Home of the REAL SALT LAKE – AZ Academy, the United States’ first and only youth soccer residency program affiliated with a professional Major League Soccer team, Real Salt Lake.
The Real Salt Lake – Arizona Academy teams have been recognized nationally as one of the premier clubs in the US Soccer Development Academy and the U-15/16 team competed at 2011 Finals Week, finishing in third place. Below are a list of accomplishments from the first year of this residential program.
- Every senior and one junior were awarded college scholarships.
- One senior signed a professional contract with Real Salt Lake.
- One senior signed a professional contract with “Club Atletico Penarol” a First Division team in Uruguay, which is considered Uruguay’s best club and considered by many as the most successful South American Club of the twentieth century.
- Six RSL-AZ Academy players played on the Real Salt Lake Reserve Team during the past year.
- Graduating seniors in 2010 were accepted into Georgetown, Clemson, Indiana, New Mexico, Denver, Oregon State, and the College of Charleston, the University of Connecticut, Loyola-Marymount, the University of Wisconsin, and San Diego State. The list of colleges from 2011 Academy players include the University of Michigan, UCLA, UVA, Air Force Academy, and the University of Dayton.
Upcoming I.D. Camps for 2012-2013 Academic Year
(Must be 1994-1997 Birth Years)
Academy I.D. Camps
RSL-AZ Academy I.D. camps include overnight accommodations and meals. $259 per camp.