Next Gen USA is a youth development platform that builds character and leadership through passion for soccer. Headquartered in Burlington, New Jersey, Next Gen USA invests in youth, families and communities through evidence-based learning strategies and systems that inspire, educate and empower youth to become leaders and positive role models in their communities.
Next Gen USA’s mission is to inspire, educate and empower promising young players to reach their potential on and off the field. The long-term vision of the company is to develop a scalable business model that can be used by other community-based organizations and partners across the country.
By the year, 2020 Next Gen USA will provide educational enrichment and workforce development opportunities for 300 middle and high school students; offer career-specific skills training, job counseling and mentoring programs for more than 1,000 high school students; and foster dialogue and discovery through athletic events and other cross-cultural exchange programs for 20,000 children and families.
Next Gen USA’s core competencies are centered around a holistic, personal development philosophy that encompasses attitude, character and leadership skills training along with academic and athletic instruction in small group settings.