DeAnza Force Soccer Club is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit youth soccer club in the SF Bay area. The club emphasizes player development with the goal of preparing players for the collegiate game. In 2010 100% of older, elite level players were invited to play on college teams.
The club began in 1999 and has grown to nearly fifty teams ranging in age from U7 to U18. As a testament to the success of the club's development philosophy 95% of Force players were offered scholarships at NCAA schools. Nearly a dozen Force alumni have or currently play with US National Team, and many players participate in the US National Youth Team pool. Numerous Force players are a part of the Olympic Development Program. Individual development has translated into team success. Force teams have won National Championships, State Cups, and a variety of prestigious tournaments.
The Force coaching staff of 40 contains 20 former professional players. Thirteen of the coaches hold Class-A licenses, most of the remaining hold Class-B coaching licenses or equivalent.
Most Force teams hold rolling tryouts. Contact the coach or manager for the team your player would be interested to join and arrange to train with the team to evaluate a fit.
Parents and players are invited to read the club handbook for more details about club teams, fees, leagues, and history.