Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
U.S. Soccer's Development Academy kicks off with Depot showcase
September 18th, 2007 7AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  youth boys

MOST COMMENTED

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.

 



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Fatigued Red Bulls ride momentum into semis    
[MLS PLAYOFF PREVIEW] By the time New York and D.C. United kick off their two-game, Eastern ...
Crew and Revs roll into playoffs on hot streaks    
[MLS PLAYOFF PREVIEW] How much has the world changed since Columbus and New England met in ...
Republic FC's Vukovic and Stewart will return in 2015    
[USL PRO] Nemanja Vukovic, the 2014 USL PRO Defender of the Year, and forward Thomas Stewart, ...
Minnesota seeks double, Strikers aim for playoffs    
[NASL: Week 17] The fall champion -- Minnesota or San Antonio -- but most important for ...
Steven Gerrard: What They're Saying    
"He scored 31 goals and was voted best player in the hardest league in the world. ...
New Klinsmann concerns about European contingent    
[AMERICANS ABROAD] U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann raised new concerns about the state of his ...
Familiar Western foes face off once again    
[MLS PLAYOFF PREVIEW] Only once in the past five seasons has there been an MLS Cup ...
Wright-Phillips strikes twice to knock out defending champ    
[MLS PLAYOFFS] Both of the league's two scorers came through in their head-to-head playoff meeting Thursday ...
Savarese: Raul is still hungry to achieve things    
[NASL] The New York Cosmos have signed Spanish superstar Raul. He signed a multi-year contract as ...
Complete MLS playoff schedule    
[DATEBOOK] The MLS playoffs continue with two games on Saturday and two on Sunday as they ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives