It's always soccer season at The St. James Center for Soccer Excellence - The only place to compete, learn and socialize under one roof, any time of the day, seven days a week.
Soccer at The St. James
Deft footwork. Exceptional agility. A true championship mindset. Acquire it all at The St. James, where we cover soccer programs from every angle for both newcomers and elite players of all ages. The St. James features the greater Washington area's only full-size FIFA-regulation indoor soccer pitch. Within our world-class training complex, we offer:
- Private and semi-private coaching customized to every age, position and skill level
- Developmental youth soccer programs focused on teaching soccer technical skills, agility and focus
- Camps and clinics targeting specific skill development, winning tactics and competitive scenarios
- Intensive pre- and off-season academies for advanced athletes seeking an edge
- Holistic training with sports medicine, science, nutrition, and psychology
- Professional exposure to US Soccer scouts and professional clubs
Chelsea Football Club partners with The St. James to bring youth soccer academy to the USA.
Beginning this summer, The St. James will deliver elite youth soccer programming, training and clinics, led by professional Chelsea FC coaching staff members. As part of the partnership, all The St. James soccer offerings will now be grounded in Chelsea’s developmental, training and playing philosophy. The St. James will host the Chelsea FC Global Youth Tournament in Washington, D.C., attracting the top youth club teams in the world. During our men’s US tour in July, The St. James and Chelsea will host fan engagement opportunities and a Chelsea FC Coaching Clinic.
The St. James Center for Soccer Excellence offers soccer leagues for a variety of levels, with curated competition to suit players' needs. The St. James Field House is a climate-controlled venue with state-of-the-art locker rooms and stadium seating - making it ideal to run soccer leagues year-round. Plus, the complex's restaurant Vim & Victor gives league participants the opportunity to purchase food and drink and socialize after matches.
Winter Recreation Soccer Program at TSJ
- Wednesdays Only
- November 29th - January 31st
Winter Youth 7v7 Soccer League
This indoor 7v7 youth turf league is primarily for travel players seeking to play quality indoor matches during the Winter 2023-2024 season. The St. James facility staff will organize games for competitive play and utilize referees to officiate the matches. Game days will be on Tuesday and Thursday evenings between the hours of 5:00pm and 10:00pm. Teams will play a 7 game season + 1 Playoff Games for a total of 8 Games.
U9 thru High School Boys and Girls
- Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:00 PM-10:00 PM
- November 28th - February 29th
The St. James FC Virginia Soccer Academy
The St. James FC Virginia offers competitive travel teams for boys and girls in the U9-U19 age groups that will compete for regional and national titles.
The St. James is pleased to announce the formation of a new Pre-Travel Soccer program for promising young players between the ages of 6-8 who have interest in playing on a competitive travel soccer team by the time they turn 9 years old.
STJ FC Virginia South (Springfield): Contact Adam Baumgardner
TSJFC Virginia Travel Team Tryouts
TSJFC Virginia (FCV) is holding player tryouts and evaluations throughout the year. Players are invited to tryout with our teams. All sessions are free of charge. Further information about the tryout dates, forms, and information will be sent out prior to the tryouts.
U9 - U19
Times and Dates Vary Based on Age Group
Private Soccer Lessons
Hands-down, we have the best skill development training in the area. Whether you're a newcomer or an elite player, we'll help your game from every angle. Our soccer program is designed to help players become competent people on-and-off the pitch. Our expert coaches will monitor your progress and provide performance analysis. They'll also design training and rest and recovery plans for each individual player. Private lessons are also available, starting at $100/hr. To book a lesson, please contact a Sales Ambassador.
Train like the Pros
The St. James is the official training partner of DC United, D.C.'s Major League Soccer organization. With a suggested schedule of nutritious breakfasts at Vim & Victor, drills on the turf in the Field House, lifting weights in the Strength & Conditioning House, cross-training in the Pool House and recovery services like sports massages and cryotherapy at Courted, athletes of all stripes can train like the pros at The St. James.
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