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Young SOCA Travel Teams Bring Home Gold

SOCA U11 and U12 Travel teams found success over the Memorial Day weekend in tournaments hosted in Virginia.  All told SOCA’s 13 teams in the young age groups amassed 30 wins against only 3 ties and 13 losses. SOCA Blue teams traveled to northern Virginia and played in the Cannon Cup while the SOCA White,… Read more »

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 »

Winter Classic Rocks the Field House

The SOCA winter indoor season officially kicked off at the SOCA Field House over the December 11/12 weekend in the Winter Classic tournament with 23 teams competing in a futsal-style competition in four separate divisions.  Technical skill, fast thinking and cleverness were at a premium throughout the event as teams sought to solve the unique… Read more »

Fall Recreation Season Wraps Up at Frostbite Tournament

The SOCA fall 2021 Recreation season reached it’s dramatic, joyful conclusion in the Frostbite Tournament, which took place over the December 4/5 weekend.  The season-ending event included a total of 29 SOCA Recreational teams playing in six competitive divisions with matches taking place at the club’s premier facilities; South Fork Soccer Park and the Field… Read more »

U12 Boys Blue Sweep to Capital Fall Classic Title

The SOCA U12 Boys Blue Travel team swept the table over the November 20, 21 weekend at the Capital Fall Classic in Richmond.  After a season of severe tests and hardening in the VPSL, the SOCA squad was well prepared to succeed in the season closing tournament. Under the guidance of veteran coach Kirk Shafer,… Read more »

U12 Girls Blue Win Fall Classic

Over the November 13, 14 weekend SOCA’s U12 Girls Blue team traveled to the Richmond area where they won their division championship in the Capital Fall Classic soccer tournament with an undefeated performance. On Saturday, the locals jumped off to an impressive early morning start with a 9-0 thumping of the PWSI Courage from northern… Read more »