The Orlando City Academy is Florida's leading program for developing players from 8-18. Orlando City is the only club in Florida to offer both US Soccer Development Academy program and the ECNL program (the top level of play available for boys and girls respectively).

All players are coached in the Orlando City system and philosophy of play by professional coaches, and receive a minimum of two hours a week of training and a game. Players submit for tryouts at the beginning of the season and are placed on teams. Player movement between teams is possible throughout the year.

Locations - Training/Match Sites

  • Seminole Soccer Complex (Sanford)
  • Seminole County Sports Complex (Sanford)
  • Central Winds Park (Winter Springs)
  • Econ Soccer Complex (Orlando)
  • Red Bug Lake Park (Casselberry)


  U8 - U10  U11-U19
Purple/Pre Academy/Pre ECNL Team Registration Fee U8 Bridge - $935
U9-10 - $1105
White/Gold Team Registration Fee U9-10 - $935 $1335
Uniform Cost New Game Kit (youth) - $145
New Game Kit (adult) - $160
New Full Kit (youth) - $335
New Full Kit (adult) - $355
New Game Kit (youth) - $145
New Game Kit (adult) - $160
New Full Kit (youth) - $335
New Full Kit (adult) - $355
Tryouts Click here Click here
Practices Begin July 27 July 27
Practice Day/Time/Location Determined by club and team zipcodes Determined by club
Practice Frequency 2-3x per week 2-3x per week
Leagues GCF FPL, GCF, FSPL, Region 3
Games Begin September September
Tournaments 2-4 Florida 3-5 Florida & East Coast
Friday night technical sessions Yes Yes
Mid Year Break December December (11-13)
High School (14-18)
Primary Contact Boys: Kevin Sephton
Girls: Sam Mitchell
Boys: Paul Shaw
Girls: Alan Hough
Registration Click here Click here


Note: USS Development Academy teams are fully funded by Orlando City


More information?

If you would like more information on the Academy, please contact the appropriate director below, or call our youth office at 407.321.5264.


Please contact the Boys Academy Director Paul Shaw


Please contact the Girls Academy Director Alan Hough