PRESS Release - LAPFC Announced as New Club in WCDA

SoCal Summer Showcase Named Official Event for 2013!



Monday, April 10th 2013



WCDA Director Greg Ion Is Pleased To Introduce Newest WCDA Member, LA Premier FC, California


(Seattle, WA) - The LA Premier FC prides itself in achieving state, regional and national championship titles, as well as developing soccer players capable of receiving college scholarships based on their playing ability and academic achievement. WCDA is excited to have LA Premier FC join their membership.


"We are thrilled at joining the WCDA and believe it adds tremendous value to our Elite Programming at LA Premier. We are excited to compete against some of the top clubs from the Western United States. Our players will be exposed to more college coaches throughout the year and will face excellent competition to get them ready for their next level. Our SoCal Summer Showcase partnering with the WCDA is an exciting component of the agreement which will strengthen the field of teams and bring more college coaches to our fields to evaluate the tremendous talent here in Southern California". – Barry Ritson


"Barry Ritson and his staff do consistently outstanding work, and have had tremendous success in accomplishing their goals - with large numbers of players placed in the nation’s top collegiate programs. We are beyond thrilled to work closely with LA Premier FC Club Teams in fostering this program," exclaims Ion.


WCDA enters its fourth season for Boys and will introduce the Girls this year. They have a solid foundation of competitive clubs including California based clubs, West Coast FC, Fullerton Rangers, Carlsbad Lightning, Albion Soccer Club, San Juan Lightning, Diablo FC and Deanza Soccer Club.  With these clubs and our additional Founding Member Clubs including Crossfire Premier (WA), Colorado Storm (CO), Pride FC (CO) and La Roca (UT) the WCDA has a great base of clubs and talent. The addition of the following clubs will only prove to strengthen the program. We welcome Players SC (NV), Juventus SC (CA), LA Premier FC (CA), Blitz FC (OK), Boulder FC (CO), Eastside FC (WA), FC Nova (ID) and South Bay Force (CA) to the WCDA.


More About WCDA

Western College Development Association, a premier youth soccer program focused on established and elite clubs, delivers consistent, high-quality competition and college readiness services for its members. WCDA currently has three conferences - Mountain, North Pacific and Southwest Pacific. The top teams from each conference will be invited to Seattle in May 2014 for the College Showcase Finals. WCDA has partnered with some of the top college Showcases including SOCAL Showcase (LA Premier), Carlsbad November Nights (Carlsbad SC), and Players College Showcase (Players Club). These showcases attract soccer coaches from numerous elite colleges, and all WCDA teams participate in these prestigious events.


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