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Washington Spirit announced Chesterfield United FC as a new Youth Club Partner

The Washington Spirit announced Chesterfield United FC as a new Youth Club Partnership for the 2014 season. This is the first youth soccer club to sign on as a partner with the Washington Spirit.

“We are very excited to be partnering with the Washington Spirit. This will help our girls to set new goals and targets as they will be more connected to the women’s professional game. We believe that the partnership will create new excitement and we look forward to this being the sphere to the continued growth of our girls program,” said Matt Lacey, the Director of Player Development at Chesterfield United FC.

The Spirit Youth Club Partnerships were formed to create a mutually beneficial relationship for youth soccer clubs, the Spirit and to grow the game. The objective is to provide valuable experiences and services to area youth soccer clubs, their staff, their parents and their players.

“As an organization we are ecstatic to add Chesterfield United FC on as a Youth Club Partner. These partnerships are here to assist in growing girls’ programs in the Maryland, D.C., and Virginia areas. We are here to present role models for young women out there and promote the growth of women’s soccer,” said Mark Washo, Spirit’s Chief Marketing Officer.

If your club is a interested in learning more about the various Spirit Youth Club Partnership’s, please contact our Youth Soccer Coordinator, Rob Smith at rsmith@washingtonspirit.com

Winter programs are currently available for players in Maryland and Virginia. More information and registration can be found at here.