DME Academy Sarasota Players Set to Showcase Talent at USL Academy Cup with St. Charles FC

November 17, 2023

Bring on the USL Academy Cup

In an exciting turn of events, talented athletes from DME Academy, Sarasota are gearing up for a unique opportunity to shine on the soccer field. From March 14 to 17, select athletes will be participating in the highly anticipated USL Academy Cup in Tampa, Florida, in conjunction with their counterparts from St. Charles FC. This prestigious event promises to be a platform for showcasing skill, determination, and sportsmanship, as these aspiring players aim to make a mark on the national soccer stage.

“I’m excited for the players. We support development and playing opportunities whether it’s wearing our jersey or representing a partner club like St. Charles. I want to put the players in the best possible spot to succeed on the field. The USL Academy Cup is a legit event with eyeballs and opportunities. For me, it was a no-brainer to get as many DME athletes in the event that I can.” Jared Antista

The collaboration between DME Academy Sarasota and St. Charles FC adds an extra layer of excitement to the upcoming tournament. This partnership not only signifies a coming together of talents from different regions but also provides a unique opportunity for players to learn from one another, share experiences, and forge connections that extend beyond the soccer field.  Over the next thirty days, athletes from DME, based on age, gender, position, fitness, and availability will be selected to join St. Charles FC for the event.

Participation in the USL Academy Cup is a crucial step in the development of these young players. The exposure to high-level competition, different playing styles, and diverse strategies will contribute significantly to their growth as soccer players. Beyond the technical aspects of the game, the experience gained from competing in such a prestigious tournament can help shape their character, instilling values such as resilience, teamwork, and sportsmanship.