BOTN has learned that the Stony Brook University has installed lights which are expected to be completed within a week or two. BOTN has also been told, but not confirmed that the Stony Brook club will be announcing a major club extension over the next few months which will include a fairly comprehensive Boys & Girls College ID clinics and potential tournament offerings starting as early as this Spring. BOTN also has learned that Atletico FC will be heavily involved in these ventures, but as of now we do not know to what extent, but this will allow players to be legitimately involved in a year-round program.
Should this expansion come to full fruition, a fully lighted field complex with the understanding that artificial turf may also be part of this development, will be a main attraction for players in the surrounding areas currently not with Stony Brook or Atletico SC. Additional league affiliations and offerings with a targeted eye towards college relationships is what BOTN is told to expect.
With the SUSA facility scheduled for a late Spring or early Summer launch according to SUSA these two major complexes will certainly add greatly to the Long Island youth soccer community with night games, evening tournament availabilities, as well as training and coaching amenities to Suffolk.