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Overview of ADC Program

What is the ADC?

The ADC is a system that develops elite skill in young players.  The philosophy is that great teams need excellent individuals. The Alliance Development Center is broken into three groups:

(1) U5-U8 Local: 90% Individual Player Development; 10% Team Development.  Born 2011-2014.

(2) U9-U10 Competitive: 75% Individual Player Development; 25% Team Development.  Born 2009-2010.

(3) U11-U12 Competitive:  60% Individual Player Development; 40% Team Development.  Born 2007-2008.


ADC Structure and Contacts

ADC Director U11-U12:       Steven Townley

ADC Director U5-U10:           Filip Leander

Youth Development, Boys:   Fernando Lopez

Youth Development, Girls:   Elaine Roth

Boys Elite Soccer League:     Nick West

Girls Elite Soccer League:     Will Turcious

Challenge League:                     Nick West


Elite Skill is So Much Fun!


The Alliance Development Center was specifically created to develop high-level soccer skills in our youngest players. The ADC's structure, elite curriculum, and proven success was one of the components that led to FC Alliance being nationally recognized as a Players First Licensed club.  We know that our youngest players are in a vital time in their development, and that is why the ADC delivers elite coaching, high-level skill development, and above all, a fun environment for our players to fall in love with the game.  Beginner to advanced players will find a home on one of our many teams.

Three Programs of Play: Which Do I Choose?

Competitive Soccer for Players Born 2007-2010 (ALSO 2000-2006)

Competitive players will receive training that will prepare them to play at the highest levels youth soccer and beyond. FC Alliance has sent over 320 players to college since 2010, and the blueprint for this pathway remains the same for every age group that comes through.  It is highly recommended to join in on this curriculum as young as possible.  

Practices: Practices are held twice a week, and games are on the weekends.

Travel: Teams participate in tournaments throughout the season. High-level teams will travel occasionally, while younger and developing teams will play mostly local tournaments and games.  

To register, contact our Help Desk.

Boys Elite Soccer League and Girls Elite Soccer League (Players born 2011-2012)

Designed for 2011 and 2012 birth years, these two programs provides a bridge to competitive soccer.  Players will be placed on a team with a professional competitive soccer coach.  Each team will play in our very own league that focuses on skill and quality of play.  Each team receives complete uniforms of professional soccer teams to make the games feel that much more authentic!

Practices: Practices are held twice a week and games are on Saturday mornings.

Travel: There is no travel for this program.  All games are played at Alliance Park, Watt Road turf, and D1 Indoor Sports.

Cost: $215 includes all fees and a complete uniform.

Register Here.

Challenge League: Players Born 2013-2014

This program focuses on setting the basic foundations of skill and technical play.  Practices are fun, engaging, and geared towards preparing players for the Boys Elite Soccer League and Girls Elite Soccer League.

Practices: Practices are held once a week and games are on Saturday mornings.

Travel: There is no travel for this program.  All games are played at Alliance Park, Watt Road turf, and D1 Indoor Sports.

Cost: $65 and includes a game shirt

Register Here.