Cosmos Team Huddle Before The Match- Photo Credit - Eytan Calderon

Cosmos Team Huddle Before The Match-
Photo Credit – Eytan Calderon

From the NY Cosmos website:

Launch “Cosmos Futsal” Professional Soccer School for City Kids

NEW YORK (August 27, 2014) – The New York Cosmos today announced the launch of “Cosmos Futsal” the first-ever Manhattan-based soccer school in partnership with the World Class Learning Academy, the private elementary school located in New York’s East Village. Taught by players and coaching staff of the New York Cosmos, the 2013 North American Soccer League (NASL) Champions, registration for Cosmos Futsal is currently open and available to all kids in Kindergarten through 6th Grade.

“The New York Cosmos are a New York City team born and raised so we’re excited to partner with the World Class Learning Academy to help develop the next generation of soccer players in the U.S., especially those from this great city,” said Erik Stover, chief operating officer for the New York Cosmos.

Based at the World Class Learning Academy on 44 East 2nd Street in Manhattan’s East Village, Cosmos Futsal will offer three hour-long sessions as well as weekend pick-up games for 10 weeks this fall. 10 sessions, taught by players and coaches, will cost $280 and are open to the public. Families can register at


Fall Session
· Fridays (Sept 12,19, Oct 3,17,24,31, Nov 7,14,21 2014)

o After school from

3-4pm, K-2nd,

4-5pm, 3rd- 6th,

5-6pm, Youth Pick-up Futsal (6th grade and younger)

Saturdays (Sept 13,20, Oct 4,18,25, Nov 1,8,15,22 2014)

9-10am, K-2nd Grade

10-11am, 3rd-6th Grade

11am-12pm, pickup games (6th grade and younger)

“World Class Learning Academy is proud to be entering into this unique agreement with the New York Cosmos. Soccer is immensely popular at the school–combining this with the long and illustrious history of the Cosmos is undoubtedly an exciting opportunity for our children,” said Alan Wilkerson, Principal, World Class Learning Academy.

The Cosmos are currently in their second year back in the NASL, and are playing in their fall season at Hofstra University. For more information on the New York Cosmos, please visit, join us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @NYCosmos. Tickets for the 2014 season are also available by calling 855-71-COSMOS855-71-COSMOS or via the club’s official website.

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