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By Director, 04/05/22, 11:00AM EDT


“Helping Clubs Develop From Within”

Charlottesville, Virginia (April 5, 2022) -

The Club Champions League (CCL), a 501-c-3 nonprofit public charity, entering its 25th anniversary of helping clubs develop from within, is excited to welcome Steel United, Virginia Revolution SC, Golden Ball Soccer Academy, and Charlottesville Alliance SC for the 2022-2023 seasonal year.


Pato Aguilera, Steel United VA, Director of Teams had this to say about his club’s acceptance, “Truly honored and humbled to be part of an organization that helps clubs find competitive pathways and helps clubs develop from within.  We are excited to get started!”

“As a young, growing club, we are extremely excited to join this forward-thinking league. Revolution stands for ‘one club, one home, one family’ and it embraces the league’s club-centric environment,” stated Niko Eckart, Director at VRSC & Revolution Sportsplex.

“We are extremely excited to compete in the CCL and have guaranteed access to top College Showcases and events.  While we will have meaningful league matches, we look forward to pursuing the USYS National League South Atlantic Conference managed by EDP for our top players, coaches, and teams,” commented Shay Bell, Charlottesville Alliance SC, Sporting Director.

Jonathan Baca, Technical Director, Golden Ball Soccer Academy said, “The CCL offers a platform that will allow our club to grow on and off the field.  The events and College Showcases are first-class.  With the innovative new format being introduced by the USYS National League South Atlantic Conference managed by EDP and CCL’s additional programming we can offer our members the perfect balance of local, regional, and national competition pathways.”  

With its collaboration with VYSA (Virginia Youth Soccer Association), MSYSA (Maryland State Youth Soccer Association), and EDP Soccer (as manager of the USYS National South Atlantic Conference) the CCL will help present pathways to established USYS regional and national competitive platforms. 

Membership to the CCL and its multiple levels of league play also includes guaranteed access to top College Showcases, College Combines, Festivals, ScrimmageFests, PRO23, and more.  Each club will also have exclusive access to gold-standard partnerships such as adidas North America,, Kwik Goal, United Soccer Coaches, SportsEngine NBC Sports Next, Next College Student Athlete (NCSA), NextPro Video, BallerTV Live Stream, and

“We welcome our newest clubs with excitement and look forward to the quality and variety of competition they will provide across all age groups and genders,” stated Bo Eskay, CCL Co-Chair, and FC Frederick (MD) Executive Director.

About Club Champions League, Inc. Founded in 1997, the Club Champions League strives to activate and accelerate youth soccer development by helping member clubs develop from within.  We offer local, regional, and national youth soccer league competition pathways and events while offering one-of-kind resources and partnerships.