D.C. United


The Major League Development Association and D.C. United announced their partnership in 2018 to further provide coaches and players identification and development opportunities.

The following are examples of opportunities that benefit our member academies, coaches and players:

  • Annual visit from D.C. United staff at selected MLDA member academies
  • Annual club night at Audi Field
  • Member soccer academies to host talent centers
  • Coaching education and curriculum access
  • Summer Academy Pro Experience program design and implementation
  • Exhibition matches against D.C. United Academy teams as deemed appropriate
  • Selected players offered to participate or join D.C. United Academy on a part time or full time basis