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August 9, 2014 - Penn Legacy Bus Trip to Philadelphia Union Game. Penn Legacy players were also privileged to be Benchwarmers at the game.

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Penn Legacy Academy

Penn Legacy Soccer Club is a recent recipient of the Advanced Assessment as part of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America's (NSCAA) Club Standards Project, an international initiative to raise performance standards in youth soccer clubs. 

A critical component of the evaluation process is to identify good and best practice examples that can be used to help other clubs improve the education environment for their children and coaches.  Penn legacy is recognized for its efforts in eliminating the 'ability to pay' as a factor influencing participation in the club's grassroots programs. 

The 'Pay What You Can' program is an outstanding illustration of strategic planning and implementation.  An initiative of this type requires considerable community support from local businesses, individuals and families that share the financial burden with the club - those that appreciate the real benefits youth sports participation can have on children applaud you! 

The 'Pay What You Can Program' is an example of NSCAA 'BEST' Practice.

David Newbery
NSCAA Club Standards Coordinator    I    National Soccer Coaches

 

 

Spring & Fall Programs are FREE for those in NEED.

Where every child has the opportunity to play the beautiful game. In an effort to make our Academy program available and affordable to everyone in our community, regardless of financial means, Penn Legacy Academy is offering its high quality outdoor fall and spring programs FREE to participants in need and funded by community sponsors, tiered donation levels through our All Kids Play Fund and registration donations. The goal is to allow any child that wants to play “The Beautiful Game” the ability to do so.

Read the Sunday News article about the Penn Legacy Academy Program by Suzanne Cassidy. The article is titled "What it takes to give kids a sporting chance"  Read

Please consider making a tax deductible donation to help provide this opportunity to all children and keep the program running for years to come.

Award Presentation

Penn Legacy is proud to announce that Club Financial Administrator, Connie Buzzard, was named EPYSA's 2014 Administrator of the Year.  Connie was honored at the Annual Awards Ceremony on March 8th.  Connie is pictured above with EPYSA President, Jim Kuntz and EPYSA Executive Director, Chris Branscome.  Congratulations Connie!

 

Club Mission Statement

We serve our community by providing all participants with a positive sports experience where they develop as persons and players while enhancing their social, emotional, and physical well-being in an environment of inclusiveness and sportsmanship.

Club Quick Facts

The Club is a 501c3 non-profit organization

The Club was founded in 1977

Over 1500 players participate in Club programs