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!
South Carolina United FC announced today that David Kenga has been appointed head coach of the club’s U23 SC United Bantams team, South Carolina’s only member of USL’s Premier Development League. A 2008 graduate of Winthrop University, Kenga, a midfielder, led the Eagles to the 2006 Big South Championship while leading the nation in total assists (14) and finishing second in assists per game (.67). Professionally, Kenga played for the Charleston Battery during its 2008-2009 first place season where he started in 4 of the 19 matches in which he saw action. Upon joining the coaching staff at South Carolina United FC in 2009, Kenga was named the club’s Coach of the Year in 2011. [Read more]
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].
WWW.THESTATE.COM- South Carolina United FC has purchased about 24 acres off I-20 in Columbia with plans for its second privately owned six-field soccer complex. For years the soccer club had been saving money and looking for the right piece of land to complement its complex in Ballentine. The new complex, just off the Monticello Road exit, will be more centrally located for practice for local players in the Midlands and convenient to interstates for players who travel from outside the Midlands to train with S.C. United.