The Brookhaven Football Club believes in the development of our youngest players is paramount. We understand that these young players are the future of our club and consequently, the Pre-Academy strives to aide each and every player that attends in their development.

Program Information

Who is it for: Committed 6U-8U players interested in competitive soccer and looking for a professionally managed yearlong team-training environment.

Purpose: Provide top-level training on an age appropriate competitive calendar.

Coaching: Instruction provided by experienced, USSF Licensed staff coaches based on yearly curriculum.

Age Group Birth Year (Born on or After)
6U 2014
7U 2013
8U 2012

We will consider play-up opportunities for any players

Time Commitment: 8-month season with built in breaks and flexible attendance periods.

Fall:  August – November
Spring: February – May

What To Expect At Evaluations


  • 8-10 Game season:  in house league
  • 6U 4v4
  • 8U 4v4
  • No standings or post-season play

Minimal substitutions during games and 50% guaranteed playing time per week for every rosteed player.

The BFC Academy Requires Performance Standards

  • Player Development Effectiveness
  • Staff, Leadership, Structure, and Qualifications
  • Style of Play & Philosophy
  • Training Environment & Personal Development
  • Facilities & Infrastructure
  • Respect
  • Resources


The BFC Academy provides the best everyday club environment:

  • Focused, methodological training plan
  • Individual Development Plans (IDP) for each player
  • Long-Term Player Development
  • Fewer, more meaningful games
  • Emphasis on long-term development, less on winning
  • Comprehensive training and game calendar with mandatory breaks to allow for family events and other activities
  • Consistent exposure to top level teachers, teammates, and opponents
  • Minimized travel


Direct questions to [email protected]