Santa Clara Youth Soccer & Santa Clara Sporting Teams

The Santa Clara Youth Soccer League provides three levels of competitive soccer intended for those soccer players who have a greater interest and commitment in advancing their skills. Participation on a competitve team requires a time commitment.

Competition Level Teams Competition Level Commitment Level & Fees Playing Time
Premier Level Santa Clara Sporting Green Teams

National, Regional & State level competition

Elite "Academy Level" soccer

 

  • Year-round competition (execpt during high school soccer season).
  • Extensive travel in Nothern & Southern California.
  • Fees: Coaching & travel fees, tournament fees.
Elite level soccer players with the older age groups (14-18) preparing to play collegiate soccer. Playing time is "earned" by each player and determined by coach.
Gold Level

Santa Clara Sporting White and Black Teams

Santa Clara Lions FC & Santa Clara Youth Competitive Teams

State and Local level competition

 

  • Most teams compete year-round (check individual teams for details).
  • Compeititon in Northern California and some Sporting Black & White Teams may travel to Southern California to compete.
  • Fees: Coaching and travel fees, tournament fees (check with teams for details)
More focus on player development and coaches try to give players equal playing time, although there are no specific requirements.
Bronze/Copper Level Santa Clara Lions FC & Santa Clara Youth Competitive Teams Local level competition
  • Some teams compete year-round (check individual teams for details).
  • Local competition.
  • Fees: Possible coaching and travel fees, tournament fees (check with teams for details)
New competitive teams, or teams that play Fall Season only. Focus on player development and coaches required to give players equal playing time during games.

 

Affiliates

CalNorth

NorcAL

Club Sponsors

WFM

WCS