Liverpool Football Club International Academy- Michigan (LFCIA-MI) is a premier soccer academy based in Pontiac, Michigan, with more than 90 teams and 1,100 players aged 8-18 who compete in premier and mid-level select programs. The club also offers developmental programs for ages 3-10.
The club was originally founded in 1990 and was known as Force Football Club for more than 20 years. In February 2016, Force partnered with Liverpool FC International Academy- America to become its first official partner club in the Midwest.
This partnership united Force's reputation for high quality player development, leadership, and professionalism here in Michigan with the rich, storied tradition of Liverpool Football Club in England. The new identity has enhanced our level of training and competing, but in many ways we are the same great club that has been serving the Michigan soccer community for more than 20 years.
LFCIA-MI continues under the leadership of Owner and General Manager Andy Wagstaff, Director of Coaching Kevin Garner, and Assistant Director of Coaching Daniel Price.
The club offers:
As an International Academy for the prestigious English Premier League club, our players:
LFCIA-MI operates out of Pontiac (Ultimate Soccer Arenas) and Bloomfield Hills and has additional sites in Ann Arbor, Clarkston, Ferndale, and Windsor.