The FC Dulles Travel Soccer Academy

The FC Dulles Travel Soccer Academy is an intensive, highly demanding, club-centric player development-focused program. Players register, are evaluated in mid-April, and if selected, invited to form teams for the following seasonal year (June 15-June 14). 

Highly skilled players from around the Chantilly area including Centreville, Herndon, Reston, Fairfax, Clifton, Vienna, Oakton, South Riding, Aldie, and Manassas come to FC Dulles to learn from our curriculum, improve as players, learn our style of play from our experienced coaches, compete at the highest levels, and most importantly develop a love and passion for the game of soccer!

Coaches select players based on skill level, game, and spatial awareness, soccer growth mindset, love of the game, mental toughness, and coachability. Players will be placed on an appropriate level team with player development as the first priority. Coaches are licensed, have extensive knowledge, passion, and experience in the game, have criminal background checks, have completed SafeSport training, have concussion awareness training, and are expected to follow the club’s curriculum, playing philosophy, and style of play. Academy coaches report directly to the Club Technical Director.

Players are expected to be committed to participating with FC Dulles and their team activities for the entire seasonal year (mid-June to mid-June of the following year).

Need-based scholarships are available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Scholarship recipients will be required to pay at least 50% of their tutition. 

FC Dulles conducts rolling tryouts throughout the year. The following teams are looking for committed, highly skilled palyers:

  • FC Dulles United Academy Gold 13: Players born in 2013 & 2014. Please contact Coach Marcelo: Email:; mobile: 703-861-2580
  • FC Dulles United Academy Gold 11: Players born in 2011 & 2012. Please contact Coach Marcelo: Email:; mobile: 703-861-2580
  • FC Dulles United Academy Gold 10: Players born in 2010. Please contact Coach Benji: Email:
  • FC Dulles United Academy Black 06: Players born in 2006 & 2007. Please contact Coach Darryl: Email:


What's included in the 2021-2022 Seasonal Year Tuition (June 15, 2021-June 14, 2022):

Included ($1550):

  • Fall and spring season weekday training- 2x/wk for 10 weeks (20 Fall; 20 Spring) at a field local to Chantilly. Most of our training sessions and games are at Poplar Tree Park off Stringfellow Road in Chantilly and Franklin Middle School off of Lees Corner Rd. also in Chantilly.
  • League fees (includes referee fees) for 8-9 games/per season. Games are mostly local- some games can be 1-2 hours away.
  • Coaches w/ age-appropriate USSF license, criminal background check, SafeSport compliance, concussion awareness training, with knowledge and experience teaching the FC Dulles Curriculum
  • Club Technical, operational, and administrative support
  • Field maintenance costs
  • Team video Analysis w/ FC Dulles Technical Staff (upon request) Coming Spring of 2021: Trace Video
  • Two free practice t-shirts. Additional T-shirts ($15ea) offered for sale at initial registration and before the start of the Spring season.
  • Club insurance
  • Club TeamSnap account.
  • Two local tournaments (within 75 miles of Chantilly)
  • Winter: 7 to 8 games in the FC Dulles Golazo!! Indoor Futsal League or the Golazo!! Winter Outdoor Soccer League depending on which competiton the club decides to hold. 1x/week of outdoor Winter training Dec-Feb (if weather permits);
  • Summer: 5-6 games in the FC Dulles Golazo!! Summer League (starting in mid-June).
  • Summer: 1x/week agility and coordination training starting in mid-June thru July (regular 2x/week training starts August 1 for the Fall season- and March 1 for the Spring season)
  • Fairfax County field user fees for the year.
  • VYSA membership fee.

Not included (additional $300-$500):

  • Required: Uniform Kit- home & away jerseys, shorts, socks, training vest set, Adidas training jacket and pants, backpack, and ball to be purchased at PJs Sports in Falls Church. The new uniform kit is not required for the 2021-2022 season for players who have purchased the current uniform kit unless needed. New Adidas uniforms will need to purchased for the 2022-2024 cycle starting with the Fall 2022 season.
  • Optional: Additional tournaments (approx. $60-$70/tournament- could be higher if traveling to an away tournament).
  • Team equipment i.e. first aid kit, cold compresses, tent, portable bench.

A Service fee applies to all online payments and covers the cost of the Demosphere registration system, including data privacy, security and PCI compliance. Check and cash payments will not incur a service fee and must be paid in a timely manner.

Registration, Selection, and Payment Process

New & returning players to FC Dulles

  1. Register for tryout evaluations (Registration)
  2. Attend tryouts/evaluations 
  3. Selection. An invite will be sent via email when selected to join the Travel Academy.
  4. Accept the invitation and pay tuition in full (5% discount) or first installment (5 or 10 month plans available).

Players will only be added to their team's VYSA Official State Roster when they are registered and have paid their tuiton in full or their first installment payment. Once on the Official State Roster players will not be released from an FC Dulles team before the last game of the Spring season until all release fees are paid in full. (see FC Dulles Financial Policy). There are no refunds as per the FC Dulles refund policy. However, if a team is not formed tuition will be refunded less any credit card fees (if paid by credit card).

Online credit card orders (including installment payments) will incur a convenience fee depending on the type of credit card used. Cash and check payments will not be subject to service fees and can be paid directly to the club. All cash payments must be paid directly to president Darryl Forrest. 

Scholarship Applicants will be required to pay the first month's payment of the 10 month installment plan, fill out an application form (link will be available with online registration), if approved remaining payments will be adjusted to reflect the amount of scholarship award. All scholarship recipients will be required to pay at least 50% of the yearly tuition.

FC Dulles Travel Academy Uniform Kit

Birth Year Age Group Chart- 2021-2022 Season

FC Dulles Referral Program- Bring Players to FC Dulles and Save!

FC Dulles is excited to introduce the new Referral Program. You know first-hand how much fun your kids have when they're playing soccer alongside friends and how much more convenient it is for you when there are soccer carpool options with nearby neighbors. With this in mind, and with the goal of growing FC Dulles, we are pleased to introduce a new reward program - THE FC DULLES REFERRAL PROGRAM!

This was created for players/families who bring new players to FC Dulles soccer programs. We have seen how effective spreading our programs through word of mouth advertising has been, and how much it can benefit families and players. Because of that now we want to reward these parents.

If you bring players to FC Dulles and they sign-up, and submit your name in the online referral section when registering, and pay their tuition fees, then you will be eligible for the referral bonus. Rewards will only be processed when the referral pays in full or at least four months if they are on an installment plan.


  1. Applied to any outstanding balances at FC Dulles for the current season.
  2. Any reward balance will be applied to the tuition of the next season* or program with FC Dulles.

*A season for the Travel Academy Program is considered a full seasonal year (i.e. June 2021-June 2022).

If you bring:

  • NEW players to the FC Dulles Travel Academy program: $100/player.
  • NEW players to the FC Dulles ADAP program (U7 & U8): $50/player
  • NEW players to the FC Dulles REC Academy program (Micro, REC 1, REC II, REC III): $25/player.
  • NEW players to the FC Dulles Eaglet Academy: $15/player


Soccer is more fun with friends! It's EASY to refer your friends, neighbors, and classmates! Here are some ideas on how to spread the word:

  1. Work, church, friends, and clubs you already belong to. (i.e. place in the break room, ask your church to post, add to your local community board, pool clubhouse, etc.)
  2. Facebook! - Share on your Facebook page with a small testimonial about why your child loves playing soccer for FC Dulles!
  3. Have your player hand out fliers to their friends in the neighborhood.
  4. Ask your child's teacher if you can put the FC Dulles flier in their class Friday Folder
  5. Day Care
  6. Other sports teams