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Advice for high school soccer tryouts

Advice for high school soccer tryouts

In SoCal, high school is a winter sport, and tryouts are happening now. Here's how to shine. It's time for high school soccer tryouts for teens al ...
Abby Wambach on the Importance of High School Soccer

Abby Wambach on the Importance of High School Soccer

Abby Wambach is a soccer legend. Olympic Gold Medalist. World Cup Champion. NCAA D1 Champion. And, back in the day, she got to play soccer for her hi ...
American Soccer: Using Our Strengths and Addressing Our Challenges (Part 1)

American Soccer: Using Our Strengths and Addressing Our Challenges (Part 1)

A conversation with the Director of Talent Identification for US Soccer, Mirelle van Rijbroek The 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup has kicked off i ...
Surf Soccer Club Sends Seniors off in Style

Surf Soccer Club Sends Seniors off in Style

High school athletes in America love "Senior Day." It is a cherished tradition. For soccer players who have chosen to play in the Development Academy ...
High School Soccer Shines During Playoffs

High School Soccer Shines During Playoffs

Were there college scouts watching the game?Maybe. The soccer was definitely good enough.But there wasn't a line of college scouts in their folding c ...
The DA debate continues: “It wasn’t the best fit.” -Slammers FC

The DA debate continues: “It wasn’t the best fit.” -Slammers FC

Slammers FC was one of the most dominant girls' clubs during the Girls Development Academy's inaugural year.  Surprisingly to many, Slammers FC ...
Why does the Development Academy Bar Players from High School Soccer?

Why does the Development Academy Bar Players from High School Soccer?

US Soccer Director of Talent Identification explains why DA players can not play for their high schools. The Boys' Development Academy started in 200 ...
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