Last week, U.S. Soccer announced the Development Academy would be moving to a 10-month season starting with the 2012-13 season. D.C. United's U-16 and U-18 teams compete in U.S. Soccer's Development Academy and have since the program launched in 2007.
Further information can be found via the following links on ussoccer.com:
- Press release: U.S. Soccer Development Academy Moves to 10-month season
- Frequenly asked questions
- Quote sheet: Academy and National Team coaches
Learn more about D.C. United's Academy teams and training programs.