About KSA

7126277537_12f2393b39_cKnoxville Soccer Academy is a youth soccer club offering year-round soccer programs, training, camps and services for boys and girls ages U4 through U18. KSA takes a “holistic” approach to developing the complete soccer player based on a belief in the four cornerstones of development: technical/tactical, physical, social, and psychological.

Academy Director Derek Broadley has worked at the highest levels of soccer in three different countries over a 20-plus year coaching career. He has been awarded the Football Association Coaching Full Badge (UEFA “A”), a NSCAA Premier Diploma, and been honored as a NSCAA Master Coach.

All home games and coaching sessions take place at the all-weather, artificial turf fields at Johnny Long’s Training Academy off Hardin Valley Road. Every soccer player at KSA can expect a first-class training environment designed to help the player reach his or her potential. Features of KSA include:

Excellent Facilities:

  • Artificial turf field for year-round play
  • No rain outs!
  • Covered soccer training area
  • Fully-equipped weight training center

Proven Curriculum:

  • Age-specific training
  • Focus on individual player development
  • Integrated fitness and conditioning
  • Competitive games program
  • Position-specific profiles
  • Seasonal player evaluations and testing
  • Open communication with players and families

KSA is a division of H3 Sports, empowering athletes and their families through sport-specific training academies, programs, leagues, camps and special events.