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D.C. United Under-23 team to compete in Premier Development League in 2015

Black-and-Red partners with Evergreen FC
DCU U23 to compete in PDL

D.C. United has announced that the club has formed a partnership with Evergreen FC for the D.C. United U-23 team that will compete in the Premier Development League in 2015.

"We are pleased to have our U-23 team competing in the PDL during the summer of 2015,” said D.C. United General Manager Dave Kasper. “This will provide a meaningful competition to enhance the summer experience for both our returning college academy players and for talented college players from across the country.”

D.C. United, The Calverton School launch residency program

MLS' most successful academy program adds all-inclusive player development platform
DCU, The Calverton School launch residency program

D.C. United and The Calverton School will begin a landmark partnership this Fall that elevates the standard of player development, a residential program that will combine the D.C. United Academy’s elite soccer training with top-notch academics at The Calverton School, a leading college preparatory school in Huntingtown, Md.

On Frame with Eryk Williamson: College-bound

The DCU Academy product goes On Frame on National Signing Day
On Frame: E. Williamson

Quality, Depth in D.C. United 2015 Signing Day class

16 D.C. United Academy players make their collegiate commitments
DCU Signing Day class

D.C. United Academy Update: January 27, 2015

Eryk Williamson named to U18 U.S. YNT roster for 2015 Copa Chivas Internacioanal
D.C. United Academy Update

Eryk Williamson from Academy

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DCU Academy

D.C. United Academy player Eryk Williamson (Alexandria, Va.; Arlington Soccer Association) has been named to the U.S. Under-18 Men’s National Team. Head Coach Javier Perez’s 20-player roster for the 2015 Copa Chivas Tournament in Guadalajara, Mexico. Williamson will join with the U.S. team after participating as a guest player in D.C. United’s preseason camp in Bradenton, Fla.

D.C. United Academy Update

Eryk Williamson called in to U-18 National Team Camp, Chandler Vaughn joins U-15 camp
Academy Update

Midfielder Eryk Williamson and defender Chandler Vaughn have been called in to their respective National Team’s training camps. Williamson will join the Under-18 Men's National Team in Marbella, Spain, from Dec. 11-20, when it plays two friendly matches against the U-18 German National Team. Vaughn will join the U-15 Boy’s National Team in Bradenton, Fla., from Dec 13-20. This is the second U.S. Youth National Team selection for both players with the specified age groups.

D.C. United paving the Homegrown path

On the heels of Bill Hamid's breakout season, we dig into the accomplishments of DCU's Academy
DCU paving the way for Homegrowns

D.C. United is paving the way for Homegrown products in Major League Soccer.

This year, D.C. United goalkeeper Bill Hamid had a breakout season, setting career highs in shutouts, saves and wins. The Annendale, Va., native did more than set personal records, though; he created two new benchmarks for Homegrown goalkeepers in MLS.

Q&A: Nolan Sheldon completes his French Federation Football course

D.C. United's Academy Director completes a 16-month top-level training program
Q&A: Nolan Sheldon

Nolan Sheldon - France

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Claire Fontaine

You’re wrapping up a nearly two-year French Football Federation (FFF) coaching course. Can you explain what was included in the curriculum?

D.C. United Academy Affiliate Program

The benefits of working together through soccer
DCU Academy Affiliate Program

Inter Milan and D.C. United Methodologies

Through its partnership with Inter Milan, DCU's Academy hosted 2 coaches from the Italian side
Inter Milan & DCU methodologies
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