Development Academy Overview:
The U.S. Soccer Development Academy impacts everyday club environments to develop world-class players.
What is the Development Academy Program?
Following a comprehensive review of elite player development in the United States and around the world, US Soccer created the Development Academy in 2007. The Academy Program's philosophy is based on increased training, less total games and more meaningful using internaltional rules of competition.
The Academy has recently expanded programming to include Girls Development Academy that began in Fall 2017. The Academy has 197 total clubs, comprised of teams across six age groupsin the boys program: U12, U13, U15, U16/17 and U18/19 as well as four age groups in the girls program: U14, U15, U16/17 and U18/19.
The Academy Program focuses on positively impacting everyday club environments to assist in maximizing youth player development across the country. The Academy values individual development of elite players over winning trophies and titles. The Academy sets the standard for elite environments for youth soccer clubs nationawide and is a part of U.S. Soccer's global leadership position in youth soccer that will impact thousands of players.
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