Monday, April 20, 2015

New Roosevelt Island Soccer Club Formed - Roosevelt Island United Hosting Major League Soccer Red Bulls Summer Soccer Camp

A new soccer club has formed on Roosevelt Island - Roosevelt Island United, FC

and has partnered with the New York Red Bulls profession major league soccer team to host 2 summer camps this summer.

According to this press release from Roosevelt Island United:
Week 1: July 20th to 24th

Week 2: July 27th to 31st
Session 1: 9am to 10.30am (Ages 5-6 years)

Session 2: 9am to 12.00pm (Ages 7-14 years) – Half Day

Session 3: 9am to 3.00pm (Ages 7-14 years) – Full Day

Field Location: Octagon Turf Field, Roosevelt Island, New York, NY. 10044

The New York Red Bulls soccer camps focus on the introduction and mastery of skill in a fun learning environment. This is achieved through maximum soccer ball contacts, expert coaching, skills challenges and daily homework assignments.

Every child will leave the camp a better player having progressed through a technical and tactical training curriculum that has been designed by youth development experts. All instruction is provided by highly qualified Red Bulls youth coaching staff. Campers are also exposed to aspects of the professional game and get to learn what it takes to progress to the next level.

All players that attend a New York Red Bulls camp receive:
  • New York Red Bulls Adidas t-shirt
  • New York Red Bulls Adidas soccer ball
  • Skills Challenge Scorecard
For more information on the New York Red Bulls Soccer Camps curriculum visit:

About the New York Red Bulls Youth Training Programs

The New York Red Bulls Youth Training Programs are the team’s grassroots player development imitative. Training and educational support are provided to soccer organizations, players and youth coaches throughout the tri-state area. For more information visit: or call 1-888-370-7287 FREE.

About the Roosevelt Island United

Roosevelt Island United, Football Club (RIUFC) are a NYC Youth Competitive Soccer team based on Roosevelt Island in the heart of NYC led by head coach and Director of Coaches, John Palladino. The team trains boys and girls ages 3 - 18 years. All players will be taught and trained by knowledgeable, capable, and enthusiastic coaches who are constantly seeking to know more about the game, and find the best ways to share their knowledge with your children. For more information about RIUFC, please visit our website at

About John Palladino and the Palladino Academy of Soccer

Based on the tradition in which John Palladino was raised as a soccer player, the training methodology of Palladino Academy of Soccer is centered on a close relationship with the ball. The single most important ability a player needs is control of the ball itself. Students will first gain a mastery of the ball in the key areas of the game; Passing, Receiving, and Dribbling. Every training session will begin with a focus on all of these areas. For more information about the Palladino Academy please visit our website at
Fees, registration and training info for the Red Bulls Summer Camp below.

More information on the Roosevelt Island Football Club available at their web site.