U-13/14 Academy Team For 2013-14

U.S. Soccer announces the expansion of the U.S. Soccer Development Academy program for boys to include the U-13/14 age group starting in the Fall of 2013.  Starting with the 2013-14 season, Chargers SC will have three Academy teams:  U-13/14 boys plus the existing U-15/16 and U-17/18 boys teams.  

Chargers SC Name USSDA U-13/14 Head Coach -
Tim Mulqueen

It gives us great pleasure to announce, Tim Mulqueen, having a rich and full soccer background on the collegiate, professional & national levels, has been chosen as the Head Coach for the Chargers’ new U-13/14 Boys Development Academy team for the 2013-14 season.  Click here for Coach Mulqueen’s complete resume.

In preparation for the formation of the Chargers’ U-13/14 Academy team, several internal information and identification sessions have been formed for internal candidates.  

There will also be Open Player Identification Camps held on 3/8/13 & 3/15/13 for all other players interested in being a part of this great program.

Players interested in being considered for the U-13/14 Boys Academy team should:

Any questions, please feel free to contact Peter Mannino, Co-Director of Chargers Soccer & Director of Coaching (chargersdoc@msn.com or 727-224-4681)




U.S. Soccer Development Academy to Launch
Under-13/14 Program in Fall of 2013

Younger Age Group Expands Academy Philosophy of More Training, Less Overall Games and More Meaningful Matches to Additional Players Across the United States

Younger Age Group Expands Academy Philosophy of More Training,
Less Overall Games and More Meaningful Matches to Additional Players Across the United States 

CHICAGO (Aug. 30, 2012) – The U.S. Soccer Development Academy, in its continual effort to progress and enhance player development, has announced the launch of an Under-13/14 division starting in the Fall of 2013.

The U-13/14 division will consist of current Academy clubs and will possibly add a limited amount of clubs from outside the current Academy structure from some markets throughout the U.S. Details regarding the start of the application process, the format of the schedule and other logistics will be announced at a later date.

“We started the Development Academy to improve player development on all levels, and adding a competitive structure to the U-13/14 age group is an important next step in this long-term process,” said Development Academy Director of Scouting Tony Lepore. “The U-13/14 age group is at a very crucial stage in their development. Applying the overall philosophy of the Academy to the U-13/14 age group will allow us to continue to shift the focus of the young elite player to meaningful training and competition.” 

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