Arsenal Football Development are delighted to announce a new delivery partnership with Athena Sports to provide summer camps within the tri-state area on the US East Coast. Arsenal Football Development and Athena Sports, based in New York City, have penned a three-year deal bringing Arsenal Football Development coaches to the US this summer and through to thee summer of 2024.
Athena is a multi-sports provider and as well as delivering our Football Development Programmes, they also deliver Rafal Nadal tennis camps in New York, Massachusetts and Connecticut and have fantastic experience in delivering for high performing brands.
Commenting on the relationship, Athena director and owner David Evans said: ‘I grew up watching Arsenal on the North Bank and my love for the team has always been there. I’m excited to be able to bring Arsenal Football Development back to New York as football here continues to be on the rise. As we gear towards the 2026 FIFA World Cup, what better way than to run camps with Arsenal and the Football Development team.'
The one-week camps will kick off on June 20 and run through to July 15. Camps take place at state-of-the-art facilities in New York, Connecticut and Baltimore. Our specialised Arsenal Football Development coaching program will offer young players and fans the opportunity to enhance their football skills whilst learning to play the Arsenal way in the USA.
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