Mass United FC is proud to announce a new partnership with AK Sports Group, a full service sports and education management company. The firm, started and run by United midfielder Adrian Kawuba, will be offering camps and clinics for both individuals and groups in conjunction with Mass United, who will be providing some of their own staff and personnel to go along with that of AK Sports Group. A website is in development but they can currently be reached on Facebook or by contacting Mass United.
The company also offers assistance with college recruitment, “We’re going to workwith students and athletes, soccer players, that are interested in developing their game and taking their skills to the next level, be it college or beyond. Whether it’s filling out college forms or going on recruiting visits and so forth, my staff is very experienced,” said Mr. Kawuba.
He continued, “But the special thing about this program is having a club like Mass United involved and giving kids that might not normally be seen a chance to develop and show off their skill. Who knows who is watching? In my case being on the NPSL (National Premier Soccer League) All-Star team presented me with a great opportunity. I’m very excited about the deal. I think we can make a huge difference, especially here in Lynn, helping the community.”
This is an agreement club Owner and Head Coach Jim Antonakas was happy to come to, “I think (Adrian)’s got a great head on his shoulders and is a very mature young man. I think he’s going to be a great fit and positive role model for our club and in teaching kids the game of soccer.” Mass United began with the purpose of helping to advance both the game of soccer and its players, something near and dear to the heart of Mr. Antonakas. “I think (programs such as these) are extremely important. It’s invaluable to have players that are at a higher level spend some time with younger kids to teach them the game and what to expect going forward. A lot of our players have played the game from their youth clubs, through high school and college, with some even higher than that. I think it’s a very positive step. A very important one.”