Category: Club Soccer

Copa Del Mar: A Summertime Tradition for Youth Soccer

Copa Del Mar: A Summertime Tradition for Youth Soccer

Hosted by the Del Mar Carmel Valley Sharks, Copa Del Mar has become a mainstay of summer soccer in San Diego and Southern California. From July 12th ...
Tryout Advice: So You’re Thinking about Switching Clubs…

Tryout Advice: So You’re Thinking about Switching Clubs…

Around Southern California, most competitive clubs are holding "olders" tryouts this week. Tryouts are stressful. Kids are nervous. Parents are tense ...
Albion, you’ve just won National Cup! What are you going to do next?

Albion, you’ve just won National Cup! What are you going to do next?

"We're going to Disneyland!" Next year, they're headed to the US Soccer Development Academy. The girls of Mike Whittaker's Albion SC 2006 tea ...
Rebels U13 Boys Win CalSouth National Cup with Class

Rebels U13 Boys Win CalSouth National Cup with Class

It took overtime to break the 0-0 deadlock of the Cal South Boys U13 National Cup Championship game. Rebels SC of San Diego, coached by Hector Camel ...
Legends qualify two teams for National Championships

Legends qualify two teams for National Championships

US Youth Soccer National League is the highest level of competition for teams competing under the USYS umbrella. Twice a year, teams come together to ...
“Talent is Overrated.” A Comparison of Three of the World’s Top GU17 Strikers

“Talent is Overrated.” A Comparison of Three of the World’s Top GU17 Strikers

The 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup is less than 100 days away. The US Women's National Team (USWNT) will be fighting to defend their world title and ear ...
Girls’ Recruiting: Adidas College Cup Plays It Smart

Girls’ Recruiting: Adidas College Cup Plays It Smart

In the world of women's college soccer recruiting, a general belief is that a family has to have their player on a DA or ECNL team in order to be rec ...
“These girls want to play high school.” Why Crossfire Premier Is Leaving the Girls’ DA

“These girls want to play high school.” Why Crossfire Premier Is Leaving the Girls’ DA

The US Soccer Girls Development Academy recently announced the arrival of six new clubs into the Girls' DA program.  While clubs are joining the ...
Giving Back: Local baller collects new soccer balls for Copa Corazon in Tijuana

Giving Back: Local baller collects new soccer balls for Copa Corazon in Tijuana

Lila Conroy has always loved soccer. She spends hours and hours training with her LA Galaxy San Diego G07 Pre-Academy team in Carlsbad, California. ...
How do they do it? Crossfire Premier Fully Funds Their Top DA Teams

How do they do it? Crossfire Premier Fully Funds Their Top DA Teams

Among the landscape of US Soccer Development Academy programs, non-MLS clubs are constantly struggling to compete with professional clubs that fully ...
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