The New York Red Bulls Pre-Academy Teams offer an unparalleled developmental environment for aspiring young players, and the most successful route into Red Bulls Academy, one of the leading Academy systems in the country.

Featuring some of the most talented players in the region, along with expert coaching, unrivaled off field support, and top-class facilities, the Pre-Academy Teams provide a training and game environment unlike any other.

For the 2022/23 season the Red Bulls Pre-Academy Teams will operate boy’s teams in the 2012 and 2013 age groups.

Tryouts for the 2022/23 season have now passed, however a small number of roster spots are still available for top talents within the region. As such, we will be holding invitation only ID events throughout the spring season to assess players of interest.

To submit an application to be assessed at these invitation only ID events, please complete an application using the following TypeForm link:

Based upon your application, players of interest will then be contacted with an invitation to attend the events and be assessed for our 2022/23 season Pre-Academy Teams.

About our Pre-Academy Teams:

Featuring some of the most talented players in the U10 and U11 age groups, top-class facilities, unrivaled off field support and expert coaching, the teams provide a training and game environment unlike any other.

  • A competitive annual training fee includes the following:
  • 3 training sessions per week (2 local, 1 centralized)
  • Four high-level tournaments each year
  • All home games played at Red Bulls first team training facility
  • 12 weeks of indoor winter training
  • Year-round virtual training and off-field support
  • Pre-season orientation at Red Bull Arena
  • Optional year-round supplementary Futbolinho training
  • Unrivaled player development tools such as pre-season goal setting, T4 athletic testing, video analysis, individual development plans, mid-season updates, and annual review meetings
  • Unique MLS game day experiences such as ball boy opportunities and signing days
  • Pre-season residential camp at Golden Goal Tournament Park
  • Access to exclusive MLS tournaments such as the Kia Invitational, and Generation Adidas Cup (additional fees may apply)

For detailed information on our Pre-Academy Teams, including the tryout process, please see the following FAQ: CLICK HERE