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Who We Are


To Be and Be Recognized as the Premier Player Development Club in the Region.


Sporting Arkansas Soccer Club is an official affiliate of the Sporting Kansas City Major League Soccer team. Sporting Arkansas is the fourteenth club added to the youth club affiliates. 


Player Development

  • World Class Training
  • Free Affiliate Clinics at Sporting Kansas City
  • Annual Site Visits for Coaching Education and Training Sessions
  • Access to Sporting Kansas City Coaching Staff and Training Tools
  • Affiliate League and Tournament Participation
  • Affiliate All-Star Events
  • Direct path to Sporting Kansas City Academy System, the USSF Academy System, and Potentially the Pros

Coaching Education

  • Affiliate Coaching Education Sessions performed by Sporting Kansas City Senior Staff
  • Direct Access to Academy Coaches and ability to Observe Training Sessions
  • Annual Sporting Kansas City Director of Coaching sessions

Club and Team Benefits

  • Monthly Conference Calls for Planning, Support, and Development
  • Discount Sporting Kansas City Tickets
  • Club Night at MLS Game
  • Free Tours of Sporting Park
  • Partnership and Sponsorship Support

Player Development Models

Sporting Arkansas Soccer Club follows the United States Soccer Federation (USSF), the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA), US Youth Soccer, and the Arkansas State Soccer Association (ASSA) player development models. Each organization contains information for age specific player development from elite players and coaches for the United States soccer community. Research and development from the leading soccer minds on the international stage make up what we at Sporting Arkansas use to develop our players from ages three to adult. 

The Sporting Kansas City affiliation also provides player development model support through coaching education, program implementation assistance, and session observation and training.