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 Region I: FSA FC Navy (CT)

 

How they got to Nationals

FSA began their quest to the US Youth Soccer National Championships by defeating Beachside FC in the finals of the Connecticut State Cup, 3-1. At the 2013 US Youth Soccer Region I Championship, FSA won it's group with a 2-1 record. After defeating NHPSA Classics Elite (NH) in the semifinals, FSA defeated Patriots FC Red (E-PA) 5-0 to punch a ticket to Nationals.

National Championship Series History

State Champs: 2012, 2013

Regional Champs: 2013

Regional Finalist: 2012

Key Players

State ODP: Zachary Lopes

Region: ODP: Zachary Lopes

Coach Info

Steve Stokoe

  • National Coach of the Year Nominee (2008)
  • Co-founder: West Hartford Boys Premier Soccer Program
  • Led his West Hartford Premier teams to 7 CJSA State Cup Championships
  • CJSA Boys soccer coach of the year (2006)
  • Former Head Coach of the Connecticut Wolves
  • Former pro player with the Albany Capitals and Connecticut Wolves
  • Former Assistant Coach of Central Connecticut State University - Division 1
  • Former Coach of CT ODP
  • Two-time New England All Star
 
 
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 Region II: Raiders FC (IL)

 

How they got to Nationals

Raiders FC defeated Chicago Fire Academy (IL) 3-0 in the finals of the Illinois State Cup to qualify for the 2013 US Youth Soccer Region II Championships. In Des Moines, Raiders FC went 3-0 in the group stage while scoring 12 goals without conceding any. Raiders defeated Vardar 00 (MI) in the semifinals, and beat OP Eagles (OH-S) 4-1 in the finals to qualify to the National Championships.

National Championship Series History

State Champs: 2012, 2013

Regional Champs: 2012, 2013

Key Players

Cesar Cosio led the team with five goals in the 2013 Region II Championships.

Coach Info

Sergi Daniv

  • UEFA A Coaching Diploma from the Football Federation of Ukraine
  • Assitant Head Coach at Univeristy of Illinois Chicago
  • Three-time All-American at Wake Forest University
  • Former professional player with the Dallas Burn and Chicago Fire

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Region III: United FA 00 Elite (GA)

 

How they got to Nationals

United FA 00 Elite won the Georgia State Cup after defeating Ambush 00 Red (GA) 2-1 in the finals. During their first trip to the US Youth Soccer Region III Championships, United was perfect in it's three games in the group stage, and defeated Charlotte SA Predator (NC) 2-1 in the semifinals. In the finals, United defeated Andromeda 00 Red (N-TX) 2-0 to advance to the Natioanl Championships

National Championship Series History

State Champs: 2013

Regional Champs: 2013

Key Players

Carlos Reyes led United with five goals at the Region III Championships.  

Coach Info
 
Jose Pinho
  • Holds a USSF Youth License
  • Georgia State University Goalkeeper and Fitness Coach
  • Georgia ODP Staff Coach
  • Goalkeeper Coach for Brazilian professional teams
  • Former professional player in Brazil for Flamengo among other clubs

 


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Pateadores
Region IV: Pateadores LA (CA-S)

 

How they got to Nationals

Pateadores avenged their 2012 loss in the California South National State Cup to LA Galaxy Academy (CA-S) when they defeated Galaxy 1-0 in the finals of the 2013 State Cup to qualify to the US Youth Soccer Region IV Championships. Pateadores became back-to-back regional championship when they defeated FC Golden State Academy (CA-S) in the quarterfinals, Sereno West 2000 (AZ) in the semifinals and ultimately SC del Sol Leebrook White (AZ) in the final to secure a trip to the National Championships.

National Championship Series History

State Champs: 2013

Regional Champs: 2012, 2013

Interesting Facts
 
2013 Dallas Cup Champions
 
Key Players
 
Jason Pacas scored a hat trick in the final of the 2013 Region IV Championships.
 
Coach Info
 
Juan Guerrero
 

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