UNITY Football Club becomes the latest youth club to join the Union Club Affiliate Program.
Philadelphia Union and UNITY Football Club announced today a youth affiliation to aid in the development of the players as both athletes and community members.
The partnership between the Union and UNITY will bring new opportunities to the membership of UNITY Football Club. The Club Affiliate Program will expand UNITY’s Player Development Pathway and will create a direct talent ID pipeline for Philadelphia Union Youth teams and programming.
The Union and UNITY will work cooperatively to offer multi-club development programs, specialized positional training, access to European event competitions, Union Select team opportunities, and invitations to elite programs.
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“Special moment for the Philadelphia Union to welcome UNITY Football Club as an official club affiliate.” Said Anthony Flores, Technical Director, Philadelphia Union Youth. “Coming together and creating further opportunities for their players like the Union’s player pathway program is a testament to the club’s leadership, professionalism and commitment to continue growing the sports and level of play. The Union are honored to be a part of their journey!”
Kyle Pettican, UNITY Director of Operations stated: “UNITY Football Club is proud to partner with the Philadelphia Union and become part of the Official MLS Club Affiliate program. Our philosophies regarding youth player development through soccer are well aligned. The UNITY Club culture really captures what is paramount in a player’s youth soccer journey and the Union affiliation will help provide a unique experience through that process. Having access to the Union coaches and excellent training throughout the year will be an asset to our players. We are honored to be part of the Union network and look forward to a wonderful relationship.”