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DSA Sunday Skills Academy

We will once again offer our DSA Academy.  This program is offered in addition to the House weekly practice and Saturday game.  The goal of this program is to allow our more dedicated DSA players to improve their skills through intense coaching sessions.  The Academy will train the more committed boys and girls separately, exposing them to a higher level of play and instruction, allowing them to further develop their soccer acumen.  This program is designed to be rigorous and intense, and will seek to get the best out of all participants.  Academy participants will be separated by gender, and further grouped into smaller groups based on ability, to allow for a more focused and individualized training session.  Evaluations will take place during the first session for group formation; however, the evaluations will be fluid, allowing for player movement over the course of the Academy.

Sessions will be held on Sunday mornings for 7 weeks, and will consist of 1 intense practice session per week. Playing on DSA House program teams caters well to the development of our players and allows kids to play with their friends. Participation in a challenging in-town program such as the DSA Academy will help advance the development of our most dedicated players to a level that will reap rewards down the road when it really counts!

The common denominator of the groups will be commitment and talent.  

The goal of DSA Academy is to create a more competitive player development environment for local players who clearly have the passion and work ethic to become the best soccer players they can be.


General Information

  • Supplemental to House Program - must first be registered for the DSA House program to participate

  • Registration is limited and is first come, first served

  • Players understand and agree to make a commitment to the program. As such, attendance will be taken. One excused absence will be permitted if notification is received prior to session. If more than 2 sessions are missed beyond this, the player’s spot will be forfeited and the first player on the wait list will be enrolled. No refunds will be granted will be granted for the removed player.

  • For Fall, Players must be a 2015 Birth Year

  • In the Spring, we offer both a 2015 and a 2016 Birth year program

  • 1 Practice per week on Sunday mornings 

Sessions will be coached by current DSA Travel Coaches.

Tentative Spring 2023 SESSION DETAILS:

2015 Boys, 2015 Girls, 2016 Boys, 2016 Girls: 8:30 - 9:45 AM OR 9:45 – 11 AM. Players will be slotted in either time slot based on registration numbers by birth year and gender. There will be no requests for time slots.

Field Location – Middlesex (TBC)

Session dates: 4/16/23 - 6/4/23 (No session on Sunday 5/28; Session dates TBC based on start of Spring season per field availability)