South Atlantic Premier League expands entering 10th year as NPL member
The South Atlantic Premier League will head into its tenth year as a member in US Club Soccer’s National Premier Leagues (NPL) with an expanded membership.
The league is welcoming two more clubs in addition to the previously announced clubs: SSA North Georgia Soccer Academy and Tennessee United Soccer Club, which will field U-13 through U-19 boys teams, beginning with the 2021-22 season.
South Atlantic Premier League boys member clubs span Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennesee:
- AFC Lightning (GA)
- Barça Academy Charlotte (NC)
- Charleston SC (SC)
- Charlotte Soccer Academy (NC)
- Hoover Vestavia (AL)
- SC Surf (SC)
- SSA (GA)
- SSA North Georgia Soccer Academy (GA)
- Tennessee United Soccer Club (TN)
- Tormenta FC (GA)
- Triangle United (NC)
- UFA (GA)
- Wake FC (NC)
- Wake FC North (NC)
The league has found success in US Club Soccer postseason competitions, and four clubs have been accepted as Players First-licensed clubs: Barça Academy Charlotte, SSA, Triangle United and UFA.
“We are excited that the South Atlantic Premier League is welcoming two additional clubs for the 2021-22 season,” said Leo Garcia, US Club Soccer’s VP of Competitions and NPL General Manager. “As I mentioned in the previous announcement of additional clubs, the quality of competition provided by the member clubs is impressive and we look forward to continuing our support of the league through the programs, resources and competitions US Club Soccer provides.”