Rangers FC

DP League

IMG and FC Tampa will partner to field 6 Girls teams 2008 – 2002 teams in the Development Players league for the 2020/2021 season. FC Tampa Rangers will have the opportunity to field teams in the under 13 (2008), u14 (2007), U15 (2006) and u16 (2005) age groups and IMG will field teams in the u17 and u18 age groups.

The Development Player League (DPL) is designed to expand the Girls Development Academy (DA) player pool for participating clubs and allow FC Tampa Lady Rangers teams to compete in the DA environment. The league creates a highly professional training environment and competitive model for aspiring DA players, bridging the gap between club soccer and Development Academy soccer. FC Tampa Rangers players will be allowed to play High School soccer and in and FYSA or USYSA league. In addition, the teams will play in Showcase tournaments such as CASL, Wags and IMG and attend ODP and ID2 tryouts.

The DPL provides a clear pathway for players who show the potential to make the jump to the DA level of play. The DPL teams will offer players who excel to have the opportunity to be called up as a Development Player for their respective DA teams. This structure provides an expanded pool of aspiring DA players with more exposure to the DA training model and level of play, while allowing them the time they need to develop as well as offering the flexibility to play high school soccer.

Founded on the ideology of the full DA program, the DPL provides a development structure that focuses on playing more meaningful games with highly professional game day environment, more training, high level coaching, development before winning attitude, and great exposure in major college showcases events.

FC TAMPA will have open training sessions for girls born u13, u14, U16. These sessions will allow all players the opportunity to be seen by FC Tampa Coaches. These sessions will also allow parents and players to gain more knowledge on the DP league.

Please register online to attend a training and ID session. The training sessions are open to all players in the Tampa Bay area.

 Open Training sessions will take place at the following days and times: