MFA Frequently Asked Questions
What ages do you offer programming for?
We start training players as young as age 2 all the way up through high school! We even support the ABK Men’s and ABK Women’s adult teams.
What if I don’t want to travel?
Check out our 616 programming! We offer in house teams with a focus on quality coaching and technical training.
I want a high level of competition and training. What do you offer?
MFA offers Premier Teams for U13-U19 and Elite Teams for U10 – U12. ABK is one of 23 clubs in the United States who are part of the USYF Academy Program which includes regional and national showcases!
Our ABK teams have won 15 regional titles and 6 National Championships! Our Revolution 08Black team won the 2019 Junior State Cup.
What is the connection to River City FC?
River City FC was formed in 2013 and joined forces with Michigan Sports Academies to become Michigan Futbol Academy in 2017.
What is your Grassroots program?
MFA has a goal to make the game of soccer more accessible to the youth of Grand Rapids. We partner with local parks, schools, churches and organizations to offer no cost soccer. We offer summer camps, after school clinics, and in-school programming!
I don’t want to play on a team, what do you offer?
We have year-round clinics offered in fall, winter, spring, and summer sessions. Your player can focus on goal keeping, 1 on 1 moves, finishing, or speed and agility. Visit our camps and clinics page for more information!
What is ABK?
ABK is our futsal program. ABK (Ankle Breaker Kids) joined Michigan Sports Academies in 2017 to offer futsal training and teams.
Learn more about what futsal is, click here.
What is Revolution?
Revolution is the name of our travel soccer teams. We offer Revolution teams from U7 – U19 for boys and girls. Our teams play GVSA Select, GVSA Elite, and Premier (MSPSP)