CASA GRANDE, Ariz. – The Grande Sports Academy home of the Real Salt Lake U-16 & U-18 Academy teams has announced two tryout dates for interested players.
In the short three-year history of the Real Salt Lake Arizona Academy, the U-16 & U-18 Academy teams have qualified for the playoffs in every season. Nine players with ties to the Academy have signed professional contracts and over forty graduates are currently playing collegiate soccer.
In July 2013, the U-16 Academy team defeated Solar Chelsea 4-2 in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy Championship game; becoming the first residential academy program to capture a Development Academy title.
Tryout sessions will be held at the Grande Sports Academy on the following dates:
Tryouts are for Birth Years: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, and 1999
Real Salt Lake sets the standard for imaginative, efficient soccer and the Grande Sports Academy/Real Salt Lake – Arizona teams run with the same philosophy. Soccer tryouts are scheduled throughout the year to join the Real Salt Lake-AZ family.
As a member of the Real Salt Lake – Arizona family you will train like a professional, while developing your game in the US Soccer Development Academy system… the highest level of youth soccer in the United States.
We seek young student-athletes who want to be the best they can be. With exposure to many professional and college soccer coaches, our goal is to help you meet your soccer and academic dreams.