In 1977, the North American Soccer League's New York Cosmos franchise developed a youth division, Soccer Camps of America. These summer camps for boys and girls included the Cosmos Soccer Camps, the Pele Soccer Camps, the Franz Beckenbauer Soccer Camps, the Giorgio Chinaglia Soccer Academy, Werner Roth Soccer Safari, Carlos Alberto Soccer Camps. With the participation of the Cosmos' greatest superstars, the camps have become internationally known, attracting young players from all over the world.
Peppe Pinton, the Managing Director of the camps for 40 years, has been the inspirational force behind Youth Development. A New York Cosmos executive, Coach Pinton's career spanned 10 years in the NASL as well as with the Italian 1st Division Lazio team. Pinton is a versitile soccer professional with impressive credentials in education and sports management.
Join Coach Pinton and his staff whose love of the game of soccer and empathy for young people has brought the Soccer Camps of America world-wide recognition as a leader in youth soccer camps. The tradition continues. Be part of the SCA legacy.