New Partnership: Football Science Institute – D.C. United

Football Science Institute (FSI) is delighted to announce the signing of an educational alliance with D.C. United to promote excellence in sport science in football through education, scientific collaborations, and internships.

As part of the agreement, FSI will provide its academic-scientific structure to assist D.C. United’s professionals to complement their daily practices with academic learning to improve their skills and knowledge.

This groundbreaking partnership marks a significant step forward in the evolution of soccer coaching, as the integration of Sports Science principles becomes increasingly vital in maximizing player potential and achieving optimal performance levels. D.C. United and the Football Science Institute are set to lead the way in leveraging scientific advancements to shape the future of soccer coaching, ultimately benefiting players, coaches, and the sport as a whole.

“We are thrilled to partner with D.C. United, one of the original teams of Major League Soccer and one of the most successful in MLS history. The collaboration between both institutions promises to have a positive impact on the performance of the club and the professional development of its staff and players.” Says Bernardo Requena, FSI co-founder.

“D.C. United is excited to start this collaboration with FSI and its group of renowned experts. We are looking forward to develop our staff through the courses and explore further possibilities to collaborate.” Pablo Amaya, Strength and Conditioning Coach at D.C. United.

FSI graduated students will have the chance to apply for professional internships at D.C. United supported by the club’s dedicated staff. This initiative aims to enhance online education by providing hands-on experience, fostering skill development, enhancing employability, and facilitating networking opportunities for aspiring professionals accredited by FSI.