The Bowling Green, Ky., club will have direct access to the Academy's curriculum and in-person instruction.
The club will compete with 16 other clubs from Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Western New York.
The Ballard High School senior will also receive a scholarship as part of his contract.
He started recently with a focus on the U-11 to U-14 age groups.
Three former or current players shared the pitch for the first time in Saturday's draw.
The group will play three games in Tampa, Fla., in pursuit of a title.
The move will see the pro clubs take over programming from U-5 through U-19 levels.
The sessions begin in April and are expected to sell out.
The new pre-professional squad will kick off May 12.
The pre-professional women's circuit kicks off its inaugural season in May.