Coastal Soccer Development Academy 

Ages: For U7 (2012) / U8 (2011)

Mission & Philosophy 

Coastal Soccer Development Academy is geared to prepare U7/U8 players (birth years 2012 and 2011) for future success in their hometown travel soccer league. Our Skills and Concepts Curriculum at Coastal Soccer Development Academy features an intensely challenging and motivating approach. With our curriculum and team play in the more advanced EDP Futures league, individual players establish the technical foundation necessary for their growth and success in future travel soccer leagues. Our technical and tactical sessions focus on developing a player’s ability to successfully keep possession of the ball and further develop the skills needed to dominate the field.

Boys & Girls Team Registrations 

Boys Team

CSDA Boys Team Tryouts

Tuesday – May 28th –  5:30pm – 7:00pm
Thursday – May 30th –  5:30pm – 7:00pm


Girls Team

CSDA Girls Team Tryouts

Tuesday – May 28th –  5:30pm – 7:00pm
Thursday – May 30th –  5:30pm – 7:00pm


CSDA Tryout Details

U7-U8 Boys & Girls (Birth Years – 2011, 2012, 2013)
Fall 2019, Winter 2019/2020, Spring 2020
Program Includes:

3 Seasons

Two 1.5 hour trainings in Fall + Game Day

One 1.5 hour training + Game Day + 2 Tournaments in Winter

Two 1.5 hour trainings in Spring + Game Day

One Tournament/Festival in Fall / Spring Season

Coastal Sports NJ East – 22 Madison Road, Fairfield, NJ (Indoor Turf Field)

For more information please contact us at (973)521-5100 or the following:

Oral Bullen  –

Milenko Popovic  –

Mike Gallo  –

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Who are the trainers? Oral Bullen; Technical Director, Mike Gallo; Boys Director, Milenko Popovic, Brandon Adler, Rhemone Bryan, Ernesto Zavala
  2. What are their backgrounds? For a combined 40+ years, our trainers collectively have experience at the Professional, Division 1, and Academy levels.
  3. When does the season start and end? The season will start on September 8th, 2018 and will end mid-June depending on final Spring league game. CSDA Season will include Fall, Winter, Spring seasons.
  4. Where are we practicing? Practices will be held on our turf field at Coastal Sports East – 22 Madison Road Fairfield, NJ 07004.
  5. Who are we playing? Teams will compete in the EDP Futures League. Schedules will vary season to season. Most of all games will take place on Saturday, against teams located in the Bergen, Passaic, Essex and Morris County areas.
  6. Can a player play on both the CSDA team and a travel team? Yes, we encourage players to play both. Our goal is to prepare U7/U8 players for future success in their travel soccer leagues
  7. What does the registration fee include? The $900 fee includes Fall & Spring Season (16 League Games + 2 Tournaments / Festivals + 40 Training Sessions) Winter Season (8 League Games + 10 Training Sessions).
  8. Are there additional Coastal Sports benefits for players enrolled in CSDA? In addition to being a part of the CSDA family, other perks include special rates for private sessions, soccer clinics, birthday parties, camps, and other activities offered at Coastal Sports.

Meet the Coaches


General Manager

Oral Bullen

Technical Director

Mike Gallo

Senior Staff Coach


Academy Head Coach