BY Malik Basurto
SANTA CLARITA, CALIF – As announced previously this month, the Storm will have an open tryout for the 2015 United Premier Soccer League (UPSL) season on Sunday, May 3rd, start time 3:00pm at Central Park, Santa Clarita. This rare day is for players looking for the opportunity to showcase their potential and follow in the footsteps of past Storm players who have moved up the professional ranks.
The Storm has helped players achieve their goals of reaching the pinnacle of American soccer, taking the field for the United States National Team. We also have had players move up to the league below Major League Soccer to showcase their talents.
A few examples are Alex Harlley who played three seasons with the Storm until March 5, 2014 when he was signed to the Atlanta Silverbacks of the North American Soccer League (NASL) the second tier of the American Soccer pyramid.
Also Miguel Ibarra a member of the United Stated National team played for the Storms before the team moved to Santa Clarita. Ibarra now is also playing in the NASL for club team Minnesota United FC.
The Storm coaching staff will conduct tryouts evaluating players for possible roster spot with the team, or to recommend them for other professional teams.Registration is $25.00 with application and $35.00 without. For an application email email@example.com or visit our the Storm Facebook page or www.SantaClaritaStorm.com