Toronto FC (TFC) Academy is the youth academy and development system of Canadian Major League Soccer club, Toronto FC. For sponsorship purposes, the Academy teams are referred to as the KIA Toronto FC Academy, with the title sponsor being Kia Motors Canada.
KIA Toronto FC Academy adheres to the same vision and values as the Toronto FC first team. The vision is to create a club that is internationally recognized as: a leader in player development, a leading edge organization on innovative practices, and a consistent contender for championships in North America (MLS, Canadian Cup, CCL)
The academy currently consists of multiple teams spanning different age groups, from U11 to U20.
All teams play their home games at KIA Training Ground. KIA Toronto FC Academy operates eight full-time teams, within a three pod structure.
The senior squads play in the Premier Development League and the League1 Ontario, the third tier of the Canadian soccer pyramid. League1 Ontario was introduced by the Ontario Soccer Association in 2014. Since December 2016, the League1 Academy team has been known as Toronto FC III.Close