D.C. United Academy Recruitment
Thank you for your interest in D.C. United’s academy! At D.C. United, we pride ourselves on our commitment to developing elite soccer players and providing the best possible environment for players to grow on and off the field. Our track record of developing homegrown professional players as well as collegiate athletes speaks to the standard of excellence we have for developing players in the academy.
There are three primary means through which we identify potential players:
- Talent Centers
- Scouting + Personal Player Application
|D.C. United’s Development Academy Talent Centers are a one-day assessment opportunities throughout the year for local talent interested in joining D.C. United or one of the Development Academy Partner Clubs.|
|D.C. United’s Tryouts are one-day assessment opportunities for all age groups during select Summer dates for local talent interested in joining D.C. United’s academy.|
|Scouting & Personal Player Application|
D.C. United’s Academy scouts consistently observe matches and events to identify potential players for the Academy. Scouts use a detailed talent identification model and report directly to the academy’s head scout. Our scouts are held to high standards of ethics, integrity and professionalism and adhere to all regulations set forth by U.S. Soccer and the Development Academy.
Academy Scouts will:
Our procedure for contacting a player:
|Please note that due to the high volume of requests, D.C. United will only respond to players that they are interested in bringing in for a trial or setting a time to scout.|