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Greater Randolph Youth Soccer Association

By Admin, 08/14/18, 8:30PM CDT


Arsenal FC

San Antonio Soccer 

CE and GRAYSA/Arsenal FC



The Greater Randolph Area Youth Soccer Association (GRAYSA) and The Classics Elite Soccer Academy (CE) Announce a Collaboration Agreement For 2018 and Beyond


SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS – The Classics Elite Soccer Academy (CE) and the Greater Randolph Area Youth Soccer Association/Arsenal FC (GRAYSA) are happy to announce a mutually beneficial partnership between the two organizations.  While GRAYSA and CE will remain two separate organizations, this collaboration will bring together two of the longest-serving youth soccer organizations in the San Antonio/Schertz area.  This relationship between the two clubs will look to better serve youth soccer players and their families in the greater San Antonio and Schertz areas by providing the following:

·         Collaborative coaching education opportunities

·         Tournament collaboration

·         Increased Camp/Player Clinic Opportunities

·         A pathway into the Boy’s and Girl’s ECNL Programs for Arsenal FC players

·         Increased college recruitment opportunities

·         Shared administrative support

·         Shared methodology of player development for players of ALL levels

·         Facility sharing

·         Festivals/Friendlies/Events with both clubs

·         Shared Community Outreach Projects

By bringing together these two longstanding and successful organizations, the ultimate goal is to positively impact the opportunities and development of the youth players and coaches in the San Antonio and Schertz youth soccer communities.  Classics Elite Director of Coaching, Aaron Metzger, states “We think this is going to be a great collaboration for both organizations.  Anytime we can pool resources to improve coaching education, player development, and teaching methodology the ultimate winner is going to be the youth player, which should be everyone’s priority.”  Dee Santa Cruz, President of GRAYSA also commented on the collaboration, adding “GRAYSA/Arsenal FC continues to evolve for the betterment of our soccer players.  With this collaboration with CE, we believe our growth will allow us to be that more successful.”