BVB International Academy - Houston has a straightforward philosophy. We believe that soccer indeed is ‘The Beautiful Game.'
With this in mind, we aim to develop every individual in all techniques needed to set them up for success in soccer, while forming tactically intelligent players who can work as part of a progressive and successful team. Winning games is the byproduct of this development’. BVB IA - Houston programs embody a “develop to win" philosophy and not a "win at all cost" mentality.
Players in teams at BVB IA - Houston must demonstrate The Dortmund Way on and off the field. Players in our programs must hold themselves to the highest standard as individuals, teammates, sons or daughters, citizens, and students. They are to represent the Dortmund Way in all that they do.
Players who are rostered with a BVB IA - Houston club team should understand that being a part of BVB IA is an honor that must be met with the highest level of commitment.
When you register for our Select Soccer program, you are expected to commit to the entire season (August to May) and practice twice a week. There is an opportunity to join in after the Fall season in January during Spring registration.
BVB IA - Houston provides "Select" soccer opportunities for both boys and girls from age U-11 to U-18. The select program is designed for players whose skill and development allow them to compete at various levels of play.
As part of a BVB IA - Houston team, every player will be subject to the International Academy curriculum for their development, delivered by professionally accredited coaches.
The emphasis on every player’s development will be:
Select soccer teams are formed after a comprehensive evaluation process looking at performance in the previous year’s play, player opportunity events and the tryouts held. All players will be placed on teams that reflect their current abilities and where they will achieve maximum development and game time opportunities.
Select rosters open up over the winter break so additions can be made to existing groups.
Below outlines roster sizes for various age groups:
U11/U12 – 9v9 – Rosters of 10-13
U13 thru U18 – 11v11 – Rosters of 15-18
As part of a BVB IA - Houston team, every player will receive multiple options and opportunities to develop as both soccer players and people.
On top of this, members of BVB IA - Houston have the unique opportunity to wear THE replica Champions League kit of Borussia Dortmund from the German Bundesliga.
|Full Season: August to May||2-3 sessions per week||90 - 120 minute sessions||Saturday||Contact Us|
|Fall Season: August to December||2-3 sessions per week||90 - 120 minute sessions||Saturday||Contact Us|
|Spring Season: January to May||2-3 sessions per week||90 - 120 minute sessions||Saturday||Contact Us|
The Mini Bees (ages 2-3) and Little Bees (ages 4-5) programs are a great introduction to soccer for all children using fun and exciting games on the field to build a great foundation of skills.
The Black & Yellow Academy is the start of the pathway towards our competitive programs at BVB International Academy - Houston. This program is for players aged 6 to 9 years old.
Learn the BVB methodology with Borussia Dortmund and the International Academy.
Learn more about the different camps we have available including Camp: BVB