*Please note GPS Franchises are not franchises in the legal sense rather affiliated programs under the GPS moniker.
MASS PREMIER SOCCER
Massachusetts Premier Soccer was founded in 2001 by Peter and Joe Bradley with a mission to provide a new player development model for players in Massachusetts.
Mass Premier Soccer has enjoyed success at the National level since inception as the MPS Renegades won the W-League title in 2001 and 2002 and the MPS Crusaders repeated the feat in 2002 and 2003 in the PDL. The club has also won 10 youth national titles in the Y League level and US Club Soccer National Championships.
MAINE PREMIER SOCCER
Maine Premier Soccer was launched in 2009 moving the GPS PDL franchise to Portland under the moniker MPS Portland Phoenix. In partnership with Maine Coast United, the MCU Portland Phoenix Premier program was formed which is now the leading club soccer program in the state.
Maine Premier Soccer has established a vertically and horizontally integrated pyramid that caters for a player’s development from the age of 5 - 23 years.
NEW YORK PREMIER SOCCER
New York Premier Soccer launched in 2010 via a partnership with Rochester Futbol Club. NYPS also operate a premier program in the greater Buffalo region under the name NYPS Knights.
Since formation in April 2010, New York Premier Soccer has experienced extensive growth and brought about many exciting developments for soccer in upstate New York and continue to work towards delivering enhanced development opportunities for more and more players and coaches in upstate New York.
FLORIDA PREMIER SOCCER
Florida Premier Soccer was launched in the summer of 2010 in Orlando in partnership with multiple clubs in central Florida including FC America.
FPS has since expanded to Jacksonville in partnership with Ponte Vedra and to Fort Myers where FPS established the Florida Knights in partnership with the $78 million JetBlue Park, the offseason home of the Boston Red Sox.
NHPSA launched in the spring of 2011 via a partnership with Granite FC and the New Hampshire Classics to create the NHPSA Classics. With a beautiful 4 field complex at Back River Road, the NHPSA Classics are well positioned to significantly impact player development in New Hampshire.
Since its creation NHPSA has expanded to work with the Derry Soccer Club (DSC) to create the NHPSA Eagles for elite level DSC players.
RHODE ISLAND PREMIER SOCCER
Rhode Island Premier Soccer launched in the Summer of 2012. RIPS is partnered with South County Youth Soccer Club in southern RI and operates its own programming in northern RI, under the moniker RI Premier Soccer Bulldogs.
JERSEY PREMIER SOCCER
Jersey Premier Soccer was created in the summer of 2012 in partnership with Ocean City FC, one of the leading player development programs in southern New Jersey. Ocean City operate one of the leading USL Premier Development League (PDL) franchises in the country, the Ocean City Nor’easters.
JPS immediately expanded to central and northern New Jersey to complement existing operations in the south and already have Premier teams established and playing fall 2012.
VERMONT PREMIER SOCCER
In August 2012, Vermont Premier Soccer (VPS) was created in partnership with the long-established Nordic Spirit Soccer Club. VPS will also provide a wide range of soccer services in support of Nordic while establishing the VPS brand across the state of Vermont.
By using the full time staff of Vermont Premier Soccer, we expect to impact player development at the very youngest ages and increase the player pool graduating into premier soccer.