Beachside has been selected as New York City FC’s Youth Affiliate Club in Connecticut.
Through New York City FC’s relationship with sister club Manchester City FC, its eleven YouthAffiliate Clubs will have the opportunity to work with renowned soccer coaches and training staff, providing expertise and resources from both organizations.
From community programs, to youth development, scouting, coaching, sports science and first team football operations, Beachside will have an unprecedented level of access to world-class soccer expertise.
Our coaches will also have the opportunity to learn at Manchester City Academy, and our very best players will have the chance to play alongside some of the world’s best up-and-coming talent at Manchester City’s new state-of-the-art facility.
There are eleven New York City FC Youth Affiliate Clubs:
– Blau-Weiss Gottschee
– Beachside CT Soccer Club
– Downtown United Soccer Club
– Long Island Roughriders
– Manhattan Soccer Club
– Metropolitan Oval
– New York Soccer Club
– South Bronx United
– Staten Island United
– TSF Academy (NJ)
– World Class FC
Each affiliate organization was chosen based on its strong quality of players, dedicated coaching staff and commitment to the GreaterNew York City community. The selection of these eleven clubs marks the first step in New York City FC’s ongoing effort to deepen its connection to local youth organizations and to grow the Club’s local affiliate network throughout the tri-state area.
“This is great honor for our club” says Beachside’s Director of Coaching Mickey Kydes.
“Our players and staff will have the advantage of a close connection with one the top professional clubs in the country. Our younger players will have the opportunity to participate in competitions and events New York City FC will be organizing for its YouthAffiliates. And our very best players will have a direct path to New York City FC’s Academy teams, which will offer a fantastic developmental environment.”