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U17 Girls & U17 Boys Win State Cup Titles

Sunday, November 6 was a history-making day for SOCA as both the Elite U17 Boys and Elite U17 Girls won VYSA State Cup championships at the Virginia Soccer Training Center in Fredericksburg, Virginia.  While SOCA has claimed three previous State Cup titles, this year marked the first time that a SOCA girls team has won… Read more »

SOCA Travel Teams Succeeding on All Fronts

SOCA Travel teams are enjoying success on all fronts this fall season with positive outcomes resulting from an intentional player development program.  SOCA is an overachieving small-market club, consistently outperforming organizations from much larger population bases.  SOCA’s success is derived from comprehensive developmental programming, quality coaching instruction, appropriate priorities at each level, talented players with… Read more »

SOCA U17 Boys and Girls Elite Reach Cup Final!

SOCA placed two teams into the VYSA State Cup final round with semi-final victories on Saturday, October 29. Both the U17 Boys and U17 Girls posted identical 3-1 wins at the Virginia Soccer Training Center (VSTC) to advance to the championship match, which will take place next Sunday. The U17 Boys overtook Beach FC and… Read more »

Three SOCA Teams Advance to State Cup Semi Finals

Three SOCA Elite teams have qualified for the VYSA State Cup semi-finals by battling through the quarter-final group stage of the state championship competition.  The U19 Girls and U17 Girls will be joined by the U17 Boys on Saturday, October 29 at the Virginia Soccer Training Center (VSTC) in Fredericksburg, Virginia. The VYSA facility will… Read more »

Six SOCA Squads Still in State Cup

Six SOCA Elite teams remain in the VYSA State Cup competition, with all six now in the quarterfinal group stage of the state championship.  This past weekend the U17 Boys Elite squad guided by DOC Dan Ensley ran rampant over Richmond Strikers, posting an 8-1 victory over the visitors, and thus advancing to the group… Read more »

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 »

Augusta and Charlottesville Face Off in Premier Play

Representative Premier squads from SOCA’s two regions faced off in Skyline Club Soccer League play on Saturday at South Fork Soccer Park, once again creating the festive club atmosphere that has come to characterize the friendly intra-club rivalry between Augusta and Charlottesville. With league play coming into the home stretch several division races became more… Read more »

U14 Boys Bound to Cup Semifinals

SOCA’s U14 Boys Elite team advanced through the VYSA State Cup quarterfinal group stage to stake its claim in the Cup semifinals.  On the strength of back-to-back wins over the weekend, SOCA will face fifth seeded Bethesda South in the semifinal round, scheduled for May 21 at the Virginia Soccer Training Center, Fredericksburg. After losing… 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 »