The Football Club


FCUSA Philadelphia club teams play year round at the premier level. The focus is on long term player development and the highest level of coaching is provided to all the players.

The club provides an environment that will challenge every player to reach their full potential and an atmosphere that supports the growth and development of every individual player.

For the U23's team MEN and WOMEN

Competitive boys and girls teams U8-U19.

FCUSA provides: -

  • Full time professional coach for training and games
  • Facility rental for training and games
  • League entry and referee fees (fall and spring)
  • 4 Tournaments PAID by club
  • Fall and Spring session twice a week
  • Winter one session per week
  • State cup entry (outdoor / indoor)
  • Twice yearly performance evaluation
  • Football Fridays - club event night (spring and fall)
  • Soccer Sundays - optional training for HS players Sept/Oct
  • Goal Keeper training
  • Diet and Nutrition Night
  • College Night
Cost per player 2016/17: -

  • u9 = $2,050
  • u10-15 = $2,150
  • u16+ = $1,800

Payment can be split over 3 separate installments. $800 due when accepting your place on team.

Contact Information

Director of Coaching Mike Welsh
Director of OperationsDave Cornish
Technical DirectorBill Brady  
Finance Office Sean Costello

Team Contacts 2016/17

U7/8 AcademyJames Morris
Head Coach U9 '08 Boys BlackPaul Allsopp
Head Coach U10 '07 Boys Black James Morris
Head Coach U11 '06 Boys BlackPaul Allsopp
Head Coach U12 '05 Boys BlackJames Morris
Head Coach U12 '05 Boys GreenSean Costello
Head Coach U14 '03 Boys BlackAndy Brady
Head Coach U16 '01 Boys BlackBill Brady 
Head Coach U17 '00 Boys BlackAndrew Brady
Head Coach U17 '00 Boys GreenKevin McCoy / Rob Poli
Head Coach U18/19 '98/'99 Boys BlackRob Dallas
Head Coach U14 '03 Girls BlackMike Welsh
Head Coach U18 '99 Girls Black Mike Welsh
Head Coach U18 '99 Girls GreenMike Welsh  

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