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Glen Celtic America FC

Glen Celtic America FC

Developmental Academy Program


We use Futsal to develop our players

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U9 and U10 - Born 2014 & 2015

The Developmental Academy is at the very core of what makes our Club so special and effective.  It's our foundation and the starting point of Glen Celtic America FC player development pathway.   This is where it all happens.  This is where youth soccer players learn technique, masterful control of the ball, a possession-based style of play and, most importantly, speed of thought. In short, the Developmental Academy is a learning center for players who want to be grow in the game the right way.

Because we believe these are the critical years of our children's long term development and growth, we offer a combined Fall, Winter and Spring program for our kids using a Street Soccer style inspired curriculum designed to develop each player's technical and tactical skill. We are certain that our best players will be the players that start with us at this young age and will continue to develop over the important years to follow.

The GCA FC Developmental Academy is open to all kids that want to become better soccer players yet understand that this is not a recreational program. It is an instructional program based on teaching the fundamentals of the game, we understand that all players learn at a different pace, so we have exceptional patience with our young players.


The Academy program is open to all kids 9 and 10 years old with tryouts scheduled for the beginning of May.
We will however limit enrollment so that proper player-to-coach ratios and quality instruction are maintained. Players are encouraged to enroll into the Academy program until enrollment is full.

Both teams will play in the EDP CT Futures League or other during the Fall and the Spring season. They will train and compete in 2 indoor Futsal/Star Hill league sessions on the weekends in Winter.

Developmental Academy Training Schedule


Training sessions are typically held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30pm to 7:00pm but is subject to change.

Fall training & league games starts: 1st week of September
Winter training and Futsal/Star Hill Indoor league 1 start: 2nd week of November
Winter break: Between Futsal league 1 and 2
Futsal/Star Hill league session 2 starts: Mid January

Spring training & league games starts: 1st week in April
Spring League & training ends: 2nd week of June


Fall and Spring
Laidlaw Park. Coventry ,CT
River Road Athletic Complex, Willington CT
Ashford Recreational Park, Ashford CT

Center School, Willington CT
Star Hill Athletic complex, Tolland CT
Evangelical Baptist Center, Ashford CT

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Developmental Academy Tuition


Player Fees for the Developmental Premier program are annual fees for the entire 2022/23 season and based on 12 players per team.

Developmental Premier Player Fee: $1200.00 - Inquire about Scholarships provided

Fees Include
Fall and Spring EDP  CT Futures League or other,  Fees and CJSA Insurance
Winter Futsal/Star Hill league fees

GCA FC Uniform Kit includes the following but purchased separately
GCA FC Jersey, Shorts, & Socks
GCA FC Training Jacket & Pants
GCA FC Backpack

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Our Field Locations

River Road Athletic Complex
511 River Road
Willington, CT 06279

Ashford Memorial Park
74 Pompey Rd
Ashford, CT 06278

ECC (Evangelical Christian Center) (ECC)
574 Ashford Center Road
Ashford , CT 06278

Willington Center School (WCS)
12 Old Farms Rd
Willington, CT 06279

Star Hill Athletic Center
100 Gerber Drive
Tolland , CT 06084
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