On Sunday, April 6th, at Oak Park High School, our Real So Cal U14 Development Academy team hosted the U14 team of Club Tijuana de Xoloitzcuintles, commonly referred to as Xolos in a friendly game. Read more.
Our College Night Ice Cream Social was held March 16th at Kaiser Permanente in Woodland Hills. We had over 150 members who attended that evening for either the college recruiting seminars or college commitment presentations. Congratulations to the 35 Real So Cal players who will be playing soccer in college next year! See the complete list in the alumni section under college recruitment.
The LA Daily news released their All-Girls Area Selections. RSC players made up 10 of 13 First Team selections and 9 out of 23 Second Team selections, in addition to both Player of the Year and Newcomer of the year. Congratulations to all the girls!
Click for the entire list of RSC players and a link to The LA Daily News article.
The MLS Soccer season opens on March 8th, 2014, and Real So Cal alumni Daniel Paladini is excited to get back on the pitch as a new member of Major League Soccer’s Columbus Crew. Paladini joined the Crew late in 2013 coming from the Chicago Fire where he spent three years and played in 58 league matches as a midfielder.
US Soccer just posted a new video profiling Real So Cal goalkeeper Justin Vom Steeg. From Youtube... "Real So Cal goalkeeper Justin Vom Steeg, playing in just his second season in the Development Academy, says he has adjusted to the increased speed of play and has gained the mental focus needed to be successful at this level and progress in his soccer endeavors."
The 8th Annual Copa Real Nike Invitational wrapped up after a beautiful Southern California weekend. Top talent showed up from San Diego to Bakersfield for a tune-up for state cup. Read more about your Real So Cal team and see how the weekend went for some of our teams.
The girls from Real So Cal GU14 Blue soccer team were given an additional challenge during the month of October; to score as many goals as possible to raise money for the non-profit foundation ICON-Cure for a Cause, also known as www.stopcancer.org.
Check out the latest news on our teams, alumni and activities!
Eric Calvillo headed for Spain with U17 MNT
Real So Cal player, Eric Calvillo is headed to Spain with the U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team for three international friendlies against academy teams from La Liga clubs Real Madrid, Rayo Vallecano, and a team yet to be announced. Read more here.
USSDA :: Real So Cal :: Tradition Lives On
Real So Cal is one of most successful Academies in Southern California, continually battling with MLS Academy sides LA Galaxy and Chivas USA for the top young talent. Real So Cal will again be loaded with some top national players. Full article.
GU16 & 18 ECNL Win Surf Cup
Our GU16 and GU18 ECNL teams captured Surf Cup titles on July 28th.
Congratulations to the girls and the ECNL coaching staff on opening the season with these championships!
Real So Cal has completed the 2012-13 ECNL season as the 6th ranked club in the country. ECNL is currently the highest level Girls league in the United States, with 74 of the best clubs participating. This ranking reflects the results of our U15-U18 teams. We want to congratulate the players and our ECNL staff-Keith West (ECNL coordinator), Adolfo Perez, Richard Simms, and Kristy Walker-on an excellent season! 07-23-13 ECNL Member Update
USSDA 2012-2013 Awards
Zach Feldman - West Conference Coach of the Year
Congratulations to Zach Feldman on being named the West Conference U17/18 Coach of the Year for the 2012-2013 season. Zach led his team to a 17-10-4 record, 3rd place finish and playoff appearance. USSDA 2012-2013 Awards
Boy's Academy Results
Our 16s and 18s boys academy teams both qualified for the playoffs in Dallas this past week. The top 32 teams in the academy standings from around the country qualified, with only one team from each of eight brackets eligible to advance to the finals.