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SMSC Elite Select

2020-21 SMSC TRYOUT INFORMATION

SMSC Elite Select Tryouts will take place June 11-22, 2020.  For information, please go to our Tryout, Team Formation and FAQ page.

SMSC Financial Aid Information

SMSC Financial Aid Select applications are reviewed twice annually and are due July 15 (first round) and November 15, 2020 (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.

2020-21 SMSC ELITE PROGRAMMING

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

SMSC Elite Premier Blue - MidSouth Info

National League Showcase Series 
Beginning with the 2020-21 seasonal year, all Mid South Conference teams will have access to the new National League Showcase Series.  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 usyouthsoccer.org website .

Mid South Conference Format of Play
The Mid South Conference will continue to operate as it did in 2019-20 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.
 
While we are   all   wanting to get back onto the field as soon as possible, we will continue to look out for the health and safety of the players, coaches, and spectators first.  We as a National League Conference will continue to monitor both national and local impacts of the coronavirus moving forward as we plan for Fall 2020.

2020-21 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.

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!