Richmond Kickers Academy

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Richmond Kickers
Full name Richmond Kickers Academy
Nickname(s) Kickers
Founded 2008
Stadium Ukrop Park
Richmond, Virginia
Owner United States Rob Ukrop
Head Coach Ukraine Ihor Dotsenko
League U.S. Soccer Development Academy
2010–11 Regular Season: 3rd,
South Conference: 8th,
Playoffs: DNQ
Website Club home page

The Richmond Kickers Academy is the official youth system of the Richmond Kickers, a professional soccer club based in Richmond, Virginia that compete in USL Pro. The Kickers Academy features two youth teams, a U-18 and U-16 side, who both compete in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy. The Academy also features a Pre-Academy, U-14 side, who also compete in the Academy leagues.

The Academy was formally founded in 2008.

The Academy[edit]

The Kickers Academy is a three-tiered academy featuring the main academy, which includes a U-18 and U-16 team, along with the pre-academy, which includes a U-14 team. The Academy was created in 2008, and succeed the original development team, which was the Richmond Kickers Future, a reserve side that played in the USL Premier Development League.[1]


Kickers U-18[edit]

As of January 14, 2012.[2]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 United States GK Anthony Groben
2 United States Brandon Pugh
3 United States Carter Brown
5 United States Christian Alcorn
6 United States Benjamin Lewis
7 United States Zachary Harris
8 United States Ryan Clapman
9 United States Alex Waite
10 United States Dan Lauretano, Jr.
No. Position Player
11 United States Travis Borkey
12 United States Chris Spates
14 United States DF Mark Brewington
15 United States Alex Maimone
16 United States Andrew Michon
18 United States Patrick Ward
20 United States Keck Bunnell
21 United States FW Antonio Carrabotta
23 United States MF Bilal Quraishi

Kickers U-16[edit]

Pre-Kickers U-14[edit]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Overview: Kickers Academy". Retrieved January 14, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Richmond Kickers U-18/17 roster". U.S. Soccer Development Academy. Retrieved January 14, 2012. 

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