JC Sports Sending Two Youth Athletes to La Liga Spanish Soccer Academy
JC Sports Houston, an indoor sports center serving Humble, Kingwood and Atascocita is sending two local soccer players to Villarreal Spain. JC Sports recently, partnered with Villarreal CF a top flight soccer club that plays in la Liga and European Competitions, with the objective to provide coaching education, soccer player development and talent identification for players to Join the Villarreal CF Academy.
“We are so proud to announce that we will be sending Alek Rivas and Marco Lopez to The Villarreal CF Soccer Academy to Spain in October 2021.
Marco Lopez and Alek Rivas (2009) have been identified as our top local Houston talent and will be traveling to Spain for a full week!
Both boys will be training with Villarreal Academy teams, have full access to facilities and coaches, attend workshops on sports psychology, nutrition and injury prevention. They will also visit el Estadio de La Ceramica and have meet and greet with their first team players!
This is a great opportunity for our local youth to have a full immersion experience in a European Soccer Academy. This will improve not only their soccer skills but also grow and learn culturally and socially.”- Cesar Coronel, Director of the Villarreal Houston Soccer Academy shared with us.
Our two players are so excited and can't wait to head to Spain in October. See below what both had to say when they find out that they were going to Spain.
-"I am really excited for this as it is once a in a lifetime opportunity to visit Spain and train with Villarreal Academy to learn new techniques and improve my skills"- Alek Rivas
-"I am excited to go to Spain to train with Villarreal and share everything I learn there with my teammates here in Houston"- Marco Lopez
JC Sports plans to continue to identify talented soccer players through tryouts, Player Identification (ID) events and the existing Villarreal Houston Academy teams.
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