Participate in USSDA League play and have the chance to play in 2 national events (Winter Showcase and Summer Playoffs/Showcase)
Players train year-round, 3 to 4 times a week, in a professional environment with the goal of helping each player reach their full potential.
Professional staff, licensed coaches and certified athletic trainers.
US Soccer Technical Advisors and college coaches are encouraged to attend training sessions to scout our players.
Training sessions are held at D.C. United's Training Complex at RFK Stadium and other locations in the DMV area.
Players receive professional training gear, travel gear, and uniform management by staff.
All Academy players receive a RFK credential that will allow them to attend all home D.C. United regular season and playoff matches.
Player physicals are conducted by the same doctors that treat the club's first team.
$1,500 player fee - helps offset costs associated with coach, athletic trainer, and field rental fees; training and travel gear; transportation, meals and lodging (when needed) for league and national events; and credential.
Scholarships available on an as needed basis (scholarship application and supporting documents must be received to be considered).