Club News

Club News

2022 Annual General Meeting

The McLean Youth Soccer Board of Directors invites you to the 2022 MYS Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday, June 9th at 7:00 pm. The meeting will be held at the McLean Community Center, Community Hall C and via Zoom.

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Fostering Success in Sports and Life: Managing Stress and Coping Strategies for Athletes

MYS had tremendous turnout from coaches, players, and parents at our seminar: “Managing Stress and Coping Strategies for Athletes” led by Dr. Lauren Gregg. Thank…

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Soccer Balls Donated

Our VA Union FC 2008 Girls made a donation of new soccer balls to the Katherine Hanley Family Shelter in Fairfax.  These players are passionate…

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ACL Prevention Training

MYS hosted two Healthy Baller PT sessions this past weekend. The focus was to educate our athletes on the importance of regularly performing ACL injury…

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Developing an Athlete’s Mindset

Former MYS player Daniel Hulett just finished his soccer career as the starting centerback and captain of the CNU Captains. His father Jeff has published…

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MYS Joins USL W League

The United Soccer League (USL) today announced McLean Soccer as the latest, and final, club to join the USL W League for its inaugural season that kicks off on May 6th. McLean Soccer, the league’s 44th team, will play in the Mid Atlantic Division.

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Tech Talk

How Can Parents Help Their Players and Coaches?

All of us share the responsibility to help ensure that “we provide opportunities for all players to reach their full potential in sport and in…

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AGM and AGD Roles & Restructure Explained

Recently, we reorganized the club’s technical staff by creating Age Group Manager (AGM) roles to replace the previous Age Group Director (AGD) roles. The AGMs…

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ECNL News

ECNL Fundraising Raffle Winners

The 9th Annual MYS ECNL Raffle Fundraiser drawing was held last night at Lewinsville Park with the help of our U14 players.  Thank you to our dedicated parents and players who worked hard to raise approximately $14,000 this year!

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MYS Alum Madison Hammond in the Spotlight

MYS ECNL former player Madison Hammond, who currently plays professionally with the OL Reign in the NWSL, is on billboards nationwide for Nike. This year…

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National Signing Day

Congratulations to our ECNL players who officially signed to play next year! We are so proud of their hard work on and off the field.

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TDS Ranks MYS Player #1 in Region

Congratulations to ECNL player Nawreen Ahmad for being ranked #1 in the Mid-Atlantic region and #30 in the nation for the class of 2025 in TopDrawerSoccer.com!

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Virginia Union FC Uniform Reveal

Check out the new uniforms our ECNL players will be sporting!

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MYS & SYC Alliance Announcement

For Immediate Release: April 2, 2021 Today, McLean Youth Soccer (MYS) and Springfield South County Youth Club (SYC) are excited to announce the formation of…

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Travel News

MYS Joins ECNL Regional League

McLean Youth Soccer is excited to announce that the club is joining the VPSL ECNL Regional League starting in the 2022-2023 season. For more information and to read the full press release from Virginia Premier Soccer League, click READ MORE.

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CCL Pro23 Registration Open

Registration for the Summer 2022 Women’s and Men’s CCL Pro23 Leagues is OPEN! These teams are for college aged (graduating seniors aged 18 and college aged players up to age 22) former MYS players who are looking for summer competition.

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MYS/Majestics Super Y Season Wrap-up

The 2021 Super Y Season culminated on August 8th with all MYS/Majestics teams seeing action for their last games of the summer. Our U9-U17 teams…

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CCL Pro23 Champions

Congrats to the players and coaches of our CCL Pro23 team for winning another championship for MYS! Our U23 women captured the CCL Pro23 League title defeating VDA in the finals. We are so proud of our alumni players and their great season!

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MYS Alum Making NWSL History

McLean alum Madison Hammond has been through a whirlwind of publicity in the last few weeks. Her debut in the National Women’s Soccer League is…

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Recreation News

Fall 2021 SFL Season Wrap-Up

Congratulations to all of our Recreation program teams who participated in the Suburban Friendship League this fall! MYS had great success during the season and…

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Fond Farewell to Rec Coach Mike Calabrese

Long standing volunteer Recreation coach Mike Calabrese is moving to Colorado and we want to thank him for his years of commitment to our players and club! Mike has been coaching youth soccer for 40 years and the MYS Lifetime Achievement Award that he was a recipient of was appropriately renamed the Mike Calabrese Lifetime Achievement Award. Mike’s farewell letter to the club is below. We will miss Mike and wish him the best! In the team photo Mike (bottom right) is pictured with his 2019 All Star U19 team.

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Staff Spotlight

Staff Spotlight — Alan Portillo

There are those that believe experience playing at a high level makes for the best coaches. Those coaches have seen the game through the eyes…

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Staff Spotlight – Jamil Faryadi

The word “challenge” holds simple meaning to most. But to Jamil Faryadi it encompasses his journey in life, and in particular the sport of soccer….

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Staff Spotlight – Clyde Watson

There are few people more well-known in the DMV soccer community than Clyde Watson. Currently MYS’s Technical Director, his career has spanned a handful of…

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Staff Spotlight – Farzad Mahmoudpour

“Watch me.” If you’ve ever been around Farzad Mahmoudpour on the field, you’ve seen him jumping into drills and demonstrating every activity. He does it…

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