The Atlanta United Academy system provides a clear pathway for players who show the required potential, ability and desire to reach the first team as a homegrown player. With education and futures in mind, the program also assists athletes in pursuing opportunities to play soccer at top colleges and universities across the United States.

"Youth development is a key component for Atlanta United and critical in the club's growth as part of the international soccer landscape." - Atlanta United CEO and President Garth Lagerwey