FC Virginia (FCV) Girls Development Academy is holding player trials/evaluations. Players are invited to trial with our Development Academy teams. Talent Identification Training Centers will also be held in 2019. All trials and ID Centers are free of charge. If you are interested in having your daughter attend a DA evaluation session or ID Center, please fill out the form via the link below.
Birth Years for Player Evaluations / ID Centers:
2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
***Players currently playing with FC Virginia do not need to fill out this form.***
FC Virginia inspires players to make a difference on and off the field. We believe in developing the individual player by providing high quality training and matches along with character development in a first class, daily environment.
If you are interested in learning more about FC Virginia Girls DA or interested in a player ID session, please contact Director Bobby Puppione or fill out the form via the link to the left.
- FCV is the #1 Girls DA Program in the Metro DC area.
- FCV not only develops players, but we develop people through our service work, civic duties, and opportunities to give back.
- FCV has had more players called in to US National Team Camps than any other DA program in the area.
- FCV has multiple players involved in US National Team ID Centers.
- FCV is known nationally for helping place players in to college programs.
- FCV has one of the most qualified and diverse coaching staffs in the area.
Recently, Victoria (Dori) Haugen returned from her second trip with the Norwegian U16 National Team. Dori, a 2002 birth year player and 2020 Virginia Tech commit, plays on our U19 FCV Development Academy team. She has been a part of the club for more than 6 years. We caught up with her and asked her some questions about her experiences playing internationally.
Q: What was it like to play international matches in Europe?
A: Playing international matches in Europe was an amazing experience that not many people get to do.
Q: What did you like most about the opportunity?
A: What I liked most about this opportunity was learning more of the Norwegian language and playing soccer against top players from many different countries.
Q: How has FC Virginia helped you prepare for this experience?
A: FC Virginia has helped me prepare for this amazing experience by supporting me and helping me every day to become a better soccer player.
Q: How has playing in the Development Academy helped you prepare for this experience?
A: The Development Academy has helped me prepare for this experience by establishing a league focused on quality and composed of the best teams in the country.
Q: Tell us a quick funny story about your experience with the Norwegian National Team.
A: A funny story from my trip was when the girls tried to show me how to play a certain card game but we couldn't understand each other. It was funny.
If you are interested in joining the Development Academy, FC Virginia (FCV) is holding player trials/evaluations. Players are invited to trial with our Development Academy teams. Talent Identification Training Centers will also be held in 2019. Check out the link below.
FC Virginia has announced the hiring of Bobby Puppione as the club’s new Girls DA Technical Director. Puppione joins FCV after eight years at CUP/Cincinnati United in Ohio. There he was the Girls Director of Coaching and also the Technical Director for the Cincinnati Development Academy. He has been an assistant coach and scout with the US Soccer Youth National Team system for the last three years. Currently, he is on the board with the Washington DC/Baltimore based non-profit charity Leveling the Playing Field, which helps bring athletic participation to underprivileged children across the United States.
We caught up with new Girls Technical Director Bobby Puppione to check in with him
as he begins working with FCV.