The Empire FC is the home of some of the best competitive soccer in the region. The EFC fields teams that compete on more a regional level including State Cup and College Showcase Tournaments.
Mountain State Soccer Club Travel Season
The MSSC PRIDE is the local travel club. Primarily playing out of the Bridgeport Recreational Complex MSSC trains at least two nights per week. In addition to training, the club primarily plays in the PAWEST Travel league. Sunday games are played between Pittsburgh, PA and Bridgeport WV. In addition to league play the group also plays local "friendlies" and tournaments around the tri-state area. Valley Soccer Academy services the club as the Director of Coaching.
JR. Travel Academy
The Junior Academy program is meant to be an introduction to Travel Soccer. The program will be held on Monday nights from 5:30-6:45PM. Junior Academy is only open to players with a birth year of 2012 and 2011. In addition to the Academy fee, players will be expected to purchase a training jersey. The intention is to train 8 times (MIN of 6) from April 1st thru May 20th Once you sign up for the program there will be no refunds. There is a guarantee of 6 trainings regardless of field status.
Depending on interest the group will participate on a year end "Travel" tournament around NCWV. The tournament fee will be split between the participating players.
FUTSAL will emphasize the use of the sole of your foot, alongside small sided games and a Futsal game of 5v5, all under Futsal National Rules. Futsal is also played with a smaller, harder, low-bounce ball. The surface, ball, and rules together favour ball control and passing in small spaces. The game's "emphasis is on improvisation, creativity and technique.
Dynamics Is a professionally based program which focuses on a players speed, agility, technical ability,technique, ball control, juggling,receiving, passing, shooting, dribbling, changing direction with ball effective and efficiently. Concentrates on a players mental toughness through concentration games and a competitive setting. We play 3v3 at the end of every session.
*Player must be registered with the Empire FC