactics in a safe, fun, and competitive environment conducive for each player to learn, grow, and succeed.

Players will practice in an exciting soccer environment consisting of modern drills, games, and small-sided exercises. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced player, the Philadelphia Union offers a wide variety of clinics and programs that cater to the needs of all individual players.

COACHES: Interested in Becoming a Part of Union Youth?
COACHES: Interested in Becoming a Part of Union Youth?

The Union Youth Training Programs are currently looking to add new and experienced coaches to our staff. Positions are available within the following areas:

  • Part Time Coaches - Up to 29 hours per week year-round
  • Seasonal Coaches (Summer / Winter Camps & Clinics)
  • Junior Coaches - (Current Soccer Players Ages 18 & Older)

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead and/or assist trainings within the greater Philadelphia area 1 to 5 times a week, depending on availability and willingness to work. With the exceptions of summer camps and holiday clinics, goalkeeper trainings typically occur within the timeframe of 5-9 pm on weeknights.
  • Conduct oneself in a professional manner as a representative of the Philadelphia Union.
  • Advise, educate, and provide development opportunities to the affiliate clubs.
  • Provide the Youth Director with weekly reports on programs directly involved in.
  • Oversee onsite programs and manage youth programs.