Orlando City's Development Academy Program is the pinnacle of the Orlando City youth pyramid, providing the highest level of competition available for our brightest young talent. As part of Orlando City's commitment to developing young talent, all Orlando City USSDA players will be fully funded. This includes registration, travel and uniform costs.

Learn more about our vision here, and check out our talented coaching staff here

"Our vision is to produce players who are equipped with the technical, tactical and mental skills to compete at the highest level of American Soccer."


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Tommy Redding

Current Team: Orlando City SC

MLS Starts: 17

USA Caps: 18

Tommy Redding is one of the United State's premier young center backs. After developing in Orlando City's Youth Academy, Redding was signed as the first homegrown player in Orlando City history. At the age of 19, in just his second season in MLS, Redding started sixteen matches, logged 1,346 minutes, and shut down some of the leagues best scorers. Look for more out of the young lion in 2017.

Pierre da Silva

Current Team: Orlando City SC

USL Starts: 22

USA Caps: 32

Pierre da Silva has made a tremendous impact at the young age of 18. Signing with Orlando City B out of the Development Academy for their inaugural season in 2016, the midfielder helped lead his team to a playoff berth in 2016. Da Silva was then signed to a professional contract with Orlando City SC at the start of the 2017 season.