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BLACK ROCK FC

PREP ACADEMY

OFFSEASON DEVELOPMENT
& SHOWCASING OPPORTUNITIES

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THE BLACK ROCK FC PREP ACADEMY

provides off-season development and showcasing opportunities for boys and girls who attend residential collegiate preparatory schools (prep schools) in the New England region of the United States.  Our network has included over 40 of the top academic prep schools in the country.  The best players within the Prep Academy may be selected to represent the club at elite tournaments and college showcases.

PROGRAM OFFERINGS

SHOWCASE & RECRUITMENT EDUCATION

Players in the BRFC Academy participate in our two exclusive BRFC college showcases and the annual college recruitment forum.

LEADERSHIP COURSES

The leadership program may include workshops utilizing discovery based learning through personal reflection, self assessment, group work, and presentations.  Our speaker series features high profile individuals who each have personal connections to the club.  

PREP TEAM CAMP

The BRFC Prep Team Camp is an exclusive offering for all of our partner prep schools.  It is an opportunity for entire teams to spend a week training on state of the art facilities, engage in unique team building activities, and participate in leadership training. 

GLOBAL LEARNING INITIATIVES

BRFC Academy players will be offered opportunities to travel the world and experience football from a variety of perspectives.  Participants will play friendly soccer matches against local clubs, partake in cultural exchange activities, and engage in community service projects.  

COLLEGE ADVISING SERVICES

The BRFC College Advising Services will be available to provide general guidance and support for BRFC players and parents no matter where they are in their recruitment process.  This includes understanding appropriate recruitment timelines, effective communication with college coaches, and NCAA eligibility rule and regulations.  

2021/2022 PREP ACADEMY

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Open to Boys & Girls (U16 - U20)

  • 15 x 90 min Training Sessions (8 indoor, 7 outdoor)

  • Training led by Top College Coaches

  • PlayerMaker Uno Metrics & Analysis

  • 2 BRFC college showcase Events (1 indoor, 1 outdoor)

  • 2 BRFC internal prep tournaments (1 indoor, 1 outdoor)

  • Video recording of BRFC showcases

  • 2 player reports (Mid-Season and Final)

  • Selection for elite & premier tournament teams if interested

2021/2022 PREP ACADEMY PREMIER & ELITE

  • 1 nationally recognized tournament

      (Jefferson Cup* or equivalent)

  • 1 regionally recognized tournament

      (NEFC Cup or equivalent)

  • Top college coach & former MLS pros

  • Meals, hotel, & travel provided

       *Pending team acceptance​

Prep academy participants may be considered for Elite & Premier team selection:

Contact Prep Academy Director:

Brad D'Arco - Bdarco@blackrockfc.org