Developmental Academy Talent Centers

The current Talent Centers will identify players for the 2018/2019 US Soccer Development Academy Season, beginning in August 2018.   

D.C. United’s Development Academy Talent Centers act as a primary player-identification and assessment opportunities for local talent interested in joining D.C. United or one of the Development Academy Partner Clubs, Arlington Soccer and/or Loudoun Soccer. 

The Talent Centers are open applications; however, players will be selected and invited for specific training dates/times to ensure a controlled, high-level training environment.


GK Talent Centers

Date: April 29th

Session 1 (2000-2008 birth years): 8:30 AM-10:00 AM 

DC United Academy - Talent Centers
Locations: RFK Turf Training Field, 279 Oklahoma Ave NE, Washington DC 20003

Date: May 6th

  • Session 1 (2005-2006 birth years): 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Session 2 (2007-2008 birth years): 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Date: May 20th

  • Session 1 (2000-2001 birth years): 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Session 2 (2002-2004 birth years): 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Cost of Tryout: $25 per player

Note: This application makes your player eligible for participation in Talent Centers, but does NOT guarantee your player a spot. Upon review of the application, players will be invited to participate in Talent Centers.A club representative will contact players invited to participate three days prior to the scheduled session. If your player is not contacted then he has not been selected but will be considered for future talent centers.