Portland Thorns Pre-Academy
Thank you to everyone that joined us for tryouts on July 6th
Portland Thorns Pre-Academy - U11, U12, U13
In the 2020/2021 season we will be launching the Portland Thorns Pre-Academy as part of our overall program. The Training Program is for identified U11, U12, and U13 players, to begin training in preparation of joining the Portland Thorns Academy FC. This will be a comprehensive year-round program designed to develop and challenge these players.
Portland Thorns Academy Mission
The goal for all Portland Thorns Academy and Pre-Academy youth players is to reach their peak performance as an elite, well rounded athlete. The focus will be on giving players the opportunity to earn collegiate scholarship offers, national team invites, and the chance to be drafted into the NWSL. In the 2019/2020 season alone three Portland Thorns Academy FC players received invitations to National Camps.
Our program runs from June 2020 through April 2021
USSF A License
Head Coach 2009
USSF C License "Candidate"
Head Coach 2010
Teams for the 2020/2021 Season will be formed in the following age groups
U12 - 2009
U11 - 2010
Players must Tryout to be considered for a Spot on a Pre-Academy Team.