Coach of the Month: Jonathan Cruz

We are BACK with our Coach of the Month feature! We’ll be featuring coaches from all ASA programs to learn more about their backgrounds and stories. We are excited to highlight Coach Jonathan Cruz this month! What programs do you coach at ASA and how long have you been coaching with our club? I coach […]

Academy Futsal 2023-24

As the fall soccer season gets underway we are excited to share information about the upcoming Academy Futsal season (formerly known as Futsal ID)! Over the past several years we have worked to integrate the Futsal ID and Academy Soccer season experiences. In transitioning the program name to Academy Futsal, we are taking another step […]

Sweden 2023 Highlights

This Sweden trip was so much fun! Everyday we got to play soccer and see so many amazing parts of Denmark and Sweden! I got so much closer to my teammates and got to bond with the other Swedish girls we played against. I made so many memories on this trip that I won’t forget. […]

Zotheka Scholarship Award | Inaugural Recipient

At halftime of a recent ASA Reds NPSL match we recognized the first ever ASA Zotheka Scholarship Award winner, Jarbin Rodriguez. The award was presented by the Vandehei Family, Zotheka Scholarship founders, along with ASA’s Executive Director, Tommy Park and MLS-N Director Will Hanna. Jarbin recently finished his youth career as part of the U19 […]

Barcelona 2023 Highlights

In mid-June a group of boys born in 2008, 2009, and 2010 traveled to Barcelona, Spain for a week of soccer competition, sightseeing, great food and professional matches. Upon touching down in Spain the group headed straight to the beach to enjoy the beautiful weather and sights. Of course a bit of beach soccer broke […]

2023 Academy Tryouts

As we prepare to kick off the 2023 tryouts for our Academy (travel) soccer program we refreshed and updated some information we have consolidated in the past! Below is a Q&A that helps answer what soccer tryouts look like from the inside—from ASA’s coach and admin leadership perspective. Take a look into the processes and […]

Coach Liz’s Shrimp Scampi

In 2023 ASA launched a Food at the Field initiative, helping families feed kids during busy weeknights and weekends. Have a favorite pre-game recipe to share? Are you a restauranteur looking to serve up delicious options for athletes? We want to hear from you! We checked in with Coach Liz to see what she makes […]

ASA Wrapped | A look back at 2022

As we take a short break from soccer fields and futsal courts over the next week, it is the perfect time to look back and reflect on the past 12 months. As we remember 2022 and think back over the events, celebrations, growth, wins and losses—we are reminded of our passionate and supportive community, who […]

College Diaries: Taryn White

Taryn White is an Alexandria native and was a member of the ASA community for her entire soccer career, from the Rec League up through Academy, with camps, futsal, assistant coaching and everything in between. Before heading off to college she even played on ASA’s women’s CCL U23 Team. Now, she is a freshman at […]

Reds join UPSL

Alexandria Soccer Association (ASA) is thrilled to announce that our amateur (semi-professional) level men’s team — ASA Reds — will join United Premier Soccer League (UPSL) for the upcoming fall and spring seasons! The league compliments the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) platform where the team was recently crowned 2022 conference champions. In addition to […]