Shoreline FC is fully dedicated to the development of each athlete to achieve their greatest potential as a soccer player. Our challenging, competitive and nurturing program, will build strength and character in each player through the four pillars of the game; Technical, Tactical, Physical and Mental skills.
“Practice makes Permanent”
No Practice Saturday March 8th
Due to Rippowam still 3 inches deep in Icy snow, we have had to cancel practice for March 8th.
Shoreline is proud to announce that we will be entering a U23 Girls team in to the EDP Summer League. We would love to see some of our Alumni's back for the summer and new players are also very welcome. The season runs from June 2nd through July 27th.
For more information on our program, please contact Jason Simone,
Region One's Soccer trip to Turkey; Chris Mackay's blog
As you are aware, Shoreline FC BU15 Liverpool Goalkeeper; Chris Mackay has been chosen by his Regional Coaching staff to represent Region One in their BU15 International trip to Turkey this week. What a fantastic week Chris had.
It is with great pride and honor that I announce Shoreline FC’s very own BU15 Goalkeeper; Christopher Mackay has been selected by USYSA to represent Region 1 in their upcoming International trip to Istanbul, Turkey. Congratulations Chris.
For those who are unclear of the magnitude of this achievement? This indicates that Shoreline’s Chris Mackay is viewed by US Youth Soccer hierarchy as one of the TOPEIGHT Goalkeepers at BU15 in the entire country!!
Chris started playing Premier Soccer with Shoreline FC’s Liverpool team at U12 in CJSA. Over the ensuing three years, Chris and his team (now playing in the EDP Regional League); have accumulated 3-League Titles, 5-Tournament Championships, 3-Tournament Runners Up and a CT Premier State Cup Finalist.
“Chris Mackay is a shining example of how hard work and commitment rewards itself” says Shoreline FC’s Head Goalkeeping Coach Darren Trim. “Chris possesses great natural talent, but works extremely hard in training to keep improving his game”.
Chris’s arrival in CT Premier also coincided with him being selected for CJSA’s State Olympic Development Program (ODP) program along with the best selected players from the state of Connecticut. As part of that program, each ODP player is invited to attend a 4-day residential camp in the summer to compete for the opportunity to be selected to an even higher level; the Regional Pool.
FYI: Youth Soccer across the US is broken up in 4-Regions; our Region (Region 1) encompasses 16-states from Maine down to West Virginia.
From those few players selected to the Regional pool, they get a chance to compete for a very coveted place in the Regional team to competes against the other three Regions in the country AND travel overseas to compete internationally.
Chris not only starred in Region 1’s victories over the countries other three Regions this past November in Arizona, but after attending a call-back tryout at Penn State, Chris recently informed of his inclusion in the Region 1 squad that will be traveling to Istanbul, Turkey this coming February.
“Chris (Shoreline Liverpool Co-Captain) has always led by example. He is very serious and focused player in training and games, but enjoys every minute of it.” States Shoreline FC BU15 Coach and club Director of Coaching Danny Simpson. “Chris is extremely humble, with strong family morals. He’ll view this achievement as the next step towards breaking through into the US National Pool. I’m very proud of Chris and will continue to support he’s development as a soccer player”.
Chris’s dedication to development has taken him to Liverpool, England on Shoreline FC’s annual Soccer Trip. For two consecutive years (2012, 2013), Chris amazed his UK coaches with his talent. This April (2014), under our Premiership partnership program with West Ham United, Chris travels to London with a selected BU14-BU15 Shoreline FC group to the famed West Ham United Academy. Over the 8-day trip, Chris and the squad will train at the WHU Academy, play London Academy teams and get assessed by WHU Academy Director Tony Carr (MBE) and his coaching staff. Who knows what lies ahead for Chris and our boys on this inaugural soccer trip?
Chris Mackay is a shining example of Shoreline FC’s philosophy; “The Premier Soccer Club Where Player Development Comes First”
Well done Chris.