Academy

D.C. United announces 2013-14 Academy Teams

The Black-and-Red releases rosters for U-18, U-16 and U-14 squads
D.C. United announces 2013-14 Academy Teams

D.C. United today announced its rosters for the 2013-2014 Academy teams. Seventy-two players from the greater Washington, D.C. region were selected for the Black-and-Red’s Academy squads: 25 on the U-14 team, 23 on the U-16 side and 24 on the U-18 team roster.

Academy Update - July 12, 2013

U-16 and U-18 season recaps; U-23s end NPSL campaign with win
Academy Update

D.C. United today announced that two members of D.C. United’s Academy U-16s team have been named to the U.S. Soccer Development Academy (USSDA) U-15/16 East Conference Starting XI for 2012-13. Additionally, the D.C. United U-23s ended its 2013 National Premier League Season (NPSL) with a 2-1 victory over CASL Elite.

D.C. United signs Homegrown midfielder Collin Martin

18-year-old Chevy Chase, Md., native becomes Black-and-Red’s sixth Academy signing
D.C. signs Homegrown midfielder Collin Martin

Collin Martin

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Collin Martin

D.C. United Showcase to take place in Virginia Beach, Va., on July 14

Black-and-Red U-23s will face Beach FC after running a youth clinic for kids ages U-7 to U-12
DCU Showcase to take place in VA Beach on July 14

D.C. United today announced, in collaboration with Beach FC, that its U-23 squad will hold a player showcase in Virginia Beach, Va., on Sunday, July 14 at Hampton Roads Soccer Complex. The event will also feature youth soccer clinic for ages U-7 to U-12. The clinic will include interactive elements straight from the D.C. United Academy training program and will offer an opportunity for local youth to take the field with top-tier D.C. United U-23 staff and players. Members of the public who wish to solely attend the game will be able to do so free of charge.

Academy Update - July 1, 2013

United’s U-18s and U-16s conclude USSDA playoff campaigns in Frisco, TX
Academy Update

Academy Playoffs 2

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D.C. United’s Academy U-18s and U-16s concluded the teams’ U.S. Soccer Development Academy (USSDA) seasons with the League playoffs held in Frisco, TX against other top USSDA sides from around the country from June 24-27 and June 25-28, respectively. Also, United’s U-23s topped Chesterfield United FC 5-1 on Saturday in their latest National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) match.

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.

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