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Hello Bolts Nation!

HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY WEEKEND!!

We hope you have time to celebrate this weekend whether at brunch or on a soccer field somewhere! Check out all the latest club news below.  ID Centers continue, Tryouts are coming up beginning of June, we proudly announce our new indoor field house, our USL2 team travels to Westchester this weekend to kickoff their 2019 season, and open up at their home field this Wednesday and ECNL are at home v. PDA & Match Fit! The BOLTS fun just never stops!

Academy teams head out for a second week in a row on a bus trip to Rochester, NY to play Empire.  Last weekend in PA, Bolts Academy won 5 of 6 games v. PA Classics & Delco.  Good luck to the boys & thank you Fox Bus and our fabulous driver Keith!




Bolts North 2003 team produced a great win last week v. Aztecs 2-1.  This team has been working hard and are very close to Final Four weekend qualification and promotion to Premiership division.  They are also competing in State Cup!  Good luck boys!
Bolts North 2003

Big win for the 2008 North Bolts who beat Aztecs 3-1 last weekend and will finish their NEP season and wrap it all up at the Needham Memorial Day Tournament in a few weeks.

Bolts Tryouts for 2019-2020 teams

We conduct open tryouts in each of our Bolts Regions annually in June for Girls & Boys NEP teams.  
Please Register HERE to attend tryouts and check out the full schedule on our website 

EAST Region - Weymouth
NORTH Region - Danvers
SOUTHERN New England Region - Attleboro
BOSTON Region - Newton
CENTRAL Region - Shrewsbury
Bolts USL2 Schedule
USL2 First Home Match is this Wednesday at Mount Ida...Please come out and show your support for the boys!
BOSTON BOLTS announce NEW INDOOR TRAINING FIELD HOUSE
at Wellesley Sports Center!!


The  Boston Bolts the oldest and most prestigious youth soccer program in Massachusetts, is proud to announce their anchor tenancy with the brand-new  Wellesley Sports Center ! WSC is a state of the art, multi-sport facility destined to become a hot spot for athletes of all levels. The facility will accommodate town sports programs such as hockey, soccer, swimming, lacrosse and more, as this venue caters to their every need for practices, conditioning, games and is also an incredibly comfortable environment for the whole family.  The Bolts will be providing team trainings, ADP(Advanced Development Program), skills clinics, mom & tot, junior academy sessions as well as adult leagues!
"The Bolts are thrilled to have been welcomed by the developers, Edge Sports Group, and by the Wellesley sports community, to share this fantastic facility. WSC lies at the epicenter of Bolts territory, which spans the Greater Boston area, and the convenience factor for our families, many of whom live here in Wellesley and surrounding towns, is a game changer," said  Susan Siegel, Bolts General Manager.
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Bolts ID Centers Continue

Bolts in the Pros

Harry Swartz , f ormer Boston Bolts, Northeastern star gets first pro chance

At the 2019 adidas MLS Player Combine in Orlado, Fla., Harry Swartz's (Needham, MA) worst nightmare became reality.   In the final day of scrimmages, his last chance to impress MLS coaches, the Northeastern University star rolled his ankle. Frustrated and worried about what comes next, Swartz returned to Boston and got an MRI. The diagnosis: high ankle sprain.

Swartz ultimately went undrafted and spent the next two months hobbled, staying in shape with bike workouts and training with Chris Gbandi's team at Northeastern. "It was kind of like you get your hopes high and within one minute they're crushed," Swartz, a former youth standout for the Boston Bolts, said. "It could have been a lot worse and was disappointing. But once I found out the injury timeframe, all I wanted was an opportunity to get my start."

That arrived last week, as Swartz signed with USL Championship expansion side Hartford Athletic, New England's newest professional soccer team.  A debut in the club's home opener May 4 - a 1-1 draw with Charlotte Independence before 11,346 people at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, CT - quickly followed. Former Providence College star Mac Steeves (Needham, MA) scored the sole goal, while Swartz went 77 minutes at right back before subbing off for Giuseppe Gentile.

Naturally, head coach  Jimmy Nielsen  said, fans might wonder why the 23-year-old was thrown into the deep end so soon. But internally, Hartford knew exactly what Swartz would offer. He'd spent the last three weeks training with the club, even crashing on Steeves' couch.

Eventually, Swartz forced Nielsen's hand.

"I'll be honest, from day one he impresses us with his attitude," Nielsen, a former MLS Cup champion goalkeeper with SportingKansas City, said. "He is extremely hungry, a little pitbull on the field who's doing everything the right way. We had him playing left back, right back, center back, winger, attacking mid - wherever needed. That's part of being a guest player. No matter where he played him, he impressed the heck of us."

For anyone who followed Swartz's time with the Bolts or at Northeastern, that should come as no surprise. He was a three-year captain for the Huskies, finishing his career with five goals and five assists. He also played several positions and fought through injuries, featuring in 2018 as a redshirt senior.

Now Swartz just wants a chance to prove he belongs. 

Check out the highlights from the first ever home match for Hartford Athletic with Bolts alums Swartz & Steeves!
HIGHLIGHTS #HFDvCLT | 05-04-2019
HIGHLIGHTS #HFDvCLT | 05-04-2019
Nobody Does Summer Camps like the Bolts!


Join us for our Summer Residential Camp in July or our Region-based day clinics in June. Space is limited! Early Bird Specials! SIGN UP NOW!


Regional Clinics in Weymouth, Newton, Danvers, Wrentham & Worcester

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