Former UCSB Men’s Soccer Midfielder Ema Boateng Reaches MLS Cup Final with Columbus Crew SC

This article was originally published on SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Former UC Santa Barbara men’s soccer midfielder Ema Boateng has reached the final of MLS Cup with Columbus Crew SC, scheduled for Dec. 12 at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. Boateng could become the second former Gaucho in as many seasons to lift the trophy … Read more

SBSC alumni Caden & Jared Vom Steeg sign their National Letter of Intent to play for UCSB Men’s Soccer Team

This article was originally published on SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – A family tradition continued as two more Vom Steeg soccer players are headed to UCSB to play for their dad and Gauchos head coach Tim Vom Steeg. Twins Caden and Jared Vom Steeg were among seven San Marcos High student-athletes to sign their National … 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

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

Modified Training Begins Next Week!

Santa Barbara Soccer Club is excited to resume summer training camps & tryouts starting the week of July 6, 2020. The club will follow all recommended guidelines for social distancing, PPE, and sanitation & hygiene practices. Below, please find an outline of our “Safer Training Plan”, additional resources, and FAQ’s. To participate, parents/players will need … Read more

Launch of Elite Academy League (EA LEAGUE)

This article was originally published on SoccerToday. Starting Fall 2020, EA Expands Boys Youth Soccer Player Pool for MLS Elite Clubs in Southwest Announcement of the Launch of Elite Academy League (EA), serving as a supplemental league for MLS Elite clubs to expand player pool pathway. Select top youth soccer clubs work together and form a new, … 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