HARRISON, NJ (February 9, 2015) – The New York Red Bulls officially unveiled the name and logo of its USL Pro affiliate today. The New York Red Bulls II join as one of several expansion sides affiliated with MLS teams for 2015.
The organization is in the final stages of naming a coach for New York Red Bulls II. More details are expected to be announced later this week.
New York’s USL PRO team will train out of the club’s training facility in Hanover, New Jersey. The roster will begin to take shape in the coming weeks as the organization prepares for its inaugural game on March 28 at Red Bull Arena.
“This is a great opportunity for us as a club to provide our younger players with a professional environment to compete in and develop into legitimate first team players,” said head coach Jesse Marsch.
USL PRO featured 14 teams in 2014, with that number having grown to 24 for the 2015 season. In addition to New York, the expansion teams for 2015 include: Austin, Charlotte, Colorado Springs, Louisville, Montreal, Portland, Salt Lake City, Saint Louis, Seattle, Toronto, Tulsa and Vancouver.