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Texans Academy

Register For The 2019 Fall Academy Session Now!


This program is targeted towards the U15-U19 age groups.

  Training is from 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM Monday through Friday starting in August of 2019.

  Please contact Nic Cardoso at or 850-529-6136 for more details regarding this great program.

What is it?

  • A first class soccer program
  • Five days of professional soccer training
  • The season will mirror the Select season (three months prior and four months after the H.S. Soccer season)
  • Individualized progress reports
  • A focus on technical and physical development
  • Holistic approach between player, coach, parent, and trainer

How does it work?

  • Test, train, retest, and check great results
  • Physically: Strength training, core training, speed training, and aerobic training
  • Technically: Quick footwork, passing, controlling, crossing, finishing, and heading
  • Psychologically: Self-confidence, discipline, and leadership
  • Tactically: Players will read and understand the game from a coach's perspective by analyzing professional games on video

Why do it?

  • Your competition is doing it
  • Self-improvement
  • The only way to know you have done all you could do to achieve your goals
  • It takes 10,000 hours to master your craft - It takes only 6,000 if you do it with an expert

See Coach Nic's full slide presentation:

The Gulf Coast Texans have been identified as one of the top youth soccer organizations in America. Our philosophy and commitment to player development is to promote the game of soccer, help players reach their full potential, develop the skills to compete at high levels and assist college bound players in obtaining scholarships.

These are just a few of our accomplishments:

  • Nationally Licensed Coaches 
  • More than 100 Gulf Coast Texans players signed to play soccer in college!
  • The only Nike Premier Club in Northwest Florida 
  • The only youth soccer organization in the US affiliated with Manchester United
  • Offer FREE goalkeeper and skills clinics for those who want extra training
  • Older teams attended major college showcases: Disney, IMG, Raleigh, Sunbowl, Houston Shootout
  • ·Proud member of the Gulf States Premier League (U.S. Club Soccer National Premier Leagues)