The Northeast Academy League is comprised of the U11-U19 age groups and includes the following clubs:
Metropolitan Oval, Cedar Stars Bergen, TSF, Cedar Star Monmouth, New York Soccer Club, FC Westchester, Beachside, BW Gottschee, FA Euro, LI Slammers, NY Elite, Oakwood, Boston Bolts, Valeo, NEFC, Bayside and Seacoast.
The Northeast Academy League (which is not a part of, nor operated by MLS Next) is sanctioned and operated under USYS through local state associations including New Jersey, Eastern NY, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire.
“The strategic relationship with MLS NEXT ensures that Northeast Academy League players will be evaluated for potential participation in MLS NEXT” said Jeffrey Saunders, Sporting Director at Metropolitan Oval. “This will provide players with increased opportunities and access to MLS NEXT which represents the highest level of youth competition in the U.S. and Canada.