Player Development Programs

Developmental Programs

2016 Field Player Academy - February, April, June, July & August

For developmental, travel and select players (boys and girls, ages 7-14)
During the week-long spring and summer programs, Revolution Academy coaches conduct specialized training sessions to teach players fundamentals of the game, with an emphasis on a repetitive learning process. Individual skill development is the main focus of the program, while also using small-sided games and attendance at a Revolution first-team training session to further impart the lessons.

2016 Goalkeeper Academy – February, April, June, July & August

For goalkeepers (boys and girls, ages 8-14)
Goalkeepers train with the Revolution Academy’s professional goalkeeper coaches, focusing on the four major components of goalkeeping: technical, tactical, psychological and physical training. Goalkeeper Academy training sessions are challenging and fast-paced to replicate in-game situations.

2016 Taylor Twellman Goal Scoring School – February & July

Best suited for attack-minded players of all skill levels
Ages 7-13 | Boys, Girls

This unique program, created in conjunction with Taylor Twellman and the Revolution Academy, covers areas that made Taylor Twellman the leading goal scorer in Revolution history, including: finishing in the final third, attacking heading, volleys and half volleys, movement off the ball, 1v1 moves, exploding into space and creativity and vision around the goal.

2016 High School Academy – August

For high school players (boys and girls, ages 14-18)

The High School Sumer Academy provides a high-level, competitive training atmosphere for high-school aged players. The sessions cover a wide range of topics, such as speed of play, individual and group defending, attacking in the final third and decision making with and without the ball.

Elite Programs

RDS Summer 2016

The RDS Summer Academy allows boys and girls, ages 9-14, four days of professional training with the Revolution Academy’s RDS coaching staff. The top program in the Revolution Academy summer training programs, the RDS Summer Academy is held at six regional locations, all with artificial turf fields. Intended for elite players, this advanced curriculum is specially-designed to help players to master core skills required to play the game at the highest level.

RDS Speed and Finishing Summer 2016

The RDS Speed and Finishing Summer program is designed to develop explosive speed in soccer players. This is achieved through a specific curriculum that merges technical soccer drills with speed exercises. This form of training increases agility and speed of movement and functional soccer technique. The players will then put the speed training to practice through various finishing exercises, to create faster athletes and soccer players. The RDS Speed and Finishing Summer 2016 is held at three regional locations and is intended for elite players.

Revolution Residential Academy Programs

2016 Revolution Boys Residential Academy
Best suited for elite players and previous RDS participants
Ages 10-17 | Boys
Recognized as one of the top 10 youth development academy programs in the country by U.S. Soccer, the Revolution Academy’s objective is to develop elite, well rounded soccer players. The Residential Academy allows elite players an opportunity to participate in a unique training experience where they live, train and play like a New England Revolution Academy player. The 2016 Revolution Boys Residential Academy is held at Dean College in Franklin, Massachusetts and is limited to 120 boys (ages 10 to 17).


2016 Revolution Girls Residential Academy
Best suited for elite players and previous RDS participants
Ages 10-14 | Girls
Following the great success of our Boys Residential Academy program and the incredible demand for a similar program for the Elite girls who have been participating in our Elite Training Programs, we will be introducing a Girls Residential Academy in 2016. This program is geared towards the serious female soccer player, with the demands of the program structure; activities, sessions and staffing being specifically designed to producing elite female soccer players. The 2016 Revolution Girls Residential Academy is held at Dean College in Franklin, Massachusetts and is limited to 80 girls (ages 10 to 14).


Team and Association Programs

Town Association

This program provides a unique opportunity to have a member of the Revolution Academy technical staff conduct high-level training sessions in your town. The coaching topics can be technical or tactical in nature, and within areas your players could benefit from more support or training.

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Individual Teams

Teams have the rare opportunity to train like the pros by hosting a team training academy program in their local community. This unique addition to the Revolution Academy is the ideal preseason or in-season training for travel, premier or high school programs.

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RDS Plus Exercise Videos

Click here to watch a series of exercises that are part of the RDS Plus program.