HAMPTON, NH - Seacoast United is proud to announce KINGS FC (Framingham, MA) will be coming under the Seacoast United umbrella for the 2016/17 season. As of June 1st, KINGS FC will partner with Seacoast United Sports Club, and will formally be known as Seacoast United Kings.
HAMPTON, NH - Seacoast United continues to provide the best developmental opportunities for its players in multiple sports throughout the New Hampshire, Maine, and northeast Massachusetts region.
In addition to Seacoast United Benfica and Seacoast United Admirals in Massachusetts, Seacoast United is proud to announce KINGS FC (Framingham, MA) will be coming under the Seacoast United umbrella for the 2016/17 season. As of June 1st, KINGS FC will partner with Seacoast United Sports Club, and will formally be known as Seacoast United Kings.
Starting in the fall of 2016, the Seacoast United Kings will compete in the New England Premiership (NEP), and have access to both the National Premier Leagues (NPL) and the U.S. Soccer Development Academy.
"I am absolutely thrilled about the opportunity to work with Seacoast United," commented Shawn McDonough, KINGS FC Director of Coaching. "Seacoast is one of the most successful and respected clubs in the entire country."
Seacoast United and KINGS FC have as close to matching philosophies as there can be; Both clubs' commitment to providing the most outstanding experience for every player in the organization. SUSC's commitment to its players is evident in their investments in multiple indoor and outdoor facilities as well as fielding amateur teams for both men and women, competing in the PDL, NPSL, and WPSL. Sseacoast United is the only club within New England that can offer its players every level of soccer.
"We have spent a number of weeks working closely with Shawn and the KINGS FC operation and are really excited about the merger," added Seacoast United Vice President Ian Burgess. "The new Seacoast United Kings will provide wonderful opportunities for all of our players and we look forward to working with our new families."
Before the end of March, staff from Seacoast United and KINGS FC will be hosting a question and answer session at KINGS FC headquarters. Details of the Q&A will be announced at a later date.
About Seacoast United
Seacoast United was founded in 1992 and is based in Hampton, NH with facilities in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Maine. The Club is a member of the US Soccer Development Academy and the Northeast Pre-Academy League, as well as US Club Soccer, the New England National Premier League, and the New England Premiership. Learn more at www.seacoastunited.com.