Girls Academy



The St. James FC Virginia is the DMV's premier girls club and has regularly been recognized as a top 20 girls club in the United States.  TSJFCV Girls Academy program has developed countless collegiate players, including many at the top NCAA Division I schools throughout the country.  Additionally, TSJFCV Girls Academy players have been regular participants at varying levels of the United States Youth National Team (USYNT) programs including Regional ID Camps, National Team Camps and as full members of the US Youth Women's National Team.  Many TSJFCV players have gone on to represent the United States at the full national team level and participate in the World Cup and Olympic Team and are currently playing professionally throughout the world.

2024-2025 Season:  TSJ FC Virginia (FCV) Girls Academy will hold player ID sessions/centers throughout the year. This is for the 2024-2025 soccer year. These events are open to ALL players regardless of club affiliation.

All trials and ID sessions/centers are free of charge. If you are interested in having your daughter attend an Academy evaluation session or ID Center, please fill out the form via the link below and look at the schedule on this page. If you can't make one of the ID Center sessions, please contact us to come out on another date.

Birth Years for Player Evaluations: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

The St. James FC Virginia Girls Academy program is currently based in Loudoun County but with Girls Academy 2 teams located in both Loudoun & Fairfax County

Missed Tryouts?  Contact the following coaches to set up an evaluation:

  • Bastien Catrin:
  • Patrick Finney:

If you are interested in learning more about TSJ FC Virginia Girls Academy or interested in a player ID session, please contact us at: or contact our NEW Girls Academy Director: Bastien Catrin at:

academy faqs

There are many benefits of playing in the Girls Academy. These benefits include:

Consistent, high level training environment

Professional, highly licensed coaches

More meaningful games

Schedule designed to improve periodization and help reduce the risk of injury

College exposure at first class events, matches, and training

Matches attended by US Soccer Scouts and Coaches

GPS monitoring for all players to improve player monitoring and injury prevention

All games videotaped and analyzed for players

Futsal training (included in the cost)

Proven track record of developing players and sending them off to college and beyond

Character and leadership development activities to help further develop the players for their futures

College Recruiting Director at TSJFCV - Bobby Puppione - highly experienced and nationally known for his work in helping players navigate the college recruiting process .

College coaches regularly attending training and league matches to watch TSJFCV play.

College coaches will be given access to video of Girls Academy matches to evaluate players (through our video capabilities).

TSJFCV teams attend other Girls Academy approved college showcase events to further increase exposure.

Yes. Players are allowed to play other sports in the Girls Academy. We have players currently playing basketball, volleyball, softball, track, and other sports.

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