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Three SOCA Squads Chase VYSA State Cup

Three SOCA Elite squads remain in the VYSA State Cup competition after the most recent round of matches on April 29.  The U14 Boys, U14 Girls and U13 Boys are all through to the quarter-final round of play and will seek to punch their ticket to the semi-finals in matches this coming Saturday, May 6. The… Read more »

SOCA Advances Two More Teams in State Cup

On Saturday, April 22 two SOCA Elite teams advanced in the VYSA State Cup competition with resounding wins over visiting squads from opposite corners of the state. Despite threatening weather and some light rain, the matches proceeded in the friendly home environs of South Fork Soccer Park, where the hosts handed out big defeats.  The… Read more »

SOCA Teams Split in Cup PLay

On Saturday, April 8 SOCA teams earned a split decision in State Cup play at South Fork Soccer Park with the U13 Boys Elite squad winning their match 4-2 against visiting VA Rush, while the U12 Girls Apprentice fell to Loudoun 3-1. The boys, led by first year coach AJ Barnard, played with a depleted… Read more »

U14 Boys Elite Post State Cup Win

The SOCA U14 Boys Elite team opened their 2017 VYSA State Cup account with a 2-1 win over DC Stoddart Metros on Saturday, April 1.  The match was hosted at the scenic Blue Ridge School stadium field in St. George, after relocating the contest due to unplayable conditions on local natural grass fields. Coach Matt… Read more »

Elite Teams Face Busy March Schedule

March is a busy time for SOCA U15-U11 Elite teams, with back-to-back weekends slated for double match days.  If all goes according to plan, most teams will complete four league matches in nine days. Over the March 25/26 weekend SOCA Elite teams made a road trip swing through Maryland, playing CCL club-to-club match-ups against Potomac… Read more »

Elite Teams Enjoy Early Season Success

SOCA Elite teams jumped off to an impressive Spring season start with three of the local squads claiming first place trophies at the Arlington Invitation Tournament earlier this month. At the Boy’s weekend on March 4 and 5, Fran Lavin’s U12 Apprentice team claimed first place with a 5-4 thriller over McLean.  The youngsters swept… Read more »

Winter is a Time for Player Development

The winter season was once a time of relative quiet in the local soccer scene.  In recent years, however, more than 1000 youth have taken to the gyms to feed their soccer appetite though indoor soccer leagues and supplemental training programs. With the acquisition of the indoor SOCA Training Center, SOCA now has a dedicated… Read more »

SOCA Adds Technical Director Dion La Foucade to Coaching Staff

In mid-February, SOCA announced that coach Dion La Foucade was added to the SOCA staff in the role of Technical Director.  Since his arrival, La Foucade has been busy getting to know the club and community he has joined.  His immediate task was to take on the role of primary instructor in the Technical Training… Read more »

SOCA Classic and Premier Teams Kick Off at Ultimate Cup

SOCA Premier and Classic teams recently competed in the season opener Ultimate Cup in Richmond, with the girls playing over the February 26/26 weekend, and the boys playing March 3/4.  Three SOCA teams claimed the top prize in their group, with the U12 Augusta Girls Premier edging out their Charlottesville counterpart along with the U14… Read more »

SOCA-Charlottesville Classics Win Skyline Title

SOCA-Charlottesville Classic teams continued the club’s recent tradition of dominance in the Skyline Club Soccer League by capturing the Classic Club Champion trophy for the sixth consecutive season. The overall club championship is awarded seasonally based on cumulative points earned by all teams in the U12-U19 divisions. At the Classic level, SOCA-Charlottesville outpaced their nearest… Read more »