competitive participation

The Alleycats are committed to the support and development of soccer players in New York’s greater Capital District area.  The club identifies and develops talented youth players from ages U8 through U23 and forms teams by single age groups to promote technical and tactical skills, creativity, confidence, and a strong work ethics.  

 

Alleycat teams compete against clubs throughout the US through their participation in leagues such as the US Youth Soccer National League, EDP League, and CDYSL.  We are currently the only club in upstate New York identified as an EDP Super Club, and our girls age groups U13 and older guaranteed team placement in the highest level of EDP play, the USYS Club vs. Club tier of play. Additionally, we are the only girls program in the capital region that has NPL status with US Club Soccer and guaranteed access to their highest level of play for teams U13 and older.

 

Players developed by the Alleycats are currently honored to be participating with the US Youth National Team, US Youth National Team camps, USYS Regional ODP Teams, USYS Regional ODP camps, Eastern NY State ODP Teams, and the US Youth National Futsal Team. Alleycats teams also compete at and have won some of the nations top tournaments, including:

Alleycats teams also compete at some of the nations top tournaments, including:

    • National: Bethesda Premier Cup (MD), CASL (NC), Disney Soccer Showcase (FL), Jefferson Cup (VA), PDA Kickoff Classic and Showcase (NJ), Vegas Players College Showcase (NV), San Diego Surf Cup (CA), WAGS Rael Vodicka Memorial Tournament (VA)

    • Regional: EDP Tournaments & Showcases (NJ), FC Delco Players Cup (PA), FC Stars Labor Day Tournament (MA), GPS Tournaments & Showcases (MA), Manhattan Kickoff Classic (NY), Massapequa Showcase (NY), Needham Memorial Day Tournament (MA), NEFC Tournaments & Showcases (MA), NEWSS (NY), Nordic Cup (VT), Seaside Invitational (RI), USYF North Regional Championships, USYS Eastern Regional Championships​

    • Local: Afrims Tournament Series, Bethlehem Spring Tournament, Cap City Showcase (NY), CDYSL Empire Cup (NY), Clifton Park Fall Kickoff, Golden Goal Turf Cup, Niskayuna Spring Tournament, Rotterdam Spring Kickoff, Saratoga May Day Tournament