DSC and Tega Cay Parks and Rec Announce Partnership

For Immediate Release;

Discoveries Soccer Club and Tega Cay Parks and Recreation are delighted to announce a new partnership moving into the 2016/2017 season. Commencing this summer, DSC will begin supporting the Tega Cay soccer program through summer camps, player clinics, coach/parent education programs, while also helping promote activities through social media and other program specific marketing campaigns. Through this agreement, DSC will provide Tega Cay with consistent staff support through the season, assisting in certain administrative roles such as evaluations, scheduling, and on-site program assistance.

Also, through our successful Youth Development Model, DSC will look to offer a structured and professional player pathway for the more advanced Tega Cay player looking to expand their soccer experience. The Tega Cay arm of our YDP program will work in conjunction with Tega Cay Parks and Rec, offering a clear route to advance each Tega Cay player to his or her own ability and potential.

Executive Director Dave Carton;

“This is a great opportunity for all involved. Both DSC and Tega Cay Parks and Rec are committed to providing the highest level of service to each of our members, and through this expanded relationship we are in a position to extend our programming to an area that is seeing so much development and growth. Thanks to Charlie Funderburk and Joey Blethen for putting their faith in our organization. We are excited to get started with everyone at Tega Cay as soon as possible.”

Parks & Recreation Director Joey Blethen;

“We are excited to be partnering up with one of the top club soccer providers in the state. This will provide benefits to all of our soccer participants regardless of age or skill level. This partnership will take our recreation program to the next level with increased coaches’ training and curriculums, player clinics and the assistance of Dave and his experienced staff. This agreement also creates a natural progression for the players that are ready to take their game to the next level. It is a great day for DSC and Tega Cay Parks and Rec.”

Discoveries staff will begin collaborating with Tega Cay staff and officials early in the summer 2016 to begin promoting and developing all programming on offer through Tega Cay recreations soccer department. For more information please visit;



Discoveries Soccer, Comporium Reach Title Sponsor Agreement

For Immediate Release

Discoveries Soccer, Comporium Reach Title Sponsor Agreement

ROCK HILL, S.C. – (Apr. 18, 2016) – Discoveries Soccer Club (DSC) are delighted to renew our agreement with Comporium to be its 2016-17 title sponsor.  According to DSC officials, the partnership for the upcoming season will provide additional advertising and growth opportunities for the youth soccer program in this area.

“Comporium has delivered unmatched service and excellence to our neighbors,” said Dave Carton, who serves as the executive director of the Discoveries Soccer Club. “As a community partner, this local company has been a Discoveries sponsor for years, funding various programs and events. We are excited to continue this partnership, and we are looking forward to a fantastic year!”

“With soccer being the fastest growing sport in the U.S.; plus, the fact that thousands of area youth and coaches participate in the programs and camps in this area, we consider this to be a wonderful way to enhance quality of life in our communities,” said Comporium’s Matt Dosch, executive vice president of customer operations and external affairs.

Tryouts for the 2016-17 season have been scheduled during early to mid-May and will be held at Manchester Meadows in Rock Hill.  According to the DSC, the deadline to register for the tryouts is 24 hours prior to the players’ tryout date determined by the individual’s birth year.  The DSC website notes that the US Soccer Federation age groups have changed.  Also, all returning players must try out, and every player is expected to attend both tryout sessions.  For full information regarding registration for the upcoming season, visit www.discoveriessoccerclub.org.

About Discoveries Soccer Club

Discoveries Soccer Club, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is located in Rock Hill, S.C. It is affiliated with the South Carolina Youth Soccer Association (SCYSA), United States Youth Soccer Association, and US Club Soccer. The club fields boys and girls teams in U8 through U18 divisions, competing in various regional and statewide leagues in the Southeast, including the Region III Premier League, the South Carolina State Challenge League (SCSCL), the President’s Medal Soccer League (PMSL) and Sandlapper League.

 About Comporium

Comporium, Inc., headquartered in Rock Hill, S.C., is a diversified privately held communications company providing voice, video, data, wireless, smart home systems and advertising services. Comporium’s ventures include companies providing fiber transport and business solutions, data storage and managed services, smart devices and connected home/car services, and digital signage. For more information, please visit www.comporium.com.

Contact: Matthew Dosch Dave Carton
  Comporium Discoveries Soccer Club
  Phone: 803-326-7287 Phone:  803-372-3442
  matt.dosch@comporium.com info@discoveriessoccerclub.org



DSC is pleased to announce the return of the Barcelona Summer Camp 2016 brought to you through our exclusive collaboration with UE Cornella.  Coaches and Players will be arriving in the US for this special camp.  The Barcelona Soccer Camp (BSC) is organized by ISL Futbol and UE Cornella of Barcelona. UE Cornella is one of the top 10 soccer academies in Spain. The club is known by the large number of professional players that have come through their Academy. In the last 5 years, more than 90 players have been transferred from UE Cornella to professional clubs such as Arsenal, FC Barcelona, Lazio, Real Madrid.

FC Barcelona is the most popular futbol club in the world, and the recent teams are arguably some of the best to ever play the game. Very few youth players have the opportunity to make it into the FCB Academy, however, due to the exclusive relationship between UE Cornella and FC Barcelona, players selected by UE Cornella have the best chance to be tracked and considered by FC Barcelona.

UE Cornella is the soccer academy that currently transfers the most players to FC Barcelona every year.

Who can attend: The camp is open to boys and girls ages 7-18. Availability is limited so REGISTER NOW! All players must register online.

Cost: $325. no refunds after June 1st.

When: July 18-22

Times: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm each day

What to Bring: a ball, healthy bagged lunch, sunscreen, hat, and personal water bottle (we will provide a healthy fruit snack and have coolers to refill).

What to Wear: shin guards, cleats, hat and sunscreen.  Players will be provided a uniform.

Camp Includes:

  • Five days of elite training with UEFA Certified Spanish coaches. The sessions will be conducted directly by the UE Cornella coaches, and the players will learn the principles of the Barcelona/Spanish training methodologies.
  • Each participant will receive one full training kit that includes a Barcelona Soccer Camp Jersey and one pair of Shorts.
  • BSC will serve fruit and water during the breaks which occur between sessions to ensure the campers stay hydrated and healthy.
  • Finally, the campers will receive a certified diploma for the completion of the camp. Several prizes and awards will be given to a number of players at the end of the camp.
  • A few players will be chosen to attend a Barcelona Camp in Nov. – more details to come.

Each with UEFA Pro License

The coaches of the Barcelona Soccer Camp are one of the program’s keys. Unlike many other soccer camps, all our coaches are certified by UEFA. Each of the Spanish coaches hold the UEFA Pro License, which is the highest coaching level in the world. They have coached the best players in Europe such as Jordi Alba (FC Barcelona), Ignasi Miquel (Arsenal FC), Mario Rodriguez (Real Madrid), and Keita Baldé (Lazio).

We also have the opportunity to bring coaches and players from the best NCAA soccer programs in United States. They will help our Spanish coaches to conduct the training sessions and will be scouting for young talented players.

We bring an extraordinary goalkeeper coaches from Spain. He has trained many goalkeepers that are playing professionally in Spain, England, Italy, Germany, and Portugal.

UE Cornellà is the third most successful youth development club in Catalonia behind FC Barcelona and RCD Espanyol. They are also a feeder club and grass roots partner with FC Barcelona, RCD Espanyol and England’s Blackburn Rovers.