On February 28th, 2020 Celebration’s new $4.5 million dollar Celebration Community Athletic Fields became home to the first Orlando City Soccer Club soccer school based in the USA. Orlando City Soccer School-Celebration is owned and operated under the direction of Celebration resident owners Marco Meccia, John Troutt and Windermere's Daniel Rocha.
The project was born out of a sense of community first and wanting to give every kid in Celebration the opportunity to learn and grow in mind, body, and spirit. Orlando City Soccer School-Celebration gives children stimulating experiences and social interactions that will help them in many ways and is open to children in central Florida ages four to seventeen. The new innovative school format designed by Meccia and Troutt gives parents flexible, affordable options in both recreational and competitive programs.
The development platform will not only provide recreation to elite high-level, year-round training and competition for players, but will provide important programming, education, and innovation in the key areas of player development: