Improving our offerings from the 2017-2018 season and our many success stories of  our u19 boys landing on to men's collegiate soccer programs and international academies, DCPDA (an official partner club of Celtic Football Club (Glasgow, Scotland)  announces its tryouts for the 2018/2019 season will begin Saturday, May 5th and Sunday  May 6th.  DCPDA will host 4 boys teams in our competitive travel soccer program in 2018-2019 (u13, u15, u17 and u19 boys). 

The DCPDA philosophy is quality over quantity. Only ONE team will be added at each age group AND only an experienced coach with a national federation license (USSF C, B or A)   national federation license can coach a DCPDA team. DCPDA plays league play in the Eastern Development Program (EDP) and USYSA Region 1 as well as a highly competitive tournament format.  Initial tryouts will be conducted Saturday evening May 5th and Sunday May 6th in Washington, D.C.   Players will be offered roster spots on one or both of the trial dates.

u13 Boys (birth year 2006 and 2007)  Head Coach Whitney Minnis,  USSF "B" (6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)

u15 Boys  (birth year 2004 and 2005)  Head Coach Michael Elfman, USSF "B" (6:00 p.m.  - 8:00 p.m.)

u17 Boys   (birth year 2002 and 2003) Head Coach Michael Elfman, USSF "B" (8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. p.m.)

u19 Boys   (birth year 2000 and 2001) Head Coach Whitney Minnis, USSF "B"  (8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.)

Our parent and player INFORMATION MEETING will take place, Thursday evening May 3rd in Washington, D.C. from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.   Find out why we are a program like no other linked with a professional European soccer club, Celtic Football Club,...a club like no other!

For more information and to register for a trial, email the Technical Director, Whitney Minnis at