The LA TDP Elite Pre-MLS Next Program is for U12 (2011 birth years) boys who wish to receive elite-level training from LATDP Elite Staff Coaches and experience the level of Pre-MLS Next play. It will also allow parents and players the ability to experience the LA TDP Elite Program.
The main objectives for the program are to better prepare players for the elite level of play at the 11v11 level in MLS Next and identify the top talent in advance of tryouts. Participation is by invitation only, but all parent inquiries are welcome.
The Program includes:
- 6 practices (1 per month Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb, 2 in March, and April)
- 2 games @ the Houston Dynamo facility
- 1 tournament
- 15 video-sessions; access to Skillmasters platform (Workouts and lessons on Mondays)
- LA TDP practice jersey and game uniform
All players will remain with their respective home clubs for the spring season, and after an invitation to tryout, will be invited to participate in the U12 LATDP Elite program. The U12 LA TDP Pre-MLS Next program will participate in one tournament and a minimum of 2 friendly games against other U12 Pre-MLS Next Academy teams.
Cost: $550 (games and training)
Team Fees tournaments and friendlies will be a separate cost.
The LTADP Pre-MLS Next coaching staff includes Stu Hayers, Patrick Bueno, Alfi Conteh, and LA TDP Elite Directors Keir Hannity and Joan Oliva.
Nov 13th.(Sunday) 2 pm at Burbank #4
Dec 11th (Sunday) 2 pm at Burbank #4
January 8th (Sunday) 2 pm at Burbank #4
January 22nd (Sunday) 12:30 pm at Burbank (MLS Next games before)
Feb 12th (Sunday) 4 pm at Burbank #4
March 5th (Sunday) 4 pm at Burbank #4
Tournament: Red Diamond Classic Birmingham at U13, 11v11 March 4th
Friendlies: April 23rd (tentative) in Houston, TX
Parents/Guardians interested in tryout information can contact LA TDP Elite Program Directors Keir Hannity and Joan Oliva via email. You can also use the LA TDP Elite Contact Form for other questions and inquiries.