Pre Academy


Pre-Academy Overview

The Portland Thorns Pre-Academy is an elite training program for girls

Portland Thorns Pre-Academy - U11 & U12

The 2020/2021 season launched the Portland Thorns Pre-Academy as part of our overall Thorns Academy Program. The Pre-Academy Program is for select U11 & U12 players to begin training in preparation of joining the Portland Thorns Academy. This is a comprehensive, year-round program designed to develop and challenge these players.


Program Highlights

What is the Thorns Pre-Academy

The 2021/2022 program will run May 2021 - April 2022

  • Twice weekly training by team coach (May-mid-December)
  • Special Trainings will be scheduled at Providence Park
  • Tickets to Thorns FC Home Games
  • Guidance & access to Portland Thorns Academy Coaching Staff
  • Video Review Sessions
  • Sports Nutrition Guidance
  • Guaranteed Scrimmages
  • Additional Programming and Events with Thorns Academy
  • Fall OYSA League Games (September-November)
  • Futsal Training and/or Games
  • Twice weekly outdoor team training (January-April)
  • Spring OYSA League games (February-April)
  • OYSA State Cup entry fee
  • Providence Play Safe Injury Management Enrollment
  • TeamSnap Premium Subscription
  • Player, coach, and team registration fees with governing association; coaching salaries; field use and maintenance fees; field equipment; club overhead; the cost for the above included tournaments, league and referee fees.



Thorns Pre-Academy League

The Thorns Pre-Academy plays in the OYSA Timbers/Thorns League.

Teams will play in the Premier Gold Division both in the Fall League and the Spring League. 

Teams will compete the OYSA State Cup, held in April of each year.

2021/2022 Player Costs

Player Costs 2021/2022


Thorns Pre-Academy

Thorns Pre-Academy

Age Groups

2021/2022 Season
As of May 2021

U12 - 2010 
Born Jan 1, 2010- Dec 31, 2010

U11 - 2011
Born Jan 1, 2011 - Dec 31, 2011

Players must Tryout to be considered for a spot on either of the Pre-Academy Teams.

Uniform Kit

Uniform Kits are available at
Tursi's Soccer Store

Tursi Soccer - DIRECTIONS
8805 SW Canyon Lane
Portland, OR 97225 

2021/2022 Uniform Kit