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Spirit Development Academy

da_primary_2colorThe Washington Spirit will operate two U.S. Soccer Girls Development Academy programs when the nation’s top league and development program for female players kicks off in 2017.

The Spirit will offer a Development Academy program in both Northern Virginia and Maryland, with each fielding U-14, U-15, U-16/17, and U-18/19 teams. Teams will be made up of top female players we believe to have the talent and commitment to be successful players in college, youth international, professional, and even the full U.S. Women’s National Team.

A majority of players for Washington region’s only professional team youth academy for girls have already been selected by coaches through a series of private and public identification events. Those interested in joining are strongly encouraged to register for and participate in our 2017 Super Y League program, where every player will have many opportunities to be evaluated for advancement by our Academy staff.

Girls’ Development Academy FAQs

Girls’ Development Academy – Virginia info

Girls’ Development Academy – Maryland info

Maryland DA

Please contact Denise Reddy: dreddy@washspirit.com

Washington Spirit – Baltimore Armour Girls’ DA Coaching Staff
Technical Director – Denise Reddy
U-18/19 Head Coach – Bonnie Young
U-15 Head Coach – Danny Skelton
U-15 Assistant Coach – Santino Quaranta
Goalkeepers Coach – KJ Spisak

*Goalkeeper Only Tryouts for all four of our Washington Spirit – Baltimore Armour U.S. Soccer Girls’ Development Academy teams will be held this Thursday, May 25. MORE INFO: https://washingtonspirit.sportngin.com/register/form/208037663 

Washington Spirit Maryland Development Academy ID Event

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Field #1
18031 Central Park Circle
Boyds, MD  20841

Time: All AGE GROUPS 6:30 – 8:30PM 


Virginia DA

Please contact Tom Torres: ttorres@washspirit.com

Washington Spirit Development Academy’s Virginia Staff
U-18/19 Head Coach – George Hales
U-16/17 Head Coach – Tom Torres
U-15 Head Coach – Gary Malebranche
U-14 Head Coach – Tom Torres
Strength and Conditioning Director / Assistant Coach – Lori Lindsey
Assistant Coach – Kayley Sullivan



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