Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 22:03
(Front, right to left: Casey Blout, Jose Hernandez, Jakob Pike, Carlos Vasquez, Juan Chavez, Ulises Ortega, Jonathan Aguilera. Back, right to left: Manager-Jerry Schmidt, Joseph Aquino, Angel Guatemala, Ishmael Saavedra, Joshua Schmidt, Christian Sanchez, Matthew Padilla, Adonis Osua, Gerardo Garcia, Head Coach-Anthony Grillo)
Eagles Central Coast Soccer Boys Under 16: Undefeated Champions!
The BU16 Eagles Central Coast won the Silver Elite North Division of the Coast Soccer League on Saturday, in their 3-1 win against FC Goldenstate West. This end-of-the-season win concluded their undefeated Season of 11 Wins, no Losses, and no Ties. They scored an impressive 45 Goals against their opponents while only allowing 8 goals to be scored against them.
The CSL Silver Elite Division winner automatically promotes to the Gold Division next year. The Coast Soccer League is the most highly competitive Club Soccer League in the State of California. Our Santa Maria based Eagles Central Coast BU16 Team represents the ‘best of the best’.
The Eagles started the year under the watchful eye of Phil Ruskin, Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Team’s then Assistant Coach. When Ruskin was promoted to the Head Coaching position at Cal Poly, Anthony Grillo, former Cal Poly assistant and current Head Coach for the Eagles BU18 Premier Team took over the BU16 Team as well.
The Eagles Central Coach Soccer Teams were formed in Santa Maria in 2008 as an extension of the Nationally Ranked Eagles Soccer Club (formed in 1975) in Camarillo. Eagles Central Coast BU16 Players reside in Lompoc, Santa Maria, and Orcutt. For more information regarding the Eagles Soccer BU16 Central Coast Team, please call Team Manager Jerry Schmidt at 345-0082.
CSL League Champs
The Eagles Central Coast Soccer Club Boys Under 13 dominated their first year in the Coast Soccer League with a final win on Sunday over Oxnard United (4-0). Competing in the Bronze Alpha Division, the boys clinched First Place this Season with an impressive record of 12-1-1. The Eagles Central Coast BU13 Team finished in the Top 10 for the entire League in Wins, Goals Scored, and Least Goals Scored Against. Back row, left to right: Coach Mark Jones, Ishmael Saavedra, Connor Morinini, Casey Blout, Max Holocher, Victor Torres, Mason Hamilton, Adonis Osua, Ulises Ortega, Matthew Padilla, Carlos Velasquez, Manager Jerry Schmidt. Front row, left to right: Spencer Watts, Gio Belmonte, Chepe, Hernandez, Lucas Thacker, Jake Pike, Leonel Castro, and Joshua Schmidt. They are currently advancing through the Coast Soccer League Cup. With four wins to date, the Eagles Central Coast will compete in the ‘Round of 32’, in San Bernardino on December 3rd.
The Eagles Soccer Club is coached by Mark Jones, Cal Poly’s Assistant Coach (and former standout Cal Poly Soccer Player). In 2009, the Eagles Soccer Club formed a strategic alliance with Global Sports Institute (GSI), a worldwide leader in Youth Soccer Development. GSI’s President, Steve Sampson is the former coach of the USA Men’s National Team, the Costa Rican National Team, and LA Galaxy. GSI and Eagles Soccer Club’s mission is to provide the highest level of professional soccer training to young men and women to help our youth maximize their potential. The Eagles Soccer Club currently represents Six age levels of Boys & Girls Youth Soccer on the Central Coast: BU12, BU13, BU15, BU17, GU12, and GU19. For more information about Eagles Soccer Club, please contact Team Manager, Jerry Schmidt at 345-0082.