Athletum F.C. is a new member of the MLS Next program, a new paradigm for player development. MLS Next will transform the way players learn and grow. Building on where we’ve been but looking ahead to the future. Taking youth soccer to the next level. The future starts here.
WHAT IS MLS NEXT
The MLS Next youth development platform is a partnership between major league soccer and the top youth clubs around the United States.
The partnership provides the best youth players in the country with an environment designed to produce the next generation of college, professional and national team players.
The platform will consist of elite year-round competition, as well as player identification initiatives, coaching education, opportunities, and additional programming to create the premier player development environment.With a focus on maximizing each player’s potential, the new development platform will not only provide high-level, year-round competition for players, but will provide important programming, education, and innovation in the key areas of player development.
YOU ARE THE FUTURE
CURRENT MEMBERSHIP INCLUDES 133 CLUBS, 590 TEAMS, 11,000+ PLAYERS ACROSS THE U.S. AND CANADA AND FEATURES OVER 90% OF THE CURRENT YOUTH NATIONAL TEAM PLAYER POOLS.