Today marks the beginning of preseason training for the Real Salt Lake-Arizona Academy U-16 and U-18 teams as they prepare for the upcoming U.S. Development Academy season. This is the first day where both the residency players and local commuters are in unison on the pitch. The competition will be fierce for nearly every position. Thus far, the RSL-AZ staff has been pleased with the new and returning players that are in the residency program. In the few training sessions, the residency players have performed well. Overall, the RSL-AZ players are excited and ready to go despite the warm August temperatures. Preparations and training sessions will be held at Grande Sports World. Soccer is back.