Holland Trip Details

Far Post has been sending players and teams to Holland since it's founding as a soccer club back in 1996. Over this time, we have developed tremendous partnerships with the KNVB Dutch National coaching staff, the Ajax and PSV Eindhoven professional teams and youth academies, and with various other youth clubs in Holland.


Far Post wears Orange for a reason.

Far Post’s image and founding principles are based on the Dutch vision of soccer, known as 'Total Football'. This free-flowing, attacking brand of soccer revolutionized the game and the way people thought of it. In essence, positions became far less rigid while skill and creativity flourished. Players were encouraged to take risks and express themselves: something that we ask of our players every day. Far Post truly has an identity and image associated with the Dutch system and has created a Dutch Legacy here in Vermont. 

The Dutch theories and systems are a major part of our curriculum and how we develop our players. Many of our coaches have been on this trip and use the language and tactics in their training sessions as well. Our connection goes much deeper than an annual trip, a style of play, or the color orange. We have history and personal relationships that tie our club with the country.

This is an unforgettable experience and one that our players talk about for the rest of their lives.


Benefits

  • The trip exposes players to professional KNVB coaching staff members and the Dutch vision of soccer.
  • International play: our pllayers are able to play 4 matches against Dutch teams and socialize with the players afterward.
  • Exposure to some of the best youth academies in the world – Ajax Amsterdam and PSV Eindhoven.
  • The opportunity to watch professional soccer teams in training and matches.
  • Fantastic team bonding experience.
  • An excellent “pre-season” training tool for the outdoor season.
  • Players come back with a new appreciation for the game.
  • Players come back with a greater commitment to the game.
  • Players are given a tremendous international “living” experience.
  • Players receive a cultural education component that adds to the value of this experience.

2017 Itinerary

Please click here to find this past year's itinerary. The structure of this will not change much from year to year so it gives you a very good idea of what the 2018 trip will look like.

The estimated cost for 2018 is $3,450. This includes flight, all meals, accomodations, and transportation. It does not take into account fundraising done by the group (roughly $800-900).