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JC Futbol Club boys' team takes home TN State Cup

A boys’ travel soccer team that’s part of the Johnson City Futbol Club (JCFC) earned the title of champions at the Tennessee State Cup this month.

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May 13, 2024- Elite Soccer Club in Johnson City Invites New Players to Join for Player Evaluations

Johnson City, TN – Johnson City Futbol Club (JCFC), the premier soccer organization in Northeast
Tennessee, is excited to announce upcoming player evaluations for the 2024/2025 season. With a
commitment to excellence in skill development, professional coaching and competitive play, JCFC invites
young athletes to join their elite soccer program.

Founded in 2015, JCFC is led by a team of dedicated individuals who live, coach and play within the
Appalachian Highlands, ensuring a deep connection to the local soccer community. The club's teams
practice at several local fields including Winged Deer and Civitan Park in Johnson City, providing
convenient access for players and families.

“One of the core values of JCFC is being locally led, which fosters a strong sense of community and
ensures that our players receive the highest quality coaching," says Dr. Beth Jackson, President of the
JCFC Board of Directors. "We are committed to providing a safe and supportive environment where
players can develop their skills and passion for the game.”

A key strength of JCFC lies in its coaching staff, all of whom are professionally trained and licensed by
the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) or United Soccer Coaches (USC), a key value of the club. "Our
coaching staff is dedicated to the development of each player, both on and off the field," says Dan
Almond, DPT, Director of Coaching at JCFC. "With a focus on individualized instruction and a
comprehensive player development program, we are proud to offer the highest quality coaching in
Northeast Tennessee and to offer more coaches with elite-level licenses than any other club in the

Players who join JCFC can expect not only top-notch coaching but also the opportunity to participate in
the most competitive soccer in Northeast Tennessee. Participating in club soccer provides players with
invaluable opportunities for growth both as athletes and individuals. Through traveling to compete in games and tournaments throughout the Southeastern US, players gain exposure to diverse competition,
challenging themselves to elevate their skills and strategic understanding of the game. Additionally,
travel soccer fosters teamwork, resilience and a sense of camaraderie as players bond over shared
experiences on and off the field.

To kick off the recruitment process, JCFC will be hosting player evaluations on two dates:

Junior Evaluations:
• Who: Juniors - Boys & Girls born 2017-2013
• When: Wednesday, May 15
• Time: Check-in starts at 5:30 PM, Evaluations from 6-6:50 PM
• Make-ups for Juniors are on Wednesday, May 29. Check-in starts at 5:30 PM. Evaluations from
6-6:50 PM.

Senior Evaluations
• Who: Seniors - Boys & Girls born 2012-2006
• Date: Wednesday, May 29
• Time: Check-in starts at 6:30 PM, Evaluations from 7-7:50 PM
• Make-ups are as needed.

All evaluations will take place at the ETSU Campus Recreation Fields at 1244 Jack Vest Drive in Johnson
City. Players should come prepared with a ball, shin guards and cleats.

Not only does JCFC offer elite-level coaching and competition, but the club also boasts the lowest fees in
the region and proudly offers scholarships to deserving players. Those interested in learning more about
scholarship opportunities are encouraged to contact

Pre-registration for evaluations is encouraged but not required. Visit to register.

For more information about Johnson City Futbol Club and the upcoming player evaluations, please
contact Mandy Spanton at 518-225-0545 or
Join JCFC and elevate your game to the next level!

About Johnson City Futbol Club (JCFC)
Johnson City Futbol Club (JCFC) is the premier soccer organization in Northeast Tennessee, founded in
2015. Led by a team of locally based, professionally trained and licensed coaches, JCFC offers top-tier
skill development, competitive play and affordable fees. With a commitment to excellence, JCFC is
dedicated to helping players reach their full potential on and off the field.

Additional Notes
JCFC also congratulates the 2008 Boys' team for their outstanding achievement as the U16 Tennessee
State Champions. The team is headed to the Regional Playoff in Texas this summer, representing JCFC
with pride and excellence.

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