The club's U.S. Soccer Academy team for boys born on or after January 1, 1997
U-16 Academy Team
The club's U.S. Soccer Academy team for boys born on or after January 1, 1995
U-18 Academy Team
The club's U.S. Soccer Academy team for boys born on or after January 1, 1993.
Staff & Coaches
Our teams are led by former professional MLSers and expert staff.
U.S. Soccer System
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With the 2012/2013 season underway, tryout information for the 2013/2014 season will be provided at a later date. Players who want to be considered for the U16 and U18 San Jose Earthquakes academy need to submit a player inventory and fill out the online form. Players will also need to provide a letter of reference from a Director of coaching in their current youth club to state their ability to participate at the top youth level in the United States. Once we have this information, the San Jose academy staff will have to see players in a club game to consider the player for training with the academy program.
All further tryouts must be arranged by appointment. In order to be considered for the Earthquakes Youth Academy, players must download this PDF, fill it out and return it to: email@example.com. Please make sure you have faxed or emailed the posted form to be considered.
Earthquakes U.S. Developmental Academy
Structure & Overview:
Purpose: The San Jose Earthquakes U16 and U18 development teams will serve as youth development for the professional environment. Players selected for the program will be selected based on their ability as players to develop in a current environment while looking to find players that can join and stay as a part of the San Jose Earthquakes professionally in later years. This will become the spring board for a much broader youth development program all the way to the U8 level administered to Northern California as a whole through the San Jose Earthquakes youth development model and academy program. Following is a breakdown of the U16 and U18 Development Academy