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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 »

Charlottesville Classic Teams Earn Skyline Club Crown

The SOCA-Charlottesville region Classic teams combined to claim the Fall 2015 Classic Club Championship title in the Skyline Club Soccer League.  The Club Championship is awarded to the club which earns the most points from all divisions in league play and SOCA-Charlottesville has won the title for the fifth consecutive season.  The club’s local dominance… Read more »

O-40 Fundraising Challenge Nets Results

Throughout the Fall season SOCA’s O-40 Adult divisions competed in two separate competitions.  There was the usual Sunday afternoon games in league play, and in addition the teams were competing to raise the most money for the SOCA Field House project.  The friendly fundraising competition was initiated by the league members, who thought the notion… 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 »

SOCA U17 Boys Elite Seek State Title

The SOCA U17 Boys Elite team will be in Fredericksburg this weekend looking to take care of unfinished business.  Last year, the squad advanced all the way to the state championship game.  After finishing the game tied with Arlington SC the match advanced to overtime and eventually penalty kicks, where the team came up on… Read more »

SOCA Sponsorship Team Grows With Club

Each year the operating budget for SOCA continues to grow as the club brings quality soccer to more players, and the demands and expectations on the organization increase.  With the merger of the Augusta and Charlottesville regions under SOCA, the 2015 annual budget has reached $2.45 million. An important source of income, and a means… Read more »