JANUARY 5-7, 2020

Seacoast United has announced the New England Club Summit taking place Sunday, January 5th through Tuesday, January 7th, 2020 at the Wentworth by the Sea Hotel & Spa in New Castle, NH.

The Club Summit was devised to help all clubs in attendance reach their full potential by sharing ideas and learn from one another.  The event allows for a balance of on and off-field activities including business aspects of running a successful organization.

Registration is available online by clicking here and will remain open through December 5, 2019. The New England Club Summit is $295 per person ($250 for NEP Club members). Registration fee includes all sessions, lunch on Monday and Tuesday, and an evening social on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday night. Each attendee will also receive a soccer gift courtesy of WeGotSoccer.

The Wentworth by the Sea Hotel & Spa has a special rate of $99 available to attendees of the New England Club Summit for the nights of Sunday-Tuesday, January 5-7th. 
To book your room, call 1‐866‐384‐0709 or click here.  Visit this beautiful hotel’s website at New Castle, NH is approximately 10 minutes from downtown Portsmouth, NH and Interstate 95.

Manchester‐Boston Regional Airport (MHT) is located 50 miles west (1 hour by car) and Boston Logan International (BOS) is located 57 miles south (1 hour 10 minutes by car) of the Wentworth by the Sea Hotel.

Paul Willis: or by phone at 603-758-7111
James Peterson: or by phone at 603-758-7116


For those arriving at The Wentworth on Sunday, there will be a social reception from 5-7pm sponsored by WeGotSoccer.

7:30am-8:30am Registration in the Atrium
Pick up name tag and gift. Coffee and Tea available all day.

8:30am-9am - Grand Ballroom:  Welcome: “Why host a Club Summit?”
Paul Willis, President & CEO, Seacoast United

9am-10:25am - Wentworth Ballroom #1: “Furthering your Brand”
James Peterson, Director of Sales & Marketing, Seacoast United

9am-10:25am - Wentworth Ballroom #2:  “New England Premiership (NEP) – Club Standards”
Sean Carey, NEP League Director – Pete Bradley, NEP Technical Committee, Ian Burgess, NEP President

10:35am-12pm - Wentworth Ballroom #1: “Creating a Team Culture Within Your Staff”
Eric McAleer, VP Worldstrides

10:35am-12pm - Wentworth Ballroom #2:  “New England Premiership (NEP) – 2020-21 Season & The Future”  
Sean Carey, NEP League Director; Pete Bradley, NEP Technical Committee; Ian Burgess, NEP President

12pm-1pm - Grand Ballroom:  Lunch

1pm-2:25pm - Wentworth Ballroom #1: “Technology to Better your Club”
Chris Barton, The Coaching Manual
Otto Cardell, Veo (Soccer without a cameraman)
Serge Babenko, RoomRoster

2:35pm-4pm - Wentworth Ballroom #1: “Developing a Club Culture with your Players, Teams and Parents”    
Liz Lima, Owner & Director, South Shore Select - James Peterson, Director of Sales & Marketing, Seacoast United

4:15pm-5:15pm - Grand Ballroom:  Q&A    “Real life in the Premier League”
Paul Barber, Deputy Chairman & CEO – Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club

5:30pm-6:30pm - Grand Ballroom:  Club Summit Social 

9am-10:25am - Wentworth Ballroom #1: “Fundraising to Facilities – How To Make It Happen”
Paul Willis, President & CEO - Seacoast United

9am-10:15am - Hampton Indoor Arena: “Coaching Session – Topic TBD”
John Morling, Academy Director – Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club

10:35am-12pm - Wentworth Ballroom #1: “10 Key Elements of Leadership”
Eric McAleer, VP Worldstrides

10:25-11:50am - Hampton Indoor Arena: “Coaching Session – Topic TBD”
Ian Buckman, Assistant Academy Director – Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club

12pm-1pm - Grand Ballroom: Lunch

1pm-2:25pm - Wentworth Ballroom #1: “Strong Values Drive Employee Performance; Better Fan Experience; Improve Your Club in Every Way”
Paul Barber, Deputy Chairman & CEO – Brighton & Hove Albion Football

2:35pm-4pm - Wentworth Ballroom #1: “Special Presentation - Supporting Your Players On and Off the Field”
Justice John Broderick, Former Chief Justice of New Hampshire Supreme Court
Derrick Bell, former Newcastle United player and cofounder of SAVE ‘Safeguarding and Victim Engagement’    

5:30pm-6:30pm - Grand Ballroom: Club Summit Social