Editor’s note: This story appears in our Fall 2020 magazine. You can subscribe to the print edition, or digital, here.
For a handful of top New England Revolution Academy prospects, their lives revolve around a casual 10-minute walk.
This short distance covers the ground between where they live and where they spend a large chunk of their waking hours at the Revolution Training Center.
They are among a small subset of promising players based in the United States and Canada who live essentially on campus with their professional clubs and focus the majority of their energies on achieving their goals of reaching the highest level of the game.