U-14 & U-15 Academy tryout dates
D.C. United’s Academy has announced the U-14 and U-15 tryout dates for the 2012/2013 season. All tryouts will be held at the RFK Auxiliary Field and the full schedule is below. The D.C. United Academy is one of the leading youth development programs in the United States. Over the prior year, the club's Academy has garnered nine National Team call-ups, twelve MLS Reserve League call-ups, and secured 22 separate collegiate placements for its players.
Players trying out for the U-14 team must be born on or after January 1, 1998, while those trying out for the U-15 team must be born on or after January 1, 1997. United’s U-14/15 squads will train three to four times a week in the evenings and will compete in the Northeast Pre-Academy League. (Current NEPAL players cannot attend until the completion of the season 6/10.)
For more information on United’s Youth Academy, please visit dcunited.com/academy.
D.C. UNITED PARTNERS WITH PDL TEAM
D.C. United announced today a development partnership with USL PDL side Baltimore Bohemians. A friendly match between United’s U-23 squad and the Bohemians has also been scheduled for Tuesday, June 5 at Cedar Lane in Bel Air, Md, the Bohs’ home ground. Match details will be available soon.
As part of the agreement, the Bohemians will provide D.C. United with prospective players that may have the potential to play in Major League Soccer. United and the Bohemians will also combine efforts to cross-promote both clubs in Baltimore and the D.C. Metro Area.