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U.S. Soccer's Development Academy kicks off with Depot showcase
September 18th, 2007 7AM
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U.S. Soccer's Development Academy is set to debut competition with the inaugural Fall Showcase WeekendOct. 6-8 at the National Training Center in Carson, Calif. Forty teams from 20 elite clubs will participate in the three-day event, which includes teams at the U-16 and U-18 age groups.

The premier match takes place the evening of Saturday, Oct. 7, when the U.S. youth national team takes on the Chivas USA U-18 Academy Team on the Mooch Myernick Field at The Home Depot Center.

A total of 40 matches will be played during the weekend showcase, which is expected to draw a host of college coaches and scouts from Southern California and beyond. Additionally, national staff coaches will use the Fall Showcase to identify players for places in upcoming national team camps.

U.S. Soccer Development Academy Fall Showcase Clubs
AFC Lightning (Fayetteville, Ga.)
Atlanta Fire United (Duluth, Ga.)
Birmingham United (Birmingham, Ala.)
Bridge FA (Charleston, S.C.)
Chivas USA (Carson, Calif.)
Clearwater Chargers (Clearwater, Fla.)
Concorde Fire SC (Marietta, Ga.)
Crossfire Premier (Redmond, Wash.)
De Anza SC (Sunnyvale, Calif.)
IMG Soccer Academy (Bradenton, Fla.)
Miami FC Kendall (Miami, Fla.)
Mustang SC (Danville, Calif.)
Nomads SC (San Diego, Calif.)
Richmond Strikers (Glen Allen, Va.)
Richmond Kickers (Glen Allen)
Schulz Academy (Boca Raton, Fla.)
Surf SC (Carlsbad, Calif.)
U.S. YNT (Bradenton, Fla.)
Virginia Rush (Virginia Beach, Va.)
Washington Premier (Tacoma, Wash.)

 

The remaining 44 clubs in the Development Academy that will not participate in the Fall Showcase begin
their competitive schedule during the Winter Showcase, which will be held  Feb. 16-18 at a site to be determined.

To kick off the Development Academy season, U.S. Soccer conducted a two-day
Technical Workshop from Sept. 12-13 in Chicago.

In addition to orientation sessions that focused on a variety of logistical areas and philosophical
foundations to the Academy approach, the attendees received expert technical
analysis from U.S. men's national team head coach Bob Bradley, U.S. U-20
head coach Thomas Rongen, U-17 head coach John Hackworth and U.S. Soccer
Director of Coaching Bob Jenkins.

 



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