KANSAS CITY, Mo. (January 31, 2023) – United Soccer Coaches and Building Champions announced today a strategic partnership that will benefit United Soccer Coaches Members and continue to help Building Champions and their work in the soccer space. 

The Building Champions staff, composed of former professional players and now coaches, joined the 2023 United Soccer Coaches Convention in Philadelphia, Pa., on Podcast Row, presented by Hudl.

Building Champions, an app-based player and coach learning platform is focused on five pillars of the game. Throughout their content, they will cover nutrition, strength and conditioning, tactical awareness, resilience, and mindfulness. As well as an app full of quality content, members will get to utilize the community of coaches and learn from each other through the BC coaches corner and chat room.

“After spending nearly 25 years in professional soccer as a player and coach with a real passion to develop every single player both on and off the pitch, it fills myself, and the Building Champions co-founders, with great pride to partner with United Soccer Coaches, the world’s largest soccer coaches organization,” said Ciaran Toner, Building Champions Co-founder. “It was clear right from the start how their mission of supporting the growth of the game, at all levels, aligned with our values of providing affordable access to expertise in maximizing the performance levels of every single coach and player across America”

Additionally, United Soccer Coaches Members will receive a discount to the Building Champions platform, available in the weekly From the Training Ground email newsletter. 

“We are thrilled to partner with Building Champions to offer more exciting opportunities for our members,” said Geoff VanDeusen, United Soccer Coaches CEO. “At the core of our beliefs lies the commitment to the development of coaches at all levels of the game, and with this partnership we are able to offer just that through Building Champion’s holistic approach.” 

About Building Champions
Building Champions is an elite platform that offers coaches, of all levels, access to our team consisting of exclusive, high-performance experts from the world of soccer, through our innovative app and at an affordable cost ensuring that every coach in the game can maximize their potential to be the best they can be.

We provide support and guidance to help build you as a champion coach through our ‘Pillars of Performance’ as well as access to innovative game intelligence coaching technology. To complete the pathway of success, we also offer a player/parent app, so we pay it forward with our support packages to influence the stars of the future.