BUSA’S Academy Program provides a developmentally appropriate soccer environment for kids to make optimal developmental gains as soccer players, have fun and return to play soccer next year.

We strive to develop players with mastery of fundamental soccer skills who have a solid foundation of basic soccer decision-making. Accomplishing this goal creates players with the foundation necessary to compete at the next level of play.

The Academy has rolling enrollment throughout the fall and spring so your son or daughter can join at any time. For more information, contact Academy Manager Josh Hurst at [email protected]

Join our Academy to have your child trained by professionally licensed coaches in an environment created specifically for kids!

Player Pathways

Friday Extra Sessions


Alabama FC/Birmingham United Soccer Association and Legion FC have entered into a partnership agreement.

As part of the Legion FC Experience, All registered recreational players will receive the following:

  • Field access at Protective Stadium before and/or after Legion FC games on dates selected by Legion FC;
  • A Legion FC / BUSA/AFC co-branded t-shirt;
  • Attendance at the Legion FC clinic at Protective Stadium with Legion FC coaches and players;
  • Legion FC Academy Coach and/or Legion FC players will run free camps for AFC players only on September 15th December 8th and March 9th
  • A ten percent (10%) discount on Legion FC merchandise;
  • Four (4) season tickets per BUSA/AFC player


For more information, contact Academy Manager Josh Hurst at [email protected]