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Welcome to RED Academy of Soccer

RED is the vision of Academy Director, Peter Mackie and the home of Grassroots and Competitive development in the Kitchener-Waterloo Region. With over 30+ years of coaching experience, Peter and his technical staff have a mission to provide a professional alternative to learn, develop, and play soccer.


To be ready or prepared for battle. To prepare to compete.
Preparation in all facets of the game and in life.
Mentally, emotionally, physically and socially ready to succeed on the field, in the classroom and in life.


To educate the athlete and enhance the person via life skills education.
To prioritize an educated athlete on the field and inside the classroom.
To empower the athlete and person.


To develop the soccer player on the field.
To develop the person through life skills training and to build self-esteem/confidence
To prioritize the development of mental health with a balance in sport, academics, and in life.