The Path Starts Here

For athletes aged 3-12
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Early Development Soccer Training

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At DME Academy, Sarasota we are on a mission to develop advanced athletes. Traditional soccer clubs run "rec" soccer programs. We run "development" soccer programs. Three times throughout the year we provide 4-8 week seasons for young soccer athletes aged 3-12. We focus on spacing, technical skill-set development and team play that align with what we do for the older age groups at DME Academy, Sarasota.

Led by our Sr. Coaching staff, this isn't just another rec program.

This is a two-step process. 1. Account/Player info. 2. Payment.

Early Development Director

As a professional coach, David has been Head Coach of the Atlanta Silverbacks and the Tulsa Roughnecks in the 2nd Division and was Assistant Coach and Reserve team Coach for the New England Revolution (MLS). As a youth coach and director, David has served in leadership roles at internationally known clubs: General Manager of AC Milan USA Academy (Los Angeles), Head Coach of the L.A. Galaxy U18 Boys Academy team, and Director of Soccer for Club Chivas USA (Los Angeles and San Jose).

As a professional player, David played for 14 years in the USA and Mexico, winning two MLS Championships with DC United.


At DME, David will head the Early Development Program and Coach the 2014 Boys Black Team.

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Why Choose DME Academy, Sarasota

Coaches by real coaches who have experience training both recreational and competitive players across all ages and genders.

Our staff creates and manages sessions just like they would a competitive team. Coaches prepare lesson plans to hone in on technical skill development in a fun and engaging environment for families.

Innovation is key. For example, our early development program allows for vertical movement into the competitive program as athletes improve.

We offer multiple training locations from Lakewood Ranch to multiple training locations in Sarasota.

Winter Session

Price: $155

Season: 6-week season 

Practice: 1 night per week (Thursday 6:00-7:00) 

Games: 1 game per week (Saturday between 8:30-10:30) 

DME Academy Kit included (T-shirt/shorts/socks)

* Exact dates: Nov 30th, Dec 2nd, 7th,9th,14th,16th  (Break for Christmas) Jan18th, 20th,25th,27th, Feb 1, Feb 3rd

Spring Session

Price: $200 

Season length: 8-week season 

Practice: 1 night per week (Thursday 6:00-7:00) 

Games: 1 game per week (Saturday between 8:30-10:30) 

DME Academy Kit included (T-shirt/shorts/socks)

*Exact Dates Feb 22nd, 24th, 29th, Mar 2nd, 7th, 9th, 21st, 23rd, 28th,30th, April 4th, 6th, 11th, 13th, 18th, 20th


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