NEW PARTNERSHIP: MRFC - SLAMMERS
As announced in November 2017, AYSA's premier program (RV Slammers) has developed a partnership with Mount Rainier FC (MRFC). For those who may not be familiar with the RV Slammers and MRFC soccer footprint, our clubs overlap primarily in the Black Diamond and Enumclaw areas. Our players are essentially neighbors, with many attending the same schools, participating in similar community activities, etc. Most importantly, the leadership of both clubs have a mutual vision for the future of youth soccer in our region.
+ Resources are being pooled which will result in more and improved opportunities for players in all age groups.
+ The clubs are bringing together two well-run, well-structured programs with a shared curriculum, along with continued direction provided by properly licensed coach(s).
+ The pooling of player numbers will increase the number of multiple teams in every age group, thereby strengthening the quality of all teams.
+ With the significant increase in player numbers, there will be more options with regard to league choices, high level tournament opportunities, and college showcase participation.
+ The partnership is affording access to a larger number of lighted turf fields and several additional grass fields.
+ We have met with community leaders and major employers in both regions, and all are fully committed to investing in this union of clubs and are prepared to fully support the program.