U15-U19 Virtual Academy Syllabus (Updated Weekly)

i. Virtual Technical Training

  • Players will work on technical training through videos designed by their coaches.
  • All workouts will be hosted on the Techne Football Application. If you haven't downloaded the Application you can so via one of the buttons below.
  • If you are having technical issues with the App please contact TechneFutbol at 202-539-8123 extension 2 or you can file an online ticket with their customer support here.

To Download Techne Futbol Click On One Of The Buttons Below

II. Strength and Agility 

  • Each week players will be given a specific workout plan designed to enhance the skills that they will be working on in their Technical Training
  • Please make sure that your player stretches before and after their strength and agility session for at least 5-10 minutes
  • All workouts will be designed by your coach in coordination with our partners at Healthy Baller.
  • If you have questions about your workout please contact your coach.

To create your Healthy Baller account click one of the buttons below.

III. Team Meetings and Upcoming Webinars

  • Parents-Your coach will be sending you an online meeting link to both your email and via TeamSNAP no later than on 8pm on Monday each week.
  • Team meetings will run about 30-40 minutes and will focused on what the players have learned this week through training, how the training will help them in game scenarios.
  • Prior to the meeting players need to watch the game listed below and we encourage them to take notes! The meeting will wrap up with a fun activity aimed at fostering team bonding.

In addition you can check out some upcoming webinars below! We should note that these webinars are also optional.

Tuesday, April 28 at 2 p.m. ET on Facebook
Facebook Live with PlayerMaker guest Steve Barrett
Topic: "Understanding the Youth Athlete: Transition Between Age Groups"

Scholarship Information

EDP Foundation Scholarship

EDP Foundation Scholarship

EDP is currently offering college scholarships for players who will be attending college in 2020-2021. The Scholarship is open to all players (and applicants do not need to be playing college soccer to apply. The deadline to apply for the Scholarship is April 30, 2020. For more information click here.


ECNL Coaching Scholarships Available

Have you played in the ECNL and are interested in coaching?  The ECNL Online Coaching Education Scholarship Program is part of the ECNL’s mission to be More Than A League, part of the League’s H.E.R (Health and Education Resources) Platform, and an effort to support constant learning, development, and improvement in coaching and in the youth experience.  To learn more and to apply click here. If you have any questions please contact your coach.


Parent and player resources (Optional)

NCAA And COVID-19: What You Need To Know About College Recruiting (SportsRecruits)

Interactive Online Course for Youth Athletes (Positive Coaching Alliance)- This is a free 60 minute course which helps teach student-athletes how to make positive contributions on three levels- Personal Mastery (Improving Oneself), Leadership (Improving Teammates), and Honoring the Game (Improving the Sport).
Montgomery County Public E-Library - The Montgomery County Public Library has hundreds of books available online to help players learn more about the game of soccer and useful resources. There are also great resources on physical and psychological development as well college recruiting. Frederick County and Howard County also have great soccer libraries available electronically.
U.S. Soccer Introduction to Grassroots Coaching-U.S. Soccer is offering their Introduction to Grassroots Coaching free of charge on their website. This is a perfect opportunity for older players who are interested in either serving as assistant coaches at our summer camps this summer or if they want to get the basics on formation and strategy. All sessions are available in Spanish.
U.S. Soccer How To Become A Referee-Free online courses are available for players 13 and up who are interested in learning more about what it takes to be a referee. Serving as a referee  broaden their knowledge of the game while also earning some extra money.

Boys and Girls Homework VIDEO Of The Week


Have Questions?

For questions about your team please contact your coach.

If you have any general questions about our curriculum, or if you have suggestions on videos that players can watch or upcoming webinars or resources please let us know! You can contact our Boys U15-U19 Age Group Director Matt Ney at mney@bethesdasoccer.org or our Girls U15-U19 Age Group Director Kevin Layton at klayton@bethesdasoccer.org