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‘The Academy’ in talks with Spanish group

Oak Grove, MS  –  Our good friend Inaki Erana visited with us in Jackson, Mississippi recently at the Crossroads of the South Tournament. Inaki has been instrumental in helping to set up both our trips to Spain in the past few years, the friendship growing from connections with Nigel Boulton and Carl Reynolds. Nigel recruited…

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Flathau thanks ‘The Academy’ and Coach Carl Reynolds

Houston, TX –  Heath Flathau of Hattiesburg, Mississippi recently moved to Houston, Texas to join the Houston Texans Developmental Academy. Heath is an outstanding talent and had been playing his soccer in Jackson for the Rush. Even so he has worked consistently with us here at Southern States Soccer as a training player and as…

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SSS players trial at MLS Development Academy

Atlanta, GA –  Christopher LaRussa (left) and ‘Juice’ Rowland were in Atlanta this week training with the MLS Atlanta United DA Academy. The boys made an impression playing against the Atlanta outfit when the Southern States Soccer ‘The Academy’ 2003 team beat United in tournament play by 4-3 recently. ‘Topher’ is an ’03 and ‘Juice’…

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Busy SuperWeekend

Oak Grove, MS –  It was a busy SuperWeekend for Southern States Soccer just ended.  We welcomed Lisa Lavelle of the Sports Source who educated and trained our ‘The Academy’ players and parents about college prep using their custom made software and web based services. Just another example of Southern States Soccer going the extra…

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Three events, two titles in one weekend a first

‘The Academy’ had teams at three different tournament locations over this Labor Day weekend. The 2001 and 2003 teams were in Marietta, Georgia with the 2005’s in Atlanta and 2007’s in Jackson, MS. This was the first time ‘The Academy’ boys had played at three different tournament locations in one weekend and shows the continued growth…

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Rouhbakhsh and LaRussa join board

Following the recent resignation of Paul Roblin as President of Southern States Soccer the owners are pleased to announce Dr. Rambod Rouhbakhsh of Laurel, Mississippi as our new President. Dr. Rouhbakhsh hails from the northwest region of the U.S. and was team physician for the Portland Timbers during his time there. A former collegiate player…

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2018 Awards Night a Blast

Hattiesburg – Miss.  Southern States Soccer held it’s awards evening on Saturday, May 19th following the first day of another SuperWeekend. ‘Juice’ Rowland won the overall boys Player of the Year award. The list of other award winners will be published soon. It was a great night and was followed by Champions League style 5…

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Player I.D. days, location & times Changed for Birmingham

PLAYER I.D. DAYS (Try-outs) **NOTE** BIRMINGHAM CHANGE OF LOCATION AND TIMES   BIRMINGHAM, AL Location: Shades Mountain Ind, School, 2281 Old Tyler Road, Hoover, AL 35226 Player I.D. days for the 2018-19 season are: Monday APRIL 30th and/or Thursday MAY 3 4.30-6.00 pm Boys Only birth years 2005-06-07-08-09 Monday APRIL 30th and/or Thursday MAY 3…

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‘The Academy’ back in training

‘The Academy’ was back in training last week after the Christmas break. Week one concluded with a SuperWeekend of training and games. Whether it was indoor, outdoor on the artificial turf field or on the grass, the players all worked hard and had fun getting back together again. There was even a session set aside…

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