Congratulations to the Arizona Arsenal 01 Premier Girls Teal for their strong showing to wrap up National League

The Arizona Arsenal 01 Premier Girls Teal concluded their second leg of US Youth Soccer National League this weekend with impressive results, going 3-0.  The results put them in second place in their division.  The team showcased in front of 100 college programs during the weekend.

The results were a team effort but congratulations to Mollie Griswold and Allia Shatswell who finished the National League ranked number 1 and tied for 5th respectively for scoring leads.

Arizona Arsenal Players and Coaches have Strong Presence in HS State Championship Games

Congratulations to the Arizona Arsenal Soccer Club Players and Coaches that recently won AIA High School State Championships.  Arizona Arsenal Soccer Club players were featured on the following State Championship Teams:

Boys 6A- Desert Vista
Girls 6A- Xavier
Boys 5A- Campo Verde
Girls 3A- Casteel

Special congratulations to long time Arizona Arsenal Coach and Director Drew Guarneri on his State Championship with Campo Verde.

2018 National Signing Day

Congratulations to the Arizona Arsenal Soccer Club 2018 Seniors that recently signed their National Letters of Commitment.  Arizona Arsenal is proud of your accomplishment and wish you all the best as you go forward on your journey!

Arizona Arsenal wins AYSA “Of The Year Awards”

Congratulations to Arizona Arsenal Soccer Club Jim Cope, Club President, for receiving the Arizona Youth Soccer Association 2017 Volunteer of the Year and Summer Anderson, Staff Coach, for receiving Arizona Youth Soccer Association 2017 Girls Competitive Coach of the Year.
Used on the Nomination on Jim Cope:
Mr. Cope has been instrumental in the concept, funding, and construction of the Paloma Multipurpose facility. His efforts and countless hours are truly one of the main driving forces of this building that will service Arizona Arsenal Soccer Club and the community. He worked endless hours on the plan asking for feedback from Arsenal Staff and operations people. He was able to secure numerous sources of private funding to help with the creation of the building and his expertise in the weight room and turf area have all been extremely beneficial. Even though his daughter is three years removed from the club he stills continues to support Arsenal teams of all levels on the sidelines. You can ask all those around Jim Cope that he is a man of strong values and works tirelessly to uphold his reputation and that of Arizona Arsenal Soccer Club. He is open minded and truly believes and lives by the concept of servicing the players and the community.
Used on the Nomination of Summer Anderson:
The nominated Summer Anderson is active in the coaching community. In 2017 she won 2 AYSA state Cups. She is an active advocate of continuing to push the quality of soccer on her team, within our club, and within the state. Coach Anderson is open to new ways of teaching and is always looking to improve and promote the game. The nominees coaching philosophy is that all players can learn the game of soccer and through commitment and consistent work ethic they can develop the skills and knowledge to excel at the game.
Arizona Arsenal Soccer Club is happy for your accomplishment thankful for your services!

Arsenal 01 Premier Girls Teal Set for USYS National League

The Arizona Arsenal 01 Premier Girls Teal will be competing this weekend in the US Youth Soccer National League.  The girls will be competing this weekend in North Carolina against competition from around the country.  The accomplishment is a first for an Arizona Arsenal Team.  The girls will receive a tremendous amount of college exposure while competing in the event.

CLICK HERE to read the National League preview where Arsenal is featured.

CLICK HERE to watch the live stream of the game this Friday which starts at Noon Arizona time with Arizona Arsenal 01 Premier Girls Teal vs Arlington 01 Girls Red

Arsenal Alumni Hatch receives NWSL 2017 Rookie of the Year Award

North Carolina Courage forward Ashley Hatch, Arizona Arsenal 95 Premier Team, was named the 2017 NWSL Rookie of the Year after scoring seven goals and adding one assist. This is the second time in four years an Arizona player has been voted Rookie of the Year as Julie Ertz, also an Arsenal Alumni, won the award in 2014.

Hatch was selected as the second overall pick in the 2017 NWSL College Draft and scored her first professional goal on June 3 and amassed 1,200 minutes of play in 22 appearances. Three of her seven goals were game-winning goals and she helped guide the North Carolina Courage to a 16-7-1 record and the NWSL Shield, awarded to the best regular-season record.

Prior to playing professionally, Hatch attended Highland High School, winning the 2012 Division I Arizona State Championship, and competed for BYU at the college level. In four-years, she scored 47 goals and added 21 assists in 75 matches. At the conclusion of her senior season, Hatch was named to the All-America First Team by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

Hatch has also been capped at the international level making her debut for the U.S. Women’s National Team in a friendly against Switzerland on October 16, 2016.

2017 Arsenal Challenge a Huge Success

Thank you to the over 420 teams/ representing 5 states, the referees, quality venues, the Arsenal Board of Directors, and the Arsenal Parent Volunteers for making the 2017 Arsenal Challenge a success.

Special recognition to the Arizona Arsenal Teams that won their respective division.