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Rhode Island FC Partners With IMG Academy
“The campus provides world-class training fields and facilities as well as the highest quality accommodations to allow the team to focus without distraction during this crucial time.”
Rhode Island FC has exciting plans for its upcoming 2024 season. The club has announced that they will start their preseason training in mid-January at Bryant University. Following that, they will head to the renowned IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, for two weeks of intense preseason training in early February 2024. In total, they will spend eight weeks getting ready for the season.
“IMG Academy offers the club an all-inclusive training site that replicates the professional training environment,” Jason Gove, head of team administration, said. “The campus provides world-class training fields and facilities as well as the highest quality accommodations to allow the team to focus without distraction during this crucial time.”
During their time at Bryant University and IMG Academy, Rhode Island FC will take part in several friendly matches to get ready for the 2024 USL Championship regular season. The specifics about their opponents, match dates, and kickoff times will be revealed closer to the start of the 2024 preseason.
“Investing in preseason training at one of the top training facilities in the country showcases our commitment to creating an environment that fosters growth and development for our team,” Khano Smith, head coach of Rhode Island FC, said. “Preseason training is key to building a roster that all Rhode Island can be proud of. I look forward to sharing more details about preseason matches in the coming months.”
After wrapping up their preseason training in Florida, Rhode Island FC will look to begin preparing for the 2024 USL Championship regular season. The team is eagerly looking forward to bringing the excitement of USL Championship soccer to Rhode Island as they draw closer to the start of the season in March, 2024.