Crescenta Valley Soccer Club

FC Bayern Affiliation Program

FC Bayern Affiliation Program


 Crescenta Valley Soccer Club (CVSC) is pleased to announce a partnership with Global Premier Soccer (GPS), one of the largest youth soccer organizations in the USA. As part of GPS being the official North American Youth partner of FC Bayern Munich, effective immediately CVSC will now have exclusive access to the FC Bayern Munich brand as part of the GPS network of clubs.

Founded in 2001 and serving over 600 youth soccer players, CVSC is one of the fastest growing clubs in Southern California. They offer a year-round competitive youth soccer program for boys and girls. CVSC competes in the most competitive league and tournaments in North America.

GPS signed their exclusive North American partnership with FC Bayern in 2014 and the Massachusetts based organization currently operates programming in thirteen states and territories, with FC Bayern affiliates in a further six states. Founded in 2001, GPS currently has 7,500 active players in the organization and has been awarded Generation adidas status.

As part of the agreement, coaches from CVSC will have access to the FC Bayern curriculum and the FC Bayern Academy player development methodology. This will include interaction with the Youth Academy Staff of FC Bayern on a monthly basis, as well as annual technical visits to FC Bayern. All players will also have the honor of wearing the famed FC Bayern uniform.

Reggie Rivas, CVSC Founder and Director of Operations, commented "It is an important partnership because we now will have access to FC Bayern Munich's curriculum and coaches. As we all know, this is one of the world's greatest soccer clubs. I am always looking for ways to educate and improve players and coaches at CVSC. This partnership with FC Bayern and GPS is going to make each individual player and coach better, which will ultimately improve every team at CVSC."

"We are excited to announce our partnership with Crescenta Valley SC," said GPS California Director Lonnee Richardson. "We look forward to a long and successful collaboration for the betterment of player development in the Southern California area," said Richardson.

CVSC will run a FC Bayern Player ID program for Boys and Girls beginning this spring to identify top talent in the LA area. The best players from the ID program will be selected to attend the yearly FC Bayern Residential camp coached by FC Bayern Academy staff with the best players from that camp being sent on an official trial to FC Bayern.


Click here to learn more about the CVSC FC Bayern Affiliate Program

Benefits of being an Affiliate Club

  • Monthly Conference Call - GPS and Affiliate DOCs participate in a monthly conference call with Sebastian Dremmler, FCB International projects Head Coach and Junior Team Coordinator.

  • Curriculum Access - FC Bayern provides Affiliate Clubs with access to their existing and developing curriculum – content sent bi-weekly.

  • Annual Coach Visits - FC Bayern Coaches will visit GPS first two weeks of December, last two weeks in June and first week in July every year.  FC Bayern Coaches will be at Crescenta Valley SC, January 10, 2017 to conduct exclusive CVSC clinics for our 2008-2003 players. On January 11, 2017 FC Bayern staff with hold an "open to all paid clinic" at CVSC home field. 

  • Annual Technical Visits - Annual GPS and Affiliate Club visits to FC Bayern where we will be the guests of the Academy, see their methodology in action and catch a first team game.

  • ID Program - Approval to host an official FC Bayern ID program with pathway to send a player on trial to FC Bayern in Germany

  • Tours - Send players within club on official FC Bayern Tour

  • Uniforms - Approval to use FC Bayern jersey for competitive players as game-day jersey

Please direct all questions to Reggie Rivas

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