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Basketball, soccer & floor hockey at Fastbreak Sports - Headquarters Fastbreak Sports - Headquarters 2 Photo

Programs:

  • Fastbreaks Sports (Kindergarten - High School: ages 5-18) — Through the fundamentals of Basketball and Flag Football. We have developed training techniques and methods that provide an incredible experience for children as they hone their skills through play;
  • Fastbreak Kids (ages 2-5) — This is our multi-sport program designed to expose younger children to a number of different age-appropriate skills and sports. Every 2-3 weeks kids try a new sport including baseball, basketball, soccer, flag football, and floor hockey;
  • Multi-Sport Half-Day Indoor Summer Camp (ages 3-5) — Our Multi-Sport, drop-off Summer camp is the perfect place for your children to be exposed to multiple skills and sports. Your children will play sports including basketball, soccer, baseball, football, floor hockey and tennis;

  • Multi-Sport Full-Day Outdoor/Indoor Summer Camp (ages 5-11).

The Fastbreak Basketball Academy is offering basketball classes for young adults.

1629 1st Avenue between 85th and 84th street New York City, NY
  • 212-724-3278
  • 86th Street (1900 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • 77th Street (2800 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • 96th Street (3500 ft) IRT Lexington Av
Sport class for
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  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.05.30
Flag football at Fastbreak Sports - Brearley Field House Fastbreak Sports - Brearley Field House 1 Photo

Fastbreak Flag football teaches young and upcoming football players the necessary skills to advance to the next level. Players will be taught, catching, throwing, flag pulling as well as offensive and defensive fundamentals.

Groups:

  • ages 5-7;
  • ages 7-8;
  • ages 8-9;
  • ages 10-12.
353 East 87th Street between 1st and 2nd Avenue New York City, NY
  • 212-724-3278
  • 86th Street (1800 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • 96th Street (2900 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • 77th Street (3300 ft) IRT Lexington Av
Sport class for
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  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.05.31
Basketball at Fastbreak Sports - Brearley Field House Fastbreak Sports - Brearley Field House 1 Photo

Basketball academy — ages 12 - 18 (middle and high school students).

Basketball camp

Spend the week hooping it up with Fastbreak and BSNY. During this camp there will be a heavy emphasis on Basketball instruction, organized gameplay and analysis. Each day campers will participate in comprehensive small group instruction, competitive full court games and analysis of real game situations all taught by our professional coaching staff. Each child will receive reversible camp jerseys, giveaways, prizes and a weekly awards ceremony.

Ages 7-15 grouped by 3 division: 7-9u | 10-12u | 13-15u.

Typical camp day:

  • 9:00-9:15am — warmups;
  • 9:15-10:15am — 1-on-1 attack moves;
  • 10:15-11:15am — 3-on-3 team gameplay/full court team games;
  • 11:15-12:00pm — shooting station/off the dribble/catch and shoot;
  • 12:00-1:00pm — lunch/open gym shoot around;
  • 1:00-2:00pm — station workouts; shooting gun/dribbling moves;
  • 2:00-3:00pm — full court team games.
353 East 87th Street between 1st and 2nd Avenue New York City, NY
  • 212-724-3278
  • 86th Street (1800 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • 96th Street (2900 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • 77th Street (3300 ft) IRT Lexington Av
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.05.31
Basketball at Team Hustle NYC Team Hustle NYC 1 Photo

Our classes are composed of both instruction and gameplay. Each class, children will be exposed to a new teaching element (skill or drill) as well as review past lessons to ensure repetition and strong fundamentals.

We offer travel basketball teams. Each team will be assigned an experienced coach who will be with them for the entire season, fostering their development as both a team and individual player. At practice players will work on offensive and defensive team concepts to prepare them to achieve success in competitive play. 7-10 regular season games.

Summer Camp (ages 9-13) — Each day campers will participate in comprehensive small group instruction, competitive full court games and analysis of real game situations all taught by our professional coaching staff.

1629 1st Street between 1st and 2nd Avenue New York City, NY
  • 212-724-3278
  • 646-543-9004
  • 86th Street (1900 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • 77th Street (2800 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • 96th Street (3500 ft) IRT Lexington Av
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.05.31
Basketball at New Heights NYC New Heights NYC 1 Photo 1 Video

The New Heights Summer Academy is a comprehensive athletic and educational program for rising 5th-8th grade student-athletes.

Summer Academy participants will engage in an equal amount of sports and academic programming Monday-Thursday. Friday field trips will be educational and developmental.

50A East 118th Street office address New York City, NY
  • 212-426-4667
  • 116th Street (1100 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • 116th Street (1700 ft) IRT Lenox Av
  • 125th Street (2000 ft) IRT Lexington Av
Sport class for
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  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.06.27
Soccer at NYC Soccer Academy NYC Soccer Academy 2 Photo

Our staff is comprised of College, ODP, Club, and High School coaches, along with current and former Columbia soccer players. 

Programs:

  • Summer Camps — The NYC Soccer Academy is committed to training players (field players and goalkeepers) between the ages of 6-18;
  • The Elite College ID camp is a 2-day, collegiate showcase and competitive training program for players who plan to play at the college level.

Tracey Bartholomew Women's College ID Camp — The camp is open to girls grades 8-12. The curriculum is designed to replicate collegiate level training sessions, comprised of technical training, small-sided games and full-sided games. Camp will be staffed by Columbia Women’s Soccer program, and various other high academic and athletic programs ranging from Div 1 to Div 3. At our upcoming August camp, coaches from the following schools will be running sessions and evaluating games: Connecticut College, Middlebury College, NYU and Stevens Institute of Technology.

Elite Academic & Athletic College ID Camp — Camps are open to boys entering 9th grade and beyond. Staffed by the Columbia Men's Soccer program, and various other high academic and athletic programs ranging from Div 1 to Div 3.

Coaches:

  • Kevin Anderson — The Head Coach of the Columbia University Men’s Soccer team. At Columbia, Anderson has coached 2 Ivy League Rookie of the Years, 22 All-Ivy Selections, and 5 Academic All-Americans. A veteran of Major League Soccer, Anderson was ranked as one of the nation's Top Assistant Coaches by College Soccer News while helping guide Boston College to the ACC regular-season and tournament titles, and the NCAA Tournament's top seed. As a player and coach he has been a part of three NCAA national championships and helped produce 15 All-Americans. He also holds a USSF National "A" Coaching License;
  • Tracey Bartholomew — The Head Women’s Soccer Coach at Columbia University. From 2000-2013, Bartholomew presided over the successful Division I Women’s Soccer program at Long Island University in Brooklyn, N.Y. Under her watch, the Blackbirds earned three Northeast Conference Championships and NCAA College Cup appearances in (2012, 2011, 2006), and won the NEC regular season championship in 2010, 2008 and 2006. Bartholomew was named NEC Coach of the Year in 2008. Her teams have earned NSCAA Regional Rankings and she has developed five NSCAA All-Regional players and 31 All-NEC players, in addition to an NEC Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Goalkeepers of the Year and Rookies of the Year.

Camp Directors:

  • Luke Kelly — Kelly, a Holliston, Mass. native, played NCAA Division I soccer for two seasons at Boston College (2008-10). Kelly was honored as an ACC Honor Athlete by the conference office. During his collegiate career, and since graduating from BC in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in human development, Kelly has been involved in coaching soccer at numerous levels. Kelly served as an assistant coach for the New England Football Club, helping lead that team to State Cup Championships in 2010 and 2011;
  • Amphone Keovongmanysar — He obtained an English FA Youth Coaching certificate in 2005 and holds an NSCAA Youth Diploma and United States Soccer Federation Youth License and national “B” license. He has also served as a trainer for the Elmont Retros Stars Under-18 girls team. In November 2004, the multi-talented coach acted as the interpretor for the United States’ U-20 Women’s National. Team at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Thailand;
  • Josh Osit — He joined the Columbia coaching staff in the summer of 2014. Osit arrived to Morningside Heights following two successful years at Rutgers University, a member of the Big 10 conference. In both seasons, the Scarlet Knights received at-large bids to the NCAA tournament. In 2013, the Scarlet Knights fell to UCF in penalties in the conference final, before facing Big 12 Champion West Virginia in the NCAA tournament;
  • Lindsay Torrey — She enters her 8th year as Administrative Director for the NYC Soccer Academy. Torrey is a Columbia University graduate with an MFA from The University of Tennessee.
533 West 218th Street between 1st and 2nd Avenue New York City, NY
  • 845-548-7621
  • 215th Street (1200 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • Inwood – 207th Street (1900 ft) IND 8th Av
  • Marble Hill – 225th Street (2000 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
Sport class for
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  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.06.30
Soccer at Arsenal Soccer Schools USA Arsenal Soccer Schools USA 1 Photo 1 Video

All of our training drills and tactics come directly from Arsenal FC. Training methods used by the 1st team at Colney and the youth Academy at Hale End are replicated through our customized coach's curriculum, and represent the latest findings in the technical, tactical and psychological aspects of the game and individual player development.

Academy players train a minimum of three times a week and play a maximum of two games incorporating both EDP league and tournament play. In addition, select teams travel to London each year to compete against local opposition, and for exclusive visits to Arsenal FC facilities.

Developmental Program

Participation in our programming follows the major player development pathways for all youth soccer players. We build for each player’s future by offering: academy travel teams, developmental programs, skills classes, clinics and camps:

  • Residential Camp — Open to boys and girls ages 10-16, Arsenal Soccer Schools Elite Residential Camps offer young field players and keepers of all talent levels the opportunity to work with youth coaches from one of the elite English and European clubs;
  • Day Camps — Open to boys and girls ages 5-16, Arsenal Soccer Schools Day Camps offer young field players and keepers of all talents levels the opportunity to work with youth coaches from one of the elite English and European clubs;
  • Clinics — This program focuses on the introduction and ball mastery of skill in a fun learning environment. This is achieved through maximum ball contacts, expert coaching, skills challenges and homework assignments.

Arsenal Academy Players Development:

  • Arsenal FC Coaching curriculum;
  • State-of-the-art Facilities;
  • A dynamic academy environment that stresses development over winning;
  • Workshops on sports psychology, nutrition, tactics;
  • Academic and off field support for each player;
  • Guest speakers and special visits;
  • Exclusive relationship with Arsenal Football Club.
19 West 21st Street New York City, NY
  • 212-796-8351
  • 23rd Street (700 ft) BMT Broadway
  • 23rd Street (700 ft) IND 6th Av
  • 23rd Street (1500 ft) IRT Lexington Av
Sport class for
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  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.06.30
Soccer at Manhattan Kickers FC - Battery Park Manhattan Kickers FC - Battery Park 1 Photo 1 Video

Our goal as a coaching staff is to develop each player individually so that they can progress through the levels of the Manhattan Kickers Football Club (ages 4-12) and into MLS Academies or our affiliate club, Metropolitan Oval (ages 13-18). 

We train at least three times during the week from September through June using a curriculum that focuses intensely on individual ability and game intelligence.Practice sessions aim to develop individual technique including dribbling, passing, shooting, and tactics (decision-making).

On weekends, the players ages 5-8 will participate in small-sided games (4v4, 3v3, 2v2) in a low-pressure environment where the focus is on utilizing the skills that were honed in training. We are strictly focused on player development (both short- and long-term) and not concerned with competition until the players are ready. In the small-sided environment, the players will have more exposures to the ball as well as be an active participant in a match. Players ages 9-12 will play games against local competition.

MKFC's club teams (U6-U11) have a 10-month season running from late August through late June. For ages U4 and U5, the club offers a seasonal Little Kickers program as well as satellite programs in Queens and Brooklyn. During the summer, the club offers MKFC camps as well as affiliate camps. We also offer a trip for selected players to Barcelona and the Mediterranean International Cup.

Programs:

  • The Little Kickers Soccer School (for boys and girls ages 3-6);
  • Summer Camps;
  • Individual Training.

Instructors:

  • Tom Hatton — He has 25 years playing experience, including representing Nottingham University one of the top college teams in the UK. Tom has extensive global soccer experience, playing in Korea, South Africa, Ireland, England in the Copa NYC, World Cup of New York. He has attended major global tournaments including the 2002 World Cup in Japan and 2004 Euro Cup in Portugal. After college he began working in Sports marketing, whilst coaching for the Nike, EA Games and MLS soccer programs, specializing in ages 6-9. Tom is the Director of the Little Kickers Soccer School for ages 3-5. He is also the MKFC 2007 head coach;
  • Devin Leahy — Kickers coaching staff. Devin went on to captain Trevor Day Schools high school team, where he coached 1st through 5th graders as part of the Physical Education Program. As a youth player, Devin competed in Europe, participating in the Gothia Cup in Sweden and the Harlem Cup in Holland, and trained with Vitoria FC in Brasil. Devin went on to play in college, leading the Hunter College Hawks to their first NCAA birth in over a decade while captaining the team as the center midfielder. Declining a semi-professional offer in Puerto Rico after college, Devin took the opportunity to work for Cipriani USA, in New York, Beverly Hills, and Istanbul;
  • Admir Nezaj — He moved to New York City from Kosovo at age 8 and two weeks later became an MKFC player. For the next five years, he played on the MKFC 96/97 team under Evan Rosenthal. Admir scored the goal on an overhead kick to win MKFC the State Championship, the first of any Manhattan team. After the Kickers, Admir went on to play for various NYC teams, including Met Oval, and he continues to play for the New York Athletic Club;
  • Sebastian Garces — He played on the 96/97 team under current MKFC President Evan Rosenthal, and then transitioned to the then-affiliate BW Gottschee in the US Development Academy, where he played through U18. He attended the University of Buffalo  before transferring back to college in NYC. As a player, Sebastian captained the MKFC 96/97 team who won numerous tournaments around the region;
  • Eduardo Cruz Rodriguez  — Kickers coaching staff. As a player, Eduardo had a professional career from 1986 to 1992 in Colombia (Deportivo Cali, Deportivo Pereira, Deportes Tolima, Sporting de Barranquilla) and Venezuela (Club Atletico Zamora). After his professional career, Eduardo began coaching at one of Colombia's top clubs, Deportivo Cali of the Categora Primera A (First Division) and afterwards at Categora Primera B (Second Division) club Academia FC. Later, Eduardo would be the head coach of the professional teams at Centauros FC and Universitario Popaya (Categora Primera B), and top-flight clubs Once Caldas (winner of the 2004 Copa Libertadores), and Deportes Quindio;
  • David Vilanova — He played for his hometown club CD Roquetenc from the age of 7 to 18 years-old. In 2011, he was offered a contract by CF Amposta (Third Division) and continued playing on other semi-professional teams in Catalonia. He earned a four-year Sports Teacher degree and UEFA B and UEFA A licenses. During his UEFA A course he worked at the FC Barcelona Technical School as a volunteer coach, where he learned the philosophy. After receiving his license, David began work with Global Premier Soccer (Bayern Munich Official Partner), as an FC Bayern Munich ID Program (USA) Head Coach. Currently, David is a full-time DV7 Soccer Academy staff coach in New York City;
  • Kashif Anthony's — He played club soccer for Soccer Expression FC in Brooklyn, where he learned the fundamentals of soccer while training three days a week.  Kashif graduated college in 2013 with a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology and Health Science, and sought to pursue a career in the world of soccer. He coached there from 2015 to 2017, focusing on preparing athletes physically for practices and games, and his teams we won the Chelsea Piers Indoor League, Asphalt Green's Community Sports League and the NYCD Nike Summer League. Kashif also began working with MKFC 's Little Kickers.
55 Battery Place PS/IS 276 New York City, NY
  • 917-474-7851
  • Rector Street (1100 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • Bowling Green (1200 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • Rector Street (1200 ft) BMT Broadway
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.07.01
Soccer at Manhattan Kickers FC - Chelsea Waterside Park Manhattan Kickers FC - Chelsea Waterside Park 1 Photo 1 Video

Our goal as a coaching staff is to develop each player individually so that they can progress through the levels of the Manhattan Kickers Football Club (ages 4-12) and into MLS Academies or our affiliate club, Metropolitan Oval (ages 13-18). 

We train at least three times during the week from September through June using a curriculum that focuses intensely on individual ability and game intelligence.Practice sessions aim to develop individual technique including dribbling, passing, shooting, and tactics (decision-making).

On weekends, the players ages 5-8 will participate in small-sided games (4v4, 3v3, 2v2) in a low-pressure environment where the focus is on utilizing the skills that were honed in training. We are strictly focused on player development (both short- and long-term) and not concerned with competition until the players are ready. In the small-sided environment, the players will have more exposures to the ball as well as be an active participant in a match. Players ages 9-12 will play games against local competition.

MKFC's club teams (U6-U11) have a 10-month season running from late August through late June. For ages U4 and U5, the club offers a seasonal Little Kickers program as well as satellite programs in Queens and Brooklyn. During the summer, the club offers MKFC camps as well as affiliate camps. We also offer a trip for selected players to Barcelona and the Mediterranean International Cup.

Programs:

  • The Little Kickers Soccer School (for boys and girls ages 3-6);
  • Summer Camps;
  • Individual Training.

Instructors:

  • Tom Hatton — He has 25 years playing experience, including representing Nottingham University one of the top college teams in the UK. Tom has extensive global soccer experience, playing in Korea, South Africa, Ireland, England in the Copa NYC, World Cup of New York. He has attended major global tournaments including the 2002 World Cup in Japan and 2004 Euro Cup in Portugal. After college he began working in Sports marketing, whilst coaching for the Nike, EA Games and MLS soccer programs, specializing in ages 6-9. Tom is the Director of the Little Kickers Soccer School for ages 3-5. He is also the MKFC 2007 head coach;
  • Devin Leahy — Kickers coaching staff. Devin went on to captain Trevor Day Schools high school team, where he coached 1st through 5th graders as part of the Physical Education Program. As a youth player, Devin competed in Europe, participating in the Gothia Cup in Sweden and the Harlem Cup in Holland, and trained with Vitoria FC in Brasil. Devin went on to play in college, leading the Hunter College Hawks to their first NCAA birth in over a decade while captaining the team as the center midfielder. Declining a semi-professional offer in Puerto Rico after college, Devin took the opportunity to work for Cipriani USA, in New York, Beverly Hills, and Istanbul;
  • Admir Nezaj — He moved to New York City from Kosovo at age 8 and two weeks later became an MKFC player. For the next five years, he played on the MKFC 96/97 team under Evan Rosenthal. Admir scored the goal on an overhead kick to win MKFC the State Championship, the first of any Manhattan team. After the Kickers, Admir went on to play for various NYC teams, including Met Oval, and he continues to play for the New York Athletic Club;
  • Sebastian Garces — He played on the 96/97 team under current MKFC President Evan Rosenthal, and then transitioned to the then-affiliate BW Gottschee in the US Development Academy, where he played through U18. He attended the University of Buffalo  before transferring back to college in NYC. As a player, Sebastian captained the MKFC 96/97 team who won numerous tournaments around the region;
  • Eduardo Cruz Rodriguez  — Kickers coaching staff. As a player, Eduardo had a professional career from 1986 to 1992 in Colombia (Deportivo Cali, Deportivo Pereira, Deportes Tolima, Sporting de Barranquilla) and Venezuela (Club Atletico Zamora). After his professional career, Eduardo began coaching at one of Colombia's top clubs, Deportivo Cali of the Categora Primera A (First Division) and afterwards at Categora Primera B (Second Division) club Academia FC. Later, Eduardo would be the head coach of the professional teams at Centauros FC and Universitario Popaya (Categora Primera B), and top-flight clubs Once Caldas (winner of the 2004 Copa Libertadores), and Deportes Quindio;
  • David Vilanova — He played for his hometown club CD Roquetenc from the age of 7 to 18 years-old. In 2011, he was offered a contract by CF Amposta (Third Division) and continued playing on other semi-professional teams in Catalonia. He earned a four-year Sports Teacher degree and UEFA B and UEFA A licenses. During his UEFA A course he worked at the FC Barcelona Technical School as a volunteer coach, where he learned the philosophy. After receiving his license, David began work with Global Premier Soccer (Bayern Munich Official Partner), as an FC Bayern Munich ID Program (USA) Head Coach. Currently, David is a full-time DV7 Soccer Academy staff coach in New York City;
  • Kashif Anthony's — He played club soccer for Soccer Expression FC in Brooklyn, where he learned the fundamentals of soccer while training three days a week.  Kashif graduated college in 2013 with a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology and Health Science, and sought to pursue a career in the world of soccer. He coached there from 2015 to 2017, focusing on preparing athletes physically for practices and games, and his teams we won the Chelsea Piers Indoor League, Asphalt Green's Community Sports League and the NYCD Nike Summer League. Kashif also began working with MKFC 's Little Kickers.
536 West 23rd Street between 1st and 2nd Avenue New York City, NY
  • 917-474-7851
  • 23rd Street (2400 ft) IND 8th Av
  • 14th Street (2900 ft) IND 8th Av
  • Eighth Avenue (3200 ft) BMT Canarsie
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.07.01
Soccer at Manhattan Kickers FC - Grace Church School Manhattan Kickers FC - Grace Church School 1 Photo 1 Video

Our goal as a coaching staff is to develop each player individually so that they can progress through the levels of the Manhattan Kickers Football Club (ages 4-12) and into MLS Academies or our affiliate club, Metropolitan Oval (ages 13-18). 

We train at least three times during the week from September through June using a curriculum that focuses intensely on individual ability and game intelligence.Practice sessions aim to develop individual technique including dribbling, passing, shooting, and tactics (decision-making).

On weekends, the players ages 5-8 will participate in small-sided games (4v4, 3v3, 2v2) in a low-pressure environment where the focus is on utilizing the skills that were honed in training. We are strictly focused on player development (both short- and long-term) and not concerned with competition until the players are ready. In the small-sided environment, the players will have more exposures to the ball as well as be an active participant in a match. Players ages 9-12 will play games against local competition.

MKFC's club teams (U6-U11) have a 10-month season running from late August through late June. For ages U4 and U5, the club offers a seasonal Little Kickers program as well as satellite programs in Queens and Brooklyn. During the summer, the club offers MKFC camps as well as affiliate camps. We also offer a trip for selected players to Barcelona and the Mediterranean International Cup.

Programs:

  • The Little Kickers Soccer School (for boys and girls ages 3-6);
  • Summer Camps;
  • Individual Training.

Instructors:

  • Tom Hatton — He has 25 years playing experience, including representing Nottingham University one of the top college teams in the UK. Tom has extensive global soccer experience, playing in Korea, South Africa, Ireland, England in the Copa NYC, World Cup of New York. He has attended major global tournaments including the 2002 World Cup in Japan and 2004 Euro Cup in Portugal. After college he began working in Sports marketing, whilst coaching for the Nike, EA Games and MLS soccer programs, specializing in ages 6-9. Tom is the Director of the Little Kickers Soccer School for ages 3-5. He is also the MKFC 2007 head coach;
  • Devin Leahy — Kickers coaching staff. Devin went on to captain Trevor Day Schools high school team, where he coached 1st through 5th graders as part of the Physical Education Program. As a youth player, Devin competed in Europe, participating in the Gothia Cup in Sweden and the Harlem Cup in Holland, and trained with Vitoria FC in Brasil. Devin went on to play in college, leading the Hunter College Hawks to their first NCAA birth in over a decade while captaining the team as the center midfielder. Declining a semi-professional offer in Puerto Rico after college, Devin took the opportunity to work for Cipriani USA, in New York, Beverly Hills, and Istanbul;
  • Admir Nezaj — He moved to New York City from Kosovo at age 8 and two weeks later became an MKFC player. For the next five years, he played on the MKFC 96/97 team under Evan Rosenthal. Admir scored the goal on an overhead kick to win MKFC the State Championship, the first of any Manhattan team. After the Kickers, Admir went on to play for various NYC teams, including Met Oval, and he continues to play for the New York Athletic Club;
  • Sebastian Garces — He played on the 96/97 team under current MKFC President Evan Rosenthal, and then transitioned to the then-affiliate BW Gottschee in the US Development Academy, where he played through U18. He attended the University of Buffalo  before transferring back to college in NYC. As a player, Sebastian captained the MKFC 96/97 team who won numerous tournaments around the region;
  • Eduardo Cruz Rodriguez  — Kickers coaching staff. As a player, Eduardo had a professional career from 1986 to 1992 in Colombia (Deportivo Cali, Deportivo Pereira, Deportes Tolima, Sporting de Barranquilla) and Venezuela (Club Atletico Zamora). After his professional career, Eduardo began coaching at one of Colombia's top clubs, Deportivo Cali of the Categora Primera A (First Division) and afterwards at Categora Primera B (Second Division) club Academia FC. Later, Eduardo would be the head coach of the professional teams at Centauros FC and Universitario Popaya (Categora Primera B), and top-flight clubs Once Caldas (winner of the 2004 Copa Libertadores), and Deportes Quindio;
  • David Vilanova — He played for his hometown club CD Roquetenc from the age of 7 to 18 years-old. In 2011, he was offered a contract by CF Amposta (Third Division) and continued playing on other semi-professional teams in Catalonia. He earned a four-year Sports Teacher degree and UEFA B and UEFA A licenses. During his UEFA A course he worked at the FC Barcelona Technical School as a volunteer coach, where he learned the philosophy. After receiving his license, David began work with Global Premier Soccer (Bayern Munich Official Partner), as an FC Bayern Munich ID Program (USA) Head Coach. Currently, David is a full-time DV7 Soccer Academy staff coach in New York City;
  • Kashif Anthony's — He played club soccer for Soccer Expression FC in Brooklyn, where he learned the fundamentals of soccer while training three days a week.  Kashif graduated college in 2013 with a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology and Health Science, and sought to pursue a career in the world of soccer. He coached there from 2015 to 2017, focusing on preparing athletes physically for practices and games, and his teams we won the Chelsea Piers Indoor League, Asphalt Green's Community Sports League and the NYCD Nike Summer League. Kashif also began working with MKFC 's Little Kickers.
86 Fourth Avenue New York City, NY
  • 917-474-7851
  • Astor Place (700 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • Eighth Street – New York University (800 ft) BMT Broadway
  • 14th Street – Union Square (1000 ft) IRT Lexington Av
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.07.01
Soccer at Manhattan Kickers FC - Peck Slip School Manhattan Kickers FC - Peck Slip School 1 Photo 1 Video

Our goal as a coaching staff is to develop each player individually so that they can progress through the levels of the Manhattan Kickers Football Club (ages 4-12) and into MLS Academies or our affiliate club, Metropolitan Oval (ages 13-18). 

We train at least three times during the week from September through June using a curriculum that focuses intensely on individual ability and game intelligence.Practice sessions aim to develop individual technique including dribbling, passing, shooting, and tactics (decision-making).

On weekends, the players ages 5-8 will participate in small-sided games (4v4, 3v3, 2v2) in a low-pressure environment where the focus is on utilizing the skills that were honed in training. We are strictly focused on player development (both short- and long-term) and not concerned with competition until the players are ready. In the small-sided environment, the players will have more exposures to the ball as well as be an active participant in a match. Players ages 9-12 will play games against local competition.

MKFC's club teams (U6-U11) have a 10-month season running from late August through late June. For ages U4 and U5, the club offers a seasonal Little Kickers program as well as satellite programs in Queens and Brooklyn. During the summer, the club offers MKFC camps as well as affiliate camps. We also offer a trip for selected players to Barcelona and the Mediterranean International Cup.

Programs:

  • The Little Kickers Soccer School (for boys and girls ages 3-6);
  • Summer Camps;
  • Individual Training.

Instructors:

  • Tom Hatton — He has 25 years playing experience, including representing Nottingham University one of the top college teams in the UK. Tom has extensive global soccer experience, playing in Korea, South Africa, Ireland, England in the Copa NYC, World Cup of New York. He has attended major global tournaments including the 2002 World Cup in Japan and 2004 Euro Cup in Portugal. After college he began working in Sports marketing, whilst coaching for the Nike, EA Games and MLS soccer programs, specializing in ages 6-9. Tom is the Director of the Little Kickers Soccer School for ages 3-5. He is also the MKFC 2007 head coach;
  • Devin Leahy — Kickers coaching staff. Devin went on to captain Trevor Day Schools high school team, where he coached 1st through 5th graders as part of the Physical Education Program. As a youth player, Devin competed in Europe, participating in the Gothia Cup in Sweden and the Harlem Cup in Holland, and trained with Vitoria FC in Brasil. Devin went on to play in college, leading the Hunter College Hawks to their first NCAA birth in over a decade while captaining the team as the center midfielder. Declining a semi-professional offer in Puerto Rico after college, Devin took the opportunity to work for Cipriani USA, in New York, Beverly Hills, and Istanbul;
  • Admir Nezaj — He moved to New York City from Kosovo at age 8 and two weeks later became an MKFC player. For the next five years, he played on the MKFC 96/97 team under Evan Rosenthal. Admir scored the goal on an overhead kick to win MKFC the State Championship, the first of any Manhattan team. After the Kickers, Admir went on to play for various NYC teams, including Met Oval, and he continues to play for the New York Athletic Club;
  • Sebastian Garces — He played on the 96/97 team under current MKFC President Evan Rosenthal, and then transitioned to the then-affiliate BW Gottschee in the US Development Academy, where he played through U18. He attended the University of Buffalo  before transferring back to college in NYC. As a player, Sebastian captained the MKFC 96/97 team who won numerous tournaments around the region;
  • Eduardo Cruz Rodriguez  — Kickers coaching staff. As a player, Eduardo had a professional career from 1986 to 1992 in Colombia (Deportivo Cali, Deportivo Pereira, Deportes Tolima, Sporting de Barranquilla) and Venezuela (Club Atletico Zamora). After his professional career, Eduardo began coaching at one of Colombia's top clubs, Deportivo Cali of the Categora Primera A (First Division) and afterwards at Categora Primera B (Second Division) club Academia FC. Later, Eduardo would be the head coach of the professional teams at Centauros FC and Universitario Popaya (Categora Primera B), and top-flight clubs Once Caldas (winner of the 2004 Copa Libertadores), and Deportes Quindio;
  • David Vilanova — He played for his hometown club CD Roquetenc from the age of 7 to 18 years-old. In 2011, he was offered a contract by CF Amposta (Third Division) and continued playing on other semi-professional teams in Catalonia. He earned a four-year Sports Teacher degree and UEFA B and UEFA A licenses. During his UEFA A course he worked at the FC Barcelona Technical School as a volunteer coach, where he learned the philosophy. After receiving his license, David began work with Global Premier Soccer (Bayern Munich Official Partner), as an FC Bayern Munich ID Program (USA) Head Coach. Currently, David is a full-time DV7 Soccer Academy staff coach in New York City;
  • Kashif Anthony's — He played club soccer for Soccer Expression FC in Brooklyn, where he learned the fundamentals of soccer while training three days a week.  Kashif graduated college in 2013 with a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology and Health Science, and sought to pursue a career in the world of soccer. He coached there from 2015 to 2017, focusing on preparing athletes physically for practices and games, and his teams we won the Chelsea Piers Indoor League, Asphalt Green's Community Sports League and the NYCD Nike Summer League. Kashif also began working with MKFC 's Little Kickers.
1 Peck Slip Street PS/IS 276 New York City, NY
  • 917-474-7851
  • Fulton Street (1300 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • Fulton Street (1700 ft) BMT Nassau St
  • Fulton Street (1700 ft) IND 8th Av
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.07.01
Soccer at Manhattan Kickers FC - Pier 40 Manhattan Kickers FC - Pier 40 1 Photo 1 Video

Our goal as a coaching staff is to develop each player individually so that they can progress through the levels of the Manhattan Kickers Football Club (ages 4-12) and into MLS Academies or our affiliate club, Metropolitan Oval (ages 13-18). 

We train at least three times during the week from September through June using a curriculum that focuses intensely on individual ability and game intelligence.Practice sessions aim to develop individual technique including dribbling, passing, shooting, and tactics (decision-making).

On weekends, the players ages 5-8 will participate in small-sided games (4v4, 3v3, 2v2) in a low-pressure environment where the focus is on utilizing the skills that were honed in training. We are strictly focused on player development (both short- and long-term) and not concerned with competition until the players are ready. In the small-sided environment, the players will have more exposures to the ball as well as be an active participant in a match. Players ages 9-12 will play games against local competition.

MKFC's club teams (U6-U11) have a 10-month season running from late August through late June. For ages U4 and U5, the club offers a seasonal Little Kickers program as well as satellite programs in Queens and Brooklyn. During the summer, the club offers MKFC camps as well as affiliate camps. We also offer a trip for selected players to Barcelona and the Mediterranean International Cup.

Programs:

  • The Little Kickers Soccer School (for boys and girls ages 3-6);
  • Summer Camps;
  • Individual Training.

Instructors:

  • Tom Hatton — He has 25 years playing experience, including representing Nottingham University one of the top college teams in the UK. Tom has extensive global soccer experience, playing in Korea, South Africa, Ireland, England in the Copa NYC, World Cup of New York. He has attended major global tournaments including the 2002 World Cup in Japan and 2004 Euro Cup in Portugal. After college he began working in Sports marketing, whilst coaching for the Nike, EA Games and MLS soccer programs, specializing in ages 6-9. Tom is the Director of the Little Kickers Soccer School for ages 3-5. He is also the MKFC 2007 head coach;
  • Devin Leahy — Kickers coaching staff. Devin went on to captain Trevor Day Schools high school team, where he coached 1st through 5th graders as part of the Physical Education Program. As a youth player, Devin competed in Europe, participating in the Gothia Cup in Sweden and the Harlem Cup in Holland, and trained with Vitoria FC in Brasil. Devin went on to play in college, leading the Hunter College Hawks to their first NCAA birth in over a decade while captaining the team as the center midfielder. Declining a semi-professional offer in Puerto Rico after college, Devin took the opportunity to work for Cipriani USA, in New York, Beverly Hills, and Istanbul;
  • Admir Nezaj — He moved to New York City from Kosovo at age 8 and two weeks later became an MKFC player. For the next five years, he played on the MKFC 96/97 team under Evan Rosenthal. Admir scored the goal on an overhead kick to win MKFC the State Championship, the first of any Manhattan team. After the Kickers, Admir went on to play for various NYC teams, including Met Oval, and he continues to play for the New York Athletic Club;
  • Sebastian Garces — He played on the 96/97 team under current MKFC President Evan Rosenthal, and then transitioned to the then-affiliate BW Gottschee in the US Development Academy, where he played through U18. He attended the University of Buffalo  before transferring back to college in NYC. As a player, Sebastian captained the MKFC 96/97 team who won numerous tournaments around the region;
  • Eduardo Cruz Rodriguez  — Kickers coaching staff. As a player, Eduardo had a professional career from 1986 to 1992 in Colombia (Deportivo Cali, Deportivo Pereira, Deportes Tolima, Sporting de Barranquilla) and Venezuela (Club Atletico Zamora). After his professional career, Eduardo began coaching at one of Colombia's top clubs, Deportivo Cali of the Categora Primera A (First Division) and afterwards at Categora Primera B (Second Division) club Academia FC. Later, Eduardo would be the head coach of the professional teams at Centauros FC and Universitario Popaya (Categora Primera B), and top-flight clubs Once Caldas (winner of the 2004 Copa Libertadores), and Deportes Quindio;
  • David Vilanova — He played for his hometown club CD Roquetenc from the age of 7 to 18 years-old. In 2011, he was offered a contract by CF Amposta (Third Division) and continued playing on other semi-professional teams in Catalonia. He earned a four-year Sports Teacher degree and UEFA B and UEFA A licenses. During his UEFA A course he worked at the FC Barcelona Technical School as a volunteer coach, where he learned the philosophy. After receiving his license, David began work with Global Premier Soccer (Bayern Munich Official Partner), as an FC Bayern Munich ID Program (USA) Head Coach. Currently, David is a full-time DV7 Soccer Academy staff coach in New York City;
  • Kashif Anthony's — He played club soccer for Soccer Expression FC in Brooklyn, where he learned the fundamentals of soccer while training three days a week.  Kashif graduated college in 2013 with a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology and Health Science, and sought to pursue a career in the world of soccer. He coached there from 2015 to 2017, focusing on preparing athletes physically for practices and games, and his teams we won the Chelsea Piers Indoor League, Asphalt Green's Community Sports League and the NYCD Nike Summer League. Kashif also began working with MKFC 's Little Kickers.
353 West Street between 1st and 2nd Avenue New York City, NY
  • 917-474-7851
  • Houston Street (1800 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • Spring Street (2500 ft) IND 8th Av
  • Christopher Street – Sheridan Square (2800 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.07.01
Soccer at Manhattan Kickers FC - The Yung Wing School Manhattan Kickers FC - The Yung Wing School 1 Photo 1 Video

Our goal as a coaching staff is to develop each player individually so that they can progress through the levels of the Manhattan Kickers Football Club (ages 4-12) and into MLS Academies or our affiliate club, Metropolitan Oval (ages 13-18). 

We train at least three times during the week from September through June using a curriculum that focuses intensely on individual ability and game intelligence.Practice sessions aim to develop individual technique including dribbling, passing, shooting, and tactics (decision-making).

On weekends, the players ages 5-8 will participate in small-sided games (4v4, 3v3, 2v2) in a low-pressure environment where the focus is on utilizing the skills that were honed in training. We are strictly focused on player development (both short- and long-term) and not concerned with competition until the players are ready. In the small-sided environment, the players will have more exposures to the ball as well as be an active participant in a match. Players ages 9-12 will play games against local competition.

MKFC's club teams (U6-U11) have a 10-month season running from late August through late June. For ages U4 and U5, the club offers a seasonal Little Kickers program as well as satellite programs in Queens and Brooklyn. During the summer, the club offers MKFC camps as well as affiliate camps. We also offer a trip for selected players to Barcelona and the Mediterranean International Cup.

Programs:

  • The Little Kickers Soccer School (for boys and girls ages 3-6);
  • Summer Camps;
  • Individual Training.

Instructors:

  • Tom Hatton — He has 25 years playing experience, including representing Nottingham University one of the top college teams in the UK. Tom has extensive global soccer experience, playing in Korea, South Africa, Ireland, England in the Copa NYC, World Cup of New York. He has attended major global tournaments including the 2002 World Cup in Japan and 2004 Euro Cup in Portugal. After college he began working in Sports marketing, whilst coaching for the Nike, EA Games and MLS soccer programs, specializing in ages 6-9. Tom is the Director of the Little Kickers Soccer School for ages 3-5. He is also the MKFC 2007 head coach;
  • Devin Leahy — Kickers coaching staff. Devin went on to captain Trevor Day Schools high school team, where he coached 1st through 5th graders as part of the Physical Education Program. As a youth player, Devin competed in Europe, participating in the Gothia Cup in Sweden and the Harlem Cup in Holland, and trained with Vitoria FC in Brasil. Devin went on to play in college, leading the Hunter College Hawks to their first NCAA birth in over a decade while captaining the team as the center midfielder. Declining a semi-professional offer in Puerto Rico after college, Devin took the opportunity to work for Cipriani USA, in New York, Beverly Hills, and Istanbul;
  • Admir Nezaj — He moved to New York City from Kosovo at age 8 and two weeks later became an MKFC player. For the next five years, he played on the MKFC 96/97 team under Evan Rosenthal. Admir scored the goal on an overhead kick to win MKFC the State Championship, the first of any Manhattan team. After the Kickers, Admir went on to play for various NYC teams, including Met Oval, and he continues to play for the New York Athletic Club;
  • Sebastian Garces — He played on the 96/97 team under current MKFC President Evan Rosenthal, and then transitioned to the then-affiliate BW Gottschee in the US Development Academy, where he played through U18. He attended the University of Buffalo  before transferring back to college in NYC. As a player, Sebastian captained the MKFC 96/97 team who won numerous tournaments around the region;
  • Eduardo Cruz Rodriguez  — Kickers coaching staff. As a player, Eduardo had a professional career from 1986 to 1992 in Colombia (Deportivo Cali, Deportivo Pereira, Deportes Tolima, Sporting de Barranquilla) and Venezuela (Club Atletico Zamora). After his professional career, Eduardo began coaching at one of Colombia's top clubs, Deportivo Cali of the Categora Primera A (First Division) and afterwards at Categora Primera B (Second Division) club Academia FC. Later, Eduardo would be the head coach of the professional teams at Centauros FC and Universitario Popaya (Categora Primera B), and top-flight clubs Once Caldas (winner of the 2004 Copa Libertadores), and Deportes Quindio;
  • David Vilanova — He played for his hometown club CD Roquetenc from the age of 7 to 18 years-old. In 2011, he was offered a contract by CF Amposta (Third Division) and continued playing on other semi-professional teams in Catalonia. He earned a four-year Sports Teacher degree and UEFA B and UEFA A licenses. During his UEFA A course he worked at the FC Barcelona Technical School as a volunteer coach, where he learned the philosophy. After receiving his license, David began work with Global Premier Soccer (Bayern Munich Official Partner), as an FC Bayern Munich ID Program (USA) Head Coach. Currently, David is a full-time DV7 Soccer Academy staff coach in New York City;
  • Kashif Anthony's — He played club soccer for Soccer Expression FC in Brooklyn, where he learned the fundamentals of soccer while training three days a week.  Kashif graduated college in 2013 with a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology and Health Science, and sought to pursue a career in the world of soccer. He coached there from 2015 to 2017, focusing on preparing athletes physically for practices and games, and his teams we won the Chelsea Piers Indoor League, Asphalt Green's Community Sports League and the NYCD Nike Summer League. Kashif also began working with MKFC 's Little Kickers.
40 Division Street PS 124 New York City, NY
  • 917-474-7851
  • Grand Street (1500 ft) IND 6th Av
  • East Broadway (1500 ft) IND 6th Av
  • Canal Street (1800 ft) BMT Nassau St
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.07.01
Soccer at Manhattan Kickers FC - The River School Manhattan Kickers FC - The River School 1 Photo 2 Video

Our goal as a coaching staff is to develop each player individually so that they can progress through the levels of the Manhattan Kickers Football Club (ages 4-12) and into MLS Academies or our affiliate club, Metropolitan Oval (ages 13-18). 

We train at least three times during the week from September through June using a curriculum that focuses intensely on individual ability and game intelligence.Practice sessions aim to develop individual technique including dribbling, passing, shooting, and tactics (decision-making).

On weekends, the players ages 5-8 will participate in small-sided games (4v4, 3v3, 2v2) in a low-pressure environment where the focus is on utilizing the skills that were honed in training. We are strictly focused on player development (both short- and long-term) and not concerned with competition until the players are ready. In the small-sided environment, the players will have more exposures to the ball as well as be an active participant in a match. Players ages 9-12 will play games against local competition.

MKFC's club teams (U6-U11) have a 10-month season running from late August through late June. For ages U4 and U5, the club offers a seasonal Little Kickers program as well as satellite programs in Queens and Brooklyn. During the summer, the club offers MKFC camps as well as affiliate camps. We also offer a trip for selected players to Barcelona and the Mediterranean International Cup.

Programs:

  • The Little Kickers Soccer School (for boys and girls ages 3-6);
  • Summer Camps;
  • Individual Training.

Instructors:

  • Tom Hatton — He has 25 years playing experience, including representing Nottingham University one of the top college teams in the UK. Tom has extensive global soccer experience, playing in Korea, South Africa, Ireland, England in the Copa NYC, World Cup of New York. He has attended major global tournaments including the 2002 World Cup in Japan and 2004 Euro Cup in Portugal. After college he began working in Sports marketing, whilst coaching for the Nike, EA Games and MLS soccer programs, specializing in ages 6-9. Tom is the Director of the Little Kickers Soccer School for ages 3-5. He is also the MKFC 2007 head coach;
  • Devin Leahy — Kickers coaching staff. Devin went on to captain Trevor Day Schools high school team, where he coached 1st through 5th graders as part of the Physical Education Program. As a youth player, Devin competed in Europe, participating in the Gothia Cup in Sweden and the Harlem Cup in Holland, and trained with Vitoria FC in Brasil. Devin went on to play in college, leading the Hunter College Hawks to their first NCAA birth in over a decade while captaining the team as the center midfielder. Declining a semi-professional offer in Puerto Rico after college, Devin took the opportunity to work for Cipriani USA, in New York, Beverly Hills, and Istanbul;
  • Admir Nezaj — He moved to New York City from Kosovo at age 8 and two weeks later became an MKFC player. For the next five years, he played on the MKFC 96/97 team under Evan Rosenthal. Admir scored the goal on an overhead kick to win MKFC the State Championship, the first of any Manhattan team. After the Kickers, Admir went on to play for various NYC teams, including Met Oval, and he continues to play for the New York Athletic Club;
  • Sebastian Garces — He played on the 96/97 team under current MKFC President Evan Rosenthal, and then transitioned to the then-affiliate BW Gottschee in the US Development Academy, where he played through U18. He attended the University of Buffalo  before transferring back to college in NYC. As a player, Sebastian captained the MKFC 96/97 team who won numerous tournaments around the region;
  • Eduardo Cruz Rodriguez  — Kickers coaching staff. As a player, Eduardo had a professional career from 1986 to 1992 in Colombia (Deportivo Cali, Deportivo Pereira, Deportes Tolima, Sporting de Barranquilla) and Venezuela (Club Atletico Zamora). After his professional career, Eduardo began coaching at one of Colombia's top clubs, Deportivo Cali of the Categora Primera A (First Division) and afterwards at Categora Primera B (Second Division) club Academia FC. Later, Eduardo would be the head coach of the professional teams at Centauros FC and Universitario Popaya (Categora Primera B), and top-flight clubs Once Caldas (winner of the 2004 Copa Libertadores), and Deportes Quindio;
  • David Vilanova — He played for his hometown club CD Roquetenc from the age of 7 to 18 years-old. In 2011, he was offered a contract by CF Amposta (Third Division) and continued playing on other semi-professional teams in Catalonia. He earned a four-year Sports Teacher degree and UEFA B and UEFA A licenses. During his UEFA A course he worked at the FC Barcelona Technical School as a volunteer coach, where he learned the philosophy. After receiving his license, David began work with Global Premier Soccer (Bayern Munich Official Partner), as an FC Bayern Munich ID Program (USA) Head Coach. Currently, David is a full-time DV7 Soccer Academy staff coach in New York City;
  • Kashif Anthony's — He played club soccer for Soccer Expression FC in Brooklyn, where he learned the fundamentals of soccer while training three days a week.  Kashif graduated college in 2013 with a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology and Health Science, and sought to pursue a career in the world of soccer. He coached there from 2015 to 2017, focusing on preparing athletes physically for practices and games, and his teams we won the Chelsea Piers Indoor League, Asphalt Green's Community Sports League and the NYCD Nike Summer League. Kashif also began working with MKFC 's Little Kickers.
425 East 35th Street PS 281 New York City, NY
  • 917-474-7851
  • 33rd Street (2700 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • Grand Central (2700 ft) IRT Flushing
  • Grand Central – 42nd Street (2900 ft) IRT Lexington Av
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.07.01
Soccer at Manhattan Kickers FC - Seward Park High School Manhattan Kickers FC - Seward Park High School 1 Photo 1 Video

Our goal as a coaching staff is to develop each player individually so that they can progress through the levels of the Manhattan Kickers Football Club (ages 4-12) and into MLS Academies or our affiliate club, Metropolitan Oval (ages 13-18). 

We train at least three times during the week from September through June using a curriculum that focuses intensely on individual ability and game intelligence.Practice sessions aim to develop individual technique including dribbling, passing, shooting, and tactics (decision-making).

On weekends, the players ages 5-8 will participate in small-sided games (4v4, 3v3, 2v2) in a low-pressure environment where the focus is on utilizing the skills that were honed in training. We are strictly focused on player development (both short- and long-term) and not concerned with competition until the players are ready. In the small-sided environment, the players will have more exposures to the ball as well as be an active participant in a match. Players ages 9-12 will play games against local competition.

MKFC's club teams (U6-U11) have a 10-month season running from late August through late June. For ages U4 and U5, the club offers a seasonal Little Kickers program as well as satellite programs in Queens and Brooklyn. During the summer, the club offers MKFC camps as well as affiliate camps. We also offer a trip for selected players to Barcelona and the Mediterranean International Cup.

Programs:

  • The Little Kickers Soccer School (for boys and girls ages 3-6);
  • Summer Camps;
  • Individual Training.

Instructors:

  • Tom Hatton — He has 25 years playing experience, including representing Nottingham University one of the top college teams in the UK. Tom has extensive global soccer experience, playing in Korea, South Africa, Ireland, England in the Copa NYC, World Cup of New York. He has attended major global tournaments including the 2002 World Cup in Japan and 2004 Euro Cup in Portugal. After college he began working in Sports marketing, whilst coaching for the Nike, EA Games and MLS soccer programs, specializing in ages 6-9. Tom is the Director of the Little Kickers Soccer School for ages 3-5. He is also the MKFC 2007 head coach;
  • Devin Leahy — Kickers coaching staff. Devin went on to captain Trevor Day Schools high school team, where he coached 1st through 5th graders as part of the Physical Education Program. As a youth player, Devin competed in Europe, participating in the Gothia Cup in Sweden and the Harlem Cup in Holland, and trained with Vitoria FC in Brasil. Devin went on to play in college, leading the Hunter College Hawks to their first NCAA birth in over a decade while captaining the team as the center midfielder. Declining a semi-professional offer in Puerto Rico after college, Devin took the opportunity to work for Cipriani USA, in New York, Beverly Hills, and Istanbul;
  • Admir Nezaj — He moved to New York City from Kosovo at age 8 and two weeks later became an MKFC player. For the next five years, he played on the MKFC 96/97 team under Evan Rosenthal. Admir scored the goal on an overhead kick to win MKFC the State Championship, the first of any Manhattan team. After the Kickers, Admir went on to play for various NYC teams, including Met Oval, and he continues to play for the New York Athletic Club;
  • Sebastian Garces — He played on the 96/97 team under current MKFC President Evan Rosenthal, and then transitioned to the then-affiliate BW Gottschee in the US Development Academy, where he played through U18. He attended the University of Buffalo  before transferring back to college in NYC. As a player, Sebastian captained the MKFC 96/97 team who won numerous tournaments around the region;
  • Eduardo Cruz Rodriguez  — Kickers coaching staff. As a player, Eduardo had a professional career from 1986 to 1992 in Colombia (Deportivo Cali, Deportivo Pereira, Deportes Tolima, Sporting de Barranquilla) and Venezuela (Club Atletico Zamora). After his professional career, Eduardo began coaching at one of Colombia's top clubs, Deportivo Cali of the Categora Primera A (First Division) and afterwards at Categora Primera B (Second Division) club Academia FC. Later, Eduardo would be the head coach of the professional teams at Centauros FC and Universitario Popaya (Categora Primera B), and top-flight clubs Once Caldas (winner of the 2004 Copa Libertadores), and Deportes Quindio;
  • David Vilanova — He played for his hometown club CD Roquetenc from the age of 7 to 18 years-old. In 2011, he was offered a contract by CF Amposta (Third Division) and continued playing on other semi-professional teams in Catalonia. He earned a four-year Sports Teacher degree and UEFA B and UEFA A licenses. During his UEFA A course he worked at the FC Barcelona Technical School as a volunteer coach, where he learned the philosophy. After receiving his license, David began work with Global Premier Soccer (Bayern Munich Official Partner), as an FC Bayern Munich ID Program (USA) Head Coach. Currently, David is a full-time DV7 Soccer Academy staff coach in New York City;
  • Kashif Anthony's — He played club soccer for Soccer Expression FC in Brooklyn, where he learned the fundamentals of soccer while training three days a week.  Kashif graduated college in 2013 with a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology and Health Science, and sought to pursue a career in the world of soccer. He coached there from 2015 to 2017, focusing on preparing athletes physically for practices and games, and his teams we won the Chelsea Piers Indoor League, Asphalt Green's Community Sports League and the NYCD Nike Summer League. Kashif also began working with MKFC 's Little Kickers.
350 Grand Street PS 281 New York City, NY
  • 917-474-7851
  • Delancey Street (600 ft) IND 6th Av
  • Essex Street (600 ft) BMT Nassau St
  • Grand Street (1300 ft) IND 6th Av
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.07.01
Soccer at Manhattan Kickers FC - UNIS Manhattan Kickers FC - UNIS 1 Photo 1 Video

Our goal as a coaching staff is to develop each player individually so that they can progress through the levels of the Manhattan Kickers Football Club (ages 4-12) and into MLS Academies or our affiliate club, Metropolitan Oval (ages 13-18). 

We train at least three times during the week from September through June using a curriculum that focuses intensely on individual ability and game intelligence.Practice sessions aim to develop individual technique including dribbling, passing, shooting, and tactics (decision-making).

On weekends, the players ages 5-8 will participate in small-sided games (4v4, 3v3, 2v2) in a low-pressure environment where the focus is on utilizing the skills that were honed in training. We are strictly focused on player development (both short- and long-term) and not concerned with competition until the players are ready. In the small-sided environment, the players will have more exposures to the ball as well as be an active participant in a match. Players ages 9-12 will play games against local competition.

MKFC's club teams (U6-U11) have a 10-month season running from late August through late June. For ages U4 and U5, the club offers a seasonal Little Kickers program as well as satellite programs in Queens and Brooklyn. During the summer, the club offers MKFC camps as well as affiliate camps. We also offer a trip for selected players to Barcelona and the Mediterranean International Cup.

Programs:

  • The Little Kickers Soccer School (for boys and girls ages 3-6);
  • Summer Camps;
  • Individual Training.

Instructors:

  • Tom Hatton — He has 25 years playing experience, including representing Nottingham University one of the top college teams in the UK. Tom has extensive global soccer experience, playing in Korea, South Africa, Ireland, England in the Copa NYC, World Cup of New York. He has attended major global tournaments including the 2002 World Cup in Japan and 2004 Euro Cup in Portugal. After college he began working in Sports marketing, whilst coaching for the Nike, EA Games and MLS soccer programs, specializing in ages 6-9. Tom is the Director of the Little Kickers Soccer School for ages 3-5. He is also the MKFC 2007 head coach;
  • Devin Leahy — Kickers coaching staff. Devin went on to captain Trevor Day Schools high school team, where he coached 1st through 5th graders as part of the Physical Education Program. As a youth player, Devin competed in Europe, participating in the Gothia Cup in Sweden and the Harlem Cup in Holland, and trained with Vitoria FC in Brasil. Devin went on to play in college, leading the Hunter College Hawks to their first NCAA birth in over a decade while captaining the team as the center midfielder. Declining a semi-professional offer in Puerto Rico after college, Devin took the opportunity to work for Cipriani USA, in New York, Beverly Hills, and Istanbul;
  • Admir Nezaj — He moved to New York City from Kosovo at age 8 and two weeks later became an MKFC player. For the next five years, he played on the MKFC 96/97 team under Evan Rosenthal. Admir scored the goal on an overhead kick to win MKFC the State Championship, the first of any Manhattan team. After the Kickers, Admir went on to play for various NYC teams, including Met Oval, and he continues to play for the New York Athletic Club;
  • Sebastian Garces — He played on the 96/97 team under current MKFC President Evan Rosenthal, and then transitioned to the then-affiliate BW Gottschee in the US Development Academy, where he played through U18. He attended the University of Buffalo  before transferring back to college in NYC. As a player, Sebastian captained the MKFC 96/97 team who won numerous tournaments around the region;
  • Eduardo Cruz Rodriguez  — Kickers coaching staff. As a player, Eduardo had a professional career from 1986 to 1992 in Colombia (Deportivo Cali, Deportivo Pereira, Deportes Tolima, Sporting de Barranquilla) and Venezuela (Club Atletico Zamora). After his professional career, Eduardo began coaching at one of Colombia's top clubs, Deportivo Cali of the Categora Primera A (First Division) and afterwards at Categora Primera B (Second Division) club Academia FC. Later, Eduardo would be the head coach of the professional teams at Centauros FC and Universitario Popaya (Categora Primera B), and top-flight clubs Once Caldas (winner of the 2004 Copa Libertadores), and Deportes Quindio;
  • David Vilanova — He played for his hometown club CD Roquetenc from the age of 7 to 18 years-old. In 2011, he was offered a contract by CF Amposta (Third Division) and continued playing on other semi-professional teams in Catalonia. He earned a four-year Sports Teacher degree and UEFA B and UEFA A licenses. During his UEFA A course he worked at the FC Barcelona Technical School as a volunteer coach, where he learned the philosophy. After receiving his license, David began work with Global Premier Soccer (Bayern Munich Official Partner), as an FC Bayern Munich ID Program (USA) Head Coach. Currently, David is a full-time DV7 Soccer Academy staff coach in New York City;
  • Kashif Anthony's — He played club soccer for Soccer Expression FC in Brooklyn, where he learned the fundamentals of soccer while training three days a week.  Kashif graduated college in 2013 with a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology and Health Science, and sought to pursue a career in the world of soccer. He coached there from 2015 to 2017, focusing on preparing athletes physically for practices and games, and his teams we won the Chelsea Piers Indoor League, Asphalt Green's Community Sports League and the NYCD Nike Summer League. Kashif also began working with MKFC 's Little Kickers.
24-50 FDR Drive PS 281 New York City, NY
  • 917-474-7851
  • First Avenue (3100 ft) BMT Canarsie
  • Third Avenue (3800 ft) BMT Canarsie
  • 23rd Street (4000 ft) IRT Lexington Av
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2018.07.01
Table tennis at New York City Table Tennis Academy New York City Table Tennis Academy 1 Photo

In February 2012, NYCTTA started an after school program at PS 212, a local elementary school in Clinton and PS 214M in Harlem. NYCTTA supplied the school with professional tables and equipment and runs two sessions, once a week for 20 registered students. In 2010, NYCTTA produced the youngest United States National Champion, Michael Landers, at the age of 15. In 2011, at age 14 Ethan Jin, finished first in the US Cadet Boys category, and is a currently a 2012 US Junior Team B member and a 2012 World Cup Cadet.

Coaches:

  • Paul Herzan is a founding board member of the Academy.  He is Vice President and Secretary of Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Inc. and is Chairman Emeritus of Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum;
  • John McFadden is a board member of the Academy. His active in Table Tennis in charity work and as a player. He is currently on the boards of American Youth Table Tennis Organization and the USA Table Tennis Foundation. John worked in the Information Technology field for 33 years.
351 East 74th Street PS 281 New York City, NY
  • 212-535-3553
  • 77th Street (1900 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • 68th Street – Hunter College (2400 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • Lexington Avenue – 63rd Street (3400 ft) IND 63rd St
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2018.12.02
Table tennis at SPIN New York SPIN New York 7 Photo
48 East 23rd Street between Madison & Park New York City, NY
  • 212-982-8802
  • 23rd Street (300 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • 23rd Street (700 ft) BMT Broadway
  • 28th Street (1400 ft) IRT Lexington Av
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2018.12.09
Table tennis at Wang Chen Table Tennis Club Wang Chen Table Tennis Club 4 Photo

Assistant Coaches:

  • You Jie;
  • John Zuehlke;
  • Wang Shuang.

Programs:

  • Summer Camp;
  • Private Lessons;
  • Private Events;
  • Coach Institute.
250 West 100th Street between Madison & Park New York City, NY 10025
  • 212-864-7253
  • 103rd Street (1000 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 96th Street (1300 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 103rd Street (2600 ft) IND 8th Av
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2018.12.09
Valleyball at HOT Volleyball NYC HOT Volleyball NYC 1 Video

Our volleyball programs are not team oriented; we specialize in building skills and athleticism on an individual basis. We work on the individual needs of the volleyball player in order to make her a better athlete.

Our entire program is focused on skills and mechanically breaking them down so the athlete can achieve control of themselves and the ball. Getting and being in shape is the athlete’s responsibility. Students will get a workout – but our goal is to teach proper mechanics, how to implement each skill, and building on those skills so the athlete can reach the next level. We expect 100% effort and attention, a positive attitude, hard work and complete focus by the athlete.

Although our focus is on individual skills, we do teach the individual everything they need to make a team, play on a team, and become a starter on a team.

HOT Summer Camps:

  • Tryout Prep Camp — This is a unique Summer Camp from HOT that specializes in getting you ready for the start of tryouts. This camp is for all athletes that are rising 8th to 12th Graders and is at the end of the summer right before team tryouts in order to help the athlete get back her volleyball rhythm;
  • Position Camp — This HOT camp will get your basic volleyball fundamentals of passing, setting, attacking, and serving, combined with volleyball specific conditioning and game play;
  • Jump Start Volleyball Camps — This is a unique Summer Camp from HOT that specializes in teaching you about the game of volleyball and what all it involves. We evaluate the athlete and work on her weaknesses to make them stronger. This camp is for all athletes that are rising 4th to 8th Graders.
980 Park Avenue between Madison & Park New York City, NY 10025
  • 646-418-4926
  • 86th Street (900 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • 77th Street (1800 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • 96th Street (3300 ft) IRT Lexington Av
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2018.12.25