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BVB International Academy Welcomes Las Vegas

By Nancy Lane, 04/22/24, 10:15AM MDT


BVB International Academy North America is excited to announce our newest affiliate; BVB International Academy Las Vegas! Under the dedicated leadership of Executive Director Hugo Gonzalez and his team of enthusiastic and passionate coaches BVB IA Las Vegas will debut in the 2024-2025 season and is excited to represent the BVB Black and Yellow family.

Hugo Gonzalez started Las Vegas Impact Soccer Club with a passion to create a club where players, parents and coaches can love the game of soccer.  It is critical to the vision for the club that players develop, learn and grow with a professional and competitive environment as they cultivate a love of the game, the discipline and the dedication it takes to be successful in all areas of life.     After local success on and off the field, Hugo Gonzalez believed this new partnership and collaborative effort with BVB International Academy North America and Borussia Dortmund will offer the opportunity to his players and coaches to reach beyond local excellence and engage in a national and international pathways forward.  Becoming a part of Borussia Dortmund opens doors to players and coaches to excel at the game they love.

BVB IA America is the official United States youth soccer partner of the Borussia Dortmund Youth Academy located in Dortmund, Germany. Borussia Dortmund is known around the world for providing opportunities for the players such as American national team players; Christian Pulisic and Gio Reyna.

Peter Brody, CEO and President of BVB International Academy North America shared, “Since meeting Hugo and his organization, you immediately get the feeling that this is a group of people where character and quality matter.  WE are extremely excited to be bringing the BVB way to the Greater Las Vegas market under the direction and leadership of Hugo Gonzalez.   The real and authentic partnership provides leaders like Hugo the opportunity to invite players, coaches and families to experience world class competition, international player pathways and coaching development second to none.  We are in great hands with Hugo and his coaches and look forward to years of success ahead with BVB IA Las Vegas.”


Hugo Gonzalez, the Executive Director of BVB IA Las Vegas said, “I am excited to become an official affiliate of one of the biggest brands in soccer. Borussia Dortmund is known for developing some of the world’s best youth players and it is an honor to bring the Dortmund philosophy and methodology to the Las Vegas community. Our coaching staff takes pride in guiding players through their soccer journey on and off of the field. Through its resources and opportunities, BVB IA North America will help us develop the holistic player and prepare them for the next level of competition while also preparing them for success off the field.  Becoming a player of character, integrity and passion is the goal for us and to impact the players’ lives here in Las Vegas.”


More exciting information to be released in the upcoming weeks including information on BVB IA Las Vegas resources, programs and tryouts. For tryout information, please visit our website, Facebook, and Instagram links.