One club, one family, and one destination for all things youth soccer in Tampa Bay – Florida Premier FC is the region’s go-to destination for all levels of the beautiful game. The full-service club has been the epicenter of soccer in the region for more than 40 years, and with tryouts approaching this May, their impact on local youth sports is deserving of praise.
With teams and activities ranging all the way from U7 to U19, Florida Premier FC is a soccer haven offering programs for players of all skill levels, from recreational to elite. FPFC is a soccer powerhouse that is helping players achieve their soccer dreams through a passionate coaching staff, state-of-the-art facilities, and a supportive environment.
Florida Premier excels at all levels of soccer
FPFC’s youth programming is natural follow-up to their Happy Feet training program for young children, providing a wide range of training. For many kids, it’s the perfect opportunity to be active, make friends, and play a game they enjoy. For many more, FPFC provides elite training and a pathway to playing collegiately and professionally.
That’s part of what sets Florida Premier FC apart – its comprehensive programming that caters to the diverse needs and aspirations of players of all ages. Their programming introduces kids to the joys and fundamentals of the game, and as players grow older, they can progress through the club’s recreational programs, which focus on skill development, teamwork, and sportsmanship, while providing a fun and inclusive environment for players of all abilities.
In fact, tryouts for competitive teams begin the first week of May, as FPFC readies for the year-long leagues that showcase the top talent in each age bracket. Learn more here.
For those seeking a higher level of competition, FPFC’s competitive programs offer a pathway for players to refine their skills and compete at with the best of the best. With a player-centric approach, the club’s experienced coaches provide personalized training plans and guidance, helping players hone their technical abilities, tactical understanding, and mental toughness, while instilling core values of discipline, dedication, and sportsmanship.
For elite players with aspirations of playing at the highest level, FPFC programs offer a challenging and immersive experience that prepares players for collegiate and professional opportunities. The club’s top-tier coaching staff, advanced training methods, and exposure to high-level competitions create a nurturing environment for players to reach their maximum potential and achieve their soccer dreams.
Recreational leagues drive sportsmanship, development
Meanwhile, the club has recreational leagues each spring and summer that provide the perfect opportunity for developmental and more casual players of any age to get on the field. While these leagues require less of a time commitment than the competitive leagues, players will still develop their skills, with one night of practice in addition to each game.
FPFC also hosts the free US Youth Soccer TOPSoccer programs, a community-based training and team placement program for young athletes with disabilities, organized by youth soccer association volunteers. The program is designed to bring the opportunity of learning and playing soccer to any child who has a mental or physical disability. Florida Premier FC’s goal is to take the kids off the sidelines and allow them to participate in the game of soccer.
The goal is for all children to develop a sense of belonging on and off the soccer pitch while also learning the value of being part of a team, and improving their self-esteem, fitness and social skills.
Florida Premier drives Tampa Bay’s soccer growth
As the soccer community in Tampa Bay continues to thrive, Florida Premier FC stands out as a beacon of excellence, providing programming for all skill levels and a wide range of ages. With its commitment to player development, inclusive environment, and passionate coaching staff, the club is helping soccer dreams come true for players of all ages in the Tampa Bay area.
Tryouts for competitive youth leagues take place May 1-4 at seven different locations throughout Tampa Bay. And for those interested in watching great soccer, FPFC’s 2023 Florida Premier Showcase takes place this week, April 21-23, showcasing top talent from across the country. Registration for summer camps is now open as well, with multiple options for ages 6-14 years old.
Learn more at floridapremierfc.com.