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SMSC Elite Select


SMSC Elite Select Tryout Information for the 2022-23 season is now posted.   For Team Formation and Financial information, please go to our Team Formation and FAQ page.  If you had a conflict for tryouts and wish to be considered, please contact the club at

SMSC Financial Aid Information

SMSC Financial Aid Select applications are reviewed twice annually and are due July 15 (first round) and November 15, 2022 (final awards).  All applications received prior to these dates will be reviewed for consideration.  Applications received after these dates can not be considered for the current competitive season.  Mailed applications will be accepted or email completed form to:


  • Age Group Director technical oversight and evaluation on programming and day to day operation.  Technical Staff
  • U9 and U10 Elite Development League for players born in 2013 and 2014
  • Co-ordinated and professionally managed club fitness instruction 
  • Seasonal Technical Planning for all teams
  • Goalkeeper programming
  • Coach & Player Development Symposium (Apr/May)
  • Gulf Coast Division / National League Mid-South member (USYS)
  • Member of MSA, MCSL and USYS National League
  • Select level event hosting:  Deep South Challenge & Wild Turkey Shootout (Fall) and Mardi Gras on The Coast, Player's Cup & Coastal Cup D2 (Spring)
  • Full time club administration and management

SMSC Elite Premier Blue - MidSouth Info

National League Showcase Series 
All Mid South Conference teams will have access to the new National League Showcase Series and National League PRO program.  The National League Showcase Series provides more opportunities for Mid South Conference teams to compete within a national platform against other similarly performing teams from other Conferences. These Showcases are designed to maximize identification opportunities for Mid South Conference players and to create efficient recruiting opportunities for the scouting community.  More information about the National League Showcase Series can be found in  FAQ  document and additional information will be forthcoming on the website .

Mid South Conference Format of Play
The Mid South Conference will continue to operate as it did in 2022-23 with teams from AR, MS, LA, TN, AL, and FL (panhandle).  We will continue to look for ways to better serve and connect the state associations and clubs within the Mid South Conference.  MS - Gulf Coast Division will continue to operate in Coastal MS, LA, and the Florida panhandle.

2022-23 Select Coach Application

Interested in working with SMSC at the Select level as a coach ?  Please complete the Coach Registration form and we will be pleased to speak with you.  Coaches at the Select level are expected to have attained a minimum USSF 'D' License and / or have college or equivalent level playing experience.

Contact SMSC at:

South Mississippi Select Soccer est. 1982

SMSC Select Soccer History: The South Mississippi Soccer Club (SMSC) is celebrating over 38 years of existence here on the Gulf Coast. SMSC was established in 1978 as a full member of the Mississippi Soccer Association (MSA) which was formed in 1974 with the United States Youth Soccer Association.  In 1982, SMSC started the original Select Soccer Program in our area.  The founding fathers of this program were volunteers.  The original SMSC select teams were named "UNITED" to signify opportunity for talented players from any area to play. Other team names were "Coke United" and "Coke Express," after the local Coca Cola bottling company generously became a sponsor of the program.  In 2012, SMSC merged with Biloxi's Real Mississippi Select program to form the largest pool of soccer players on the Gulf Coast with a membership of over 2,000 players. Become a part of the soccer heritage in the most successful and established program on our beautiful Mississippi Gulf Coast!