(June 24, 2021) Albuquerque, NM - New Mexico United and Smith’s are excited to announce the launch of United Youth Summer Camps. These experiences, designed for New Mexican youth soccer players, will each include three days of elite instruction from the New Mexico United coaching staff, a United matchday experience at Rio Grande Credit Union Field at Isotopes Park, tickets to a United home match in the Smith’s Pavilion, a Puma training top, and an incredible week-long experience.
“We are beyond excited to be able to bring this level of elite training experience to even more New Mexican kids,” said New Mexico United Head Coach/Technical Director Troy Lesesne. “We know that New Mexican youth soccer is some of the best in the nation, and alongside our partner Smith’s, we are going to continue to improve and grow that level of elite play.”
Registration is open for the first session of both “Elite” and “Beginner” levels, with additional sessions to be unveiled in the coming weeks.
Recreational/Beginner Camps will focus on basic soccer skills. This camp experience is intended for younger ages and those that are new to the game or have been playing for a couple years, and will provide a fun camp experience that will help young players improve foundational skills such as passing, dribbling, defending, shooting.
Elite/Advanced Camps will provide a more intense and challenging environment which will help participants elevate their understanding of the game. These camps are for players that have been playing soccer more than 4-5 years at the club/ECNL level.
Parents can register their youth player at newmexicoutd.com/summercamp.
About New Mexico United
New Mexico United, the state’s first professional soccer franchise, brings the most popular sport in the world home to the Land of Enchantment. Fueled by a passion for community, New Mexico United’s promise is to provide a platform that brings New Mexicans together for a unique sporting experience, celebrating the unity and excitement inherent in world-class soccer.
The USL is one of the most successful professional soccer leagues in the world, reaching a population of more than 84 million and fueling the growth of the game across North America. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, the USL provides unparalleled club support with a growing team of more than 50 professionals across 17 departments, ranging from operations to marketing, communications, and sponsorship. The USL has a national media partnership with ESPN, wherein all league matches are broadcast on ESPN+, ESPN3 and across linear channels. The league also operates USL Productions, which includes a state-of-the-art facility that produces and distributes more than 500 league matches and more than 1,000 hours of original content to national partners, local affiliates and international markets throughout the 2018 season.