Empire Revolution's Ben Cross Featured in SoccerAmerica.com Article
U17/18 Development Academy Head Coach featured in SoccerAmerica's Youth Soccer Insider
When he's not coaching the Revolution Empire's U-18 boys, Ben Cross is a Science teacher in Rochester, N.Y. There, he teaches his students to be problem-solvers, to observe carefully and use their knowledge and experience to propose solutions.
Nikkye DePoint Earns First Start for the U17 Men's National Team
CHICAGO (Oct. 18, 2013) – The U.S. U-17 Residency Program played a pair of international friendlies against the Canada U-17 National Team this past weekend, recording a 3-0 win on Saturday and a 2-0 win on Sunday. Empire Revolution's Nikkye DePoint started Sunday's game at left center-back.
Empire Revolution DA's Ben Derleth is heading to Bucknell University next fall
Five Development Academy Players Commit for Fall 2014
Five high profile players from the Empire Revolution SA Development Academy U17/U18 team have committed to their future college/university, including: Ben Derleth (Webster, NY), Benji Geisler (Groton, NY), Spencer Kopko (Ithaca, NY), Eric Nuss (Syracuse, NY), and Dominic Uliano (Watertown, NY). Click HERE to see where they are headed and to see how the Class of 2013 fared this fall at the next level!
Empire Revolution product named United States U18 National Team Captain at prestigious Milk Cup
Rochester native and University of Virginia-bound Jordan Allen featured for the United States U18 National Team at their most recent event this past week – the world renowned Milk Cup located in Northern Ireland in the United Kingdom.
U.S. Soccer’s Development Academy program is driven by the game and it’s players, coaches and referees. This game-centric approach allows for long-term development to occur through a deep understanding of what makes players successful around the world. As the sport of soccer grows in the United States, young players in our country need the proper envoronment to compete against the world’s elite.
The IMG Academy Top 150 Rankings update for boys in the 2016 graduating class is out today, and several members of the U.S. U15 Boys National Team have made their mark in the top 25. Players new to the rankings with this update include Revolution Empire defender Nikkye DePoint. DePoint, who debuts at #50, is a full-time player for the Empire Revolution USSDA U16 team and received a call-up to the January U15 BNT camp.
New England Revolution adds Empire United as Youth Development Partner
Revolution adds first satellite club and expands youth development footprint into Central and Western New York
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Revolution has formed a strategic partnership with New York-based Empire United, a youth development program that also plays in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy. Beginning with the 2012-13 season, Empire United will become “Revolution Empire, A New England Revolution Soccer Club.”