Do you want to become a professional soccer player? Do you aspire to play college soccer or to be a stand-out on your club team? Are you seeking additional training outside of your club team to give you the edge? As a soccer academy with a PROVEN history of success, Universal Soccer Academy is your answer!
Universal Soccer Academy is the premier soccer school in the region, specializing in the individual development of the player. Our soccer training programs are designed for players who strive to compete at the highest levels of our sport. Through modern training techniques and concepts, we impact our players on and off the field and provide a structured pathway to success.
Universal Soccer Academy is not a soccer club, but a soccer school that specializes in the development of ambitious soccer players. Our students come to our Academy seeking quality training to improve their individual game outside of their club team experience. Universal has helped players from around the world gain selection on State, Regional, National Teams. Universal has produced World Cup and Olympic Champions.
“Universal Soccer Academy laid out a plan that was able to push my limits and allow me to be the best I can be.”
Julie Ertz, 2 x World Cup Champion, USA Women's National Team
“My skills went to another level and I was able to gain selection for the U18 National Team.”
Ryan Finley, USA U18 National Team
“I'm very appreciative towards Universal Soccer Academy for mentoring me and revolutionizing the way I train as a professional.”
Yoreli Rincon, Columbian Women's National Team
Universal Soccer Academy students gain exclusive insight into the mind of internationally renowned player development specialist, James Galanis. With over 25 years of coaching experience, James Galanis has worked with some of the best players in the world including, Julie Ertz, Carli Lloyd, Heather Mitts, Hope Solo, Panos Armenakas, and Ryan Finley in addition to hundreds of Collegiate level players, State, Regional, and National Youth Team representatives. Coach Galanis is the founder of the Five Pillars philosophy that gives his students the opportunity to develop – World-Class Technical Skills, Tactical Awareness, Physical Power, Mental Toughness, and Character.
“Galanis is a soccer guru. The director of soccer operations for the Universal Soccer Academy, he has a reputation of turning players into world-class athletes...”
“...Galanis comes off like a wizard instructor.”
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