Regional YNT IDentification center - Girls Academy

Posted on March 23, 2021 BY Simon Boddison
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The club is very excited to have three Girls Academy players selected to the U.S. Soccer Girls YNT Regional Identification Center in Dallas, TX on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - Bella Hollenabach; Sydnie Thibodeaux and Ava ShannonYNT Identification Centers are one of the main tactics of Talent Identification. YNT ID Centers are no-cost identification opportunities for U.S. Soccer Talent Identification Managers to evaluate and monitor top talents. U.S. Soccer, in conjunction with local clubs, hosts approximately 100 sessions each year in 25 key markets throughout the country.


"I’m very excited that my hard work has paid off into a wonderful opportunity." Bella Hollenbach, Houston Dash '03 Girls Academy. Bella has committed to the University of Missouri, NCAA Div. I, (Southeastern Conference).


"Going into the USYNT camp means a lot to me because I’ve been putting in so much hard work and dedication to get this opportunity to show my abilities and I now that I have to chance to, I couldn’t be more grateful." Sydnie Thibodeux, Houston Dash '03 Girls Academy. Sydnie has committed to Auburn University, NCAA Div. I (Southeastern Conference).

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"I am blessed and honored to represent Houston Dash, coaches, and teammates who have helped me along the way.  I’m determined to do my best!" Ava Shannon, Houston Dash '05 Girls Academy.

"Congratulations to all three girls on being called up into this USYNT regional camp. Their dedication to training and commitment in games hasn’t gone unnoticed. I’m especially delighted for Sydnie and Bella as they have been in the club since the age of four and completed our player developmental pathway. They’ve been coached by multiple staff over the years and followed the process.  It's great to see they’ve been rewarded for their time and commitment." Mark Gibbs, Dash Academy Director.

The ID Center will be conducted while adhering to the strict return to play US Soccer Return To Play Protocols for COVID-19.


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