What is the Atlanta United Academy?

Atlanta United’s Academy is where the some of the nations most talented soccer players come to train and play with the goal of signing for Atlanta United and earning a professional contract. The Atlanta United Academy also assists players in pursuing opportunities to play collegiate soccer at top universities across the United States.

How is the Atlanta United Academy different than other clubs in the area?

Unlike other clubs, we are a professional soccer club that competes at the highest level in the United States and as such can offer the following:

  • A chance to earn a professional contract with Atlanta United.
  • Coaching, guidance, evaluation and direct contact with Atlanta United First team staff and coaches.
  • Invitations to top level international tournaments with some of the world’s best clubs.

What teams will Atlanta United’s Academy have?

Atlanta United currently has 7 teams: U-12, U-13, U-14, U-15, U-16, U-17 and U-19.

Is Atlanta United’s Academy free?

The Academy is free for all selected players and has many additional benefits. Such benefits include a comprehensive, experienced and qualified staff, equipment package for all full-time players (including full uniform and the latest adidas footwear), and other unique and exclusive opportunities.

Where does Atlanta United’s Academy train?

The Academy trains and competes out of the same facility as the first team at the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Training Ground located in Marietta, GA.