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Fountain Valley School Partners With Black Rock FC to Offer Elite Soccer Program

Press Release

Nov 5, 2021 19:00 EDT

Fountain Valley School (Colorado Springs, CO) and Black Rock FC (Great Barrington, MA) have entered into a long-term partnership agreement to offer the Black Rock FC Residential Academy | Fountain Valley School. The 10-month boys soccer program will serve high-achieving student-athletes who aspire to compete at the collegiate level. The team will compete in high school/prep matches in the fall then transition to club events representing Black Rock FC in the winter and spring. The BRFC Residential Academy | Fountain Valley School will begin in the 2022-2023 academy year.

Fountain Valley School will be the Black Rock FC’s exclusive partner in the Mountain Region and marks the club’s fourth residential academy in five years, the first being Northwood School (Lake Placid, NY) in 2018, followed by High Mowing School (Wilton, NH) in 2019, and Western Reserve Academy (Hudson, OH) in 2021.

“We are very excited about our partnership with Fountain Valley School,” says Black Rock FC founder and CEO Jon Moodey. “Our residential academy model is a fit for schools who take a progressive view on education. When you take into account Fountain Valley’s history, its diverse academic and co-curricular offerings … we couldn’t think of a better partner to work with,” Moodey added. “Having a presence in the Mountain Region will bring added exposure and new collaborative opportunities for all of our residential academies, so we are excited to see how that takes shape in the years to come.”

“I am very excited to be partnering with Black Rock FC and be the Program Director for the residential soccer program here at Fountain Valley School,” says Head Soccer Coach and Assistant Director of Athletics, Kevin Ray. “Black Rock FC has a proven track record at some of the most elite college showcase events in the country, helping many student-athletes reach their goal of playing college soccer. This year-round program will help FVS offer a college prep soccer environment to go with its college prep education.”


FVS Interim Athletic Director
Eric Peterson
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FVS Assistant Director of Athletics & Program Director of Black Rock FC at FVS
Kevin Ray
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Source: Fountain Valley School