Soccer In The Streets and City of East Point Cut the Ribbon on the Third StationSoccer Pitch and Host a Community Block Party

Soccer In The Streets and City of East Point Cut the Ribbon on the Third StationSoccer Pitch and Host a Community Block Party

Soccer in the Streets, in partnership with the City of East Point, today cut the ribbon on its third award-winning StationSoccer location. Station Soccer – East Point, located at 2797 Main Street, East Point, GA, is across the street from the East Point MARTA station. The pitch was built in conjunction with the Atlanta United Foundation, MARTA, and the Transformation Alliance. Also included in the partnership are Oz Pizza and Joel Baskins, P.C. The East Point ribbon-cutting kicked-off a day-long community block party along Main Street that runs from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Corporate Cup 2019 a Success for Soccer in the Streets

Corporate Cup 2019 a Success for Soccer in the Streets

On Sunday, Sept. 29rd, over 200 people attended the Corporate Cup 2019, Soccer in the Streets' fundraising tournament that supports metro Atlanta's youth. The event - hosted at Grady Stadium and with the participation of eight corporate teams - was won by back to back champions Team Salesforce as they competed against squads from Deloitte, KPMG, IHG, BakerHostetler, Microsoft, Bader Scott Injury Lawyers, Equifax, and Salesforce. The tournament raised $60,000.

Girls Growth in Soccer

Girls Growth in Soccer

In Clarkston, Georgia - considered the most diverse square mile in America - a group of fifteen girls chatter about the U.S. Women’s National Team winning the 2019 World Cup this past July. Their dreams are being created in a small town is only what the future holds for women in sports. The only girl's team in the Clarkston community program, this team has seen an increase in participation and success over the past four years.

Black Tie Soccer Game 2019 Raises $115,000 for Soccer in the Streets

 Black Tie Soccer Game 2019 Raises $115,000 for Soccer in the Streets

On Sunday, Sept. 8th, Soccer in the Streets held its annual Black Tie Soccer Game 2019. Soccer in the Streets’ end of year gala hosted family and friends. Instead of the standard banquet dinner, the participants dressed up and play soccer to raise money in support of social impact soccer initiatives benefiting thousands of underserved children in the metro Atlanta area. This year, the Black Tie Event raised $115,000 for Soccer in the Streets.

Georgia Power & Atlanta United surprise our West End youth players

Georgia Power & Atlanta United surprise our West End youth players

A summer Tuesday afternoon practice turned into a surprise experience for the West End community youth players. Starting practice with very few details, coach Joel Apudo led the community team through their normal paces. However, waiting in the wings was Michael Parkhurst, the captain of MLS side Atlanta United, who would join training on the StationSoccer-West End pitches and announce to the youth players that they will be attending the team’s August 11th match. This incredible experience would have never been possible without the generosity of Georgia Power and Atlanta United.

Leeds Beckett University Volunteer Program

Leeds Beckett University Volunteer Program

Soccer in the Streets had the honor of hosting the Leeds Beckett University Volunteer Program as they visited our youth programs this summer. Since 2016, the volunteer program has worked with our organization and has created something special. The program volunteers strive to be leaders and impact the community. For them, working with Soccer in the Streets has allowed them to have a second family in the United States. 

Mercedes-Benz, Piedmont Hospital, and PGA Tour Superstore to Sponsor Professional Soccer Player Julian Gressel’s Inaugural Gresselmania Golf Classic

Mercedes-Benz, Piedmont Hospital, and PGA Tour Superstore to Sponsor  Professional Soccer Player Julian Gressel’s Inaugural Gresselmania Golf Classic

Professional soccer player Julian Gressel is excited to announce Mercedes-Benz, Piedmont Hospital, and PGA Tour Superstore as sponsors of his inaugural Gresselmania Golf Classic to be held Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at TPC Sugarloaf in Duluth, Georgia. The Gresselmania Golf Classic, created by Gressel and his wife, Casey, will raise funds for Soccer in the Streets to build a field at a new StationSoccer location Atlanta for kids who don’t have access and transportation to play soccer.  

Dreams Become a Reality

Dreams Become a Reality

Dreams became a reality for two Clarkston FC players this summer. Elvis and Phil of the Clarkston FC U19 Boys team found out they both will be attending Campbellsville University in the Fall of 2020. After being a part of the in the Soccer in the Streets (SITS) program for over seven years, these two athletes have fulfilled a goal they set years ago as youngsters.

MERCEDES-BENZ BUCKHEAD AND FOOTIE MOB PARTNER TO PROVIDE TWO MERCEDES-BENZ VANS FOR SOCCER IN THE STREETS

MERCEDES-BENZ BUCKHEAD AND FOOTIE MOB PARTNER TO PROVIDE TWO MERCEDES-BENZ VANS FOR SOCCER IN THE STREETS

Mercedes-Benz of Buckhead announced today that it has partnered with Footie Mob, an Atlanta United FC recognized supporters group, to provide two Mercedes-Benz vans for Soccer in the Streets, a non-profit organization that empowers underserved youth through sports-based training, character development, mentoring, and employability programs. The Mercedes-Benz of Buckhead vans will be available to Soccer in the Streets at no cost and on an as-needed basis.

Professional Soccer Player, Midfielder Julian Gressel Announces First Annual Gresselmania Golf Classic

Professional Soccer Player, Midfielder Julian Gressel Announces First Annual Gresselmania Golf Classic

Atlanta soccer fans, get ready to hit the fairways this fall for the first annual Gresselmania Golf Classic, hosted by Atlanta's own, Julian Gressel. The Gresselmania Golf Classic will take place Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at TPC Sugarloaf in Duluth, Georgia. The Gresselmania Golf Classic, created by Gressel and his wife, Casey, will raise funds for Soccer in the Streets to build a new StationSoccer in downtown Atlanta for kids to have access (and transportation) to play soccer.

Impact Day

Impact Day

Impact Day is defined as a day for collaborating with an outside organization and giving back to the community. A group of more than 50 Deloitte employees spent their 2019 Impact Day helping to improve our Clarkston FC facilities and teaching our youth how to prepare for a successful job interview. 

Deloitte, a consulting company that works with many of the world’s most admired brands, has been involved with Soccer in the Streets for two years as the top fundraiser for the Corporate Cup.  

City of East Point Is Newest Soccer in the Streets Collaborator

City of East Point Is Newest Soccer in the Streets Collaborator

The City of East Point today announced an official collaboration with Soccer in the Streets to create the third StationSoccer™ location. It will be built across the street from the East Point MARTA station at 2848 East Main Street and expands the world's first network of soccer fields insid­­­­­e and surrounding major transit stations. Officially named StationSoccer - East Point, the third location of this innovative project will see construction commence on April 11th, with an unveiling to the community within the next month.