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Welcome To The Black Watch Premier Soccer Club

Black Watch Premier (BWP) 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 a Club, we strive to maximize each player’s progressive development through appropriate age and skill-level specific teaching methodologies. Our goal is to be inclusive to the entire community and to provide each player with an opportunity to play the game at the appropriate level while developing technical/tactical skills, leadership qualities, good sportsmanship, and a strong team and Club culture.

Our Mission

Black Watch Premier (BWP) creates youth soccer academies that prioritize education for both the player and the coach, through a professional training and competitive match-play environment for players ages 5-19 and embedded coaching education. Black Watch Premier (BWP) creates access points and programming developmentally appropriate for all players, and believes in the holistic development of the student-athlete through the sport of soccer.

New Family Frequently Asked Questions

Black Watch Premier 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 organization, we strive to maximize each player’s progressive development through appropriate age and skill-level specific teaching methodologies. Our goal is to be inclusive to the entire community and to provide each player with an opportunity to play the game at the appropriate level while developing technical/tactical skills, leadership qualities, good sportsmanship, and a strong team/club culture.

At BWP, we are proud partners with LeagueApps as our administrative platform. Our web presence and registration system will work as one. Once in your prospective Club, at the top of each page in the navigation bar, you will see PLAY for BWP. Simply click that link and it will bring you to the Club registration page and links.

The Club Tuition Account is the annual fee for your player to participate in the Club as a registered member of a team. The club tuition covers all registration fees associated with USYS/FYSA/ENYYSA and US Club Soccer, insurance, all league fees, all technical coaching fees, all administrative and operation fees. The team account fee is established by the Head Coach and approved by the senior technical leadership team. This fee includes all tournament entries, coaching travel reimbursements, additional league entries outside the Club programming (i.e. Super Y League, futsal leagues, etc.), and any additional expenses specific to the team. Team account money is the families’ money on the team level managed by the Club to protect transparency, and any surplus can be given back to the family at the conclusion of the season. The surplus can also be rolled over to the next season, if the family’s player is returning. Upon graduating the program, many families donate any surplus to the Club’s Scholarship and Financial Aid Fund.

At BWP we value teaching and learning rather than chasing results. Our technical staff feels strongly that our youth players deserve training and match play environments that promote teaching and learning over results. This enables our technical staff to focus their energy on correcting and reinforcing the player’s behavior, application of technique in tactical situations, executive functioning and their overall personal development within the collective environment. Simply put, we are looking to invest in players and families who want their player to be involved with a program who want to develop the player rather simply win a game or even a series of games.

At BWP, our priority is a player's development within the context of the whole organism, the team. Winning and the decisions as associated with winning become part of the equation as players get older generally around 16 years old. We want our teams to be successful, but we don't want to win at the expense of the player's development particularly at younger stages of development.

What Parents Are Saying About Our Programming

Black Watch Premier Soccer provides a player-centered environment where winning isn't the priority, but the players' development is. 

Andre Nesfield, BWP Technical Staff Coach

“This Club means more than playing soccer to us. It means having the best training, culture and program with the most caring coaches and staff. They’re our second family.”

Deana Fortier, A BWP Lee County Parent

“Our son has improved his technical skills and knowledge of the game, as well as forged lasting friendships. Also, he has developed the confidence and discipline necessary to perform under pressure.”

Alan & Jasmina Gonzalez, BWP Lee County Parents