Welcome to Lightning Soccer Club!
Lightning Soccer Club is a premier youth soccer club serving over 60 towns in the Upper Valley of New Hampshire and Vermont. Located in the Connecticut Valley near Dartmouth College, Lightning Soccer offers competitive soccer players ages 8-18 a chance to learn, train, and develop under the guidance of qualified coaches. Lightning travel teams compete in state and regional leagues including Granite State Youth Soccer League, the New England Premiership and USL Super-Y. Several LSC teams have won the NH State Cup and have gone on to successfully compete at the Region 1 National Championships. Last year, two LSC teams competed at the Super-Y North American Championships.
Lightning Soccer Director of Coaching is Charles Mhlauri, the former head coach of the Zimbabwe men's national team.
SPRING 2014 TRYOUTS -- NEW PLAYERS
U8-U14 New Players:
There are open roster spots on a few teams for the Spring 2014 competitive season (in particular, the U11 boys teams). Players should contact the LSC office ASAP to check availability and coordinate a player tryout during LSC's Winter 1 indoor training sessions starting November 13th 2013 in the Barn at Kimball Union Academy.
U15-U18 New Players:
Tryouts for the Spring 2014 season took place in June 2013. However, there are some open roster spots on some teams (in particular, U15 boys & U15 girls). Players should contact the LSC office ASAP to check availability and coordinate a player tryout during LSC's Winter 1 indoor training sessions starting November 13th 2013 in the Barn at Kimball Union Academy.
Office Phone: 802-649-7096
>>Click here to go to the Spring 2014 tryout page>>
New this Spring: Thursday Night Adult Rec Soccer!
Open to adults who are looking for a fun, high quality playing experience - beginners, intermediate and advanced all are welcome. Back for the spring by popular demand!!
>> Read more and Register for Thursday Night Adult Rec Soccer...
Spring Advantage program for kids ages 6-10!!
Open to boys and girls ages 6-10 who are looking for a fun, high quality playing experience -- open to all levels and abilities.
>> Read more and Register for the Spring Advantage Program...
SCORE FOR LIGHTNING!! Nashua Tournament Fundraiser
October 16, 2013
The Score for Lightning fundraiser at the Nashua Columbus Day Tournament was a huge success! Over $3000 was pledged to the LSC Scholarship Fund.
Read on to see which teams were the largest fundraisers and who won the raffle prize.
Click here for team results>>>>
CANCELLATIONS DUE TO WEATHER:
Cancellations posted here:
- LSC posts training cancellations here, as well as on travel team Shutterfly sites.
>> Regarding Weather, Cancellations and the like: Read more...
CONGRATULATIONS LSC TEAMS
LSC U17 Boys Team Advance to 2013 Super-Y Nationals!!
December, 2013 - Lightning U17 Boys secured a bid to the 2013 SYL North American Finals to be held December 5-9, 2013 at the prestigious IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida.
The USL Super Y-League North American Finals is the premier event for the Super Y-League. After competing during the regular season from April to August, the boy’s and girl’s divisional winners convene at IMG Academy to battle for the championship. This elite event takes place in the beginning of December each year and offers the best competition from all over North America.
LSC U16 and U17 Boys Compete at NEFC College Showcase Tournament
March, 2013 - Lightning U16 and U17 Boys opened their season on a frozen turf at the highly competitive NEFC College Showcase Pre-season Tournament in Lancaster, MA, March 15-17. The U16 boys went 2-1 on the weekend, conceding only two goals, and finishing in third place out of 8 teams, one tie-breaker point shy of a first place finish. The U17 boys narrowly lost their first two matches 0-1, but defeated Connecticut’s Ajax Premier 2-0 in their third match of the weekend.
LSC U15 Boys & U16 Girls Teams Advance to Super-Y Nationals!!
December, 2012 - Lightning SC was accepted into the Super‐Y league for 2012 and hosted 4 regional ‘all‐star’ teams to compete in the 2012 summer season -- Boys U14, U15 & U16, and Girls U16. Competing in the Super‐Y league provided premier players an opportunity to compete with and against other top‐level players in the region. In addition, participating in Super‐Y offered players an opportunity to compete on a national stage at the Super‐Y North American Finals, and to be identified for the Olympic Development Program.
For past news articles see News.