Jacksonville Armada FC Youth Academy (JAFCYA) is a non-profit, 501(c) 3, youth soccer organization that provides both recreational and competitive soccer experiences for boys and girls ages 4 to 19. Based in Jacksonville, Florida and the surrounding areas.


Boys & Girls - Ages 4 to 19

Our Recreational program is designed to help boys and girls of all ages learn the basic fundamentals of soccer and build a foundation of love for the beautiful game. If your son or daughter is just starting or looking to try soccer for the first time, our Recreational program would be a great option.

Boys & Girls - Ages 4 to 8

The Jr. Academy program is a great fit for young players and families who are showing a greater interest in a structured training atmosphere. Players train twice a week with paid club trainers covering age-appropriate technical and tactical aspects of soccer in a positive learning environment.

Boys & Girls - Ages 8 to 19

The Competitive program offers players the opportunity to play at the highest club levels. Players compete in local, regional, and national leagues such as the ECNL Girls and ECNL Boys, NPL, National Florida Premiership League, and the USSF Development Academy.


2019 DA Tryouts & Evaluations


The Armada FC Youth Academy is pleased to announce its 2019/2020 Boys US Soccer Development Academy Tryouts & Evaluations. Our DA Tryouts & Evaluations will allow players the opportunity to display their talents in front of our DA coaching staff and scouts. The Armada FC Youth Academy is the only boys US Development Academy member club in Northeast Florida. The upcoming DA Tryouts & Evaluations will identify players for the 2019/2020 US Soccer Development Academy Season, beginning in August 2019. Armada FC Youth Academy Tryouts & Evaluations act as a player-identification and assessment opportunity for local talent interested in The Armada FC Youth Academy.


Staff & Coaches

Our Directors, Staff, Coaches and Trainers are the heartbeat of our club. It is their vision and drive that makes Armada FC Youth Academy the great club it is today. Each one shares the same philosophy of developing the best soccer players in North Florida while creating high quality experiences in positive environments. The combined efforts of these directors, staff, coaches and trainers continues to build on the success of our club. Their knowledge, expertise, and dedication is unmatched.

More Staff & Coaches Bios to come…


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