Academy

A first start for Shanosky

The homegrown defender on supporting D.C. United as a kid, earning first start
A first start for Shanosky

Conor Shanosky at Chicago Fire

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D.C. United homegrown player Conor Shanosky found out he was starting against the Chicago Fire around lunchtime on Saturday.

After being signed in August 2010, Shanosky had been on loan with Harrisburg City, Fort Lauderdale and Richmond. Thirty-five appearances in total for the Sterling, Va. native who plays holding midfield and center back before his first MLS start.

Academy Update - June 3, 2013

U-18s and U-16s end season with wins; U-14 Pre-Academy qualifies for NPL playoffs
Academy Update

D.C. United’s U-18 and U-16 Academy teams ended their respective 2012-13 U.S. Soccer Development Academy (USSDA) seasons on a high note with wins over McLean Youth Soccer. The U-18s and U-16s have qualified for playoffs in the league and will travel to Frisco, TX to compete against other top USSDA sides from June 24-27 and June 25-28, respectively.

A look back on D.C. United's Academy Teams' successful seasons

A recap of the Academy seasons before playoffs in June
A look back on D.C. United's Academy Teams' successful seasons

Ahead of D.C. United Youth Academy’s last regular season game, we take a look back at both the U-16s’ and U-18s’ successful seasons. Both teams are headed to Frisco, Texas for the U.S. Soccer Development Academy Playoffs in June.

29 May 5:36 pm

United Builds brought ten D.C. United staff members, representing six different departments, to serve lunch today in an effort to assist So Others Might Eat. The staff members prepared plates, set tables, ran beverage service and staffed the dish room throughout three different shifts. SOME served over 230 homeless individuals lunch today and serves over 240,000 meals in the dining room alone, annually. 

D.C. United and the Richmond Kickers

A closer look at the affiliation ahead of the teams' Open Cup match
D.C. United and the Richmond Kickers

RELATED: Loanees given roster assignments for Open Cup

D.C. United will play its first 2013 Open Cup match at Richmond this Tuesday, May 28 at 7:00 PM. The match will be streamed online, more information to come.

D.C. United Showcase to take place in Roanoke, Va., on June 16

Black-and-Red U-23s will face Roanoke Star SC after running a clinic for kids ages U-7 to U-12
D.C. United Showcase to take place on June 16

D.C. United today announced, in collaboration with Blacksburg High School Soccer, New River United SA, Radford SC, Roanoke Star SC, Christiansburg Soccer Club, and Hidden Valley High School that its U-23 squad will put on a showcase in Roanoke, Va., on June 16 at Dwight Bogle Stadium . The event will feature a clinic for kids ages 7-12 and an exhibition game between the Black-and-Red U-23s and Roanoke Star SC. An opportunity for local youth to take the field with top-tier D.C.

Academy Update - May 13, 2013

United’s U-18s and U-16s clinch USSDA playoff spots ahead of final match of the 2012-13 season
Academy Update

D.C. United’s Academy U-18s and U-16s both played top-ranked Players Development Academy (PDA) teams over the weekend, seeing United’s U-18s victorious and the U-16s go down. However, both sides are still well-positioned in the Atlantic Division of the U.S. Soccer Development Academy (USSDA) league and will head to FC Dallas Park on June 24-28 for the 2013 USSDA Academy playoffs.

D.C. United Development Academy take on PDA in last home match

United's U16s and U18s face highly ranked PDA
Academy teams take on PDA in last home match

Ahead of their final home matches, D.C. United’s Youth Development Academy U16 and U18 teams are gearing up for a tough weekend against New Jersey club Players Development Academy (PDA). 

Academy Update - May 6, 2013

U-18s and U-16s lose close matches against NJSA
Academy Update

Gearing up toward the end of the U.S. Soccer Development Academy (USSDA) season, the U-18 and U-16 D.C. United Academy teams both dropped their respective matches 1-0 to New Jersey Soccer Academy (NJSA).

Academy Update - May 6, 2013

U-18s and U-16s lose close matches against NJSA
Academy Update

Gearing up toward the end of the U.S. Soccer Development Academy (USSDA) season, the U-18 and U-16 D.C. United Academy teams both dropped their respective matches 1-0 to New Jersey Soccer Academy (NJSA).

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