TEXAS SOCCER LEADERS: DAVID WALDING-PRESIDENT/GM, CENTRAL TEXAS LOBOS/HORNETS (GCPL/UWS)

David Walding-President and GM-Central Texas Lobos and Hornets David Walding has built one of the genuinely unique lower league soccer clubs in America.  Over five short years, the Central Texas Lobos, centered in South Austin and Hays County, has organized … Continue reading TEXAS SOCCER LEADERS: DAVID WALDING-PRESIDENT/GM, CENTRAL TEXAS LOBOS/HORNETS (GCPL/UWS)

Texas Soccer Leaders-Hector Cano-Ysleta High School (El Paso)

Hector Cano-Head Women’s Soccer Coach Ysleta High School (Image credit: Ysleta ISD) Hector Cano is the Head Varsity Women’s Soccer Coach at Ysleta High School in El Paso.  A decorated Air Force veteran with multiple combat tours, he was seriously … Continue reading Texas Soccer Leaders-Hector Cano-Ysleta High School (El Paso)

Texas Soccer Leaders: Arez Ardalani-Texas United

Arez Ardalani is Head Coach and Technical Director of Texas United, the only USL League Two (USL2) club playing in North Texas.  Ardalani grew up playing soccer in the Rio Grande Valley and attended college at Texas A&M-Kingsville.  After spending … Continue reading Texas Soccer Leaders: Arez Ardalani-Texas United

Adriano Versari joins Corpus Christi FC as their New Head Coach

Adriano Versari is the new Head Coach of United Soccer League Two (USL2) side Corpus Christi FC Sharks (CCFC). “It brings me great pleasure to welcome Adriano Versari to the CCFC-Sharks family as the 2nd head coach in Corpus Christi FC history. … Continue reading Adriano Versari joins Corpus Christi FC as their New Head Coach

45 Year Anniversary of the First Central Texas Professional Soccer Club

Central Texas will soon enjoy first division professional soccer when Austin FC joins Major League Soccer at the beginning of the 2021 MLS season. Amid all the excitement the new club is generating in Austin, most soccer fans in the … Continue reading 45 Year Anniversary of the First Central Texas Professional Soccer Club

FC Dallas Travels to face San Antonio FC- Match Preview

Since their founding in 2016, San Antonio FC (SAFC) has made three trips to Frisco during the preseason to play matches against Major League Soccer’s (MLS) FC Dallas (FCD). Tomorrow night the script is flipped as FCD makes its way to Toyota Field to play in the Alamo City at 7:30 p.m SAFC coach Alen Marcina talked about the benefits of this match for both sides after training this morning. SAFC is looking forward to the opportunity to test itself midway through its preseason against a very good MLS team. Marcina commented on how the trip also benefits FCD because … Continue reading FC Dallas Travels to face San Antonio FC- Match Preview

Texas Soccer Journal 2019 Favorite Stories, Memories and Appreciation

For the last two years, TSJ has published a year-end wrap up of my favorite soccer events, stories and top players, clubs, coaches and media from throughout the state. Previously I have broken this list up into multiple articles, but … Continue reading Texas Soccer Journal 2019 Favorite Stories, Memories and Appreciation