Player Development Programs

Developmental Programs

2016 Winter Training Programs

The Revolution Academy is one of the most innovative youth training programs in Major League Soccer, recognized by US Soccer as one of the top 10 youth development programs in the country. The Revolution Academy trains players of all abilities in all aspect of the game, including ball mastery, speed of play, coordination and balance and movement with and without the ball. These clinics will help players feel comfortable with the ball at their feet where they will see more success on the field.

2017 Field Player Academy - February & April

For developmental, travel and select players (boys and girls, ages 6-10 & 11-14)
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.

2017 Goalkeeper Academy – February & April

For goalkeepers (boys and girls, ages 8-10 & 11-14)
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.

Elite Programs

RDS Winter 2016

The Regional Development School (RDS) offers boys and girls, ages 7-14, an opportunity to receive supplemental training from the Revolution Academy coaching staff. Intended for elite players, this advanced program curriculum is specially-designed to help players to master core skills required to play the game at the highest level. Training in the RDS is the most-successful route to earning a spot on the Academy teams.

RDS Speed and Finishing Winter 2016

RDS Speed and Finishing 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.

Revolution Residential Academy Programs

2017 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 2017 Revolution Boys Residential Academy is held at Dean College in Franklin, Massachusetts and is limited to 100 boys (ages 10 to 17).

2017 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 programs and the incredible demand for a similar program for the Elite girls who have been participating in our Elite Training Programs, we will be running our second Girls Residential Academy in 2017. 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 2017 Revolution Girls Residential Academy is held at Dean College in Franklin, Massachusetts and is limited to 80 girls (ages 10 to 14).

2017 Revolution Residential Team Academy

Best suited for Premier / Club teams U12 – U16 | Boys
This program is geared towards Premier or Club teams who are looking to get prepared for the start of their Fall season. To enroll a team in to this program, please contact the Revolution Residential Academy Director: Karl Spratt – (508-384-9242) or KarlS@revolutionsoccer.net.

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.

Order: Call (508) 384-9242 or email revolutionacademy@revolutionsoccer.net

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.

Order: Call (508) 384-9242 or email revolutionacademy@revolutionsoccer.net

RDS Plus Exercise Videos

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