Director, Youth Affiliates
The Fire Juniors is the official affiliate program of the Chicago Fire Football Club, currently consisting of 8 clubs nationwide and more than 5,700 travel players and 5,000 recreational players. Each club receives the the support of the Fire's professional club structure while maintaining a local focus that meets the needs of all youth players in the community.
Built with the goal of raising the standard of youth football in the Midwest, the Fire Juniors strives to achieve excellence on and off the field of play. As part of the Fire Juniors, boys and girls have access to unparalleled opportunities for football and personal development.
To raise the standard of youth football in the Midwest
To foster a culture of excellence both on and off the field of play and create an environment that develops players from grassroots through to college, MLS and National Teams.
Our Fire Juniors Network is currently made up of the following clubs;
We are currently assessing opportunities to extend our affiliate program to the following areas;
Through the Chicago Fire Football Club and Fire Juniors Network, our youth affiliate clubs benefit from access to unparalleled services and expertise that aim to develop the business and soccer operations of our youth clubs. The opportunities we provide to our affiliates are defined by three key areas;
Through these three areas, we provide a number of opportunities that are further explained below.