Awarded Best Training Facility by US Soccer for three consecutive years, we offer residents the opportunity to enjoy, train, and use the same professional facilities that 16 MLS and 5 National teams have used for preseason.
The proximity of the ASU Preparatory School, Performance Center, and Dining Commons makes it easy for our residents to eat, learn, train, and play in one centralized location, while our partnership with FC Barcelona elevates student-athletes to the next level.
Famed FC Barcelona coaches train residents year-round implementing their world-renowned youth development methodology and curriculum, high quality nutritional programming, and competition in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy.
Barça Residency Academy is the partnership between FC Barcelona, the premier soccer club, and Grande Sports World, one of the most successful youth soccer development academies in the United States.
It is the only U.S. Soccer Development Academy program with a full-time residential program partnered with a top international professional team. Academy players have access to the state-of-the-art Grande Sports World facility with on-site dorms, on-site soccer, nutrition, and training facilities, as well as an on-site high school overseen by one of the finest universities in the nation, Arizona State University.
The ideal place for student-athletes to develop on the field, in the classroom, and as a person among the most elite youth soccer players from the United States and around the world.