Partnership to Support Greater Access to Healthcare for Children and Families

PEMBERTON, NJ, September 25, 2017– Nemours DuPont Pediatrics and Next Gen USA have established a multi-year partnership to support greater access to primary healthcare services for youth soccer participants and their family members in Next Gen USA’s player development programs.

The partnership provides mutually-beneficial opportunities for Next Gen USA participants and their family members who reside in in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware to consult with and access Nemours’ doctors, nurses and specialists regarding pediatric needs and concerns.

Nemours DuPont Pediatrics, which operates from its corporate headquarters in Wilmington, Del., is a non-profit pediatric healthcare system dedicated to life-changing medical care and research. Nemours DuPont Pediatrics advocates for children across all of its service platforms and believes in providing the best possible continuum of care for youth by training tomorrow’s health care practicioners.  

“We are so excited to announce our partnership with Nemours DuPont Pediatrics,” said Tony Williams, President of Next Gen USA. “Their mission and commitment to children and families fits perfectly with what we do and the type of people we aim to help through sport, education and leadership development. We believe that this will positively impact children’s lives and keep them healthier, happier and safer.”

The partnership is holistically focused on developing awareness among Next Gen USA’s constituencies of Nemours’ people and services while providing families with preferred access to Nemours DuPont Pediatrics’ extensive primary health care network of physicians, specialists and medical experts.

Effective immediately, Nemours DuPont Pediatrics will become Next Gen USA’s official Health Care Organization. In addition, Nemours DuPont Pediatrics will also become the presenting sponsor of Next Gen USA’s Emerging Talent Center education programs in southern New Jersey and southeastern Pennsylvania.

Throughout the course of the partnership, Nemours DuPont Pediatrics health care professionals will engage members of the Next Gen USA community through in-person meetings, webinars and special events, informational articles on Next Gen USA’s website, social media platforms and electronic newsletters, and unlimited access to studies and other published information on Nemours DuPont Pediatrics’ websites that pertains to health, wellness and medical services.  

“We are thrilled at what this new relationship brings,” said Williams. “Many thanks to Annemarie McCartney, Tim Duer and Allison Micich for everything that they have done over the past several months to bring this relationship forward.”


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. Through its own proprietary learning systems and curricula, Next Gen USA brings promising youth soccer players together in “best-with-best” environments that Integrate on-field training with off-field character development which provides multiple pathways for youth to develop as student-athletes, people and future captains of industry, government and service-related businesses. Visit to learn more about Next Gen USA’s mission, programs and partners.


Nemours is a nonprofit pediatric health system dedicated to:

  • life-changing medical care and research.
  • helping kids grow up healthy.
  • advocating for kids nationally.
  • training tomorrow’s pediatric experts.

Visit for further information about Nemours.