At FORCE, our goal is to provide the youth in our community with the highest level of play at the most affordable rate possible. Through educated coaches, we strive to teach our players to be technically sound and creatively inspired. We focus on developing character, leadership, sportsmanship, and respect, as well as teaching them to give back to the community.
We believe it’s about more than just training great soccer players. We also strive to develop strong ties and lifelong relationships within our community.
We’re passionate about serving the families in our neighborhoods. The coaches and staff at Force share a desire to be a positive influence in the lives of the kids we’re coaching. We listen to their feedback, we love learning, and we are always looking for ways to improve.
It’s not just about developing great players, it’s about raising great people.
PROFESSIONAL, FUN, AFFORDABLE, AND REWARDING.
We believe that FORCE is the highest value competitive soccer experience in the region.
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» Local Summer Tournaments
» Fall & Spring League Seasons
» WA State Cup Tournament
» Natural Grass & Turf Fields
» Experienced Referees
» Affordable Monthly Payments
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» Focused on Providing Quality, Competitive Soccer, and Keeping it Fun!
» Player-Centered Philosophy
» Established Club-wide Style of Play
» Quality Over Quantity Approach to Training
» Emphasis on Providing a Fun Learning Environment
» Dedicated Force Technical Trainer—for Players & Coaches
» Professional Coaches—Experienced, Educated & Licensed
» Local High School & College Coaches on Staff
» Commitment to Continued Coaching Education
» Fully Transparent Costs of Participation & Affordable Monthly Payments
Looking for a Team OR HAVE QUESTIONS?
Contact our Director of Coaching: Kelly Huestis—email@example.com
Soccer Organizational Hierarchy—Demystified
How does it all work? Do all of the various soccer organizations and leagues you've been hearing about have your head spinning? Don’t worry, you’re not alone! It can get a bit complicated, but here’s a synopsis of how things are structured in the sport of soccer, internationally all the way down to the local level.
The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) is an association governed by Swiss law founded in 1904 and based in Zurich. It has 211 member associations and its goal, enshrined in its Statutes, is the constant improvement of football. FIFA is the governing body for soccer worldwide. Learn more: http://www.fifa.com
United States Soccer Federation (USSF) or “US Soccer” is the governing body for soccer in all its forms within the United States, and is a member of FIFA. USSF’s mission is to make soccer, in all its forms, a preeminent sport in the United States, and to continue the development of soccer at all recreational and competitive levels. Learn more: http://www.ussoccer.com
US Youth Soccer
US Youth Soccer is a non-profit and educational organization and National Association Member of the United States Soccer Federation (USSF). US Youth Soccer's mission is to foster the physical, mental and emotional growth and development of America's youth through the sport of soccer at all levels of age and competition. Each of the 55 State Associations across America are members of both US Youth Soccer and US Soccer. Learn more: http://www.usyouthsoccer.org
US Club Soccer
US Club Soccer is also a National Association Member of the United States Soccer Federation (USSF), and is committed to the development and support of soccer clubs in the United States. It is governed by a nine-member Board of Directors, all of whom are experienced coaches with national licensing in member soccer clubs, who make decisions for the organization. Through US Club Soccer, all of a club’s programs—recreational, youth competitive, and adult—are able to be united under one organizational umbrella, creating a “members for life” culture within each club. US Club Soccer’s programming has all been developed with strong input from clubs around the country, and with a minimum of rules and restrictions to allow efficient and innovative operations. Learn more: http://www.usclubsoccer.org
Washington Youth Soccer
Washington Youth Soccer is an Association Member of both US Youth Soccer and US Soccer (USSF).Washington Youth Soccer is a nonprofit organization bringing soccer opportunities at all levels of the game to kids ages 5-19 across the state. The organization is comprised of 37 Member Associations and over 180 clubs that facilitate recreational, select and regional programs, as well as TOPSoccer (soccer programming for players with disabilities). Additionally, Washington Youth Soccer runs four annual State Cup Tournaments, state level leagues, an Elite Player Development program, and several soccer outreach programs. Learn more: http://www.washingtonyouthsoccer.com
North County Youth Soccer Association (NCYSA) is an Association Member of Washington Youth Soccer and a non-profit organization operating within Snohomish County, and in Skagit and Island Counties through inter-tie agreements. NCYSA is comprised of approximately 12 local clubs who are all located within Snohomish County. NCYSA’s mission is to promote, develop, and govern the game of soccer under the jurisdiction of the Association, and to help foster the physical, mental, and emotional growth of boys and girls of all ages and competition level. Learn more: http://www.ncyouthsoccer.com
Pilchuck Soccer Alliance (PSA) is a youth soccer Club in the State of Washington and is a Member of North County Youth Soccer Association (NCYSA). PSA is a non-profit organization that was created to advance the development and passion of youth soccer in our local community. Pilchuck Soccer Alliance serves the school districts of Marysville, Arlington, Lakewood, and the surrounding areas in Washington state. Our goal is to provide children of all ages and skill levels with physical, mental, emotional, and social growth in a positive, supportive, and safe environment. PSA encourages and promotes ethical and moral behavior, good sportsmanship, community involvement, and good citizenship. It is our hope that our participants will continue these values throughout their lives, and will share their knowledge of the sport of soccer with future generations. Learn more: http://www.pilchucksocceralliance.com
FORCE is the Select/Premier soccer program of Pilchuck Soccer Alliance—a close-knit soccer community formed out of a merger of several successful youth soccer clubs from the Marysville, Arlington, and Lakewood areas with decades of history. As a competitive youth soccer program, FORCE provides players in Snohomish County and the greater Seattle area with the opportunity to be coached and play competitive soccer at the Select or Premier level. FORCE teams play in either the North Puget Sound League (NPSL) or the Puget Sound Premier League (PSPL), and compete with some of the top youth soccer teams in the State of Washington.
Competitive Youth Leagues in Washington State
Washington Youth Soccer’s Regional Club League (RCL) was founded in 2010, and is comprised of only the largest 18 soccer clubs in the State of Washington. To become part of the RCL, a club must adhere to the Regional Club League Charter which outlines rigorous standards plus additional criteria a club must meet, such as: a minimum number of teams formed within the club, certain levels of coaching licensure, player development curriculum, and training guidelines to ensure standardization across the League and that all Clubs are of equivalent caliber. Through its top division (RCL Division 1), the RCL provides the highest level of competitive league play in the state. Learn more: http://www.washingtonyouthsoccer.org/leagues/regional_club_league
North Puget Sound League (NPSL) is a competitive youth soccer league that is a partnership between Washington Youth Soccer District 1 and District 2, and their 11 youth soccer associations with over 57,000 youth soccer players between the age groups of U10 to U19. It is jointly managed, administered and operated by Washington Youth Soccer’s Districts 1 and 2, and their Member Associations. NPSL’s mission is to provide a competitive venue that is geographically beneficial—not limited by District or Association boundaries, is economical in both cost and travel time, and ensures “like or comparable” competition. The NPSL is sanctioned by Washington Youth Soccer. Learn more: http://www.northpugetsoundleague.org
Puget Sound Premier League (PSPL) is an independent soccer league that is sanctioned by US Club Soccer, and is separate from Washington Youth Soccer. The PSPL operates a National Premier League (NPL), sanctioned by US Club Soccer, called the Washington State Premier League. Though separate from US Club, PSPL still abides by their policies, and hosts several different leagues around the state as well as various tournaments. Learn more: http://www.pugetsoundpremierleague.com