U.S. Soccer Academy Expansion

Westside Timbers is proud to announce that it has again been accepted to the U.S. Soccer Development Academy Boys program. For the 2017/2018 Soccer Season we are offering teams at both 2004 (U14) and 2006 (U12) age groups.


As a U.S. Soccer Development Academy Member the Westside Timbers joins an exclusive group of Academy clubs that will develop individual players at a critical age and help these players progress through the Academy programs.

The Academy is a comprehensive program that provides education, resources and support to impact everyday club environments that will develop world-class players. Our club was selected based on our commitment to U.S. Soccer Development Academy's 7 Key Performance Categories:

  1. Player Development Effectiveness
  2. Staff Leadership, Structure, and Qualifications
  3. Style of Play and Philosophy
  4. Training Environment & Personal Development
  5. Facilities & Infrastructure
  6. Respect
  7. Resources

On February 3, 2017 U.S. Soccer announced the expansion of hte Development Academy.
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Development Academy Coach Announced

Jimmy Velasco

Jimmy will be the Head Coach for both 2004, 2005, and the 2006 Westside Timbers U.S. Soccer Development Academy teams for the 2017/2018 Soccer Year.

Contact Information

For more information regarding the U.S. Soccer Academy Program - please contact:

John Bain wsmjohnbain@gmail.com (503) 626-2975