U-18 Development Academy Team

The D.C. United U-18 Team participates in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy.


About the Team:

  • Participate in USSDA League play
  • Players train year-round, 3 to 4 times a week
  • Professional staff, licensed coaches and certified athletic trainers
  • US Soccer Technical Advisors and college coaches regularly attend training sessions and games to scout potential collegiate and youth national team players
  • Training sessions are held at D.C. United’s training complex at RFK Stadium and other locations in the DMV area

Each Player Receives:

  • One free ticket for each D.C. United home match
  • 25% off at the DCU Team Store
  • Professional training and travel gear from adidas and uniform management by staff
  • Free adidas footwear, including cleats and runners
  • Season-long fees are $1,500.00. Scholarships available on an as-needed basis (scholarship application and supporting documents must be received to be considered.)