ALBERTSON SOCCER CLUB INC./ALBERTSON FURY ELEVATE YOUTH SOCCER PROGRAM
Enter into Training Services & Collaboration Agreement with SUSA Academy
Albertson, NY - April 20, 2020 -- Albertson Soccer Club, Inc. has contracted with SUSA Soccer
Training to provide turnkey Director of Coaching, team coaching, and club training services.
Flavio Ferri will become the Albertson Soccer Club’s DOC while Paul Riley enters into a new role
as a Technical and Recruitment Advisor assisting Albertson and SUSA. While Riley will be stepping
away from day-to-day operations at Albertson Soccer Club, Albertson Fury and SUSA players will
continue to benefit from his vast NCAA network of relationships for aspiring players who seek to
play at that next level.
“The goal is to work together to provide a seamless, like-minded youth soccer program for players of all
levels,” said John Wilson, President, Albertson Soccer Club. “This collaboration creates a Long Island
soccer powerhouse by bringing together the best programs and players from East & West.”
“I’m incredibly proud of what has been built at Albertson,” said Paul Riley, NC Courage Head Coach.
“This collaboration with SUSA ensures the best talent in the state now has access to unparalleled
resources and a fabulous platform to optimize their growth and development.”
Albertson Soccer Club’s Director of Coaching, Flavio Ferri, states, “I am thrilled to be taking on my new
role with the Albertson Soccer Club. Working alongside the SUSA staff and having access to their
knowledge, infrastructure, and experience will be invaluable.”
The new state of the art soccer-specific outdoor complex in Islip will open in the coming months.
“With the new location in Nassau County and the new contract with Albertson Soccer Club, who has a
long track record of producing top talent, we are excited to expand the impact we can have on young
athletes. Together we will help even more soccer players reach their goals of playing collegiate and
professional soccer in the US and abroad.” Said Glenn Schneider, CEO of SUSA Soccer.
The clubs will continue operations as follows; SUSA Academy (Suffolk County), and Albertson SC/Fury
(Nassau County and Queens), feeding into “SUSA FC” in the Girls ECNL, and “Albertson SUSA” in the
Boys ECNL. ECNL games will be played at SUSA’s new state of the art soccer-specific complex in Central
Islip, boasting fully lit turf fields, and full amenities. Non ECNL platforms will continue at their current
locations for the ease of families from both organizations.