The Mission of GPS Rhode Island is to enhance the soccer experience of players and coaches in Rhode Island. We provide our players the opportunity to develop as athletes and as people by fostering an identity of excellence. We strive to produce players who can compete at the highest level of soccer throughout the world.”
GPS Rhode Island Premier Soccer (GPS RI) provides a wide range of soccer services including camps, clinics, club programs, tournaments and leagues. The mission statement of GPS RI is to focus on helping players develop to their full potential in a positive, enjoyable and challenging environment. This player-centric approach is fundamental to the club philosophy and permeates all levels of the soccer within the organization.
We have coaches from Europe who undergo a strict interview and training process prior to beginning their coaching career in the USA. As an organization we take great pride in working with players at key developmental ages from 6 to 14 with a strong focus and pride on technical excellence. At older ages we have Collegiate coaches who provide education and coaching to prepare players to compete at that level.
Global Premier Soccer (GPS) one of the largest and most successful soccer organizations in North America. GPS is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts and currently operates soccer programming in ten States: Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, New Jersey, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida, as well as Rhode Island.
Massachusetts Premier Soccer was formed in 2001 and in its first 10 years of existence became the biggest soccer club in New England and one of the biggest in the US. In 2009, Maine Premier Soccer was formed. New York Premier Soccer and Florida Premier Soccer followed in 2010 and New Hampshire Premier Soccer Academy was added in 2011. Jersey Premier Soccer started in the spring of 2012 and Vermont Premier Soccer and Rhode Island Premier Soccer will start in the fall of 2012. All GPS affiliates use the same philosophy and methodology in their respective States.
The success that Global Premier Soccer and its affiliates have attained over the past decade is fundamentally based in our philosophy to maximize a young player’s potential on and off the field.