The cornerstones of our club are the players, the staff, and the community as a whole. When Brookland FC takes the field, or when players go off into the community, Brookland FC Members will strive to be the best people, students, and athletes that they can possibly be. We serve the community, and in return the community will be the core of this club. Our goal is to provide the highest quality of coaching and mentorship to each child that enrolls in our programs. We want our kids to have fun, but we also want them to learn the game of soccer while striving to be the best player they can be. We represent Washington, DC and Ward 5 with great pride and ambition. This is a community first establishment and we will work towards making the Washington, DC Community stronger everyday we go to work on and off the field. Our goal is to provide a strong and tight nit community that brings Washingtonians together. Our goal is to provide a pathway for these young athletes to go to pursue their dreams to the fullest extent. Together, we can make this happen!
Playing Philosophy Brookland FC will look to incorporate a high tempo style of play. This will involve players to have a quality level of technical ability as well as a high work rate. The ultimate goal is get these young women and young men, girls and boys, to play with a higher work rate than the opposition. Brookland FC Teams will always strive to be the more technical and physical teams as we look to become the best soccer players and best people we can possibly be. This means we will work hard and we will not take any short cuts to get to where we want to go on and off the field. Every Team will implement Pride, Passion, and Purpose in all of their training sessions, matches, and overall team culture.
U8 - U10: Having Fun! Improve technical ability. Become aware of the club’s philosophy of a quality work rate.
U11 - U14: Having fun, enjoying the details of the game of football (soccer). Get a better understanding of positional awareness. Defending with proper technique and striking the ball with power and accuracy. U15-U18: Every aspect of your game will include passion, purpose, and pride. Teams will look to polish skills they have learned in earlier years. Players will look to get a firm grasp on positional awareness and duties. Each players’ soccer IQ will be expanded so that they will have the best understanding of the game as possible. At this age, we will be pushing players to become elite.