NORTHEAST FUTSAL ASSOCIATION MAKES ‘FUTSAL ACADEMY’ ITS OFFICIAL EDUCATION PARTNER

BOSTON, Massachusetts — Northeast Futsal Association, in an effort to further provide information to its region’s coaches, referees, players and fans, has made ‘Futsal Academy’ its official education partner.

‘Futsal Academy’, based in Portugal, is a online YouTube channel that provides exercises for amateur and professional futsal coaches and players. The channel, begun in 2017, currently has close to 2,000 subscribers.

“One of the primary areas of focus for the Northeast Futsal Association is to provide education to all the members of our organizations,” said Zach Rocha, president of Northeast Futsal Association. “We believe that by educating our region to the best of our ability, then the region will create a foundation for growth. The ‘Futsal Academy’ has clearly invested its time and energy to do this on a global level and we are honored to be able to share their vision.”

The ‘Futsal Academy’ weekly creates content for both team and individual development, focusing on physical, technical, tactical, and mental exercises.

“Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success. We are excited to be the official education partner of Northeast Futsal Association,” said Filipe Rodrigues, president of ‘Futsal Academy’.

During the 2017/2018 season, Northeast Futsal Association held interactive diploma courses for coaches and referees at five different locations in Massachusetts and Maine, educating more than 200 players, coaches and referees. In February, 2018, Northeast Futsal Association hosted an International Special Topics Coaching Diploma with Jordi Torras, one of the greatest futsal players in history and the current technical director of FC Barcelona Futsal.

Northeast Futsal Association provides diploma courses in the following format: RED (introductory - level 1), WHITE (foundational - level 2), BLUE (advanced - level 3), SPECIAL TOPICS  (international).

Northeast Futsal Association provides the only on-court coach and referee education courses in the region. Courses will be on Sunday nights, beginning October 21 and concluding November 11.

Northeast Futsal Association is an official affiliate of United Futsal Association, which annually hosts the Top 12 Experience and World Futsal Cup in Barcelona, Spain, as well as the World Futsal Championships in Orlando, Florida.

Northeast Futsal Association is also an official affiliate of US Soccer and provides league insurance, league rostering, and player cards through United States Special Sports Association (USSSA). 

Northeast Futsal Association registration is online at NORTHEFUTSAL.com



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Northeast Futsal Association (northefutsal.com) is a professional futsal company, specializing in education and community development. We are centrally located in Greater Boston, Massachusetts. Founded in 2017, the Northeast Futsal Association holds on-court, classroom and online programming. NORTHEFUTSAL provides coach and referee education, player academies and clinics, league and tournament management, and more. We are an official affiliate of United Futsal Association. NORTHEFUTSAL is designed to provide the region an environment that exhibits the highest standard of professionalism. Our mission is to play by FIFA Rules at all ages and provide the best level of administrative support.


Futsal Academy (youtube.com/futsalacademychannel) ‘Futsal Academy’, based in Portugal, is a online YouTube channel that provides exercises for amateur and professional futsal coaches and players. The channel, begun in 2017, currently has close to 2,000 subscribers. The ‘Futsal Academy’ weekly creates content for both team and individual development, focusing on physical, technical, tactical, and mental exercises.