VSA U23 Summer Teams
VSA announces summer program for U23 players

This summer VSA will be offering new Men’s and Women’s U23 Summer Teams for players meeting the following criteria:

  • Current College Players
  • College Seniors looking for professional exposure
  • Prospective College players currently in youth soccer

The VSA U23 Summer Teams will provide a professional training environment for players to enhance, upkeep and expose elite level players in our area and surrounding metropolitan DC. 

- For current college players, the U23 teams will provide an opportunity to improve and maintain fitness throughout the summer in preparation for the fall season

- For College seniors looking for professional exposure, the U23 teams will provide a high level of training with the opportunity to play against some of the area’s top NPSL/PDL teams

- For players looking to enter the college game, the U23 teams will provide the opportunity to train and play with current college players in a challenging and rewarding soccer environment, whilst given the exposure to potential college coaches

“We are delighted to be able to announce the VSA U23 Summer Teams for 2015” said Assistant Technical Director, Dale Parker. “I have seen first-hand the benefits of programs like this and the opportunities it gives local players to enhance and develop in a high level training environment.  We hope our players at VSA take full advantage of this opportunity, along with other local players, which down the road may develop into something extremely special.”

During the season, the players will train twice per week with a minimum of four games implemented into the schedule.  The Men’s team will be led by Fro Adu, whilst the Women’s team will be led by Dave Edwards.

“This is something we feel very strongly about because it is important for our players to be exposed to the next level” said Technical Director, Matt Lacey. “A U23 team provides an opportunity for our older players past and present but also provides role model for our youth teams. Both Dave and Fro have college coaching experience and will add a level of professionalism to the teams needed as we grow this new program”

Try-outs for the U23 teams will be held on May 16 at 7pm

Dates: Between May 25- July 24

Training:  Twice per week

Games:  Minimum of 4

Location:  Long Park, Haymarket (4603 James Madison Highway, Haymarket, VA)

Men's Coach: Fro Adu

Women's Coach:  Dave (Ted) Edwards

Cost per player:  $350

For questions, or additional information, please contact Assistant Technical Director, Dale Parker at dparker@vsaonline.org

 

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