The West Florida Flames Academy Staff will be hosting Talent Identification Trials in the months of March and April for the 2021/2022 season. In these sessions the Boys and Girls Academy staff will be evaluating players interested in playing within an environment purely focused on developing players to compete at the highest level. Players who wish to attend the Talent ID Trials must pre-register at the link below. The MLSNext and the Girls Academy are Nationally Recognized programs serving as a platform that focus on player development initiatives with the aim of helping players to continue their growth.


Girls Academy: 


The Girls Academy (GA) is the leading youth development platform for the best female soccer players in the United States. The GA is the only national youth soccer platform that represents the collective vision of member clubs and actively engages the voice of the layers to take real ownership in the Girls Academy. 

This collaborative philosophy creates a culture guided by a s share set of core values, which produces an unparalleled experience uniquely designed in the best interest of the players. The GA embraces the desire of club members and GA players alike to maintain an unrivaled standard of excellence in coaching, competition and regional and national showcase events throughout the year. 


MLS Next: 


MLS NEXT will provide the best player development experience in North America. Founded on a collaborative approach to governance and a commitment to innovation, MLS NEXT players have access to the highest level of competition and to training and personal development opportunities that will prepare them for their futures, both in soccer and in life.

To have our Academy Staff evaluate you please register online.


Talent ID Trial Ages:

Girls:  2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004/03

Boys: 2010/11, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006

ID Clinics are open to any and all competitive players from any clubs.

All players interested MUST register before attending the ID Clinics.  

Click the registration link below to complete your registration and view dates.





Field Information 

JCH: JC Handly Sport Complex, 3104 S. Kings Ave, Brandon, FL 33511

EL Meadows: East Lake Soccer Complex – The Meadows, 3555 Old Keystone Rd., Tarpon Springs, FL 34688



*Any questions about the Talent ID Trials should be directed to our Academy Director/Director of Soccer Jorge Zavala, jzavala@fcflames.com