U.S. Soccer Development Academy
The Chargers Soccer Club is proud to be one of the first member clubs chosen by U.S. Soccer to participate in the inaugural year of the U.S. Soccer Development Academy for boys in 2007 and going into the 2018-19 season, the Chargers is part of a small group of clubs through the U.S. that has been granted all 7 Development Academy teams: U-12 (2 teams), U-13, U-14, U-15, U-16/17 and U-18/19 .
What is the Development Academy Program?
Following a comprehensive review of elite player development in the United States and around the world, U.S. Soccer created the Development Academy in 2007 to provide education, resources and support to impact everyday club environments that will develop world-class players. The Academy Program's philosophy is based on increased training, less total games, and more meaningful games using international rules of competition.
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