Player Development 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.

Skills Development Programs

2018 Skills Academy

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Winter Training Programs

Elite Programs

RDS Winter 2018

The Regional Development School (RDS) offers boys and girls, ages 11-14, 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 Invitational 2017

The RDS Invitational is for field players ages 10-14 selected by the Academy coaching staff as high performers in the elite training programs. The select locations for the Invite only program will not be posted online. For any new players looking to be identified for this invite only program you can complete the information below that will be submitted to the academy coaching staff:


February & April Vacation Speed & Finishing

The RDS February & April Vacation Academy allows boys and girls, ages 9-14, four days of professional training with the Revolution Academy’s RDS coaching staff. These programs are intended for elite players and the advanced curriculum is specially designed to help players to master core skills required to play the game at the highest level.

Revolution Residential Academy Programs

2018 Revolution Boys Residential Academy

Best suited for elite players and previous RDS participants Ages 10-17 | Boys
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 2018 Revolution Boys Residential Academy is held at Dean College in Franklin, Massachusetts and is for boys (ages 10 to 17).

2018 Revolution Residential Team Academy

Best suited for Premier / Club teams U12 – U16 | Boys

The Residential Team Academy provides a four day training experience, where teams can work together to create chemistry, along with developing an understanding of what it takes to train and perform at a consistent high level, in order to achieve success.

To enroll a team in to this program, please contact the Residential Academy Director: Karl Spratt – (508-384-9242) /

2018 Full Day Academy

New in 2018, the Revolution Full Day Academy offers players ages 8 to 12 the unique experience of developing their skills in a challenging, professional, and fun environment. Players will be inspired by the Revolution Academy coaching staff to improve their skills and creativity, through a number of drills and activities, including small-sided games ending in daily tournament play. Players will participate in unique activities and presentations that will Educate, Connect, and Inspire.

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

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

RDS Plus Exercise Videos

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