A.C. Connecticut joined the USL’s Premier Development League (PDL) for the 2012 season, becoming the only soccer franchise based in Connecticut. Along with a men’s PDL team, A.C. Connecticut will work closely with local travel programs and provide the area’s best regional soccer program involving the best local soccer ambassadors and coaches, using the best facilities and focusing on the technical, tactical, physical and psychosocial components of the game to improve our players. Players will have a distinct pathway, through Developmental (U9-U11) – Regional teams (U12 – U19 A.C. Connecticut) – PDL (Men's A.C. Connecticut).