Santa Barbara Soccer Club Alummi, Julian Araujo, added to the US Olympic qualifying roster!

This article was originally published on U.S. Olympic qualifying roster: No big names but several intriguing prospects At first blush, the USA’s 20-player squad for the Concacaf Olympic Qualifying Championship, which begins March 18 in Guadalajara, is lacking. None of the big stars eligible for the under-23 competition are available. No Christian Pulisic. No Weston McKennie. … Read more

Santa Barbara Soccer Club Alumni, Julian Araujo, invited to U.S. Men’s National Team Camp in January

This article was originally published on CHICAGO (Dec. 30, 2018) – Taking advantage of the opportunity presented by the annual January Camp, U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Gregg Berhalter has called 25 players to participate in a nearly month-long training stint. The USMNT will train and play closed-door scrimmages from Jan. 5-25 at … Read more

SBSC Alumni Julian Araujo: LA Galaxy Defender & Humanitarian of the Year!!

This article was originally published on LA Galaxy. LOS ANGELES (Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020) – The LA Galaxy have announced the recipients of the club’s 2020 team awards following the conclusion of the 2020 MLS Regular Season. Forward Cristian Pavón was named the 2020 LA Galaxy Player of the Year, presented by Herbalife Nutrition, in addition … Read more

MLS Youth gets name, logo, and partial schedule

This article was originally published on The youth league run by Major Soccer League will be known as MLS NEXT and the inaugural season of the venture that was announced in mid-April will kick off with 115 games this weekend. Because of COVID-19 restrictions, only 51 of the 113 clubs will be in action … Read more

Santa Barbara SC Academy joins MLS Next

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This article was originally published on MLS Soccer. We are focused on delivering world-class player development for the top talent in the U.S. and Canada. This requires a commitment to the central areas of player development: Competition The rules, regulations and format of MLS NEXT competitions are designed with the best interest of the player’s … Read more

Total of 95 clubs join forces as part of MLS’s elite player development platform

This article was originally published on MLS Soccer. It’s a new era for soccer development in North America. A total of 65 elite academy clubs which formerly participated in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy will join MLS’s existing club academies as part of a new elite player development platform that is set to transform youth … Read more