As the mentoring program has grown so have the players and mentors involved.
Tyler Deric and new Homegrown signing "Memo" Rodriguez headline an Alumni squad that will take on the Academy U-18 team, led by standout Christian Lucatero. Set for a 6:30 kickoff on Thursday night, admission is free and open to the public.
The Dynamo Academy teams both featured in the preliminary round of playoffs last week held in Frisco. Only the U-16's came out with a chance to impress at Finals Week. Christian Lucatero and Elo Ozumba will try and lead the team to the championship.
The Dynamo Academy are in the Academy Playoffs going on in Dallas this week. See where both stand and how the U-16's will face a giant for a spot in Finals Week which will be in Houston.
Two of three Dynamo Academy teams have advanced to the 2013 Dallas Cup quarterfinals after winning their respective groups. The U-18 and U-14 teams will look to add to the two Dallas Cup championships the Academy boasts thus far.
The Dynamo Academy U-18s and U-16s will kick off the 2013 Dallas Cup on Sunday, March 24. Both teams will look to bring home some hardware in their divisions.