Girls Academy League

League Details
Age Groups U13-U19 (2008 – 2002)
4 training days per week
3 national showcase events
10-month program (150+ training sessions) with year-round player monitoring
Full-time college placement staff
Full-time athletic trainer
Accountability – Girls Academy Technical Framework Standards
Age/curriculum based for field players and goalkeepers
Training on quality fields
High School sports allowed

The Girls Academy platform provides a holistic approach to elite player development that combines the highest possible coaching standards, appropriate elite player training to games ratios and showcase opportunities. The Girls Academy program impacts everyday club environments by setting standards that ensure every Girls Academy player trains in a world-class environment and compete in more meaningful games. Clubs competing in the Girls Academy commit to uphold Academy standards and maintain the best possible environments to optimize player development. The Girls Academy is for elite, motivated players and provides a pathway to develop and reach the highest level of competition.

At least 60% of the current youth national team players play in Girls Academy clubs.

For questions contact:
Jerome Samuels – Technical Director

Additional Info

League Games Format

# Games
In-Conference Games 11 Play each team home and away
Cross-Over Games 10 Against Mid-Atlantic , Mid-West , and the Frontier Conference
3 Showcase Events 9 Each event = 3 games
Total Games 30