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Employment Opportunity for Programs Manager and Coaches

The Oakes Training Center, Oak Grove, MS –  Southern States Soccer has an opening for a full-time or part-time Programs Manager for our non-Academy programs. We are also looking for enthusiastic and energetic full-time and part-time coaches for boys and girls. If you are interested please contact us by e-mail: office@southernstatessoccer.com and attach your current…

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Rain, pain and 2nd place in Atlanta

Atlanta, GA –  Last weekend ‘The Academy’ took two teams to Georgia for the Showcase Atlanta event. The weather was extremely cold and rainy at times and affected most games. The 2005 team led by coach Tony Marriel managed a second place finish with a 1-1-1 record. The boys played up in age group against…

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Futsal event kicks-off new year

Foley, Alabama –  Southern States Soccer took players ranging in ages from 2010 to 2007 birth years, in mixed age group teams for a fun and competitive Futsal event in Foley, Alabama, hosted by the local sports and tourism group. The new year kick-off saw teams from Covington Louisiana, Montgomery Alabama, Perdomo Bay Florida, as…

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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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