The Lower Merion Soccer Club (LMSC) is a not-for-profit youth soccer organization that sponsors a wide range of youth soccer programs for
over 2800 youngsters each year between the ages of 4-18.
Each year, LMSC offers the following programs:
Fall Intramural Program (ages 4-14)
Spring Intramural Program (ages 5-12)
Travel Team Program (Under 8 up through Under 19)
Summer Tournament Team Program (travel team players)
Pre-Travel Developmental Academy
Special Needs Program for children with physical, mental and emotional limitations
A wide range of Training Programs offered throughout the year for children of all ages and levels
The 2017 - 2018 season is our 50th season!!!!!
Our club is about diversity. While our Travel Team Program competes against some of the top teams in the region (LMSC travel teams
won three state championships in 2017, 2016 and also in 2014), we
also offer a wide range of programs for novice players of all ages, regardless of athletic ability and soccer background.
Our club offers a wide range of programs for children, based on age, gender, athletic ability, previous experience and desired competitive level.
Our Travel Team Program offers up to four different teams in many age groups. The Travel Team Program is not just for the superstar.
The Travel Team Program also offers teams for players looking to play at more competitive levels who are not super athletes.
Our intramural program offers soccer for children ages 4-14. Our younger age groups all play in smaller numbers and on smaller fields than
the older age groups. This philosophy enables players to be more involved with the play and develop at a much faster rate.
The ultimate objective of all LMSC programs is "to provide each and every youngster with a fun filled experience in a soccer environment."
This philosophy applies to the highest level travel team player down to the least experienced intramural players and everyone in between.
LMSC is affiliated with the Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer Association (EPYSA) and the United States Soccer Federation (USSF).
LMSC is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.
Lower Merion Soccer Club
Box 360 Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
LMSC STORM 2017 Under 17 Region One Semifinalists 2017 Under 17 State Champions 2017 Under 17 Indoor State Champions 2016 Under 15 State Champions 2016 Under 15 Indoor State Champions 2014 Under 13 Indoor State Champions 2013 Under 12 Indoor State Champions
LMSC INVICTUS 2017 Under 13 Region One Finalists 2017 Under 13 State Champions
LMSC SABERTOOTH RATS 2016 Under 15 Region I USA Champions 2016 Under 15 State Champions 2016 Under 15 Indoor State Champions 2015 Under 14 Indoor State Champions 2014 Under 13 Indoor State Champions 2013 Under 12 Indoor State Champions 2012 Under 11 Indoor State Champions 2011 Under 10 Indoor State Champions 2010 Under 9 State Champions 2010 Under 9 Indoor State Champions
LMSC MEGALODONS 2017 Under 9 State Champions
LMSC DING 2016 Under 11 State Champions 2016 Under 11 Indoor State Champions 2015 Under 10 Indoor State Champions 2014 Under 9 State Champions 2014 Under 9 Indoor State Cup Champions
LMSC FENIX 2015 Under 11 State Champions 2013 Under 9 State Champions
LMSC MAGIC 2014 Under 16 State Champions 2014 Under 16 Indoor State Champions 2013 Under 15 Indoor State Champions 2012 Under 14 Indoor State Champions 2009 Under 11 State Champions 2008 Under 10 State Champions
LMSC LEGENDS 2016 Under 12 Indoor State Champions 2014 Under 10 State Champions 2013 Under 9 Indoor State Champions
LMSC BALOS 2016 Under 10 Indoor State Champions 2015 Under 9 Boys Indoor State Champions
LMSC FIRE 2016 Under 13 Indoor State Champions
LMSC HERRICANES 2015 Under 13 Girls Indoor State Champions
LMSC AZTECS 2015 Under 13 Boys Indoor State Champions
LMSC BOCA 2014 Under 14 Indoor State Champions
LMSC LIGHTNING 2013 Under 16 Indoor State Champions 2012 Under 15 Indoor State Champions
LMSC VELEZ 2011 Under 19 State Champions 2008 Under 16 State Champions 2004 Under 12 State Champions
LMSC HEART 2009 Under 14 Girls State Champions 2008 Under 13 Girls State Champions
WINTER TRAINING PROGRAMS
LMSC will again be offering a wide range of training programs during the winter months. Training programs will be offered for our youngest
players (2013 births) up through older age travel team players. The training programs will run indoors, on the weekends, starting
PLAYER OF THE WEEK AWARD
Each week, LMSC honors two travel team players (one male, one female) with our Player Of The Week Award.
October 15: Sophie Smolen, Connor Stein
October 8: Andrew Buckingham, Catherine Cantu
October 1: Steven Walicki, Rebecca Burkhart
September 24: Ryan Leff, Evelyn Mastaglio
September 18: Cole Feldman, Ruby Wolf
September 11: Katie Flanagan, Cruz Corialos
September 4: Sara Kestenbaum, Andres Garces
August 27: Emma Barrabee, Bryce Dodd
LMSC ALUMS PLAYING IN COLLEGE
At least 46 LMSC alums are playing soccer in college in 2017. See a list of these players and they schools they are playing for.
FALL INTRAMURAL PROGRAM
Our 2017 Fall Intramural Program started on Saturday, September 9. There are 14 different divisions for children born between 2003 and 2013.
SPECIAL NEEDS PROGRAM
Each fall, LMSC runs a Special Needs Program for players with physical, mental or social differences that
would make it difficult to play in other LMSC programs.
This program is open to children ages 5-16.
INVICTUS ARE FINALISTS AT REGIONALS
LMSC Invictus, our U-13A boys travel team, took second place in the Region One Championships, losing in the
second overtime of the championship game to Real FC (New Jersey state champions). Regional Championships include all state champions from
Maine through West Virginia.
STORM ARE SEMIFINALISTS AT REGIONALS
LMSC Storm, our U-17A girls travel team, lost a heartbreaking overtime semifinal game at the Region One
championships to HBC Impact from New York. Regional Championships include all state champions from
Maine through West Virginia.
THREE TEAMS CROWNED STATE CHAMPIONS
For the second straight year, three LMSC travel teams have won their state cup competitions.
Congratulations to the following teams on being crowned 2017 State Champions:
Three other teams made it to the championship game of their age group's state cup competition,
Impact (U-11 Girls), Double 07's (U-10 Boys) and Thundercats (U-10 Girls 'B' Flight). Five
other LMSC teams reached the semifinals of their state cup competition.
LMSC LOOKING TO HIRE EXPERIENCED COACHES
LMSC is looking to hire experienced coaches for their Travel Team Program. If you are interested in coaching, please contact LMSC President
Biff Sturla. Please include a
soccer resume or brief letter listing your soccer background and credentials.
2016 COACHES OF THE YEAR AWARDS
LMSC has announced the club's 2016 Coach Of The Year Award Winner. Congratulations to the following coaches:
ALEX AND EVAN'S JOURNEY FROM U-10D TRAVEL TO THE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
Five years ago, Alex Kades and Evan Tracy were playing on the LMSC Force, our U-10D team. Their team lost in the Delco League Division 6 championship game.
Now they are on the LMSC Sabertooth Rats, our U-15A team, State Champions, Region I Champions and heading to Texas to compete in the National Championships. Do people
selected for 'D' teams ever move up to higher level teams? Ask Alex and Evan.
FORMER LMSC PLAYER MATTHEW REAL INVITED TO U-18 NATIONAL TEAM CAMP
Former LMSC travel team player Matthew Real has been called into the USA Under 18 National Team camp.
DRIBBLING AND 1v1 ATTACKING VIDEO
LMSC has put together a 20 minute video showing basic dribbling skills taught in training sessions and practices.
This video can be enjoyed by players, parents and coaches.
LMSC NEWS ITEMS
October 8, 2017 Fusion (U-11 Boys) Take Second In Jack Welsh Tournament
October 8, 2017 Monstars (U-10A Girls) Win PA Ukrainian Nationals Columbus Cup Tournament
September 3, 2017 Impact (U-12A Girls) Win PA Classics Keystone Cup Tournament
August 27, 2017 Furia (U-11A Girls) Win Kickoff Classic Tournament
August 27, 2017 Stealth Win Battle At Hilltop Classic
August 20, 2017 Megalodons Win Kickoff Classic Tournament Top Flight
August 20, 2017 Impact Take Second Place In Top Flight Of Battle Of Hilltop Tournament
August 10, 2017 LMSC Heavily Represented on Philadelphia Maccabi 14 Year Old Championship Team
July 1, 2017 U-13 Boys Summer Program Team Wins MAPS Tournament
July 1, 2017 U-10 Girls Summer Program Team Wins MAPS Tournament
July 1, 2017 Four LMSC Alums Lead USA To The 2017 Maccabi Games Championship
July 7, 2017 LMSC Rats Host Team From Dubai In Friendly Match
June 22, 2017 Zion Scarlett On Cover of EPYSA Touchline Magazine
June 22, 2017 Four LMSC Alums Representing The USA in 2017 Maccabi Games
June 18, 2017 Main Line Media News Honors Our Three State Championship Teams
June 18, 2017 Tik Tak (U-11A Boys) Win Kirkwood, Delaware Tournament
June 10, 2017 U-9 Boys Win Live Media 3v3 Tournament
June 4, 2017 Rogue Wave Win Cherry Hill Tournament
June 4, 2017 Impact (U-11 Girls) Win Lancaster Summer Classic
May 21, 2017 Storm (U-17 Girls) Repeat As State Champions
May 21, 2017 Invictus (U-13 Boys) Win State Championship
May 21, 2017 Under 9 Boys Win State Championship
May 21, 2017 Impact (U-11A Girls) Take Second In State Cups
May 21, 2017 Stingerz (U-11 Girls) Win Whitpain Classic Tournament
May 7, 2017 Thunderbolts (U-16 Girls) Take First Place at March Into Cups Tournament
May 7, 2017 LMSC Strike (U-12B Girls) Take First Place at March Into Cups Tournament
May 6, 2017 LMSC Sting Take First Place at Bimbo B-Active Cup
April 15, 2017 LMSC Thundercats Win Robert Urban Memorial Tournament
March 25, 2017 LMSC Fusion Win YSC Indoor League Championship
March 7, 2017 Harrison Malone helps our state's Olympic Development Program win National Chamionship
March 6, 2017 Tik Tak (U-11 Boys) take second place in Richmond, Virginia
March 3, 2017 Impact (U-11 Girls) take first and second in Philly Futsal League, playing up a year
February 26, 2017 LaFuria (U-10 Girls) Win Indoor State Cups
February 26, 2017 LMSC 007s (U-10 Boys) Take Second Place At State Cups
February 26, 2017 Crazy 7s (U-10 Boys) Take Second Place At State Cups (B Flight)
February 26, 2017 Fury (U-9 Girls) Take Second Place At State Cups (B Flight)
February 20, 2017 U-9A Boys take second at Indoor State Cups
February 4, 2017 Storm (U-17 girls) repeat as Indoor State Champions
January 22, 2017 Force (U-12 girls) crowned Indoor State Champions
January 9, 2017 LaFuria (U-10 girls) win YSC U-11 Indoor League
December 10, 2016 Zion Georges (U-13A boys) Invited To Train With Tottenham Hotspurs Youth Academy in London
December 5, 2016 LMSC Alum Kevin Lawson Leads Tufts University To NCAA Division 3 National Championship
December 4, 2016 Boca (U-18 Boys) Win PA Classic Showcase Tournament
November 27, 2016 Magicians (U-8 Boys) Take Second At Parkwood Thanksgiving Tournament
November 20, 2016 Invictus (U-13A Boys) Win Top Flight At Bethesda Tournament
November 20, 2016 Boca (U-18A Boys) Win Bracket At Bethesda Tournament
November 20, 2016 Tik Tak (U-11A Boys) Win CRUSA Tournament Playing Up A Year
November 20, 2016 Chaos (U-16 Boys) Win CRUSA Fall Tournament
November 20, 2016 Ambush (U-13 Boys) Win CRUSA Fall Tournament
November 20, 2016 Masters (U-10 Boys) Win Hempfield Tournament
November 20, 2016 Boys Developmental Academy Red Team Wins Bracket At Welsh Cup
November 19, 2016 U-10 La Furia Win U-11 Bracket At Welsh Cup
November 19, 2016 Lightning (U-14 Girls) Crowned Champions At Welsh Cup
November 19, 2016 Monstars (U-9 Girls) Go 3-0 At Welsh Cup
November 19, 2016 Fury (U-9 Girls) Go 3-0 At Welsh Cup
November 13, 2016 Invictus (U-13A Boys) Win Atlantic Premier League
November 13, 2016 Cosmos (U-14B Boys) Crowned Delco League co-champions
November 13, 2016 Colts Win Majors Division Championship