MSA Sport rendering
The first team will move into
temporary facilities in January 2019 until the 23.6-acre training complex is completed later in the summer. The complex is expected to fully operational by July 2019.
The complex will include:
-- Three full-size, lighted soccer fields (two grass, one artificial turf);
-- 30,000 square-foot multilevel building;
-- 6,500 square-foot center for the academy program; and
-- 3,000 square-foot maintenance facility.
The main building will include locker rooms, athletic training and sports performance rooms, player lounge and dining facility, equipment and laundry rooms, team meeting rooms, reception area and media work space, as well as staff offices.
“We’ve been searching for the right location in the Greater Cincinnati area -- including Hamilton, Butler, Warren and Clermont Counties, as well as counties in Northern Kentucky -- for two-and-a-half years and this site presents the best opportunity for the growth for our club," said FC Cincinnati president and general manager Jeff Berding. “The accessibility of this location -- being near major transportation routes and at the center of our youth development radius -- gives us the perfect home base as we enter Major League Soccer in 2019 and also launch our FCC Youth Academy."