The Hartford Athletic Youth Academy strives to provide a pathway to professional soccer for top local talent in the New England and Tri-state area. The academy currently fields a Boys U15 team that competes in tournaments around the country, including the USL Academy Cup. U12 through U19 Boys and Girls Academy teams are currently forming. Check back below for more info on tryouts as they become available.
Academy Contract Signings
Hartford Athletic signed three academy players ahead of the 2022 season: Midfielders Pearse O’Brien (West Hartford, CT) and Damon Rouse (Albany, NY), and goalkeeper Sebastian Pliszka (Newington, CT). All three players train full time with Hartford Athletic’s first team, and O’Brien and Rouse made their first team debuts in Hartford Athletic’s U.S. Open Cup match on April 7th, 2022.
Academy Coaching Staff
- U12 Head Coach: Kledis Capollari
- U14 Head Coach: Myles Hurley
- U19 Head Coach and first team Assistant Coach: Joe Lucas Santos, Kledis Capollari
Interested in Joining the Academy?
To address any questions or for more information, please contact Youth Programming Manager Amalia Sessoms at email@example.com
We periodically host tryouts and ID clinics. Check at the links below.