Seacoast United is excited to announce that Josh Needle has been named Director of the Junior Mariners Programs for Seacoast United Maine. Josh has led the Junior Academy program in Gorham since Seacoast United’s merger with Maine Metro F.C. Josh possesses a USSF “A” license with a very strong background in technical player skill development. Josh’s primary focus will be synchronizing Seacoast’s curriculum, session plans and technical emphasis across various locations while choosing the very best individually focused player development coaches.
About Seacoast United Maine’s Junior Mariners. The Seacoast United Maine’s Junior Mariners Program is an accelerated soccer training/playing program for 7 to 11 year old boys and girls. The Junior Mariners program prioritizes skill development while nurturing a love for playing in a fun, competitive, and age appropriate environment; one where players enjoy the opportunity to play with and against those of similar motivation and ability. The goal of the program is to identify and bring together a number of young players from across the region and place them in a challenging training environment which emphasizes skill development through individual, and small group play.