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SOCA Hires New Female Coach & Player Advocate

Full Press Release May 7th, 2022 SOCA Hires New Female Coach & Player Advocate ­ Marcelle Van Yahres takes on new role for the Soccer Organization of the Charlottesville Area. Marcelle Van Yahres has joined the Virginia Soccer Alliance in a newly created position as Female Coach and Player Advocate.  In her new role Marcelle… Read more »

Skyline Club Soccer League Joins the VPSL to form Western Division

Full Press Release   CHARLESTON, S.C. (April 26, 2022) – The Virginia Premier Soccer League (VPSL) is welcoming the Skyline Club Soccer League as its new Western Division beginning in Fall 2022. The VPSL expansion bolsters the league’s geographical and competitive influence, as the Skyline Club Soccer League is an established presence in west central… Read more »

U18 Boys Elite Win Three Straight at Jefferson Cup

SOCA’s Elite high school-aged boys teams attended the nationally recognized Jefferson Cup Showcase in Richmond, over the weekend of March 29-31.  The U18 squad completed a three game sweep of opponents who range from coast to coast.  The locals finished second in their Elite group of 12 teams, edged out of the top spot only… Read more »

SOCA Teams Travel to Tournament Success

The weekend of March 16-17 was a busy one for several sections of the SOCA Travel program.  Teams headed off in various directions to jump start their spring season with tournament competition. Augusta Premier and Classic squads made the trip to Stafford, VA where they competed in the Stafford St. Patrick’s Day event.  The Augusta… Read more »

U18 Girls Elite Sweep at Jefferson Cup Showcase

SOCA’s U18 Girls Elite team completed a three game sweep at the vaunted Jefferson Cup Showcase, featuring top teams from around the country.  The Richmond based tournament is a high-level national event, which took place the weekend of March 22-24. In pursuit of their three wins, the SOCA girls faced unique opponents, hailing from near… Read more »

U13 Boys Elite: Finalists at Jeff Cup

The spring 2019 campaign kicked off with some steep challenges and good results for the SOCA U13 Boys Elite squad, at the Jefferson Cup in Richmond.  With snow and wet conditions limiting training opportunities prior to the nationally recognized event, the U13’s faced tough competition while trying to quickly acclimate to high level matches. The… Read more »

SOCA Elite Teams Storming CCL

SOCA’s high school aged Elite teams have completed their 2018/2019 league play and have racked up success in all divisions, currently placing SOCA at the top of the club-wide table going into the spring season. All eight of the SOCA U16-U19 boys and girls squads finished in the top four of their respective division.  Leading… Read more »

Seven SOCA Players Named to Regional Pools

Seven SOCA Elite players are named to the ODP East Region pool of players.  The honor of selection to the regional pool allows players to participate in inter-regional matches under the scrutiny of top federation and college coaches. SOCA has become a regular contributor to the regional squads as a result of the quality environment… Read more »

Recreation Teams Battle Snow at Frostbite Tournament

Over the weekend of December 8 and 9, 13 intrepid SOCA Recreational teams competed in the annual fall season finale Frostbite Tournament where they faced spirited competition among themselves and an unexpected wallop of winter.  The tournament was original scheduled one week earlier, but the incessant fall rains forced delaying the wrap-up tournament to accommodate… Read more »