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Official D.C. United Affiliate - Virginia Beach City FC

Summer Academy Pro Experience: Ages U8-U18




The Virginia Beach City FC Summer Academy Pro Experience offers boys and girls in the Hampton Roads region an opportunity to gain alternative  experiences outside of their formal youth club environment  from coaching staff and players at the professional, semi professional and collegiate levels. 

This program helps to inspire players and also give them outside perspective to help them grow. The training environment replicates sessions run by our semi pro First Team and special guests featured each week.  All sessions will be tailored to be age appropriate. 

This year's special guest include:

- D.C. United Academy Coaching Staff

- Old Dominion University NCAA I Coaching Staff

- Long Wood University  NCAA I Coaching Staff

- University of Lynchburg  NCAA III Coaching Staff

- Virginia Beach City FC NPSL Semi Pro Coaches and Players

Format and Curriculum

Format:

The Summer Academy Pro Experience aims to have approximately 150 - 200 boys and girls ages U8-U18 participate in this program.  Players will be organized into groups of approximately 15 to 18 players per group for U13-U19 and up to 12 players per group for ages U8 - U12. 

Each week will be lead by a featured instructor and will have a special topic.   

Week 1
Lynchburg University
Old Dominion University

Week 2
D.C. United
Virginia Beach City FC Semi Pro Players


Week 3
Longwood University

Week 4
Old Dominion University 


Curriculum:

The Summer Academy Pro Experience curriculum is developed in partnership with our club Technical Director and each featured guest each week within the guidelines of US Soccer and United Soccer Coaches curriculum standards. Each session will feature a theme. Examples include:

- Shooting and Technique 
- Dribbling and Building Confidence - Basic Foundation and Change of Direction using different parts of the foot. 
- Dribbling and Attacking - Fun moves such as the scissors and step overs, combination moves, penetrating runs by dribbling with speed at goal
- First Touch
- Passing and learning to play with teammates.

TRYOUTS and Program Schedule

Tryout Dates:

U8 (2014) - U12 (2010) BOYS
June 15th
6:00 - 7:30pm
U8 (2014) - U12 (2010) GIRLS
June 15th
6:00 - 7:30pm
U13 (2009) - U15 (2007) BOYS
June 15th
7:30 - 9pm
U13 (2009) - U15 (2007) GIRLS
June 15th
7:30 - 9pm
U16 (2006) - U17 (2005) BOYS
June 15th
7:30 - 9pm
U16 (2006) - U17 (2005) GIRLS
June 15th
7:30 - 9pm
U18 (2004) - U19 (2003) BOYS
June 15th
7:30 - 9pm
U18 (2004) - U19 (2003) GIRLS
June 15th
7:30 - 9pm


Program Dates:


Week 1
June 21 - 24

Week 2
June 28 - July 1

Week 3
July 6 - 9

Week 4
July 12-15



 Collegiate Turf Field 1Collegiate Turf Field 2
 A 2012 / 2013 Boys
8-9:30 am
  2007 Boys II
8-9:30 am
B
2010 / 2011
8-9:30 am
2007 Girls
8-9:30 am
C
2009 Boys
8-9:30 am
 2011 Girls
8-9:30 am
D

 2009 Girls
8-9:30 am

  
A 2007 Boys I
9:30-11 am
 2008 Boys I
9:30-11 am
B 2006 Boys
9:30-11 am
06 Girls
9:30-11 am
C 05/04/03 Boys
9:30-11 am
05/04/03 Girls
9:30-11 am
D 05/04/03 Boys
9:30-11 am
05/04/03 Girls
9:30-11 am



Questions?
Brandon Ricker at [email protected]

Registration and Fees

Enrollment for this program is Open Registration. The first week of practice will serve as Identification Days to properly group players based on age and skill level. 

To enroll please create an account or login to you existing Sports Connect account and select the Summer Academy Pro Experience program. 

Program Cost: 
$395 plus training uniform
$10 Youth Tryout 
$50 NPSL and WPSL Tryout Fee

COVID-19 Refund Policy
If the program is fully canceled due to Covid-19 a full refund will be provided if the program has not started. Once the program has started a prorated refund will be provided if the program is fully canceled due to Covid-19

Contact Us

Virginia Beach City FC

Jadyn Wright - Club Operations, 930 Denison Ave Suite 105
Norfolk, Virginia 23513

Email: [email protected]

Virginia Beach City FC

Jadyn Wright - Club Operations, 930 Denison Ave Suite 105
Norfolk, Virginia 23513

Email: [email protected]
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