NYCFC Youth Affiliates

The New York City FC Youth Affiliate Program is designed to provide soccer technical support and assistance to a select group of clubs from the New York Metropolitan Area. The program utilizes the technical expertise of New York City FC's sporting department to give Youth Affiliate Clubs an enhanced ability to develop their youth talent by supporting their coaching methodology and club structure.

The affiliation with New York City FC offers a clear pathway for the local youth soccer community to reach the highest level of competition, providing each access to the invaluable resources and expertise of Major League Soccer’s 20th team.



Downtown United SC
Founded: 1982
Location: Manhattan
Ages: Boys & Girls Ages: 4-23
Coaches: 75
Participants: 1,150
Contact: Tom Frambach

Manhattan Soccer Club
Founded: 1994
Location: Manhattan
Ages: Boys & Girls Ages: 3-23
Coaches: 25
Participants: 1,500
Contact: Ray Selvadurai

Metropolitan Oval
Founded: 1925
Location: Brooklyn/Queens/Long Island
Ages: Boys Ages: 4-18
Coaches: 18
Participants: 400
Contact: Jeff Saunders

World Class FC
Founded: 2009
Location: Rockland County
Ages: Boys & Girls Ages: 8-18
Coaches: 30
Participants: 800
Contact: Frank Payne

Founded: 2001
Location: Long Island
Ages: Boys & Girls Ages: 2-20
Coaches: 60
Participants: 2,000
Contact: Eddie Hackett



Affiliate Partnership Benefits

  • Communication
  • Training Session Observation and Feedback
  • Match Observation and Feedback
  • Review of Annual Training Plan
  • Conduct NYCFC Talent Centers and Soccer Festivals
  • NYCFC First Team Experiences
  • Technical Support with Coaching Education and Curriculum
  • Support with their Curriculum and Coaching Methodology
  • Collaborate with Local Youth Leagues and Soccer Programs