Youth Development Academy

About the program

The Youth Development Academy is the first step in the competitive pathway.  It is an 8 month season with built in breaks and periods of flexible attendance.  Training is twice a week and lead by professional, USSF licensed coaches.

Teams of 12-14 are built and compete in the OYSA fall and spring Development League, with games being played on Sundays at Delta Park.  Teams can also expect to participate in 1 or 2 summer jamborees with the summer period also serving as an opportunity for coaches to observe players for team placement in August.

Spring YDA registration is now open!

Registration

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Spring YDA West

Training- 
February 18th to March 7th 
Monday & Wednesday (Girls)
– 5:30-6:30 pm @ West Side Christian
Tuesday & Thursday (Boys)
-5:30-6:30 pm @ West Side Christian
March 10th to May 2nd 
Monday & Wednesday (Girls)
-5:30pm-6:30pm @ West Hills Christian
Tuesday & Thursday (Boys)
5:30pm-6:30pm @ West Hills Christian
Spring Development League games start on February 24th and conclude May 5th. All games are played on Sundays at Delta Park. There will be no training during spring break (March 25 – 29).

Spring YDA East

Practices for the spring YDA season will begin Feb. 12th. Spring Development League games start on February 24th and conclude May 5th. All games will be at Delta Park.

 

PERIOD

Summer Preparation

Fall Competitive

Off Season

Futsal Period

Spring
Competitive

Transition

DATES

June - August

September - October

November - December

January - February

March - April

May

LENGTH

10 weeks (No training week of 7/4)

8-9 weeks

8-9 weeks

7 weeks (Starts after 1/1)

8-9 weeks (No training/games over Spring break)


2-3 Weeks

TRAINING FREQUENCY

2x a week

Training 2x per week


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None (Futsal)

Training 2x per week


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COMPETITIVE SEASON

Potential Summer Jamborees

Fall Development League


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Optional Futsal at Rose City Futsal West & East

Spring Development League

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EXPECTED COMMITMENT

Attendance as schedule allows

Attendance expected

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Attendance as schedule allows

Attendance expected

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Summer

June – August, 12 weeks, 2x per week, friendlies and jamborees. $300

 

Fall Competitive Season

September – November, 12 weeks, 2 times a week, Sunday games in OYSA Developmental League.  $300

Spring Competitive Season

February – April, 12 weeks, 2 times a week, Sunday games in OYSA Developmental League.  $300

“When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know -but if you listen you may learn something new.”​​​​​​​  – JP McEvoy​​​​​​​

Youth Development Academy Directors

Traits of a United PDX Player

  • Own our work and our results. We work to the best of our ability.
  • Work hard. A sense of fulfillment comes from hard work and achievement.
  • Stand as one. We win together, lose together and grow together. Our group is strong and supportive.
  • Strive daily to continue our education and learning. We share our knowledge and support every endeavor to further our education in all aspects. Knowledge is a prerequisite for wisdom.
  • We are loyal to our mission, values, goals, the game and our membership.
  • Be enthusiastic in all our endeavors. Pursue personal, team and club goals with passion.