01 Boys Elite Compete at USYS National Championships
In July 2016, the SCUFC 01 Boys Elite team made their second consecutive appearance at the US Youth Soccer National Championships. This year it was held in Frisco, Texas. They are the club's first team to achieve this accomplishment of making two appearances.
99 Girls Elite are the U16 Girls Region III Finalists
Great run by the 99 Girls Elite this week! They were the better team in all 6 games and performed with incredible spirit and heart! The team beat the South Texas, Louisiana, Florida and Oklahoma State Champions to reach the Region III Championship final game. They represented their families and SC with pride! They lost to a very good Florida team, but the joy of the stoppage time goal to tie up the game and take it to overtime and ensuing celebration will stay with us forever!
Columbia, SC – South Carolina United FC has hired Lee Morris to fill its newly created Director of Player Development position. Morris, age 35, played professionally for 16 years in England including time in the English Premier League with Sheffield United, Leicester City and Derby County.
01 Boys Elite are Region III U13 Champions and headed to Nationals!
The SCUFC 01 Boys Elite beat N. Texas's Solar Chelsea 1-0 in the USYS Region III Southern Regional Championship to bring home the U13 Region III Championship to South Carolina! During the course of the 5 games, the team only gave up 1 goal! On the way to the final, the team beat the state champions from Arkansas (5-1), Tennessee (3-0) and tied North Carolina (0-0) to advance out of group play. In the Semifinal, they beat the Lonestars, South Texas State Champions, 2-0. The 01 Boys Elite will be traveling to Oklahoma for the National Championships in July! Go United!
With our Project Training Capital Campaign and Naming Rights Initiative off to a great start, Phase I construction of our new 25 acre youth soccer complex is scheduled to start this month! As 2015 comes to a close, don’t forget to make your tax deductible charitable donation to help us reach our goal! Click on “Capital Campaign” for more information!
Coach Clark McCarthy is known on and off the field for his smile and great attitude as a coach at SCUFC and at Dreher High School. But, on Saturday, April 5, Coach McCarthy's quick reaction to help a stranger saved a 3-year-old from choking to death. Thank you Coach McCarthy! Link to WIS-TV story and video
South Carolina United FC is proud to announce it has been awarded Coerver Coaching’s heralded Skillful Edge Designation. To become a Coerver Coaching Skillful Edge Partner Club, a youth soccer organization must meet an elevated level of expertise in youth skill development required by Coerver Coaching, the world’s premier youth soccer skills development system. Once an organization meets Coerver Coaching’s high standards, Coerver Coaching honors the organization with its Skillful Edge Partner Club designation [read more].