November 18, 2021 - San Diego, CA - ALBION SC San Diego is proud to announce the further expansion within the San Diego area, welcoming SD United, a competitive club in East County San Diego, to join the ALBION SC family. The new relationship will expand the ALBION SC platform, and National soccer club's network, throughout the San Diego area. This comes with a desire to continue to help support top leaders, clubs, teams, and players. We know we will be able to immediately help organize and professionalize many aspects which will in turn start to propel the club forward.
This coming together will in the weeks, months and years to come will yield many great opportunities for the players, families, and coaches of the organization. We look forward to sharing and introducing these great opportunities.
“There are a lot of great things coming together for ALBION and the San Diego landscape. Top people, top clubs, top staff, and top players, it's all exciting and all meant to improve the game, support the game, and raise the level overall. We are proud to be in a position to help. ” Noah Gins, ALBION SC, CEO
“I have coached youth soccer in San Diego’s EAST COUNTY for 30 years. The two groups I have been part of have strived to give the players the best opportunities possible. We have been successful, but, see this collaboration as the BEST WAY to give our players, families and coaches a chance to COMPETE at the highest levels of the game. Some will get opportunities immediately, while others may get chances in the coming months. ALL OUR MEMBERS should see positive changes in the near future. I am very excited to be a part of ALBION SAN DIEGO!!” -Sami Nadjar, Technical Director SD United.
“We will support Sami and Jason and the entire coaching staff day in and day out until ALBION SC sits atop the East County soccer landscape.” Wayne Crowe, Director of Soccer.
"As we all know the landscape in youth soccer is evolving. Since the beginning San Diego United's goals have been to develop the players and foster the love of the game, as well as help players to attain an opportunity at the next level if they so desire. Coming into the ALBION family is exciting as our club goals align together. Joining ALBION San Diego will give our players an opportunity to have access to all the best programming that is available for youth soccer players from top to bottom.” Jason Heth, Director of Coaching, SD United.
“Our mission at San Diego United has always been to develop a positive culture change in the soccer community that will provide a safe environment and the highest quality of coaching and competition for our players and our families. ALBION is a nationally recognized competitive youth soccer organization whose goals of developing players within the game of soccer and preparing them for life align with the goals of San Diego United. I believe joining the ALBION Soccer family will provide our players the best opportunity to provide the support, programming and curriculum needed to play at the highest levels of youth competition, and for those who desire to play at the collegiate level and beyond." Anthony Ray, Vice President, SD United.
ALBION SC is headquartered in San Diego and is the largest youth organization in San Diego and is expanding the National Affiliate Program to select clubs across the US. ALBION SC has proven to be a model club in the US building its prestigious profile and outstanding success. ALBION SC has been ranked top 30 clubs by Soccer America, # 1 in the Nation by Top Drawer Soccer, and is a leader in the developing players on the boys and girls side. ALBION SC is proud to have produced 20+ National Team players , helped create over 51 million in college scholarships, and have many players playing professionally within the MLS and Internationally. If your club has a strong commitment to Development, Advancement & Placement of players and would like ongoing support to develop coaches and players, with turn-key marketing, operations, tournament management, and utilize a proven model to develop elite players, now is the time to meet with ALBION SC.