Soccer Connectivity

The connectivity to the FC Bayern Academy has set standards for European club participation in player development in the US.

Player Pathway
Through the FC Bayern ID Program, players have a multi-stage pathway to be evaluated and coached by FC Bayern staff and possibly go on trial at the FC Bayern Academy in Munich, Germany.

FC Bayern Staff
FC Bayern coaches will visit the US for 6--8 weeks annually.

Monthly Conference Calls
GPS clubs participate in monthly conference calls with FC Bayern Academy.

Curriculum Access
FC Bayern provides GPS with access to their existing and developing curriculum.


Annual Technical Visits
Annual visits to Munich, where GPS Technical Staff are the guests of the Academy, see their methodology in action and catch a first-team game.