Charlotte FC is looking for local families for Homestay Program


Charlotte FC Soccer Club is looking for families who live in the area (ideally close to McAlpines Center) to share their homes with youth Academy players, ages 14-18. Hosting an Academy player through the Homestay Program is a rewarding experience—you are helping a young athlete achieve his dreams and supporting the future of Charlotte FC by contributing directly to the club’s player development.


Read on for a special message from Farrell O’Quinn, Charlotte FC – Youth Academy.

“Hello, I’m Farrell O’Quinn. I work specifically with the Youth Academy (ages 14-18). Part of my role with the Club is to recruit and manage our Homestay Program. Several of our Academy players live outside of the Greater Charlotte area, so we they live with local families as part Charlotte FC’s Homestay Program.

Below are the key details regarding the program and a link at the bottom to apply. Please reach out to me if you have any questions!”

Farrell O'Quinn

Charlotte FC Academy Homestay Program


The Experience

Sharing your home with a Charlotte FC Academy player will provide a unique and enriching opportunity for your entire family!

  • Experience the reward of helping a young athlete achieve his dreams.
  • Support Charlotte FC by directly contributing to the future of the club’s player development.
  • Deepen your connection with the Club and the entire Charlotte FC community.


The Benefits

  • Monthly stipend to help cover costs.
  • 2 tickets per match at Bank of America Stadium.


The Expectation

The Homestay Program is a 10-month commitment, which runs from August through June. Players return home during winter, spring, and summer breaks. The program is designed to create a safe, healthy living environment and a rewarding experience for a talented young player by providing the following:


Click here for more information on the Homestay Program or to Apply.

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