2004 Girls Trip to Sweden

In July 2019 a group of 04 girls traveled to Sweden to compete against international teams, train with Swedish players, sightsee and immerse themselves in Swedish culture. This is the second time ASA had traveled to Malmo, Sweden and for the second summer in a row this trip did not disappoint. Below is an overview […]

Traveling to Portugal with the USYF National Team

Drew arrives at the airport in his National Team gear on his way to compete in Portugal. What was the tryout process like to make the USYF National Team? What kind of preparation did you do on your own for the tournament? EMMA: In February of 2018 I attended the Virginia State USYF ID Trial […]

Denmark and Sweden | Day 8 & 9

Tournament Day 1 Friday kicked off the ASA International tournament! It was a great day of soccer and because of the heat and field time, games were shortened to (2) 20-minute halves. ASA girls pose together after a game in the Malmo Cup in Sweden. ASA faired well and lead the competition with two wins, a tie, […]

Denmark and Sweden Trip | Day 7

On Thursday, the ASA girls enjoyed a day of rest to prepare their bodies and minds for the Malmö Cup tournament which starts Friday morning. After breakfast, the team embarked on a bus tour of Malmo, Sweden and then crossed the sound and headed for Copenhagen, Denmark. Our tour guide was entertaining and she shared […]

Denmark & Sweden Trip | Day 6

Wednesday marked another fabulous day for the ASA Sweden/Denmark contingent. The day began with a 30 minute walk to old Malmö Stadium to watch FC Rosengård train. A beautiful plaza the team passed through on their walk. FC Rosengård, one of the women’s elite pro teams in Sweden, plays on the same field where many teams […]

Denmark & Sweden Trip | Days 3, 4 & 5

Beaches, training and the first match! Sunday, July 22 Sunday morning kicked off with a training session for the girls, Coach Ryan, and Coach Tommy. Training was hosted at a local club facility and with jet lag behind them, the girls not only got motivated for the week ahead, but also got a great sense of the […]

Denmark & Sweden — Day 1

This summer we’ve partnered with our good friend Pedro Paiva from AOXY Experiences to plan an incredible ten day soccer trip to Denmark and Sweden. This experience, in a European hotbed of women’s soccer, will included games against professional youth clubs (FC Copenhagen and FC Rosengard), sightseeing, Scandinavian culture, beautiful beaches, delicious food and more. […]

ASA Players Selected for ODP Local , State and International Trip Teams

We’d like to congratulate the following players who were selected for ODP teams this season. Northern District ODP Brendan Murray | 2002 Boys Daniel Colucci | 2005 Boys Meaghan Bucceri | 2005 Girls Caitlin Bucceri | 2003 Girls Michaela McCormack | 2003 Girls Lindy Moss | 2001 Girls State ODP Graydon Campbell | 2005 Boys […]

Day 1—We arrived! (Aug. 12)

Check out daily diaries for the entire trip: Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5, Day 6, Day 7, Day 8, Day 9.   Our ASA players gathered at the airport — ready to fly! ASA has arrived! After a full day of travel, direct to Barcelona and connecting to Milan, we arrived in Turin, Italy around […]

Day 2—Turin, Italy (Aug. 13)

C’era Una Volta (once upon a time)… a group of 60 ASA players, coaches and chaperones were able to tour the world renowned Allianz Stadium in Turin, Italy. But first, training! We departed for BRS Grugliasco’s training facility after a solid nights rest. The facility, a true “soccer school” (Scuola Calcio), was impressive. The players […]