Academy Timeline

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      '08 Matt Kassel                                           '09 Steven Amaya                                              '10 Sean Davis

2003

  • U17 team becomes first Academy team to compete in Super Y League

2004

  • U16 Academy team added
  • Organization now has two Academy teams: U18 & U16

2005

  • U14 Academy team added
  • Organization now has three Academy teams: U19,U16 &U14
  • Organization is ranked #1 Academy in North America by Super Y League
  • U16 team wins Super Y League North American Championship

2006

  • U14 Academy team added
  • New York Red Bulls now has four Academy teams: U20,U17,U15 &U14
  • The New York Red Bulls Academy is ranked #1 Academy in North America by Super Y League

2007

  • U14 Academy team added
  • Red Bulls now has five Academy teams: U20,U18, U16,U15 &U14
  • U20 team advances to Super Y League North American Championships.

2008

  • New York Red Bull Academy becomes first cost free Academy in MLS
  • 4 full time coaches/staff hired
  • U16 & U18 Academy teams selected to participate in US Soccer Development Academy with top 72 clubs across the USA
  • U15 & U14 teams participate in Super Y League and MAPS
  • U20 advance to Super Y League National Finals
  • Juan Agudelo invited to U17 MNT Residency Program in Bradenton, FL
  • Full time Goalkeeper Coach hired

2009

  • U14 & U15 teams participate in the Mediterranean International Cup in Barcelona
  • U16 team advances to National Finals in LA
  • U20 team wins Super 20 National Championship
  • Keith Cardona invited to U17 MNT Residency Program in Bradenton, FL
  • Juan Agudelo and Keith Cardona named in US U17MNT World Cup roster
  • Eight players selected for U15 US National Camp
  • Dilly Duka plays in U20 World Cup
  • Giorgi Chirgadze becomes first homegrown Academy player to sign a professional contract with the Red Bulls First Team.

2010-present

  • Adam Najem, Santiago Castano and Russell Canouse are invited to U17 MNT Residency Program in Bradenton, FL
  • Juan Agudelo becomes second homegrown Academy player to sign a professional contract with Red Bulls First Team
  • Agudelo makes his Red Bulls debut vs Santos FC in grand opening of Red Bull Arena
  • 14 players selected for US National teams in various age groups
  • The Academy hires one full-time coach, one full-time administrator and one full-time athletic trainer.
  • The academy enters U23 in National Premier Soccer League.
 
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