U.S. Soccer Development Academy

MN Thunder is proud to be the only metro based club to be part of the US Soccer Development Academy.

The Development Academy is a partnership between U.S. Soccer and 78 of the top youth clubs around the country to provide the best youth players in the U.S. with an every day environment designed to produce the next generation of National Team players. The Academy’s programming philosophy of increased training, less total games and more competitive games is based on U.S. Soccer’s Best Practices utilized by the U-17 U.S. National Team Residency program. 

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