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bOYS Youth Development Program Overview

Our Boys Youth Development Program (YDP) is focused on developing players at our youngest age groups (U7-U11). Players will compete in one of the four following leagues: Club Champions League (CCL), Elite Development Program (EDP), or National Capitol Soccer League (NCSL).

To learn more about the CCL, click here.

To learn more about EDP, click here.

To learn more about the NCSL, click here.

How often will teams practice?

Teams will practice three times a week. The coach/manager will provide practice dates and times. Information will also be made available through TeamSnap.

How are the age groups broken down?

At the YDP level, BSC has five different age groups: U8, U9, U10, and U11.

How long is the season?

Teams start their season in August and end in June of the following year.

When will the games be held?

League games will be held on Saturdays and Sundays only. Tournament matches will be held over specific weekends. Please consult your manager if you have questions about games or practice times.

How many players will be on the field at a time?

U8- Five versus five plus a goalkeeper
U9 and U10-Seven versus seven plus a goalkeeper
U11 - Nine versus nine plus a goalkeeper

How do I get my player a BSC Uniform?

For more information on our uniforms, please go to our Uniform page.

When are tryouts held?

The club does accept tryouts on a rolling basis after the official tryout window. If you cannot attend tryouts, please email our Boys YDP Director, Trevor Martin, at Please check out our tryout page for more information.

Do you offer programs for younger boys (3-8)? 

Yes! Our club runs Soccer Juniors, a program for players ages 3-8 and is for all skill levels. Players will have the chance to learn from the BSC coaching staff in a fun environment. To learn more, check out our Juniors page.

My son is interested in becoming a goalkeeper. Does the club offer additional training? 

Yes. If you are interested in having your player learn more about the goalkeeping position, please email our Boy's Goalkeeping Coach, Derek Biss, at Players must be current BSC players to participate in goalkeeper training.


Yes. Bethesda Soccer Club is one of the few travel soccer clubs across the country that offers need-based scholarships to players to help offset registration fees and costs. To learn more about our Scholarship Program and key deadlines, click here.


BSC Families can opt into our Club Fee Protection Plan. For more information on what this covers, please see our page for Dewar Insurance.


If you have any other questions about our YDP program please contact our YDP Age Group Coordinator Trevor Martin at For training-based questions please contact the Club Technical Director Bill Moravek at