About NextGen USA Youth Development


NextGen USA is a club neutral youth development platform dedicated to supporting US Soccers identification and development of promising young players.

NextGen USA Regional Training Centers (RTC’S) are free, single –day player identification opportunities for players with high potential.

The Developmental Purpose of the Regional Training Centers (RTC’S) is to support U.S Soccer’s identification of talented young players . The RTC’S are designed to create an inspirational “ best with best” professional learning environment.

The most promising players from the RTC’s are chosen for NextGen USA Select Squads to compete against International youth academies of professional clubs in Europe and South America.

Players are then recommended to U.S. Soccer for participation in Market Training Centers and National Development Programs.

To nominate players for NextGen USAplease email tony@nextgenusa.org



Thad Cox

After graduating from Kingston University with a degree in Graphic Design, I pursued a career in Advertising as an Art Director working at numerous high profile agencies in London including Saatchi & Saatchi, Karmarama and Leo Burnett. During my time in the industry I've worked for global clients including IKEA, McDonald's and Vh1 creating a variety of award winning work across all medias including film, television, radio, print, poster, online and ambient.

I’m passionate about helping businesses grow through engaging design and marketing.