In June of 2019, our youth soccer club was asked to become associated with the United States partner of Borussia Dortmund’s Academy. As a member club of the BVB International Academy, we represent one of the greatest systems of player development and player pathways in the world. We are deeply honored and carry tremendous responsibility to train, communicate and educate our players and families in the Dortmund Way. Through parallel training strategies, the full integration of the Borussia Dortmund methodology and a close working relationship with the coaches at the BVB Academy our players will learn, grow and develop on and off the field with character, quality and the determination to be all that they can be. Our goal is to: - touch the lives of our players through inspiration on and off the field, - to challenge them with the qualities of leadership, honor, tenacity, respect and a real love for the game itself. - to strive through strength of character, heart, words and actions to help young players rise to their true potential and exceed their own expectations, thereby paving their ability to succeed for whatever challenges and opportunities lie ahead We focus on bringing the Borussia Dortmund way of training to life through: Intensity Inspired Coaching Winning Attitude And a real love of the game, the team, our family and the club We ask one thing from our players- their best effort at all times. And in return they can expect the best from their club. We pledge to create the very best training environment, system and player pathway for every player.
BVB Academy America is dedicated to the growth and development of every BVB soccer player, striving for the total development of the individual and the team. Development, including technical skills, tactical knowledge, physical power and fitness, confidence, leadership and the achievement of goals will be accomplished through perseverance, work ethic, sacrifice, dedication, sportsmanship and a belief in both themselves and the team.