October 19th, Waltham, MA, 2018; Global Premier Soccer are proud to announce a partnership with Virginia Revolution SC which will see the Loudoun County organization become an official Powered by GPS club.
Virginia Revolution was founded by Niko Eckart, a parent and soccer enthusiast who grew disillusioned with what he saw as an inadequate set up for player development. The club focuses on providing top tier training and coaching to players in their area and features both a recreational and travel program.
“We are very excited to partner with GPS as we continue to grow Virginia Revolution,” said Eckhart. “This partnership increases opportunities for our players, supports our coaches and provides us with increase administrative resources,” said Eckhart.
GPS was formed in 2001 and is now active in 27 US States as well as two Canadian provinces. GPS runs over 45 tournaments annually and has International academies in the UK and Spain. GPS is the Official North American partner of FC Bayern Munich. Virginia Revolution players will now have access to the FC Bayern ID program which provides a direct pathway for players at the U11 and U12 age groups to go train with the FC Bayern teams and coaches at the brand new FC Bayern Campus.
“Virginia Revolution and GPS share similar philosophies towards player development and we look forward to supporting their continued growth over the coming years,” said GPS National Premier Director, Andrew Prosser.
As part of the agreement, GPS will provide technical resources and back office administrative support in marketing and program development. The two parties will also work together to create new programming for players throughout Virginia. Also available to players will be the GPS National Team program which sees the best players from throughout the GPS network come together to compete in some of the elite youth tournaments in the World.