ADAP- Advance Development Academy Program Overview


"The Crossover to Travel Soccer"

ADAP is an advanced year around training program for U7 - U8 players who are looking to learn, improve and be part of a travel team. This program is for players who love the game of soccer and are passionate and committed to the game to become the best that they can be to reach the next level. The objective of the ADAP is to prepare players to become FC Dulles Academy Travel players.

  • What We Teach: The ADAP program utilizes an advanced FC Dulles Curriculum to focus on building individual technical skills including passing & receiving, agility, & coordination through age-appropriate small-sided games in a fun, learning environment. The objective of the ADAP is to prepare players for the next level: FC Dulles’s Academy Travel Program

  • ADAP Training & Game Schedule- Fall- Sept. Late August) thru early Nov.); Spring (late March/early April thru early June). Training 1 hr. sessions, 2x/week (typicially M/F from 6-7 PM). Competition- 1 game/weekend (typically Saturday mornings form 10-11AM) in-house, and when possible, competition with neighboring clubs. The club may also choose to play in an end-of-the-season festival (extra cost of approx. $40/player/festival) typically in mid-Nov. and mid-June. 

Winter outdoor training (1x/weekday- 7 sessions, weather permitting). Winter indoor competition (if the Club decides to play) are additional costs. 

  • Our Coaches:Our coaches are experienced, licensed coaches selected with the teaching skills to coach this pivotal group

  • Evaluations: ADAP coaches conduct evaluations to identify ADAP players for the Spring 2023 during the first sessions of the Spring 2023 REC Academy season. Please register for the REC Academy season. Please indicate your interest on the REC Academy registration form. 
  • Tuition: Same as Spring 2023 REC Academy
  • Not included in tuition fee: Required Adidas ADAP uniform (same as REC Academy) for new players to be purchased online. If you purchased an Adidas REC Academy uniform in the Fall 2022 season you do not need to purchase a new jersey unless needed). We will deliver uniforms to players during the first couple of REC Academy sessions in April. A link to purchase uniforms will be provided in your registration confirmation email. 

  • Effective 1/2/2020: Credit card orders will be charged an additional service fee. The service fee applies to all online payments and covers the cost of the Demosphere registration system, including data privacy, security and PCI compliance. Customers paying by cash or check will not incur a service fee and will not be an active registration until payment is received.

Parents, if you want your child to start on the right path to soccer success, the ADAP program is for you!