D.C. United's USSDA Training Program is an 8 week training program that provides competitive soccer players ages 8 - 12 (boys) the opportunity to train in a professional academy environment. Led by D.C. United's Academy Staff, the USSDA Training Program provides the player a view of the Academy's training methodology, as well as player development
The USSDA Training Program provides a highly competitive environment to enhance individual player development. Activities are tailored to challenge players in the following areas: technical actions with the ball, athletic movements with and without the ball, decision-making processes with and without the ball, awareness and brain processing with and without the ball, etc. All sessions will also include games/live play for players to work on topics and demonstrate their abilities in a match setting.
Please note the USSDA Program is a tryout based program that occurs during the Fall and Spring seasons.