Professional Greek soccer team, Olympiacos FC, has selected Chicago as the location for its first US soccer school and player development. The club has academies across the world, including Greece, Cyprus and Australia. As an official Olympiacos academy, players who attend the soccer school training standards set by the team, will adhere to the team's guidelines, and will wear the club's uniforms.
Young players will have a direct line to the Olympiacos FC resident academy in Greece and the possibility to be chosen for first team play. Actual club players, coaches and leadership will visit the local school to assist in enhancing the experience of our young players.
Olympiacos Soccer School Chicago training facilities are located at The Odeum in Villa Park, Illinois (Indoor), Maine East High School in Niles, Illinois and Frontier Park in Naperville, Illinois (Outdoor).
The purpose of this network is not solely competitive and commercial but also social, giving children of young age the opportunity to get to know football and sports in general. That’s how they can acquire the necessary knowledge and accurate sports culture that will help them take part in various social activities thus contributing to the social whole as active citizens.