Austin United FC

Austin United FC, also known as the Flyers, is an American soccer team in Austin, Texas. The team plays in the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL), as part of the league's South Region Lone Star Conference.[1] The team was founded in 2017 and played its first season in the NPSL in 2020.[2] The team plays its home games at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Del Valle, Texas, which has a capacity of 4000 people.[3][4]

Austin United FC
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Full nameAustin United FC
Nickname(s)Flyers
Founded2018; 3 years ago (2018)
StadiumVeterans Memorial Stadium
Capacity4000
OwnerOrlando Medrano
Academy DirectorAlex Morais
LeagueNational Premier Soccer League
WebsiteClub website

HistoryEdit

Austin United FC was founded in 2018 by Orlando Medrano.[5] The team participated in regional competitions for two years before joining the NPSL in 2020.[2]

OperationsEdit

Austin United FC is run by Medrano, general manager Dustin Mendoza, and the team's academy director, Alex Morais.[6] The club has a senior team and a youth academy.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Teams". National Premier Soccer League. January 16, 2020. Retrieved May 26, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Austin United FC Joins the NPSL for the 2020 Season". National Premier Soccer League. November 15, 2019. Retrieved May 26, 2020.
  3. ^ "Our Home Stadium". Austin United FC. Retrieved May 26, 2020.
  4. ^ "Veterans Stadium". TexasBob.com. December 19, 2017. Retrieved May 26, 2020.
  5. ^ "History". Austin United FC. Retrieved May 26, 2020.
  6. ^ Bils, Chris. "Soccer notebook: Claudio Reyna's roots, passion for youth both assets for Austin FC". Austin American-Statesman. Retrieved May 26, 2020.
  7. ^ "About Us". Austin United FC. Retrieved May 26, 2020.

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