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Union SC to Join SYL as North Atlantic Member

03/26/2018, 10:30am EDT

New Jersey-based club joins several other announced clubs added to competitive division

TAMPA, Fla. - Union Soccer Club are set to become the newest member of the rapidly growing North Atlantic Division, joining a number of previously announced member clubs beginning play in 2018.

“After the addition of numerous other member clubs in the North Atlantic, we’re proud to bring Union SC into the fold to further heighten our presence in one of the most heavily populated regions of the country,” said Dominic Colarusso, the USL’s Associate of Business Development. “Northeast New Jersey is an area that has historically produced a large amount of future professionals, and Union SC can play a key role in continuing that legacy in the area.”

Established in 1984, Union SC serves nearly 1,000 youth players in the township of Union, New Jersey. Its mission and purpose is to foster the physical, mental and emotional growth of boys and girls through the dedication and passion entailed by the sport of soccer. Union SC competes in various programs that are geared toward developing athletic ability, fostering good sportsmanship and enjoying the sport. The club also encourages and supports principles of positive coaching by offering clinics.

“Joining the Super Y League is a tremendous opportunity for Union Soccer Club to expand our development program into a year-round opportunity for youth athletes in our area to compete in a high-level league,” said Joel Lescano, Union SC Director of Coaching. “For Union SC, being a part of the Super Y League means we can offer premier advancement opportunities for our players.”

Union SC joins five previously announced new members for the North Atlantic Division, including Jersey United SC, Manhattan SC, Princeton Soccer Association, Brooklyn City F.C. and Istria SC.

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A part of United Soccer Leagues, LLC, which also operates the Division II USL, the new third-division league and Premier Development League, the Super Y League features a summer platform with an annual North American Championship in December.

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