A total of 20 players from the Chargers Soccer Club U-18 Boys USSF Development Academy team, the U-17 Boys Tampa Elite team, and U-18 Girls Clearwater Elite team will be honored for their commitments to play college soccer next season. More than 75 Chargers have moved on to play college soccer in the past four years alone.
Annie Barrett Bloomingdale
Amber Coca Bloomingdale Wagner College
Brittany Coca Bloomingdale
Dougie Dingess Ensworth (Tenn.) Furman University
Kristy Legoas East Lake Florida Southern College
Morgan Lorenti Palm Harbor University University of Tampa
Melinda Lukas North Ft. Myers Georgia Southern University
Ruth Seleznick Robinson
Karina White East Lake Palm Beach Atlantic
Eleni Mavres Clearwater
Chargers Soccer Club provides soccer opportunities to players throughout the Tampa Bay region with programs and fields in the Clearwater, Lakewood Ranch and Tampa communities, covering all sides of Tampa Bay. Chargers SC has approximately 90 competitive teams, a USSF Development Academy Program, three recreational programs, TOPS Soccer and an adult recreational league totaling nearly 3,000 players utilizing 50 soccer fields. The merger that formed Chargers SC brought together a pair of clubs established in the 1970s – the Clearwater Chargers (encompassing the former Countryside Lightning Soccer Club) and Fusion Futbol Club of Tampa Bay (formerly Black Watch Soccer Club and the New Tampa Soccer Association).
In addition to the NCAA, former Chargers can currently be found playing in MLS, European professional leagues and for U.S. National Teams. Recent Chargers SC alums Zac MacMath and Jeff Attinella currently play for the Philadelphia Union and Real Salt Lake of the MLS, respectively.