ABOUT VILLARREAL NORTH TEXAS
Villarreal North Texas Academy wants to have a positive impact in the community offering outstanding soccer growth opportunities and personal development.
To develop players to reach their maximum potential in a professional, fun and challenging environment. To provide first class experiences to boys and girls in the North Texas area who have the potential to compete at college or professional level. To install sporting values such as teamwork, effort, discipline, and a healthy lifestyle.
To provide a platform where players are given the highest quality of training and opportunities. Encourage players to participate on state, regional, and national teams. VNTX develops an environment in which the soccer stars of the future will be nurtured and developed.
Organized sports or team sports teach values and life lessons that young players will use during their childhood and beyond.
Discipline – to learn the skills, to put in time and prepare so they maximize their performance
Effort – You need to work hard to improve and reach your true potential. Mentality can make up for natural talent.
Commitment – Kids learn that it takes a certain sacrifice to participate and contribute to the team’s performance
Teamwork – Working together as part of groups with a common goal will bring success.
Deal with success and failure – Failure is part and it is part of the road to success, dealing with these setbacks is key to accomplish maturity and self-fulfilment.
Setting goals – Setting short and long term, individual and group goals will showcase the players that youngsters will be more likely to succeed if they are setting goals.
Villarreal CF is a 95 years old Spanish soccer club that competes at the highest level in LaLiga and European competitions (Champions League and Europa League). The club is renowned for its style of play, possession based soccer and and its youth talent. Its soccer academy is considered to be amongst the best in the world, with the club being a top contributor to the Spanish national squad at all its youth levels from U16 to U23. The club promotes an average of 2 academy players per season to the professional team over the past decade, and half of the LaLiga squad are academy players.