8 May, 2019 / 0
TORRANCE, Calif. – May 8, 2019 – AYSO United is delighted to announce two of its Southern California Players, Derek Madrigal and Gianluca Guimaraes, have been invited to attend the Celtic FC Elite Player Programme at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida June 7-9, 2019.
“Both Gianluca and Derek are great examples of what we look for in an AYSO United player. Hardworking, dedicated and selfless. Their invitation to attend this event is a testament to themselves and the club and we look forward to hearing about their experiences,” says AYSO United Director of Coaching, Grant Heywood.
The program will be staffed with coaches from the Celtic FC Youth Academy who will deliver both on field and classroom sessions for the players. The three-day program aims to give players an understanding of what life is like at the Celtic FC Academy.
“Having our AYSO United players exposed to this level of competition, highlights the tremendous work our club leaders and grassroots programs are doing to ensure our players grow their skills in the best possible learning environment,” says AYSO United National Director of Coaching, David Thomas.
About American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO)
Established in 1964, AYSO is a national nonprofit organization that develops and delivers quality youth soccer programs, which promote a fun, family environment based on AYSO’s Six Philosophies: Everyone Plays®, Balanced Teams, Open Registration, Positive Coaching, Good Sportsmanship, and Player Development. Today, AYSO has 1.6 million players, parents, siblings and volunteers. For more information, visit www.AYSO.org.
About AYSO United
AYSO United is the competitive apex of the American Youth Soccer Organization and our official club program. AYSO United creates optimal training and playing environments for the American player, while maintaining the value system AYSO is founded upon, including a guarantee of 50% playing time for every player. For more information, visit http://aysounited.org/.