NGLA STUDENTS ACHIEVE CONNECTIONS ACADEMY HONOR ROLL DISTINCTION
Members of the Next Gen Leadership Academy were recently recognized by Connections Academy as members of the Academy's "Honor Roll" for their outstanding academic performance during the fall 2016 semester.
Congratulations to Alexis, Angus, Cole, Edwin, Erick, Jack, Matthew C., Matthew F., and Michael! View photos on the Next Gen USA Flickr site.
MEET OUR 2016-17 CHARACTER OF CHAMPIONS YOUTH HONOREES
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Next Gen USA will hold a live and silent auction during the Banquet Gala on June 9 to raise funds for the Next Gen USA Scholarship Fund. The auction will consist of various sports memorabilia, gift baskets, vacation packages and other special prizes donated by our friends and partners around the world. The auction features autographed soccer jerseys some of the world's top soccer clubs, including FC Barcelona, Real Madrid and Manchester United, among others.
UP CLOSE WITH NGLA'S SAM GOUGH
Sam Gough, Headmaster of the Next Gen Leadership Academy, recently sat down with Next Gen USA, to talk about the first year of NGLA operations on the RCBC campus in Pemberton, New Jersey.
Portogallo, tizzio to receive character of champions impact awards
Next Gen USA is honored and delighted to announce Richard Portogallo and Vince Tizzio as recipients of the Character of Champions Impact Award. Richard and Vince will be honored by Next Gen USA during the upcoming Character of Champions Gala Banquet.
Mr. Portogallo (picture above) is a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley and the Global Head of Institutional Equities Clients and Services. Mr. Tizzio (pictured below) is President and CEO of Navigators Management Company, Inc., Navigators' U.S. insurance business.
adidas, next gen USA FORM PARTNERSHIP
“We are delighted to partner with adidas,” said Tony Williams, President of Next Gen USA. “adidas is a global brand that our players and families know well. With world-class talent at its finger tips, adidas can help extend the Next Gen USA name and brand across our region and into new markets where soccer is played and regarded as the world’s game.” READ MORE
HANK STEINBRECHER TO DELIVER CHARACTER OF CHAMPIONS GALA BANQUET KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Next Gen USA is honored and delighted to announce Hank Steinbrecher as keynote speaker for the Character of Champions Gala Banquet. Known throughout the American soccer community as "Mr. Soccer", Steinbrecher is widely regarded as one of the principal architects of Major League Soccer and an undisputed leader of U.S. Soccer's ascension over the past 25 years.
DARING TO BE DIFFERENT, PART II NOW AVAILABLE
Part 2 of Jeff Bookman's new series, "Daring to be Different", is available now for your reading pleasure and enjoyment. Prior to co-founding Next Gen USA with Tony Williams, Jeff directed Chelsea FC's technical development programs for youth all around the world.