BWP Football Academy

Proudly serving since 1996 - Blackwatch Soccer Club, Inc. a 501(c)3 nonprofit is dedicated to creating opportunities for youth soccer players to play soccer in a competitive environment through professional coaching.

Our  mission
& Vision

The BWP Football Academy is committed to promoting an inspiring and positive soccer experience through our player development pathway with a very technical, creative, and attack-minded playing philosophy. As an Academy, we strive to maximize each player’s personal development through appropriate age and skill-level specific teaching methodologies.

Our goal is to be inclusive to our community and to provide each player with an opportunity to play the game at the appropriate level while developing technical/tactical skills, leadership qualities, sportsmanship, and a strong team and Club culture. Our Technical/Academy Director & Founder, Steve Freeman works with all age groups nightly in our Academy.

Programs & Offerings

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Academy Programming & Testimonials

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News & Notes

Bwp Technical

We believe at BWP Football Academy that the player is the priority, so our focus is to develop the player. Therefore, we focus our resources and energy on a player’s development, this “player-centric” philosophy coupled with a progressive methodology by our technical staff supports a player’s enhanced performance in a collective environment.

Club News & Press

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BWP Football Academy is proudly supported, partnered or afffiliated with the organizations and companies listed below.


A Rich Club History

In 2023/24 BWP Football Academy - Blackwatch Soccer Club, Inc. enters its 28th year of operations. Continuing to focus on male youth footballers ages 12-19 who want to train four times a week. Our youth players identify themselves as footballers and want to chase their dreams within the sport. We are excited to be the home for footballers who love soccer! Click below to learn more about our history


BWP Alumni Association

The BWP Alumni Association was founded in December of 2019 by three former players, Egidio "Gino" Rossi (Va Tech/UAlbany), Noah Rhynhart (Syracuse) & Zac Rockmore (Bucknell). The Club created a calendar of events to network and to socialize.

The Annual BWP Alumni Game will be hosted Wednesday, November 27th, 2024 at Christian Brothers Academy. For more information, connect with the BWP Alumni Association or with the Club -