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Orange County Soccer Club and the Anaheim Family YMCA Announce Youth Soccer Partnership

  • Partnership to kick off with 2024 OCSC Season and YMCA Youth Soccer 2024 Season.
  • Orange County Soccer Club becomes the “Official Pro Soccer League Partner” of the Anaheim Family YMCA.
  • Expansive agreement includes technical soccer support, enhanced volunteer coaching content, player appearances, clinics, camps and a “YMCA Family Night” at an OCSC home game.
  • YMCA Youth Soccer Leagues to Feature OCSC-Branded Soccer Jerseys.

February 9, 2024 – Today, the Orange County Soccer Club (OCSC) and the Anaheim Family YMCA renewed their ongoing partnership to continue making an impact in the Anaheim & regional communities of North Orange County through health equity and youth programming.

As part of the collaboration, OCSC will serve as the “Official Pro Soccer League Partner for the Anaheim Family YMCA’s Youth Soccer League, which will feature OCSC-branded YMCA Youth Soccer League jerseys

The partnership also includes integrated content and branding opportunities within YMCA soccer facilities. Throughout the upcoming year, the two organizations will also work together to identify and offer a range of experiences such as seeking additional partners to assist with FREE tickets to youth to attend OCSC games and opportunities to grow the game of soccer while promoting a healthy and active lifestyle for Anaheim’s youth. OCSC will also be offering the Anaheim YMCA Pack as part of the promotions of the partnership, which gives a 25% discount to two tickets to any 2024 regular season OCSC home game.

“Professional sports have a profound inspirational role for our youth soccer players,” says the YMCA Board Chair Michael Johnson. “We applaud OCSC for continuing to grow a deep-reaching connection to the community they so proudly represent on the field.”

“We are excited to join with the YCMA of Anaheim in this partnership to support the Anaheim community,” said Dan Rutstein, President of Business Relations of OCSC. “Soccer can do so much to build community, health, and well-being and we’re delighted to work with the great folks at the YMCA and support their important mission.”

“We are at the very early stages of our YMCA Youth Soccer program growth, and the OCSC is imperative to our ability to help every kid become a soccer player,” said Brent Finlay, President and CEO of the Anaheim Family YMCA.

The OCSC home opener of the 2024 USL Championship season is Saturday, March 23 against Miami FC at 7:00 p.m. at Championship Stadium in the Orange County Great Park of Irvine. For club news and updates, visit OCSC at, download the official team app, and follow OCSC on TwitterFacebook and Instagram.

For more information about the Anaheim Family YMCA, visit and follow the Y on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube.


About the Anaheim Family YMCA

The Anaheim Family YMCA was founded in 1911 and currently impacts over 20,000 youth, teens and adults in Anaheim, Cypress, Stanton, La Palma, and Buena Park. YMCA programs span from early childhood education, after-school, youth sports, swim, summer camps, summer learning, S.T.E.M. enrichment, healthy living and wellness, volunteerism, and community service. The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.


Orange County Soccer Club (OCSC) is Orange County’s only professional soccer team and a founding member of the United Soccer League (USL). It was purchased by Club owner and Chief Investment Officer of LARO Properties, James Keston, in 2017. OCSC, which plays its home games at the 5,500-seat Orange County Great Park Championship Soccer Stadium in Irvine, CA, won its first USL Championship title in 2021. OCSC is dedicated to being the leader in professional player development in the United States, providing a pathway to professional soccer and to the top leagues around the world.

OCSC, alongside its sister organization, the 501c3 Orange County Soccer Club Community Foundation, are committed to creating a world-class soccer organization that focuses on the fans, players, and youth clubs of Orange County.


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