The GPS FC Bayern National Team Program comprises the top players from throughout the GPS franchises. The GPS FC Bayern National teams compete in various events throughout North America and select International events such as the Milk Cup outside of the normal Youth Soccer competitive calendar.
National Team Coordinator
What is it?
The GPS FC Bayern National Team Program aims to provide a professional soccer player experience to the Elite players within the GPS family. Players successfully admitted to the program will receive the highest standard of coaching, experience additional training centers and travel as a team to prestigious tournaments and events.
How does it work?
The GPS FC Bayern National Team Program will identify players, boys and girls, from 2000-2004, who will take part to regional Elite Training Centers. These are dual age band sessions that offer players further development opportunities. The ETCs will be held at least one time a month and represent the first step of the selection process to the National Team.
The GPS FC Bayern National Team will comprise the best players from all GPS franchises and affiliate clubs across the country.
Who is it for?
The GPS FC Bayern National Team program is for players within the GPS organization who have excelled in their own regional environment. Players should exhibit exemplary work ethic, commitment and have an excellent technical and tactical base.
What is a Regional Elite Training Center?
Every regional franchise identifies players, born from 1999 to 2004, who will take part to a Regional Elite Training Centers. These are dual age band sessions that offer players further development opportunities and are aimed at our most elite players, who will form the basis of the GPS FC Bayern National Team talent pool.
At the start of the season, players will be nominated to attend the Elite Training Centers. Regional coaches and DOC’s will send players meeting the above criteria and GPS ETCs Head Coaches will assess all the players during the monthly/bimonthly sessions. Those players who are successful will be invited to to the GPS FC Bayern National Pool Event with the view of being selected for the GPS FC Bayern National Team Summer Competition.
GPS FC Bayern National Team 2001s champions at the Las Vegas Showcase
GPS FC Bayern National Team 20004s at the Surf Cup (July, 2016)
MILK CUP 2015
In July 2015, the GPS FC Bayern National team 2000 boys participated in the Dale Farm Milk Cup.
The boys lost in the Junior League final on penalties to County Londonderry.
Below are some video highlights of the team's performance.
GPS FC Bayern 2000s 6-3 County Tyrone
GPS FC Bayern 2000s 4-0 Zacatepec
GPS FC Bayern 2000s 5-1 N.Ireland 2001s