Center of Excellence

Center of Excellence, presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors, programs offer advanced training to elite male and female players aged 7-12 and provide high-level supplementary training and the first step into the Houston Dynamo Academy. The Center of Excellence, presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors, operates as seasonal, weekly training sessions in the Spring and Fall seasons at select locations around Houston, and as Winter Futsal Training Programs. Center of Excellence, presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors, registrations that occur during the regular MLS season include individual registrations with a free companion ticket to select Houston Dynamo games at BBVA Compass Stadium.

Types of Programs

TRAINING PROGRAMS
The Center of Excellence, presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors, Training Programs operate as 90 minute, weekly training sessions at satellite locations around Houston. Access to the Center of Excellence, presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors, Training Programs is by assessment. The assessment process is free and allows us to create the most competitive training groups possible, featuring the competitive Center of Excellence curriculum focusing on individual technique and game awareness. These popular training sessions feature a full training uniform.

FUTSAL
Futsal Center of Excellence, presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors, Training Programs operate as indoor 90 minute, weekly training sessions. They incorporate minimal bounce balls to promote ball mastery and speed of play. Access to these programs is by assessment only.

Contact Information

For general inquiries on all Center of Excellence, presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors, programs, including hosting a CoE at your facility, please email youthprograms@houstondynamo.com or call 713-433-3967.

Schedule and Registration

Click here to view the full Youth Programs schedule and register today!

Financial Assistance

Click here to apply for financial assistance for a Center of Excellence program.