About AFC Academy
Association Football Club (AFC) was founded by the Castro Valley Soccer Club (CVSC), Montclair Soccer Club (MSC), and Piedmont Soccer Club (PSC) in 2017 aiming to provide competitive youth soccer players at U13-U19 in the East Bay Area of San Francisco with the best environment, coaching, and programs to enable them to fulfill their potential to play at High School, College, or beyond.
To set the standard of excellence for youth soccer programs within our region.
- Develop skilled and highly motivated players
- A clear defined way of playing with recognizable pattens
- Individual attention for every aspect of development: (1) Technical (2) Tactical (3) Physical (4) Psychosocial
Our Core Values
- Respect & Sportsmanship - Yourself, others
- Integrity & Trust - Our belief and faith
- Pride - The engine and fuel for everyday life
- Personal Responsibility - Know your strengths and weaknesses
- Education - Living is learning
- Passion - For achievement, detail, knowledge, life, play
- Teamwork - No single individual is more important than team
The Academy Program is for players who are talented, soccer-focused athletes with a passion for the game. We are looking to nurture committed and skilled players with high school and college playing ambitions.
Curriculum Based Learning
When a player is selected for the AFC Academy team they are not only exposed to high level coaching, they are also exposed to a specific curriculum. This curriculum guides the nature and progression of training sessions throughout the season and is broken down into development in the following four areas:
- Technical (skill)
- Tactical (strategy)
- Psychosocial (mental)
- Physical (fitness)
- 2/3 training sessions per week
- 3-7 Tournaments per year
- Squad of 16-18 players