VYS Presents the Development Center



Please fill out our Development Center interest form! All interested players should complete this form, especially if you are unable to attend our Q&A and/or Interest Night! 




Join us for Development Center Q&A Night (via Zoom)!

Are you interested in learning more about the program?  

Do you have questions you would like answered before joining?


VYS will be hosting a Development Center Q&A Night via Zoom hosted by the Development Center Director, Adam Coolbaugh. Please expect a detailed presentation about the program followed by a Q&A session. 


-When? Thursday, September 9th from 8:00 - 9:00 PM


Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4187581897

Meeting ID: 418 758 1897

Passcode: VYSRed

Call in Number(s): +13017158592,,4187581897# US (Washington DC)


Join us for Development Center Interest Night! 

Is your child interested in joining the Development Center?

Would you like to introduce yourself to the VYS Professional Coaching Staff & Directors?


Players will be split into groups to play a series of scrimmages and other soccer games led by our professional coaches & directors. This will serve as an introduction to the Development Center program and staff to help identify interested players. 


-When? Friday, September 10th from 5:00 - 8:00 PM

  • 5-6PM: U7 Boys and Girls
  • 6-7PM: U8 Girls
  • 7-8PM: U8 Boys

-Where? Murphy Field at Dunn Loring

-What Should I Bring? A soccer ball, shin guards, and plenty of water




Directors, Professional Coaches, and Staff will identify players at House games and distribute formal invitations to the VYS Development Center Program


  • Week 1 – (9/11): Player Identification Weekend
  • Week 2 – (9/18): Player Identification Weekend

**Other interested players can express interest in the Development Center Program by filling out the Development Center Interest Form


Development Center:


Development Center sessions will take place on Friday evenings at Murphy Field Dunn Loring led by our professional coaching staff


  • Week 3 – (9/24): Training
  • Week 4 – (10/1): Training
  • Week 5 – (10/8): Training
  • Week 6 – (10/15): Training
  • Week 7 – (10/22): Training


Advanced Development Center:


Interested and committed players will be invited to join our 3-week Advanced Development Center program (cost: $125). The Advanced Development Center will include training sessions, a uniform, and a Special Event with game opportunities hosted by George Mason University.


  • Week 8 – (10/29): Training
  • Week 9 – (11/5): Training
  • Week 10 (11/12): Training



Q: Will it be possible to participate in the House League and Development Center? 

A: Absolutely! U7 and U8 House practices & games will not conflict with Development Center sessions.



Q: Is this program mandatory if my child is interested in playing travel?

A: No, this program is not mandatory, but the Development Center is a great chance to meet, build relationships, and work with our Travel Directors and professional coaches.



Q: How do I know if this program is a good fit for my child?

A: If your child demonstrates passion, courage, or competitiveness on the soccer field and is seeking more playing opportunities, this is the perfect program!



Q: What if my son or daughter missed the identification weeks but would like the opportunity to attend?

A: Please contact our Development Center Director: Adam Coolbaugh - adam.coolbaugh@vys.org


Q: Does your son or daughter express interest in playing more soccer?

A: Please contact our Development Center Director: Adam Coolbaugh - adam.coolbaugh@vys.org


Q: What if we can’t make all of the sessions?

A: Not a problem at all! Please attend the sessions you can.

Contact Us

Office Hours: Tuesday - Thursday from 10:00am - 3:00pm

Address: 311 Maple Ave West Unit D, Vienna VA 22180

|  703-242-3828 |



Mission Statement

To provide the opportunity for children of all abilities living in and near Vienna to be involved in a high-quality soccer experience.