Youth Soccer

D.C. United to hold tryouts for newly formed U-12 Pre-Academy team, as well as for U-13s and U-15s

United searching for preeminent Pre-Academy talent ahead of 2013 fall season
Pre-Academy tryouts now open

D.C. United today announced that it will be holding tryouts for its newly formed U-12 Pre-Academy side, as well as its U-13 and U-15 Pre-Academy teams. The U-12 squad will serve as a feeder system for the U-14, U-16 and U-18 Academy teams and will ultimately carve a path for players to become part of D.C. United’s First Team. D.C.

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Collin Martin, former D.C. United Academy standout and current Wake Forest Demon Deacon, was called into the United States U-20 Training Camp in Carson, Calif., from April 22-29 in preparation for the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

D.C. United Academy Update: April 22, 2013

U-18s and U-16s grab wins over regional rivals FC DELCO
Academy Update

Academy 2013

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The D.C. United U-18s and U-16s both defeated regional rival FC DELCO over the weekend to improve their respective records in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy (USSDA) league. Additionaly, 16 D.C. United Academy and Pre-Academy players were invited to the U.S. Soccer Training Center in Germantown, Md., on April 17.

D.C. United, Northern Virginia Soccer Club (NVSC) and adidas reach affiliate agreement

NVSC becomes the fourth youth soccer partner of the Black-and-Red
DCU, NVSC and adidas reach affiliate agreement

D.C. United and Northern Virginia Soccer Club (NVSC) – in conjunction with adidas – today announced an affiliate agreement, the fourth of its kind for D.C. United and a youth soccer club. Under the agreement, NVSC will be one of D.C. United’s primary sources in identifying and developing the top youth talent. United will share its coaching resources and will work with NVSC to follow its training curriculum and system of play. Top players in the NVSC system, identified by both D.C. United and NVSC, will have the opportunity to join the D.C.

D.C. United U-14 Academy tryouts open for registration

Black-and-Red searching for bright, young talent to fill its U-14 Academy squad
U-14 Academy tryouts open

U-16 Academy huddle - 2012

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D.C. United today announced that its tryout sessions will be held on May 15 and May 16 for the recently announced U-14 Academy team for interested players born on or after January 1, 1999. The U-14s, in its final campaign in the D.C. United’s Pre-Academy system, will now compete in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy (USSDA) league starting in Fall 2013 at the helm of Head Coach Jonathan Frias.

Tryouts for Sueno MLS kick off this weekend

Tryouts kick off for Sueno MLS

Academy Update - March 25, 2013

U-18s easily defeat the Richmond Strikers 5-1 while U-16s play to 1-1 draw
Academy Update

The D.C. United Academy U-18 and U-16 teams continued play in the 2013 U.S. Soccer Development Academy (USSDA) season this weekend, as the sides took on the nearby Richmond Strikers.

Sueño MLS Open for Registration

D.C. United hosts 7th annual search for youth soccer players
Sueño MLS Open for Registration


The wait is over for hundreds of aspiring young soccer standouts as registration opens for Sueño MLS 2013 – Presented by Allstate, the premier, nationally televised search for the best undiscovered soccer talent in North America.

Summer Camps are open for registration

United’s Summer Camp Series offers a variety of different options from June 17-Aug.16
Summer Camps are open for registration

D.C. United today announced that registration for its Summer Camps is now open. The camps include the popular summer camp series at D.C. United's Training Complex at RFK, two Striker/Goalkeeper camps also at D.C. United's Training Complex and several week-long camps at satellite locations around the D.C. Metropolitan Area.

United Soccer Club kicks off spring campaign

Signature United for D.C. initiative will serve 900 children at 14 locations
United Soccer Club kicks off spring campaign

D.C. United and its non-profit arm, United for D.C., today announced the kick-off of the spring session of United Soccer Club. Sponsored by the U.S. Soccer Foundation, Volkswagen and the Department of Health, the program is solely managed by foundation staff and remains the most comprehensive community development initiative delivered by any of the Mid-Atlantic regions’ professional sports teams. The signature initiative was also a key factor in United for D.C. earning the coveted President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition Community Leadership Award last year.

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