No other soccer club in the Lowcountry has the history, leadership and range of programs than that of United Soccer Academy. With more than 100 players advancing to the collegiate level and 25 state championships in the past 6 years alone, we have a proven record for success.
The mission of United Soccer Academy is to be an inclusive youth soccer organization that unifies our communities through the club’s development pathway and fosters the physical, mental and social development of our players so they reach their full potential in life.
The vision of United Soccer Academy is to become the leader in youth soccer development by offering unparalleled coaching and training opportunities that open doors for players at all levels while gaining the respect of the global soccer community.
Additionally, we created a list of core values that we believe represent the coaches, team members and leadership within our United Soccer Academy family. Every one of these characteristics is critical in defining our club and how we operate.
Our Core Values
Sportsmanship, Community Relationships, Excellence, Positivity, Leadership, Communication, Respect, Creativity, Diversity, Partnerships
United Soccer Academy Mount Pleasant is an affiliate of the United States Soccer Federation and South Carolina Youth Soccer Association. We field Select boys and girls teams in the U13-U18 age groups that compete at the highest level in South Carolina and in other states. Our players come from a wide geographic area within the state including Aiken, Augusta, Beaufort, Columbia, Hilton Head, Myrtle Beach, and the Charleston area. Our home fields are located in the Charleston metropolitan area, mainly Mount Pleasant.
United Soccer Academy Mount Pleasant also offers a Junior Academy development program for U8-U12 players (boys & girls) who will be introduced to training that focuses on the "natural" game of soccer. This approach allows young players the freedom to master and acquire new techniques, learn small sided tactics and principles of all positions while creating the mentality to be the best you can be.
Our coaching staff is top-notch and draws from the professional, college, high school, Development Academy and ODP (state team) ranks. Many of our coaches have earned multiple licenses which are awarded only after completing a rigorous course of instruction at the national schools. Moreover, our coaches are highly seasoned with most having 10 or more years of successful experience.