Director of Soccer Development Steve Cook (left) talks to Head Coach Rick Schantz ahead of a Rising training session. (H. José Bosch/Phoenix Rising)
Director of Soccer Development Steve Cooke spent some time with AZCentral.com to talk about the Pheonix Rising Pro Academy.
Said Cooke: "Players that come through the academy and have a real close affinity with the city and fanbase, plus understand the culture, the organization are not only successful. They are loved through their whole communities and we would love to develop these players."
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