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!


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Spring YDA West

The spring YDA program will begin on February 25th with two open play sessions prior to that on February 10th and February 17th.  These sessions will be 1 hour each at Tektronix field in Beaverton with a technical warm-up followed by small sided games.  The boys session will run from 2-3 pm and be followed by the girls session from 3-4 pm.  More information on the open play dates and spring season will be coming soon.

Spring YDA East

Info coming soon.


Summer Preparation

Fall Competitive

Off Season

Futsal Period




June - August

September - October

November - December

January - February

March - April



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


2x a week

Training 2x per week


None (Futsal)

Training 2x per week



Potential Summer Jamborees

Fall Development League


Optional Futsal at Rose City Futsal West & East

Spring Development League



Attendance as schedule allows

Attendance expected


Attendance as schedule allows

Attendance expected



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

  • 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.
  • Do things the right way and on time. Be conscientious in your actions; respect every aspect of the game.
  • Pursue excellence in all endeavors.
  • Stand as one. We win together, lose together and grow together. Our group is strong and supportive.
  • Work hard. A sense of fulfillment comes from hard work and achievement.
  • We are loyal to our mission, values, goals, the game and our membership.