Professional Greek soccer team, Olympiacos FC, has selected Washington, DC as the location for its third US soccer school and player development program. The club has academies across the world, including the US, Greece, Cyprus, UK and Australia. OlympiacosDC has entered into a strategic partnership with Cougars Youth Club. The purpose of the partnership is to foster cooperation between the two clubs with regards to players, facilities, and coaching expertise. Coaches from both programs will work together to create a comprehensive player development. Players will be evaluated on a continuous basis and will have the opportunity to be chosen for Academy team play. In addition to player development, an emphasis will be on team building events as well as participation in various community service events during the course of the year. Both clubs are very excited about the partnership as it enhances the possibilities of all the players involved in programs.