Press Releases
3 Cal South Pro+ Players Named to U.S. Roster for 2014 CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship in the Cayman Islands December 2013
CHICAGO, IL (Dec. 23, 2013) - U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team head coach Michelle French has named Cal South Pro+ players Maddie Bauer, Makenzy Doniak and Laura Liedle to the 20-player roster for the 2014 CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship, to be held from Jan. 9-19 in George Town, Cayman Islands. Full story and roster inside...
U.S. Men's Head Coach Jurgen Klinsmann Addresses the Importance of Coaching Education December 2013
“It’s the highest priority for every coach to get his license upgraded… it’s the highest sign of credibility.” Wrapping up the 2013 Centennial Celebration, Jurgen Klinsmann sat down with ussoccer.com to reflect on his role as head coach of the U.S. MNT. Klinsmann describes the challenges he faced when he first started, the qualities it takes to be successful at the highest level, and explains the importance of education for all coaches. Full interview inside...
UCLA Women’s Soccer Wins NCAA Title on Golden Goal by Cal South Alumnus Kodi Lavrusky December 2013
The UCLA women’s soccer team won its first NCAA championship in program history on Sunday afternoon, defeating the Florida State Seminoles, 1-0, in overtime. The title represents UCLA’s 110th NCAA championship in school history, the most in the nation. Cal South ODP alumnus Kodi Lavrusky scored the game-winner for the Bruins in the 97th minute. Full story inside...
Girls Wrap Up Opening Week of 2013-2014 US Youth Soccer National League December 2013
Wilson, N.C. (Dec. 8, 2013) — After four days of play, the US Youth Soccer National League Under-14, 15, 16, 17 and 18 Girls have solidified their spots in the standings until nearly half the field meets again Dec. 31-Jan. 2 in Orlando, Fla., where they will continue competing for a league title and a ticket to the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Championships in Germantown, Md., July 21-27. Full story inside...
Delegate Credential Rules Posted for 2014 Cal South AGM Board Elections  December 2013
December 3, 2013 (Fullerton, CA) - Cal South has posted the rules and regulations regarding credentialing for Affiliate Member delegates planning to vote at the 2014 Cal South Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the Board of Directors' officer positions of President, Vice President of Adults, and Secretary.
U.S. Men to Host Korea Republic at StubHub Center on Feb. 1 in First World Cup Prep Match of 2014 December 2013
CHICAGO, Ill. (Dec. 2, 2013) - The U.S. Men's National Team will face fellow FIFA World Cup finalist Korea Republic on Feb. 1 at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., in the team's first World Cup preparation match of 2014...
2013-2014 US Youth Soccer National League Girls Preview December 2013
FRISCO, Texas (Dec. 2, 2013) — The seventh season of US Youth Soccer National League play got underway Nov. 21 when all 80 boys teams convened in Wilson, N.C. After a break for the holidays, it’s the girls’ turn, as 80 teams in the Under-14 through Under-18 age groups also meet Dec. 5-8 in North Carolina to begin their season. Full preview inside...
Boys' Teams Wrap Up Opening Weekend of Play for 2013-14 US Youth Soccer National League November 2013
WILSON, N.C. (Nov. 25, 2013) — After four days of play, the US Youth Soccer National League Under-14, 15, 16, 17 and 18 Boys have solidified their spots in the standings until nearly half the field meets again Dec. 27-29 in Orlando, Fla., where they will continue competing for a league title and a ticket to the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Championships in Germantown, Md., July 21-27. Full story inside...
2013-2014 US Youth Soccer National League Boys Preview November 2013
FRISCO, Texas (Nov. 18, 2013) — The seventh season of US Youth Soccer National League play kicks off Thursday, Nov. 21 in Wilson, N.C., when all 80 boys' teams in the Under-14 through Under-18 age groups meet to begin the season. Region IV has 16 boys' teams entered this season, including 8 teams from Cal South. Region IV team schedule and full story inside...
Notice of Elections for Board of Directors' Officer Positions of President, Vice President of Adults and Secretary November 2013
FULLERTON, CA (November 11, 2013) - Cal South wishes to inform its membership that the Notice of Elections has been posted for the Board of Directors' officer positions of President, Vice President of Adults and Secretary. More information inside...
Cal South Pro+ Announces Schedule for Upcoming Pro+/ODP Winter Pool Training November 2013
November 4, 2013 (Fullerton, CA) - The Cal South Pro+ program has announced the full schedule for its upcoming Pro+/ODP Winter Pool training sessions to be held throughout December and early January. Player selections for the Winter Pools will be announced in the very near future on CalSouth.com. Schedule and more info inside...
Rosters and Schedule Announced for 2013 ODP Girls Thanksgiving Interregional October 2013
Frisco, TX (Oct. 16, 2013) – US Youth Soccer is proud to announce the schedule and rosters for the annual US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Girls Thanksgiving Interregional, set to take place Nov. 24-29 at Spanish River Athletic Park in Boca Raton, Fla. Participating teams will be comprised of elite players in the 1996-1999 age groups, from each of the four US Youth Soccer regions. Rosters inside...
Cal South Pro+ 1997 Girls to Take on U.S. U15 GNT on October 9 at StubHub Center October 2013
Carson, CA (Oct. 4, 2013) – The Cal South Pro+ 1997 Girls will take the field against the U.S. Soccer U15 Girls' National Team on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at the Stubhub Center in Carson, Calif. Kickoff time for the match is 6:30 p.m. The match is free and open to the public.
U.S. Roster Named for 2013 CONCACAF Women's U17 Championship in Jamaica September 2013
CHICAGO (Sept. 25, 2013) - U.S. Under-17 Women's National Team head coach B.J. Snow has named the roster -- including three Cal South players -- for the 2013 CONCACAF U-17 Women's Championship to be held in Montego Bay, Jamaica, from Oct. 30-Nov. 9. The final draw for the eight-team tournament will be held in early October.
Cal South Soccer Foundation to Host So Cal Soccer Symposium on November 7 September 2013
The Cal South Soccer Foundation will host the 2013 So Cal Soccer Symposium on Thursday, November 7 in the Galen Center at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Cal South members who wish to attend can take advantage of a special discount code for tickets. Full information inside...
U.S. U14 Girls' National Team Begins Second Training Camp of 2013 at U.S. Soccer NTC in Carson, Calif. September 2013
U.S. Under-14 Girls’ National Team head coach April Kater has called up 36 players, including 6 Cal South Pro+ players, for the second U.S. U14 GNT training camp of 2013 that will run from Sept. 14-21 at the U.S. Soccer National Training Center in Carson, Calif.
Notice of Elections & Request for Nominations for District Commissioner in Cal South Districts 2, 4 & 6 September 2013
Fullerton, CA (September 4, 2013) -- This posting serves as the official Notice of Elections for the positions of District Commissioner in Cal South Districts 2, 4 and 6. Election Day for these positions will be on Wednesday, January 8, 2014. More info inside...
U.S. U15 Boys National Team Earns Third Place at Copa Mexico de Naciones August 2013
MEXICO CITY (Aug. 18, 2013) – The U.S. Under-15 Boys’ National Team defeated Paraguay 7-6 in penalty kicks to earn third place at the 2013 Copa Mexico de Naciones. The U.S. team featured six players from the Cal South Pro+ program...
Host Site Announced for 2014 US Youth National Championships August 2013
FRISCO, Texas (August 13, 2013) — US Youth Soccer is proud to announce the dates and locations for the Regional and National Championships of the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Championship Series, the country's oldest and most prestigious national youth soccer tournament.
Cal South Pro+ Teams to Play Pair of Matches vs. U.S. U15 Girls' National Team This Week at Stub Hub Center August 2013
Carson, CA (August 10, 2013) -- Cal South Pro+ will have two of its teams play matches this week against the US U15 Girls' National Team at the StubHub Center on Tuesday, August 13 (kickoff at 6:30 p.m.) and Friday, August 16 (kickoff at 5:30 p.m.) on the training fields at the Stubhub Center. The matches are open to the public. More inside...
Men's Team Champions Crowned at USASA National Cup Finals in San Antonio July 2013
San Antonio, Texas (July 25, 2013) - The United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA) concluded its National Cup Finals this past weekend with winners declared for the 2013 Men's US Open, Amateur, Over-30 and Under-23 Cups. The competition took part at the STAR Complex in San Antonio, Texas over the weekend of July 19-20...
Cal South Alum Landon Donovan Becomes 1st U.S. Men's Player to Reach 50/50 Club in Goals & Assists July 2013
Portland, OR (July 9, 2013) - Cal South alumnus Landon Donovan became the first U.S. Men's National Team player to record 50 career goals and 50 assists when he recorded an assist on Stuart Holden’s goal in the second half as the U.S. topped Belize, 6-1 in their opening Group C match of the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup at JELD-WEN Field in Portland, Oregon.
Cal South Presidents' Summit to take place at StubHub Center, August 17 July 2013
Fullerton, CA (July 19, 2013) - Affiliate Member Presidents and VIPs are asked to save the date of Saturday afternoon, August 17, 2013 for the Cal South Presidents' Summit at the StubHub Center, hosted by the LA Galaxy. RSVP invites will go out to all Affiliate Member presidents in the very near future...
Accepted Teams for California Regional League and Play-In Round Qualified Teams Posted July 2013
Fullerton, CA (July 2, 2013) - Teams which have been accepted for the California Regional League's inaugural Fall 2013 season and teams which have been chosen to compete in the play-in round have been posted. More inside...
California Regional League Application Deadline for Play-In Qualifiers & At Large Teams is Friday, June 14th June 2013
Teams that either qualified for the Play-In round or that are At Large candidates for the California Regional League should be aware that the open application period for taking part in the inaugural season closes this Friday, June 14th. A $250 deposit is required. More inside...
14 Cal South Teams Earn National League Qualification Via US Youth Soccer Far West Regional League May 2013
FRISCO, Texas (May 3, 2013) – The US Youth Soccer Far West Regional League Spring champions were decided this past weekend, and the winners of the Under-13 through Under-17 Boys and Girls age groups have earned automatic qualification into the prestigious US Youth Soccer National League for the 2013-2014 season.
8 Cal South Players on Roster for U-15 Boys National Team Trip to Tournament in Italy  April 2013
April 24, 2013 (Chicago, Ill.) – U.S. Under-15 Boys’ National Team head coach Tony Lepore has called 19 players -- including eight players from Cal South -- for the Tournament Delle Nazioni in Grandisca, Italy, from April 26 – May 6. Full roster inside...
Cal South and LA84 Foundation to Host Goalkeeping and Sport Science Specialty Course in June April 2013
(April 23, 2013) - Cal South and the LA84 Foundation will host a specialty coaching course based around goalkeeping and sport science on Sunday, June 9 in Irvine, California. Guest speakers will be Phil Weddon, the current Syracuse Women's Soccer Head Coach, and Ryland Morgans, Liverpool FC's Head of Fitness and Conditioning. Full details and registration link inside...
2013 USASA Region IV Open Cup to Be Held in Ontario This Weekend April 2013
April 18, 2013 (Ontario, CA) - For the second year in a row, the USASA Region IV Open Cup qualifying tournament will be an all-California affair. Six teams — four from Cal South, two from Cal North — will battle for two spots in the 100th edition of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup in Ontario, Calif. the weekend of April 19-21. Full story and schedule inside...
Four Cal South Pro+ Players Called Into 18-Player US Youth Soccer National Training Camp April 2013
April 17, 2013 - 18 girls from the US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) have been invited to participate in the US Youth Soccer ODP Girls 1996 National Camp, April 20-27 at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista. The camp will coincide with the U18 U.S. Soccer Women’s National Team Camp, and players will be evaluated for possible participation in U.S. National Team events.
Cal South Soccer Foundation Awards $5,000 Grant to The Arena to Help Grow Futsal in Southern California April 2013
April 15, 2013 (Fullerton, CA) - The Cal South Soccer Foundation announced today it has awarded a non-profit organization grant for $5,000 to The Arena to help grow the burgeoning game of futsal in Southern California. The grant to The Arena, based in the Hawaiian Gardens area, was the sole grant application selected from amongst those gathered during the Foundation’s October 2012 grants cycle.
US Youth Soccer National League Teams Punch Tickets to 2013 US Youth Soccer National Championships March 2013
March 29, 2013 (Frisco, TX) — US Youth Soccer proudly announces the US Youth Soccer National League Under-15, Under-16, Under-17 and Under-18 Boys and Girls teams, including 7 from Cal South, that have earned advancement to the 2013 US Youth Soccer National Championships, which are being held July 22-28 in Overland Park, Kan.
US Youth Soccer National League Adds U14 Age Group for 2013-2014 Season March 2013
FRISCO, Texas (March 13, 2013) – The US Youth Soccer National League has added the Under-14 Boys and Girls age groups for the 2013-2014 season. The application process for open spot selection for the 2013-2014 season will open around June 10 and close on July 9, 2013. More inside...
7 Cal South Teams Claim Spots in the US Youth Soccer National Championships as National League Play Concludes March 2013
March 17, 2013 (Las Vegas, NV) – The US Youth Soccer National League Under-15, Under-16, Under-17 and Under-18 Boys and Girls completed their third and final day of matches today in Las Vegas. Today marked the final day of the 2012-2013 season, and standings are finalized with division titles, berths to the US Youth Soccer National Championships and guaranteed spots in the league next year decided.
Rachel Buehler Scores in 100th Career Cap as U.S. Defeats Iceland 3-0 to Open 2013 Algarve Cup in Portugal March 2013
ALBUFEIRA, Portugal (March 6, 2013) – The U.S. Women’s National Team overcame a subpar first half to defeat Iceland 3-0. Cal South alum Rachel Buehler tallied in her 100th career cap and forward Abby Wambach’s 154th goal moved her closer to Mia Hamm’s all-time international scoring record during a 3-0 victory against Iceland. Story inside...
U.S. U-20 Men's National Team Tops Cuba 2-0; Advances to Title Game of 2013 CONCACAF U-20 Championship March 2013
March 1, 2013 (Puebla, Mexico) - The U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team advanced to the title match of the 2013 CONCACAF U-20 Championship with a 2-0 victory against Cuba at Estadio Cuauhtémoc. Mario Rodriguez (a Cal South alumnus) and Daniel Cuevas scored three minutes apart and Cody Cropper recorded his second shutout of the tournament in putting the U.S. through to the final.
5 Cal South Players Named to U.S. Roster for CONCACAF U-20 Championships in Puebla, Mexico February 2013
February 7, 2013 (Chicago, IL) – U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team head coach Tab Ramos has named an 18-player roster that will be traveling to Puebla, Mexico, for the 2013 CONCACAF U-20 Championship, which runs Feb. 18-March 3. The roster includes five players from Cal South. Full story inside...
Teams and Schedule Announced for the 2013 US Youth Soccer ODP Championships February 2013
FRISCO, Texas (Feb. 7, 2013) — US Youth Soccer's elite, including 4 Cal South Pro+ ODP teams, will compete at the 2013 US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Championships to be played March 1 and 3 at the FC Dallas Stadium Complex in Frisco, Texas.
Save These Dates for Soccer Nation Expo 2013: Feb. 16-17 at the L.A. Convention Center January 2013
Soccer Nation Expo 2013 is Saturday and Sunday, February 16 and 17 in the South Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center. Come join thousands of fellow soccer fans at the most exciting soccer festival of the year! This is the biggest family soccer show in the United States. And it's FREE to attend! To learn more about Soccer Nation Expo, read on!
Referee Meetings Announced for Soccer Nation Expo 2013 January 2013
The Cal South State Referee Committee will host referee meetings on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at Soccer Nation Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Herb Silva, U.S. Soccer Federation's Director of Referee Identification and Training and the Platinum Program, will speak at the symposium. Register for free inside...
Cal South Announces LA84 "D" License Course for Female Coaches and Those Who Coach Female Athletes  January 2013
January 4, 2013 (Fullerton, CA) - The LA84 Foundation and Cal South will host a four-day "D" license coaching course over two weekends, on Saturday and Sunday of January 26-27 and April 13-14, 2013. The course will focus on female coaches and those who coach female athletes. Full details inside...