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Host-A-Coach: Kristin Thompson
Thursday, 18 April 2013 18:04


Please join us in welcoming Coach Kristin Thompson to our club!

KT nat'l team photo
Kristin's Guam national team player's card

Kristin joins us from the Guam national team, as a coach for the U14 and U16 Girls, director of their Girls Academy program, and as a current member of the Guam women's national team! She will be coaching our Girls' Advantage Clinic this spring and will be guest coaching for various Lightning teams. She will also work in administration in the Lightning office.

Host Kristin for the spring season!

We are looking for a family with an apartment or separate-entrance living space to host Kristin for the spring season, or a very affordable apartment that is suitable. Please let us know if you have something or know of something.

Thank you,

Lightning Soccer Club

Kristin's Coaching Background: 
  • Former national team head coach, Guam U16 Girls, Guam U14 Girls, Guam U13 Girls, 2009-13.
  • Guam Football Association, National Academy Girls' Director, 2012-13.
Kristin's Playing Experience:
  • Guam Women's National Team, 2003-currrent.
  • Northland International University Women's Varsity Team, 2003-2006.
  • Doosan Crushers Football Club, 1994-2013.


KT's U16 National Team
Kristin and her U16 Girls Guam National Team


Last Updated on Sunday, 21 April 2013 15:17

Lightning Preparing For SYL Finals

Former Zimbabwe MNT coach leading club to success

PRESS RELEASE - Wednesday, October 3, 2012

NORWICH, VT- In its inaugural season in the USL Super Y-League, New England-based Lightning Soccer Club’s U16 girls and U15 boys each secured a bid to the 2012 SYL North American Finals to be held December 7-11 at the prestigious IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida.alt

“We are extremely pleased with the results of our first season in Super Y. With two of our four teams representing LSC at the national championships in Florida, and a third narrowly missing a bid, we have proven that our club is ready for competition at this level,” said Charles Mhlauri, Lightning Soccer Club’s Director of Coaching and former head coach of the Zimbabwe men’s national team. Mhlauri, who joined LSC in 2009, has grown the club to more than 500 players with numerous premier teams now competing in some of the most competitive leagues and tournaments in the country.

Press Release December 2011
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Hanover, NH - December 16, 2011

Lightning SC Accepted into Super Y-League
Lightning Soccer Club (LSC) was selected by the United Soccer Leagues to participate in the 2012 Super Y-League season. LSC will host four premier teams in the spring and summer of 2012: U14, U15, U16 boys and U16 girls. “We are working hard to further our program offerings for our most competitive teams and players,” said Charles Mhlauri, Director of Coaching for LSC and former head coach of the Zimbabwe National Team. “The Super Y-League offers these players not only a chance to compete against some of the strongest clubs in the US and Canada, but a chance to be identified for the United States National Team Programs.” Teams that finish at the top of their respective divisions are invited to compete in the Super Y-League national championships in Tampa, Florida in December. 


Congratulations LSC Teams - Spring 2010

Lightning Soccer Club concluded its spring 2010 season with numerous awards and championship titles.  Congratulations to all LSC teams who competed this spring!  

  • U8 Boys:  Winner Amherst Memorial Tournament
  • U12 Boys Green:  Needham Tournament Semi-Finalists (U12 Premier)
  • U12 Girls Green: Needham Tournament Semi-Finalists (U12 Premier)
  • U13 Boys White: First place finish Granite State League Division 2
  • U13 Boys Green: Needham Tournament Champions (U13 Premier) and Nordic Cup Champions
  • U14 Boys: 2010 NH State Cup Champions and Needham Tournament Champions (U14 Premier)
  • U15 Boys: Needham Tournament Semi-Finalists (U15 Premier)
  • U16 Girls: Needham Tournament Semi-Finalists (U16 College Showcase)
  • U18 Boys: Needham Tournament Finalist (U18 College Showcase)
Lightning Spring 2011



July 2011 - Lightning's U14 Boys were the 2011 NH State Cup Champions, earning a berth to the Region 1 Championships in early July, as well as earning the Fair Play Award, selected by the referee and tournament committes. They were also champions of the New England Premiership League U14 Boys division.

The U15 Boys were also NH State Cup Champions, earning a berth to Regionals. They also did very well at the Potomac Memorial Day Tournament, coming home Finalists! 

Read on to see other results from Spring 2011...

Lightning Spring 2010


June 2010

Lightning U14 Boys, fresh from a Memorial Day Needham Tournament Championship, continued their winning ways on Sunday June 6 with a resounding 6-1 victory over the defending State Cup title holder, New Hampshire Classics, earning an invitation to the Region 1 Championships.

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