Tryouts


There are number of ways that talented players can be identified to become part of the New York Red Bulls Academy.

  1. Assessment in their own environments (e.g.: club, school, state or regional teams)

  2. Recommendation from personnel within the professional game 

  3. Recommendations from Regional Development School (RDS) coaches

  4. Recommendations from Training program staff who work with local clubs

  5. Personal application.

Our network of scouts and coaches will watch thousands of players each season. The New York Red Bulls has a reputation as a club renowned for its successful development of players, the recruitment of young talent is a priority for the Academy.


Personal Application

If you are planning on making a personal application for an acadmey try-out, please download the forms below and mail to: RBNY Academy, Try-out application, 600 Cape May Street, Harrison, NJ, 07029.

Application Form
Waiver (English) 
Waiver (Spanish) 

To contact the Coach of the Academy team you wish to try out for please use the email addresses below
Please email a complete player biography and fill out the tryout application

Year of Birth
1993 or older  -   academy.tryouts.u23@newyorkredbulls.com
1995/96             academy.tryouts.u18@newyorkredbulls.com
1997/98              academy.tryouts.u16@newyorkredbulls.com
1998                   academy.tryouts.u15@newyorkredbulls.com
1999                   academy.tryouts.u14@newyorkredbulls.com
  2000or younger              academy.tryouts.u13@newyorkredbulls.com
 

 
RDS Application

Players aged 8 to 14, should first apply for a try-out in the Regional Development Schools (RDS). This satellite based, supplementary training program allows players to enter the Red Bulls Player development system at a younger age, and within their own communities. Here players receive the technical instruction and support required to provide them with a more seamless transition into the full Academy teams, when they reach an eligible age. For more information on the RDS, click here
 
 
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