Orange County (Calif.)-Based Club Adds UPSL Pro Premier Division Entrant for 2017
LOS ANGELES – Feb. 17, 2017 – PRLog — United Premier Soccer League (UPSL) is pleased to announce that PSC Football Club has joined the league and will compete in the Pro Premier Division.
PSC FC will play in the UPSL’s Western Conference beginning with the 2017 Spring Season.
United Premier Soccer League Commissioner Yan Skwara said, “PSC is a well-established academy and player-development program. PSC is a great fit for the UPSL because they have a good player pool, and what better way to test and develop your players than to test them in high-level match against top oppenents? We expect some competitive play from their squad. PSC has a proven system of player talent that over the years that has sent many players overseas to Europe and other markets across the globe. We are very excited to see all this talent come to the table as a club and come compete in the UPSL. We wish PSC success on and off the field, and look forward to seeing them in the UPSL in 2017.”
PSC FC is led by Tom Taylor and Simon Deeley. Taylor is a former Assistant Coach for Tulsa Roughnecks FC and current PSC Director. Deeley is a former Head Coach of the UPSL’s Valley United and also a current PSC Director.
Among the coaches also working with the team will Tom Lancaster and Yangho Lee. Lancaster currently is a Director of Coaching with AYSO United and an Assistant Coach at Irvine Valley College. Lee currently is Head Coach of Bethesda University’s soccer team in Los Angeles.
PSC FC Director of Media Relations Joe Angove said, “We are delighted to be competing in the UPSL. It is a league that we are sure will prove to be a perfect local and competitive environment for our players, as we look to prepare them for the next level. With PSC based in Orange County, we have witnessed how the Southern California league has progressed over the last couple of years and we feel now is the perfect time to enter a team into the UPSL.”
The team will announce later its upcoming schedule and home venue for UPSL games.
About PSC Football Club
PSC Football Club is an American Soccer club based in Orange County, California, and a new member of the United Premier Soccer League. PSC FC will compete in the UPSL’s Western Conference.
Founded in 2017, PSC FC will participate in the qualifying round for the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup through their affiliation and membership with the UPSL, the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) and the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA).
United Premier Soccer League
The UPSL was formed in 2011 and currently includes more than 50 teams in California, Nevada, Arizona, Idaho, Colorado and New York. UPSL is the fastest growing Pro Development League in the USA, with 60-plus teams targeted for 2017 Spring Season. Each UPSL team is individually owned and operated, and is responsible for maintaining UPSL minimum standards.
UPSL teams are all eligible to participate in the U.S. Open Cup Qualifying Rounds through the leagues affiliation with the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) and the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA).
Published at Fri, 17 Feb 2017 19:21:54 +0000