Academy ID

Academy ID programs are offered as tryouts for male players aged 13-18 seeking an opportunity to showcase their ability and earn a Dynamo Academy roster position. Camps identify prospects for their suitability in a series of Academy style training sessions, performance testing and scrimmages against current Academy players. Academy ID programs are offered as Summer and Winter camp programs and as Residential Camps at the Houston Sports Park. 


Two-day, three-hour camps held at the Houston Sports Park twice yearly with one camp in the late summer and one in December. Selected players will be invited to train for a further two days to earn a training opportunity with their age specific Academy team squad. Travel and accommodation are not provided with registration.

Center of Excellence

The Center of Excellence programs, presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors, offer supplemental soccer skills and tactical training to 7-12 year old competitive soccer players and an opportunity for outstanding male players to be identified for the youngest Houston Dynamo Academy teams.  The Houston Dynamo Academy offers a pathway to professional soccer for top level male players via elite level training and matches that include national leagues and tournaments,  international trips and competitions, and a player specific player development philosophy that is directed to cultivate outstanding homegrown professional soccer players. The Center of Excellence, presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors, operates as weekly training sessions in the Spring and Fall seasons, a winter futsal Training Program, and several camp opportunities through the summer and other parts of the year. 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.

Residential Camps

Intensive ‘on-campus’ training camps that operate twice per year in June and July. Accommodation and catering is included in the registration fee. For more details please click here. Recommended for overseas or out-of-state players.

Contact Information

For general inquiries on all Academy ID programs, please email or call 713-433-3967.

Schedule and Registration

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