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SOCA Sweeps Seven State Cup Matches At South Fork Soccer Park

There was a great deal to cheer about at South Fork Soccer Park on Saturday, September 17, as hosts SOCA swept seven State Cup matches in a comprehensive display of excellence against a range of opponents.  The seven home matches was the greatest number ever hosted by SOCA in a single day and the friendly… Read more »

Congratulations College-bound SOCA Grads!

SOCA is pleased to announce that 16 graduating seniors will be continuing their soccer careers at the collegiate level. There is equal representation at both the men’s and women’s college level with eight players each from the U18 Boys and Girls Elite teams going on to college soccer. SOCA has a history of sending its… Read more »

SOCA Adds Administrator Sunny Herold to Staff

SOCA is pleased to announce the recent addition of Sunny Herold to the club’s staff. Sunny will take on Administrator duties where she will serve the public, support other staff and work as a key liaison to the Travel program managers. Sunny grew up playing for SOCA, starting in the Challenge program and graduating from… Read more »

Augusta Regional Director’s “State of the Region” Letter

SOCA’s Augusta Regional Director, Nora Maguire White, recently sent an email letter to all Augusta families summarizing the status of the club in that region.  SOCA’s merger with Augusta has been in place for a little over a year and a half, with significant results for local soccer enthusiasts. Response to White’s address was swift… Read more »

SOCA Announces Staff and Board Changes

SOCA recently announced a series of staff and Board changes. The leadership revisions kick off 2016 with great excitement. Late in 2015 SOCA initiated several exciting structural changes that will help the club continue to serve local families with high quality, progressive soccer programming for all ages and levels. These changes feature new positions on… Read more »

CCL Announces Adidas Partnership

SOCA is a proud member of the Club Champions League, and as a league member will benefit from a new agreement between the league and adidas.  Over the holiday period adidas and the Club Champions League announced an historic multi-year strategic partnership agreement aimed at enhancing and elevating youth soccer leagues and clubs in the… Read more »

Fall Rec Season Closes with Exciting Frostbite Tourny

The Fall Recreations season came to an exciting close over the weekend of December 5, 6 as thirty two SOCA teams showcased their skills and competed for local bragging rights in seven divisions in the traditional season ending event. The weather cooperated fully with frosty morning hours giving way to balmy sunshine and mild temperatures… Read more »

Exciting Tournament Play Completes Challenge Program Year

The SOCA Challenge program is unique in the youth soccer landscape in that it provides an elevated level of team play completely within a particular locality.  Teams are almost entirely formed from players who live in Charlottesville and Albemarle County.  Teams train and compete with one another for an entire year within local confines, and at… Read more »

Annual Quest-Ntanga Musie Grant Award Announced

SOCA announced today the winner of the 2015 Quest-Ntanga Musie Grant.  The annual grant has been awarded to Kathleen McPhillips of the U-14 Girls Elite team.  Sincere congratulations are offered by the club to Kathleen for her achievement. Several grant applications were received from members of both the boys and girls U-14 Elite teams, both… Read more »

U17 Boys Get Nipped in State Semi

The SOCA U17 Boys Elite fell just short on their journey towards a state title this afternoon at the newly christened VYSA Virginia Soccer Training Center in Fredericksburg.   After conceding early in the state semifinal matchup with fellow CCL member Virginia Legacy, the SOCA boys couldn’t quite find the equalizer they needed to extend the… Read more »