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Apr, 2019

Warner/ASG partners with FC Schalke 04

April 17, 2019- FC Schalke 04 of the German Bundesliga has formed a partnership with Tallahassee, FL-based Warner Soccer / Associated Soccer Group (Warner/ASG). The partnership was formed through Global Image Sports, the official youth development partner of F.C. Schalke 04. 
Founded in 1904, Schalke 04 has won 7 German Championships, 5 DFB-Pokals, 1 DFL-Supercup, and 1 UEFA Cup. In the 2017-18 season Schalke finished 2nd in the Bundesliga to qualify for the UEFA Champions League. 
Schalke’s famous youth academy, known as “Knappenschmiede,” is widely regarded as one of the best developmental programs in the world, with graduates such as US National team star Weston McKennie as well as a plethora of stars across Europe including Mesut Özil, Manuel Neuer, and Leroy Sané. 
This partnership will provide Warner/ASG members with access to:
★ Clinics with Schalke 04 Academy coaches
★ The Schalke 04 National Camp featuring the senior academy coaches
★ College and Professional recruitment advice
★ Tours to Germany with exclusive partner access to Schalke 04
★ Schalke 04 Coaching Diploma Courses
★ Coaching Education Resources
★ And more… 
Warner /ASG is celebrating its 30th year as a leader in the Soccer education and club development. Based in Tallahassee, Florida, Warner/ASG provides soccer development opportunities for all ages and abilities and has been recognized as community leader throughout the Southeast United States. Warner is headed up by the program founder, Andrew Warner, a native of Lancaster, England and has been instrumental in the development of the game from youth, college and professional levels. 
Andy Warner: “Warner/ASG has developed many strategic partnerships within the Soccer world including Adidas and has been approached by several professional Soccer clubs throughout the world. We are proud to announce our partnership with GIS and Schalke 04 in Germany as youth development partner. Germany has embraced the American player and the development of youth soccer. No better example can be made than present US National team player, Weston McKennie, who has featured for Schalke 04 first team and is a product of the FC Dallas Youth system after spending a short period with ASG Dallas.” 
Joe Davis, GIS/ FC Schalke 04 Representative: “Warner Soccer/ ASG is a great developmental partner for FC Schalke 04. The history of development Coach Warner has in North Florida combined with the expertise of the Knappenschmiede will provide immediate value to both clubs. We are excited about the prospects of sharing resources and providing new pathways for some of the best players in North Florida.” 

For more information contact Joe Davis at [email protected] or Warner/ASG [email protected]  


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