Foundation Teams

Foundation Teams

Our U9-U10 Foundations teams are designed to teach the players the fundamentals of soccer and to instill a love of the game at an early age. Teams play in club competition and participate in technical and tactical training sessions during fall, winter and spring months. There is a heavy emphasis on individual development at this age, and our Foundations players work with licensed and experienced coaches who are able to provide a broad overview of the game and all positions.


SummerFall (Aug.-Early Nov.)Winter (Mid Nov.-Dec.)Spring (March-Early June)
July Pick-Up Soccer 2 trainings/week 2 trainings/week 2 trainings/week
August Team Camp Friday skills training GK training Friday skills training
GK training Optional indoor clinics GK training
2 games on Sunday every other week Optional indoor leagues 2 games on Sunday every other week
1 tournament 2 tournaments

Program Overview

Primary Training Locations

  • NEBC (Northborough)
  • Forekicks Marlborough

League Play

New England Club Soccer League (NECSL)

Club Fee

The 2022-23 club fee is based on BEST FC providing a comprehensive scope of services – technical sessions, league play (fall and spring for U14 and under), tactical and physical training, and skills sessions – from August through the beginning of June (for junior academy U8 and junior teams U9-U14) and from mid November through the beginning of June (for senior teams U15-U19).

Three tournaments are included in the yearly fee. 

Financial Aid

BEST FC is committed to providing a high-quality, affordable youth soccer program, accessible to everyone. To be considered for tuition assistance, applicants must complete an application. Applicants must be in good financial standing with the club and their team from prior years. Please send an email to maria@bestfc.org to request a Financial Aid Application. Once filled out, please email back to maria@bestfc.org for review.


All players are required to purchase uniform kit items through Soccer.com. The BEST FC uniform kit runs on a two-year cycle and are valid from fall 2021 through spring 2023 (the 2021-22 season and the 2022-23 season). New players to the club will be required to purchase the Adidas uniform package. The package includes the following items: 3 jerseys, 2 shorts, 2 socks, Training Jacket, Training Pants, and Backpack. Uniforms are on a 2-year cycle. For the 2022-2023 season, we will be in year 2. The uniform package is NOT included in the included in the player fees. Further information will be emailed to new players upon acceptance.