Liverpool FC International Academy Maryland is delighted to announce that Locomotive FC have agreed to become Liverpool FCIA Western Maryland as of July 1st, 2017.
This exciting relationship will see them immediately offer elite travel and developmental programs to players across Western Maryland, as well as deliver critical coach education training and develop youth development initiatives within the local community that will benefit players and coaches for years to come!
With a proven curriculum in developing and producing some of the worlds best players and coaches, Liverpool FCIA offers age and ability appropriate elite programs to ensure optimum development. Our club aims to provide not only great technical and tactical ability on the field, but also great physical and mental attributes through strength and conditioning programs and sports psychology workshops.
"We are delighted that Locomotive FC have agreed to become LFCIA Western Maryland and transition to playing 'The Liverpool Way'. The region is full of great players and we are looking forward to seeing them unite under the guidance of this very special club. From the very first discussions with David and Alan, it quickly became apparent that they were the right people to represent LFC in this region and their vast experience will be critical in helping these players and coaches fulfill their vast potential. This club will benefit players and coaches alike, in a way the region has never seen before. I am thrilled they have joined our Liverpool family." Jamie Darvill, President, Liverpool FCIA Maryland.
Liverpool FCIA Western Maryland will be led by President, David Jones, and their Director of Coaching, Alan Lydiate. They will be primarily based out of Hagerstown, MD.
"We are absolutely delighted to bring the Liverpool FC International Academy to Western Maryland. Our goal has always been to provide our youth with the best training and competition, in order to maximize their development and love for the game. Parents of young aspiring soccer players more than ever before are insisting on environments that are highly organized and well planned. Every parent is looking for a soccer school with a proven history, we are delivering that to our players in Western Maryland. The I-70 & I-81 soccer community is extremely fortunate that a European Club of Liverpool FC's caliber and reputation has chosen it as a new home. This will give our youth player’s better direction and more opportunities to succeed." Alan Lydiate, LFIA Western MD Director of Coaching.
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