CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, - April 12, 2023 The region’s premier soccer club, FC DELCO, is pleased to announce that it will be a founding member of the National Academy League kicking off in Fall of 2023. The National Academy League(NAL) is a national platform composed primarily of MLS Next clubs across the country. FC DELCO will join the Mid-Atlantic Division consisting of some of the most storied clubs on the east coast including: FC DELCO, PDA, Bethesda SC, Baltimore Armour, PA Classics, Cedar Stars Monmouth, Real NJ, Springfield, TSF, Achilles, and Sporting DE.
“We are always seeking out the best competition platforms for our teams and we are excited to further align the boys' side of our club with these like-minded clubs in our region and across the country.” said Rob Elliott, FC DELCO General Manager.
“I am excited to announce that we will be joining the National Academy League starting next season. The league will provide high level competition that will further enhance the development of our players.” Technical Director Jeff Zaun.
FC DELCO boys will continue to be an important member of the MLS Next, ECNL Boys Regional League, Acela, EDP and Central Leagues.
About the National Academy League: 5 Conferences - > 50 Clubs -> 400 Teams. The National Academy League has been running very successfully for two years within the Northeast, New England, Southeast and Florida conferences. The next two conferences to join this year will be the Mid Atlantic and Midwest. nationalacademyleague.com
About FC DELCO: As Pennsylvania’s premier football club with deep roots in the community, FC DELCO offers an unprecedented playing experience that fuels a love of soccer and empowers players to awaken their talent. Our nationally recognized program has won eight national championships, countless region, and state titles, and has placed more players in NCAA collegiate programs than any other club in Pennsylvania. Additionally, we have multiple alumni playing in the MLS and professional women’s leagues. To find out more, visit fcdelco.org