Training Camp and Preseason
Training Camp begins as Kickers look to defend USL Pro Title
RICHMOND,VA-(Wednesday, January 14,2015) Mike Korrigan and the 2015 Richmond Kickers Squads are pleased to announce the start of training camp. This year the team will be spending the next week in Virginia Beach to prepare for preseason. For this years preseason it will be split into two phases.
After the week in Virginia Beach is over the Kickers will start Phase One of the preseason. This will be a total of three matches between clubs in the Kickers System. Fans will have an opportunity to see the present and future of the organization face each other in a tournament that will last from January 26-30.
Phase I: Richmond Kickers Invitational
January 26th: Richmond Kickers U23s
January 28th: Richmond Kickers Academy
January 30th: Richmond Strikers
After Phase One of the preseason is finished the club will take a week off for rest and media availability. Starting the week of February 8th Richmond will prepare for Phase Two of the preseason as they will be traveling to Bradenton,FL to face three MLS clubs as well as our PDL partner Reading United.
February 14th: Chicago Fire
February 21st: Reading United
February 25th: New York Red Bulls
March 2nd: New England Revolution
Once Phase Two is over the Kickers will return to Richmond to prepare for the 2015 season. The first match in the 2015 USL PRO Season will be against Rochester on March 21st. The match will be played at City Stadium. All tickets for the preseason and the opener are available at the box office as well as on this web site.
As of today these are the players that will be featured for the Kickers during the preseason. With many returning faces the Kickers also welcome a buch of new faces that will help the club this season. We would like to welcome Blake Smith (Montreal), Devon Frederick (Colorado), Bryan de la Fuente (Orlando City), Chris Korb (D.C. United) and Taylor Kemp (D.C. United).
Adam Street (U23s)
Ryan Hanson (U23s)
Luis Javier Alanis
Bryan de la Fuente
Rodrigo Castro (U23s)
Hunter Finch (U23s)
*Roster is subject to change. All Roster moves will be reported to the USL when appropriate.