Updated 5/5/22

Welcome to DCXI Programs, see below the details of the club. 

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QUALITIES/CHARACTERISTICS WE SEEK

DC XI believes that players must have the desire to play the game in order to be successful.

For this reason, we are looking for players with these  attributes:

Age 5 to 7

  • Respect; for parents, teammates, coaches and officials.

  • Coachable; willingness to learn.

  • Desire; love and curiosity for the game.

  • Attention; good listening skills.

  • Competitive; drive to compete across all disciplines.

 

Age 8 and UP

  • Respect; for parents, teammates, coaches and officials.

  • Coachable; willingness to learn.

  • Desire; love and curiosity for the game.

  • Attention; good listening skills.

  • Competitive; drive to compete across all disciplines.

  • Decision-making; acute decision making on and off the ball. 

  • Dribbling opportunity; willingness to dribble opponents. 

FOCUS

We focus heavily on technical development; ball mastery, and tactical execution and decision-making. When players are quick to grasp the material and physically able to compete with the next age band, we reward them by asking them to participate in a more challenging environment. We also take into consideration their enthusiasm for the game and their psychological ability to handle the next level. We believe that it is important that they enjoy the game throughout their time in the program.

 

 

AGE BANDS

Our programs are organized by age bands and skill level. We offer:

BOYS JUNIORS

Ages: 5 - 7

Days: (2 - 3) typically Wed, Fri & Sat

League: Scorpion (In-house)

*Some Juniors will be allowed to train up a level based on skill level

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BOYS ELITE

Ages:  8 - 15

Days: (3 - 4) typically: Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat/Sun

League: Scorpion / SAM / EDP

 

* The league you play in will depend on your specific team.

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BOYS AMATEUR TEAM (CAP CITY FC)

Ages: 16+

Days (3) typically: Tue, Thu & Sun

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GIRLS JUNIORS

Ages: 5 - 7

Days: (2 - 3 ) typically Wed, Fri & Sat

League: Scorpion (In-house)

*Some Juniors will be allowed to train up a level based on skill level

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GIRLS ELITE

Ages:  8 - 11

Days: (3 - 4) typically: Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat

League: Scorpion / SAM / EDP

 

* The league you play in will depend on your specific team.

SCHEDULES

Schedule may change based on these special circumstances:

Extra training -  coaches may schedule an extra training for the whole program or for a few players who need special sessions

Necessary Breaks - coaches may give a break after a tough week of training or game),

Weather - if there are too many days of inclement weather, this may mean a slight switch in schedule for some players. 

Unplanned Opportunities - When teams or a tournament invites the club or a specific age to play an unscheduled match or tournament that coaches see value in.

 

Seasons - Exact schedules will be available in your team dashboard

Fall: Mid August - Mid November

Winter: December - February

Spring : Mid-March - Mid June

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Summer: Camps and free-play; these activities are outside of the DCXI scope and offered and recommended separately as a way for players to remain active during their summer break.

TECHNOLOGY

We invest in performance tracking technology to ensure that we have a way to provide our players with data centered/visual feedback as well as a way to keep them accountable.

 

Communication - TeamSnap 

Video tracking - Veo

Classroom - Google Classroom

 

FINANCIAL OVERVIEW

Elite team annual dues: $3000/Year

Juniors group annual dues: $1650/Year

*We offer monthly payment plans (up to 5 separate payments throughout the year, for families that request it.

We also offer a sibling discount. Based on the specific programming for the age group, these dues may change. 

Annual dues cover:

  • Coaching staff

  • Practice

  • Scrimmage/League/Tournament (except for national/international tournaments/events that are not on the regular schedule) 

  • Equipment

  • Training grounds/Permits

  • Admin & Technology

  • Uniforms (initial package)

UNIFORMS

Uniforms - Uniforms are included in your annual dues. However you will be responsible for replacement. Uniforms will be renewed every Fall. 
 

Uniform:

  • 3 Jerseys

  • 3 matching shorts

  • 3 pairs of socks

  • Training Jacket

  • Training pant

  • Backpack

LEAGUES

Scorpion League:

The Scorpion League is DCXI's in-house developmental league. It focuses on using small sided games for ages 5 -12 in order to maximize touch on the ball and team concepts that can expand to the larger game. The league houses many of the DCXI age bands/teams as well as outside players and teams. Learn more>>

Sam Select:

Sam Select is the Germantown Soccerplex League, that takes place at the beautiful grounds of the Plex, offering a variety of divisions and competition. Sam Select is a great first step for many teams looking to face competition outside of an in-house/local league. Learn more>>

EDP:

EDP has easily become a great choice for teams and programs seeking the highest competition in the region. EDP offers a roster pool, making it a very flexible league and a great option for our most competitive players/teams. Learn more>>

SUPPLEMENTAL TRAINING

The club offers supplemental training (at an extra cost) throughout the year for players who want to build their skills in specific areas and beyond what is done at their team/group practice sessions. Trainings range from The Wall Goal Keeper Training to TPT (Technique and Performance Training). Coaches that specialize in each training category are brought to run those sessions.

General announcements are made to the entire club when these sessions become available. 

 

NEXT STEPS

If you are on this page, this means that you have likely received an invitation to join DCXI. Congratulations!

We welcome you for the first time to DCXI or welcome you back, if you are returning.

 

Checklist

If you are an existing player who previously played in a tournament, you do not have to submit your headshot and birth certificate unless we specifically ask for it.

 

  1. Register for the new soccer year (new players only) [Register]

  2. Submit your deposit and uniform size (existing players will automatically get their invoices once they accept)

  3. Submit your player's birth certificate or passport >>[dcxiproject@gmail.com]

  4. Submit a headshot of your player [click here for Guidelines of a good headshot] >>[dcxiproject@gmail.com]

  5. Check to make sure that your child is not rostered with a previous club (this will slow registration down)​​

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