St. James and Achilles Football Club Forms Player Development Partnership


The new relationship will focus on improving the development of young players for the Boys’ Academy program

FAIRFAX COUNTY, Virginia., May 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The St. James, the nation’s premier sports, wellness and entertainment destination, and Achilles Football Club, today announced a new strategic partnership underscoring a shared commitment to increasing opportunities for player development for emerging and competitive male soccer players.

The St. James and Achilles Football Club will collaborate to share best practices related to individual player development and evaluation, expanded talent promotion and presentation opportunities – all with the aim of increasing access for players to a Best in Class Boys’ Academy program throughout the year. in Fairfax County.

“At Achilles, we constantly ask ourselves: how can we continue to provide the very best to our aspiring young footballers at Achilles FC, and to all players, to truly allow them to reach their full potential?” Sal Caccavale, Founder and Managing Director. “We must be constantly innovative in applying best practices to training with the best in class coaches. I am confident that St. James and Achilles FC together will build something truly special for all young players. This partnership will provide the best training and development for young DMV players, while giving them a platform and opportunity to play in the top leagues in the country.”

St. James and Achilles FC has a technical staff with extensive professional, university and club experience – who will support and enhance individual player development, extended team formation, starting with new teams under the name of TSJ Achilles FC in the under 11s. across the Under-19 age groups for the upcoming 2022-23 football year.

“We are delighted to be able to work with Sal Caccavale and Achilles FC,” said St. James Director of Football Christian Cziommer. “Both organizations have the same approach to player development and maximizing every athlete’s potential and we look forward to working together to make this a unparalleled experience for our players.”

Further details regarding the partnership are available HERE.

About the St. James

The St. James is the nation’s premier destination for sports, wellness and entertainment. Our mission is to maximize human potential by designing, developing and operating fitness, entertainment, hospitality programs, services and experiences that engage, inspire and enable people to pursue their passions and achieve their best. themselves at play, at work and in life.

About Achille Football Club

Achilles Football Club (FC) is a traveling football club founded in 2016 by a former professional player Sal Caccavale. Located in the big washington d.c. region, Achilles FC attracts and serves young football players between the ages of 7 and 19. Players and teams compete at all levels of the youth football pyramid and are guided by a body of accredited and committed coaches who help foster a culture that builds camaraderie and consistency through positive sporting experiences.

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