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U8 Academy

U8 Academy Program- *Starts December 8th*

FC Virginia is excited to announce our 2021-2022 Winter U8 Academy Program.  FC Virginia has partnered with The Fitness Equation (One Loudoun & South Riding) and The nZone in Chantilly to host our Loudoun/ Western Fairfax based programs this winter. 

We are also very excited to announce the launching of our U7 & U8 Academy program at The St. James this winter to support our Fairfax based families!

Space is extremely limited for this program which does require an evaluation or coach recommendation for participation.

*Registration Link will be here soon*

Program Information:
Program Length:  12 weeks
Cost:  $425
Games:

  • Loudoun based teams games will be held on Sundays at The nZone beginning 1/9.  All games will be between 1:00pm-5:00pm
  • St. James based teams will play in the STJ Futsal League.  Games will be on Sundays.  Times TBD

Training Location Options:

  • South Riding:  Wednesdays- 6:00-7:00pm
  • One Loudoun:  Fridays-  6:00-7:00pm
  • The St. James:  Wednesdays- time TBD
  • The St. James:  Thursdays- time TBD

ACADEMY CENTERS:  2021-2022

The U8 Academy program will offer 3 training centers to allow participants to play closer to home.  The training curriculum and professional oversight will be consistent among all three training centers.

2021-2022 Playing Season Sites:

  • Ashburn (Bles Park)
  • Dulles South (Brambleton/ South Riding)
  • The St. James (Springfield)
  • Chantilly (St. Veronica's Church)-  *coming soon*

The benefit of this structure is that it allows us to provide programming geographically for ease of travel, it also provides us "in-house" competitive games to supplement outside crossover games and it provides a larger player pool for the creation of future U9 Travel teams.

 

*NEW*- The St. James-  Player ID Sessions

FC Virginia is excited to official launch out TSJ based U8 Academy training center!  Programming will begin this winter.  The St. James training center will allow us to extend our Pre-Travel program into Fairfax County and be the base for Fairfax based rising U9 Boys & Girls travel teams beginning Fall of 2022.

Our Talent ID Session will be held on Saturday, October 23rd from 3-5pm at The St. James (Fieldhouse) and will include both a player training session but also a parents meeting to learn more about the TSJFCV Player Development Pathway (PDP).

To register for The St. James U8 Academy Talent ID session please contact Adam Baumgardner; Academy Director at: 
adam. baumgardner@thestjames.com

U8 Academy ID Session Schedule:

*Rolling evaluation sessions available all spring & summer.  Contact Adam Baumgardner to request a session*

**PLAYERS MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE TO PARTICIPATE**

To register for a free evaluation please contact The Academy Director- Adam Baumgardner at:  adam.baumgardner@thestjames.com

Please Note:  The U8 Academy program is by invitation only.  Players will need to be evaluated and may participate in any of our ID session.  It is our recommendation that players attend a minimum of 2 ID sessions.