Youth Academy Try-outs!

Do you want to become a part of the orange family? The Dayton Dutch Lions FC Academy is organizing try-outs for the 2012 fall / 2013 spring season. For all our youth teams, U8 boys and girls through U19 Boys and Girls, we will have open try-outs. This means that every player is able to try-out for a Dutch Lions FC Team.


The Dayton Dutch Lions Academy stands for combining the technical skill and game knowledge the Dutch are known for with the American sports mentality. This winning combination ensures us that every player playing for the Dayton Dutch Lions FC Academy will develop their skills and tactical knowledge to the fullest of their ability


We have the following try-outs scheduled:


Specific goalkeeper try-outs will be organized for the specified age groups on the first try-out date. This is May 29th for the boys and May 30th for the girls. All try-outs will be at the Miami Valley School turf field in Dayton. The address of the field is: 5151 Denise Drive, Dayton, Ohio, 45429.


Register for the Dayton Dutch Lions FC tryouts:

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We encourage all players to come to the earliest try-out session for their age group.


The cut off dates for the age groups are:

Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 Seasons
U08 – Born between Aug 1, 2004 and July 31, 2005
U09 – Born between Aug 1, 2003 and July 31, 2004
U10 – Born between Aug 1, 2002 and July 31, 2003
U11 – Born between Aug 1, 2001 and July 31, 2002
– Born between Aug 1, 2000 and July 31, 2001
U13 – Born between Aug 1, 1999 and July 31, 2000
U14 – Born between Aug 1, 1998 and July 31, 1999
U15 – Born between Aug 1, 1997 and July 31, 1998
U16 – Born between Aug 1, 1996 and July 31, 1997
U17 – Born between Aug 1, 1995 and July 31, 1996
– Born between Aug 1, 1994 and July 31, 1995
U19 – Born between Aug 1, 1993 and July 31, 1994


If you have any questions about the try-outs, our academy or the Dayton Dutch Lions FC in general, please do not hesitate to contact our Academy Manager: Tommy Spijkers (


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