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FEDERAL CITY FOOTBALL CLUB
Approved for 2013, Federal City FC™ is the newest expansion club accepted within the National Premier Soccer League. Federal City FC currently provides the highest level of USSF sanctioned professional soccer within Northern Virginia and is the only professional operated sports team headquartered within Fairfax County, VA.
Run by a staff with work, coach and/ or player experience at the youth, collegiate and professional levels, Virginia FC strives to provide players with exclusive developmental opportunities to compete and help get exposure to college (NCAA I), professional (MLS) and National (USSF) programs and clubs.
National Premier Soccer League
The National Premier Soccer League(NPSL) is the top Semi Professional operating league in the United States. Sanctioned by the United States Soccer Federation(USSF), the NPSL is considered the 4th tier of professional soccer within the United States behind Major League Soccer(MLS).
The NPSL offers the highest level of soccer competition available in the United Sates without forfeiting a player's amateur status. Players who compete within the NPSL are also able to play on their college soccer teams.
Taking place during the NCAA I "off season", May - July, the NPSL is designed for players who are looking to develop their skills and play at the United States top level of professional soccer. 80% of players who sign with Major League Soccer(MLS) clubs (Ex. D.C. United, LA Galaxy, New York Red Bulls) have competed at the NPSL, USSF tier 4 level.
New York Red Bulls(NYRB) is an example of a MLS professional club that holds a feeder team within the NPSL giving players exposure opportunities to the NYRB Reserves and/ or First team.
The Federal City FC coaching staff and executive management has personal relationships with individuals and clubs at the college, semi professional(Minor League) and professional levels(MLS) within the United States. Selected players will be identified by the Federal City FC staff for exclusive developmental and trail opportunities. These exposure opportunities are not guaranteed and will take place on a case by case basis.
Federal City FC has developed an elite college exposure combine for players who are Juniors and Seniors in high school. The Combine is a year long program that gives players exposure to the Federal City FC general manager and coaching staff through 12 to 16 training sessions, 2 college combines(Winter and Summer) with college scouts present and an exclusive college seminar (Spring) where players are able to interact with college coaches and players in a seminar setting to better understand the college recruiting and marketing process. Players are selected through a tryout process(Open registration) and will be selected by the Federal City FC general manager. The top 45 to 70 players in the Virginia, Maryland, Washington D.C. Metro area who attend tryouts will be selected to participate.
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