The goal of the affiliation is to build a relationship between BVB IA Waterloo and the two clubs with the hopes of helping a greater number of talented players progress through the Ontario Soccer Talented Player Pathway. The affiliation also provides opportunities for staff and coaches to collaborate on different programs, and engage in resource sharing to help enhance the player experience for all.
BVB IA Waterloo Technical Director, Jordan Brown, remarked, "We are excited to announce a working affiliation with both Rockwood and Fergus Elora District Soccer to help provide support to their clubs and players. We recognize the need to support players and clubs beyond our own and are pleased that we can be of assistance to the respective clubs and their memberships."
These exciting partnerships are set to bolster player development within the region.
Gareth Davies, Technical Director at Rockwood FC, gave his thuoghts, "Rockwood FC we are always looking for ways in which we can enrich our program. The affiliation with Waterloo BVB enables players within our senior programs to access opportunities at the highest level of youth soccer in Ontario while continuing to develop within the RFC environment."
The partnership is initially set for 2024 with the hope being it will extend beyond.
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