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UPSL Announces SoCal Expansion with Ace Academy

Pomona, CA Based Pro Development Club Joins Western Conference
Published Jan 12, 2021

January 12, 2021 – Los Angeles, CA – The United Premier Soccer League (UPSL) is pleased to announce Ace Academy as its newest expansion club ahead of the Spring Season.

Based in Pomona, CA, Ace Academy will begin UPSL play in the Western Conference SoCal Division II. The club will host its UPSL home games at Lake Forest Sports Park (28000 Rancho Pkwy, Lake Forest, CA 92630) and Orange Great County Park (8000 Great Park Blvd. Irvine, CA 92618).

UPSL Western Conference Manager Gary Brunner said, "We are excited to have Ace Academy join the UPSL ahead of next season. So many clubs like Ace Academy are champing at the bit to get back to playing soccer in California, and so it's encouraging to see the UPSL's SoCal Division continue to grow. We're sure everyone will be ready to kick off as soon as possible and we wish Ace Academy success as it prepares for its UPSL debut."

Javier Castro is President of Ace Academy, Urias Eliezer Acosta is the General Manager and Silbestre Valencia serves as Head Coach.

"Ace Academy is choosing the UPSL as its platform to showcase players because we believe it's a perfect fit. Over 75 percent of the players in our academy have previous experience in the UPSL," Acosta said. "We thank the UPSL for such an amazing opportunity and we hope to soon be recognized as a top contender in the SoCal Division."

The club will announce its upcoming game schedule.

About Ace Academy

Ace Academy is an American Soccer club currently based in Pomona, CA, and a new member of the United Premier Soccer League. Ace Academy will begin play in the UPSL's SoCal Division.

Founded in 2020, Ace Academy can participate in the qualifying rounds for the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup through their affiliation and membership with the UPSL, the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) and the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA).

Contact
Email: aceacademysoccer@gmail.com
Website: Coming soon!
Instagram: @aceacademysoccer