CHESTER, Pa. (June 29, 2021) – Philadelphia Union announced today that Tommy Wilson has been promoted to Director of Academy and Professional Development, a position that will integrate his previous role as Academy Director with new responsibilities that will oversee the Union’s entire player development pathway. Wilson will have oversight of every team, staff member, and player from the Union Junior Academy through Philadelphia Union II, ensuring a unified approach to implementing the club’s methodology and player development strategy.
Sterling, Va. – SoccerWire has revealed a new edition of its series highlighting the top youth clubs in the United States, and for the first time since the launch of the boys’ rankings, FC Dallas has been overtaken as the No. 1 ranked club. In the Top 100 Boys Soccer Clubs rankings for June 2021, Philadelphia Union has risen up one spot to take the top position
After the U.S. Soccer Federation shut down its Development Academy leagues for boys and girls youth soccer teams across the country, MLS stepped up to run its own boys league.
Tommy Wilson arrived from Scotland in 2013 to become the Philadelphia Union’s Academy Director. Six years later, the Union has six Homegrown…
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