A new NSCAA/US Club Soccer Director of Coaching Diploma course is scheduled for Aug. 14-16 in Camarillo, Calif. The course will assist those eager to learn or refine what it takes to be a successful Director of Coaching for youth soccer clubs.
Forty-eight teams clinched National Cup XIV Regional championships during the past three events, and 35 of those teams have moved closer to their ultimate goals of winning national titles. The West (Girls), Southeast and Northwest Regionals were held in a span of five days this past week.
The 2015 NY Cup, held June 13-14 at the HBC Complex in Melville, N.Y., qualified 24 teams to the National Cup XIV – US Club Soccer’s cup-based national championship competition.
The National Cup XIV, US Club Soccer’s cup-based national championship series, kicked off at the National Cup XIV West Regional (Boys) in Davis, Calif., June 13-16.
Four months after hosting its first Player Development Program (PDP) event, the Virginia NPL was back at it, as it hosted a US Club Soccer PDP targeting top boys born in 2002-03 and girls born in 2001-02.
The regional NPL Crossover Cup competition, featuring U-14 through U-17 NPL girls clubs from the New York Club Soccer League (NYCSL) and the New England Premier League, concluded June 13-14 in Long Island, N.Y.
The 2015 Ohio State Cup, held at the Lost Nation Sports Park in Willoughby, Ohio, qualified 14 teams to the upcoming National Cup XIV Midwest Regional and named 21 total teams as state champions.
US Club Soccer and SportSessionPlanner.com have entered into a partnership to provide US Club Soccer member clubs with special, discounted access to the top training-session planning and management platform, including a variety of unique sessions and curriculum from national teams and clubs around the world.
The new registration year for your team is nearly here, and US Club Soccer is ready to assist with the transition. This includes continues registration-related updates within the Members Area and the hosting of webinars to help registrars best navigate our registration platform, KYCK Play.
The second annual Minnesota US Club Cup, held May 22-25 at the National Sports Center in Blaine, Minn., qualified 11 teams to the upcoming National Cup XIV Midwest Regional and crowned 13 total teams with state championships.
Ten teams from nine clubs claimed 2015 NorCal State Cup Finals trophies in the U-14 through U-19 event, held May 16-17 at Consumes River Junior College in Sacramento, Calif.
Twenty-five teams from 19 clubs claimed 2015 New Jersey Cup championships, May 9-10 at Cross Farm Park in Holmdel, N.J. Open to U-10 through U-18/19 boys and girls teams, the 2015 New Jersey Cup included a record-number of participating teams with 964 total teams.
NPL girls clubs from the New York Club Soccer League (NYCSL) and the New England Premier League competed this past weekend in the preliminary rounds of the regional NPL Crossover Cup competition, featuring U-14 through U-17 teams.
Fourteen teams representing 10 clubs clinched 2015 Florida Cup championships, May 9-10 at the Ocala Regional Sportsplex in Ocala, Fla. The 12th edition of the Florida Cup, US Club Soccer’s state championship event open to U-12 through U-18/19 boys and girls age groups, tested participating teams with a competitive schedule that began in March.
Twelve teams claimed championships at US Club Soccer’s 2nd annual Hawaii State Cup, held April 2-5 at the Waipio Peninsula Soccer Complex on the island of Oahu, with four clubs earning berths to the National Cup XIV Finals.
The NPL Showcase (Girls) will return to Palm Coast, Fla., Dec. 31, 2015-Jan. 2, 2016, marking the second consecutive year US Club Soccer hosts a national showcase event for U-15 through U-17 girls age groups.
The U.S. Soccer U-15 boys national team won the Tournament delle Nazioni, May 1 in Gradisca D’Isonzo, Italy, after victories over Costa Rica, Croatia, Italy and Austria. Of the 20 players on the roster, seven have starred in previous id2 National Selection International Tours.
The youth soccer landscape in Texas is fundamentally changing as US Club Soccer prepares to launch a sweeping new competitive platform, created with input from Directors of Coaching at many of the top clubs in the state. The new organization, the United Soccer Clubs (USC), will launch in the fall of 2015 and feature the following clubs from the greater Houston, Austin and San Antonio areas:
US Club Soccer representative San Francisco City FC dropped the opening match of the 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup to Cal FC, 2-1, on April 25 in front of a record crowd of 1,519 spectators at historic Kezar Stadium in San Francisco.
Phil Wright, who has served US Club Soccer as its Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2003, has been re-appointed by the board to a two-year term.
id2 alumnus Tommy Redding, who was a member of the 2011 id2 National Selection team that traveled to England and Scotland, has come a long way. From his youth stomping grounds at FC America to his budding professional career with Orlando City SC, the 6-foot-1-inch center back was signed by the Major League Soccer (MLS) club prior to this season as the its first Homegrown product.
A total of 112 players from 68 clubs participated in the id2 Training Camp, April 16-19, at the WRAL Soccer Center in Raleigh, N.C. This was the second camp of the current cycle, which targets boys born in 2002 and girls born in 2001.
Danny Barbir, a member of the talented 2012 id2 National Selection team that traveled to Spain, took the next step in his developing international soccer career by training with the West Bromwich Albion first team.
The second id2 Training Camp of spring 2015 gets underway at the WRAL Soccer Center in Raleigh, N.C., April 16-19. The current age cycle, established in conjunction with the U.S. Soccer youth national teams, targets top boys born in 2002 and girls born in 2001.
In its first Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup appearance, San Francisco City FC (formerly Ticket Arsenal FC) will open the 102nd edition of the country’s longest-running national soccer competition by hosting Cal FC, April 25 at 2 p.m. PT at Kezar Stadium.