Pipeline Staff Photo Session
National award winning professional photographer Peter Howard came to Pipeline to take Coach and Board member bio photos. Peter's portfolio includes campaigns for multi-billion dollar organizations such as Dupont, Verizon, Marriott, and work in many countries. See the photos and learn about our coaching staff and board in bios section. To learn more about his other work, visit: PeterHoward.com
Santino Quaranta to conduct individual training
Pipeline is proud to announce that Quaranta will will be holding individual training sessions for interested players who are motivated to be trained by the best and reach their full potential. "Training the kids and being involved with their development directly was a major part of why we started this club" -- Santino Quaranta, Co-Founder and VP of the club. Please email all inquires to email@example.com
FRIENDS VARSITY ANNOUNCES NEW COACHES -- SEAN RUSH, SANTINO QUARANTA AND PHIL GREATWICH
SPRING 2012 LEAGUE TITLES
Congratulations to all teams for a successful spring. The following teams won titles in their league play.
U8B Black -- Champion CMSA (A Division, undefeated)
U9B Red -- Runner-up CMSA (South Division)
U10B Black -- Champion CMSA (North division, undefeated)
U10B Red (Sherman) -- Champion CMSA (South division)
U11B Black -- Champion BBSL (top division, undefeated)
U12B Black -- Runner-up BBSL (top division)
U14B Black -- Undefeated Delco Div.1 (no goals allowed)
U16B Red -- Champion BBSL (B Division)
U16B White -- Runner-up BBSL (B Division)
U16G Red -- Champion BBSL (U16/U17 division, undefeated)
U17B Black -- Runner-up (BBSL Senior Division)
CLUB MOVES INTO ANNAPOLIS IN SPRING 2012
Pipeline is bringing its program and focus on player development to the Annapolis area. The club's programs in the area will beheaded by Devin Barclay, former MLS player and local standout. Read more about the club's expansion into Annapolis.
2012 WINTER LEAGUE PLAY UPDATES
Teams are having a great winter of development and competition. Some teams have already completed their winter league schedules with great results. Here are some results; many more to come!
-- U8 Girls went 7-1 at Freestate coed Saturday league
-- U9 Boys (mix of Red teams)-- Runner-up at MSA
-- U9 Boys Red -- Runner-Up in U10 Freestate Saturday league
-- U10 Boys Black -- Undefeated Champions at Soccerdome (photo)
-- U10 Girls Black -- Runner-Up in Freestate Club League
-- U10 Boys Red -- Champions at MSA
-- U10 Boys -- Champions AISL
-- U11 Boys Black -- Runner-up at Soccerdome
-- U14 Boys Black "Boca" -- Champions in Premier Futsal League
-- U14 Boys Black "Atletico" -- Champions in Premier Futsal League
-- U17 Boys Black -- Champions in Premier Futsal League
-- U18 Boys (Nelson) -- Champions of U19 Freestate Club League
CONDOLENCES GO OUT TO WILLINGER FAMILY
The local soccer community lost a wonderful man, a great humanitarian, and a valued advocate of the game in Craig Willinger this week. Condolences go out to all who knew and loved Craig. Learn more about the non-profit he founded and the great life he led HERE. Please consider donating in remembrance.
QUARANTA ASKED TO PLAY ONE MORE TIME
Pipeline Vice President Santino Quaranta has accepted an offer to play in the upcoming Indian Premier League Tournament kicking off at the end of February. International soccer icons such as Fabio Cannavaro, Robert Pires, Robbie Fowler, and Hernan Crespo will be featured alongside Quaranta in this tournament. Read more here.
FORMER MLS PLAYER DEVIN BARCLAY JOINS PIPELINE
Former professional soccer player set to join Staff and Board of the club. Barclay played 5 years in Major League Soccer before having a standout career kicking for The Ohio State University. (Read more)
PIPELINE PARTNERS WITH PERFORMFIT SPORTS
Pipeline is proud to announce that it has partnered with PerformFit Sports Performance and Fitness training to develop "Soccer 360", a sport specific program. Learn more about the partnership and program here.
PIPELINE'S PHIL GREATWICH TO HEAD BALTIMORE ACADEMY PROGRAM
Greatwich will take on role of Director of Coaching, Baltimore Academy going forward. The program is in its fourth session and the next will be held in Spring. Learn more here.
PIPELINE SENDS TOP PROSPECT TO EUROPE, PLAYER SIGNS WITH PORTUGUESE CLUB
Congratulations go to local standout Marco Mangione who has signed with a professional contract with Portuguese second division club. Pipeline arranged for Mangione to have a two week trial and he earned a contact during that time. One of Pipeline's core goals is to assist players in reaching the highest level possible with their playing career, be it high school, college, or professional. Learn more here.
PIPELINE JOINS MARYLAND MAJOR SOCCER LEAGUE
The league is the Premier Amateur Soccer League in Maryland for adults.
FALL TOURNAMENT AND LEAGUE RESULTS
Congratulations goes out to the following Pipeline teams! U-8 Girls "Red" Champions (EASL Open Gold Division) U-8 Boys “Black” Champions (EASL Open Gold Division) U-8 Boys “Black” Undefeated (CMSA “A” Division) U-9 Boys "Red" Semi-Finalist (Fallston Cup) U-10 Boys “Black” 1st Runner Up (BBSL “A” Division) U-10 Boys “Black” Finalist (Fallston Cup) U-10 Boys “Red” Champions (BBSL “B” Division) U-10 Boys “Red - Greatwich" Finalist (Mountain Road) U-10 Boys “Red - Sherman” Finalist (Fallston Cup) U-10 Boys “White” Semi-Finalist (EASL open Gold ) U-10 Girls “Black” 1st Runner Up (BBSL “A” Division) U-10 Girls “Red” Champions (Fallston Cup -- gave up 0 goals!) U-11 Boys “Black” Champions (Columbia Fall Classic) U-12 Boys “Black” Went 2-1 (Columbia Fall Classic) U-14 Boys “Black” Semi-Finalist (Delco League) U-14 Boys “Black” Undefeated (Bethesda Invitational) U-14 Boys “Red” Finalist (Hempfield Fall Classic) U-16 Girls "Red" Champions (Columbia Fall Classic) U-17 Boys “Black” Finalist (Hempfield Fall Classic) U-17 Boys “Black” Champion (NSCAA Baltimore College Showcase) U-18 Boys “Black” Champion (NSCAA Baltimore College Showcase) U-18/19 Boys “Black” Went 2-1 (NSCAA Baltimore College Showcase)
PIPELINE IS EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THAT KEVIN MEZZADRA IS JOINING THE CLUB
Kevin was a four year starter at Div. 1 UMBC and holds scoring records at Loyola Blakefield.
PIPELINE U16G PLAYS KEY ROLE IN HIGH SCHOOL TITLE AS A SOPHOMORE
Sofia Perzan (Pipeline U16) Nets Two Goals and an assist in County Championship. As a Sophomore, Sofia played a key role in the win for the Perry Hall Varsity Girls soccer team. The team defended its county championship this year.
U14 BLACK CAPTAIN MAKES REGION 1 ODP TEAM
Pipeline would like to congratulate Tommy Spear of the U14 Pipeline "Black" for his selection to the 1998 Region 1 ODP team. This team selects the best players from eleven states and is the system which develops players for youth national team play.
LABOR DAY TOURNAMENT RECAP
Congratulations go out to the Pipeline teams participating in the OBGC and Parkville events this past weekend. U8 Black (boys) are Champions of Parkville United Labor Day Tournament. U11 Black (photo below) are Finalists in OBGC; losing in the 12th round penalty kicks against Bethesda. U12 Black go undefeated at OBGC. Congratulations to all teams that competed this weekend. We are all VERY proud of you!
PIPELINE GIRLS HS TRYOUT UPDATE
Congratulations go out to the following Pipeline players for making their high school teams. Great job.: Stacey (Varsity, C. Milton Wright), Mackenzie (Varsity, C. Milton Wright), Sofia (Varsity. Perry Hall) , Lauren (Varsity, N. County), Emma (Varsity, Dulaney), Rebecca (Varsity, McDonogh), Pegah (Varsity, McDonogh), Jada (Varsity, Mt Carmel), Lauren H. (JV, Perry Hall), Sarah (JV, Eastern Tech), Adelle (Varsity, Baltimore Lutheran), Amanda (Varsity, Eastern Tech), Brandie (Varsity, Eastern Tech), Ashley (Varsity, Mt. Carmel), Katie (Varsity, Mt. Carmel)
PIPELINE SERVING THE YOUNGEST IN THE COMMUNITY AS PART OF GLRRC
As a program of Greater Loch Raven Rec Council (GLRRC), Pipeline will help with their youth program for the fall and provide a platform for boys to play travel soccer. Pipeline will run and staff their Tykers program (ages 4-5, boys) with licensed coaches. This will help those boys start off with proper skill development and a love of the game. To sign up for the program, go here. Beyond that age, Pipeline holds regular academies and fields both boys and girls travel teams. To sign up for Loch Raven's girls' program at 4-5 years old, visit here
PIPELINE OFFERS INDIVIDUAL TRAINING
The club is offering individual training by professional coaches. Players from outside and inside the club may seek training opportunities. Contact Sean Rush. Note that Pipeline players will be offered training by coaches other than their own only in the interest of fairness and as exposure to other coaches benefits the player.
PIPELINE COACH HORTA CALLED UP TO NATIONAL TEAM
Pipeline congratulates Coach Scott Horta (U8 Girls & U10 Girls Red) for his call up to the Puerto Rican national team. He will be playing for the squad during the coming rounds of World Cup Qualifying.
PARTNERSHIP WITH SHUTTERFLY ANNOUNCED
The club has announced that all teams will be using Shutterfly.com team pages for internal team use. This will enable communication between the club, team managers, coaches, and parents to be consistent, secure, and up to date.
PIPELINE IS HOLDING A CAMP AT MCDONOGH
Pipeline is hosting a camp at McDonogh School for boys and girls. The camp will be coached by professional players and coaches. The camp runs June 27-July 1 (9am-4pm). Transportation is provided by bus from many areas around the region and lunch is provided! Contact us to register. » GIRLS PROGRAM -- DIRECTOR OF COACHING ANNOUNCED Pipeline is excited to announce that Alyssa Radu, head women's coach at UMBC, has come on board to head and develop the girls side of the club. Alyssa comes to Pipeline with a history of consistent success developing players, teams, and programs on the women's side. Radu has coached club soccer and studied under the youth coaches of top professional European clubs, including Manchester United, PSV Eindhoven and FC Barcelona. She holds coaching licenses from both the NSCAA and USSF. Read her full coaching bio here.
SPRING TEAMS WRAP UP SEASON
The first Pipeline boys teams wrapped up their spring season over the weekend. All teams showed vast improvement in their level of individual skill and team play. Everyone is looking forward to tryouts and next year.
PIPELINE CAMP ADDS PORTUGUESE COACH TO STAFF
Coaches for the Pipeline camp at McDonogh now include Jose Lemos. Lemos played 9 years in the top division of Portuguese soccer. He played for Ribeirao for two years before taking on his current role as coach of Portuguese club. UPDATE ON PLAYER PIPELINE SENT TO S.L. BENFICA Ryan has been training for a week with the club and is having the time of his life, getting exposed to a higher level of the game, and receiving incredible coaching.
RUSH AND QUARANTA ON 98 ROCK
Sean Rush and Santino Quaranta were on Baltimore's legendary 98 Rock Radio station on Tuesday, April 12th at 7am. Sean and Santino discussed Pipeline Soccer Club's future with soccer Fanatic DJ Mickey Cucchiella. We have posted the audio on our Facebook page.
PIPELINE SENDS YOUTH PLAYER TO S.L. BENFICA
American youth player gets the chance of a lifetime in Portugal. The player will train and trial with Benfica. Read more and see video of the player here.
UNDER ARMOUR AND PIPELINE TEAM UP
Pipeline Soccer Club and Under Armour announce agreement for coming year. Baltimore-based Under Armour is a natural fit for the club to partner with going forward.
SONNY ASKEW NAMED TO PIPELINE SC BOARD
Sonny Askew, a former US National team player, has joined the board of Pipeline SC. Sonny played professionally for over a decade in the NASL and ASL leagues.
DYLAN CURTIS SET TO JOIN PIPELINE SC
Pipeline Soccer Club is pleased to announce that nationally certified soccer coach Dylan F. Curtis will be joining the club late this spring. As the current coach of the Baltimore Soccer Club's U-13 Boys Premier team, Curtis will join the PSC staff following the completion of the 2011 spring season. Curtis brings a wealth of soccer knowledge and passion to the table from his experience coaching all levels of U-9 to U-15 teams in Maryland and South Carolina and with Pipeline International Training Camps. "I'm very excited to work alongside PSC board members, coaches, parents, and players as we move forward with the development of Pipeline Soccer Club," said Curtis.
SEAN RUSH & SANTINO QUARANTA JOIN FORCES TO FORM PIPELINE
Sean Rush, a professional player with experience in Italy, Portugal, the US and Brazil, takes on a leadership role in the formation and management of the club. Santino Quaranta, DC United star and US National pool player, announces his involvement in the formation of Pipeline Soccer Club. Quaranta will be involved from the start with the club on a planning, training, and player development level. These players are excited to not only be involved in the club at the outset, but on an ongoing basis by training teams and individuals. Both men bring a knowledge of what it takes to play at the highest levels. Players of both genders and all ages will directly benefit from that experience.
PIPELINE SOCCER CLUB MISSION STATEMENT RELEASED
"Pipeline Soccer Club, a non-profit organization, believes the measure of a club lies in the quality and performance of its players and staff on the field, and their character and contributions off the field. Therefore, it is the mission of Pipeline Soccer Club to identify and develop the best players in and around Maryland, prepare them for competition both on and off the field, promote a high sense of personal achievement, and through soccer encourage personal leadership in the community. To accomplish this result, Pipeline Soccer Club shall provide to its members an athletic experience of the highest quality with the most affordability – embracing strength and agility training, nutrition and sports psychology, facilitated by professional soccer players, sports nutritionists, strength and conditioning coaches, and sports psychologist."