MLS Next ID Clinics

What are MLS Next ID Clinics?

These clinics allow players within the West LA and SFV communities who aspire to play at the highest level to be coached and seen by the MLS NEXT coaching staff.

Players attending the clinics should currently be playing at the flight 1, 2, NPL, EAL, ECNL, ECRL levels. Players and parents will learn about the MLS NEXT league and what it takes to play at the level which is the HIGHEST level in the country. The ID clinics will prepare players for the upcoming MLS NEXT tryouts.

These clinics are NOT suitable for entry level players.

This is NOT a tryout! Tryouts will take place between Jan and June. Players who attend an MLS NEXT ID clinic may receive an invitation to tryout during the next tryout period.


4-8 Day training camp that will consist of high level training run by our MLS NEXT staff. Training days will be 1.5-2 hours long and will consist of technical and tactical work as well as games.


Pali High Football Field


$30 per player drop in fee or $160 for all

2012, 2013, 2014:

June 3, 10, 17, 24 - 9-11am

June 18, 25 - 11-1pm


June 3, 10, 17, 24 - 11-1pm

June 18, 25 - 1-3pm

About MLS Next
MLS NEXT is the top league in North America for boys youth soccer. Current membership includes 133 clubs, 590 teams, 11,000+ players across the U.S. and Canada and features over 90% of the current youth national team player pools. MLS NEXT is the paradigm for player development. MLS NEXT gives our players the opportunity to play and train in the highest level environments and be exposed to MLS academy scouts, US Soccer youth/senior national team scouts, MLS/Professional scouts. To provide the best player development experience, we focus our efforts on the following areas: Competition, Environment, Coaching, Individual Growth and Player ID & Recruitment. MLS NEXT is the top youth soccer program in the US. Teams travel nationally and train for 10 months. Currently offered for boys but girls may be rostered.

LA Bulls MLS Next Program Requirements
3-4 practices per week. Players are expected to attend all practices to be considered for travel and competition in games.
Each team plays approximately 30 league games + Showcases.
Seasons: Fall & Spring.
15-20 away matches in a given season (some games will require overnight travel).
MLS NEXT teams train for 10 months.
MLS NEXT patch on home/away jersey sleeves.
Required to purchase the full equipment list - both uniforms, training and travel kit. Travel kit includes tracksuit, polo, hoodie, backpack and Adidas ball.
VEO Game Recordings.
Individual Player Development Plans (IDP).
Scholarships available for those that qualify: to apply

Full list of MLS NEXT rules & regulations can be downloaded here.