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About BVB-IA Great Plains

We are not just another club.

BVB International Academy – Great Plains, formerly Jambars FC,  is a youth soccer club based in Lawrence, KS.  Our training is based on an elite curriculum and continuous coaching education, and our players have opportunities to play and train with some of the best players in the country. 

Here are just a few of the amazing opportunities BVB Provides:

• Our player pathway connects with the Youth Academy in Dortmund, Germany

• A Full-time College Athlete Placement (CAP)  Program Director works directly with our regional CAP Program Director

•  BVB International Academy – Great Plains  teams wear full Borussia Dortmund uniforms

Our coaching staff is closely connected to the BVB Academy in Germany. We use their curriculum to guide training, completing a coaching accreditation program and participating in monthly calls. Our coaches have the opportunity to train at the BVB Academy in Dortmund, Germany.

We take our job seriously and execute it comprehensively. We teach with excitement, encouragement, truth and honesty. We do not allow disrespect, selfishness or laziness from athletes, parents or staff.

BVBIA-GP Program Divisions

BVB Player Pathways

The BVB-IA Great Plains region includes Kansas, Nebraska, parts of Iowa and Missouri. We work directly with BVB International Academy - America to facilitate its Regional and National ID camps which gives our players the opportunity to train with staff from the BVB Academy in Germany with the purpose of identifying players who may have the potential to one day play with BVB Youth Academy teams in Germany. 

ID camps held here regionally and nationally also create further exposure for our players to college coaches and beyond. These incredible opportunities are the same for both girls and boys, and BVB is currently increasing their efforts to scout and identify young talent for both regional and national events across the U.S. We are pioneering amazing new opportunities for our players!


What does BVB mean?

BVB means Ballspiel-Verein Borussia (that's German for Borussia club for ball games). The correct club name is "BV Borussia 09 e.V. Dortmund", with "09" pointing to 1909, the year of the club's founding.