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June 2008


June 9/08
USC welcomes Reading FC
The USC Academy, in co-operation with the United Soccer Club, Remax Central Corp. and Tour East is pleased to announce its alliance with Reading FC of the English Premiership. This partnership offers numerous advantages and unique opportunities to USC players and coaching staff. The partnership enables USC players and staff to be exposed to the extensive training, coaching, and teaching expertise of Reading FC.

USC likes to extend these benefits by inviting interested players to our READING FC @ USC I.D. camp at Havergal College, July 14 -18. (9 am to 4 pm, early drop off and late pick-up available)

The course includes classroom and field sessions.
This is a ‘full day’ camp for girls and boys 8 to 17 years of age.
Goal keeper training is provided on site.

Lee Herron, director of ‘Reading Football in the Community’ states, “We’re very pleased to establish a relationship with USC and are greatly looking forward to our trip there in July. I am sure it will be a mutually beneficial relationship.”
Klaus Baedorf, USC’s director, echos Lee Herron’s comments and adds that “USC is pleased to be part of leading the way in this area as it will enhance the player’s experience and energize their love for the game. The partnership with Reading FC is a fantastic opportunity for all involved and we look forward to a successful and lasting relationship.”

Coaches profile:
Paul Hughes

A former Portmouth FC apprentice. Paul is UEFA qualified and now the Reading FC Community Trust Social Inclusion Project Manager. Responsible for bringing together traditional and non-traditional activities providing professional and positive working environment leading to additional training and career opportunities in Reading FC’S Academy. Also playing for Andover FC.

Ryan Williams

A former professional at Crystal Palace FC working under experienced coaches that included Former England Manager Terry Venables, Current Wigan Athletic Manager and former Manchester United Player Steve Bruce and current Reading Manager Steve Coppell. Ryan is UEFA qualified and now an Academy Director where he is responsible in helping develop and educate elite performers. Also Assistant Manager of the Reading FC Community Trust and currently playing for Thatcham Town FC.


REMAX Central Corp. has partnered with the USC Academy in support of developing promising players to their highest potential