New Format To Be Instituted
Garth Pollonais, Director of USSDA Charger Academy, has announced a new process for the 2012-13 season. Instead of the open tryout of the past, the Academy coaches are inviting all players who are interested in becoming a member of the Chargers Development Academy program for the 2012-13 season to contact the him at firstname.lastname@example.org or Roberto Lopez, Technical Director & U15-16 Academy coach, at email@example.com.
Pollonais said "players will be invited to training sessions with the academy teams so they can be best evaluated. The ability to see players in the training system will greatly enhance the staff’s ability to see new players in the Academy environment." Academy season continues through to the end of June providing many opportunties to be invited into an academy practice session.
Please note, the 2012-13 U.S. Soccer Development Academy season will be a 10-month season, which will prohibit playing high school soccer. Click here for more information about the 10-month season.