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Local Combines

About Local Combines:
Local Combines are free, 2-3 day player identification opportunities for local players with the most potential to train under the direction of U.S. Soccer Youth National Team coaches. U.S. Soccer piloted seven Local Combines in 2013 in the major soccer markets for player development in the country.

Player Pool:

  • Gender: Boys
  • Ages: 15 to 17 years old

Player Recommendations:
Top local coaches can recommend players by contacting Most players are chosen based on their performance at Training Center Sessions.

Player Selection:
U.S. Soccer Youth National Team Staff select 26-30 players for each Local Combine

Local youth clubs, professional clubs, leagues or state associations can host a Local Combine. The facility should provide access to 1-2 fields, locker rooms and a meeting space. If you are interested in hosting a Local Combine, please contact

U.S. Soccer Youth National Team Staff run all Local Combine sessions