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WHYFC Coaches Profile: Justin Moose

Tyler Shafer profiled JUNIORS Director, Justin Moose this week for our coaches profile.  Think you know Justin?  You have no idea.  His professional career has taken him to 4 countries.  Read more below.


WHYFC Girls Program to Add ECNL 'Carolinas' Regional League to Club Pathway

The last two years has seen significant progress for the WHYFC girls program.  The catalyst of this progress is the club's admission into the ECNL in 2018.  

Now the club will expand its ECNL programming even further with the addition of the ECNL Regional League.  This league will provide a more sophisticated and organized platform for the 2nd level of teams in our club.  But what does this mean?  and why should you be excited?  Common questions and answers in link below to help understanding.


Pursuing the 'A'

ECNL Boys Coaching Director, Jordan Phillips has spent the last two years pursuing the U.S. Soccer 'A' License.  Communication Intern, Tyler Shafer profiles the work.


Wilmington Hammerheads and YMCA of Southeastern NC partner to create new recreational league

WILMINGTON, NC 5/1/2019 - The YMCA of Southeastern NC and the Wilmington Hammerheads have partnered to serve even more kids and families through recreational soccer.  This new partnership brings together two of the largest youth soccer providers in the region.  Both organizations currently serve more than 2,000 youth athletes annually ranging from 3 to 18 years. CLICK HERE FOR FULL PRESS RELEASE

WHYFC Announces 2019-20 Coaching Roster

The 2018-19 year has been another successful year for the club.  As we look towards the 2019-20 season and beyond it is always important to have a group of great coaches to lead, teach and mentor our young players.  

I am excited to announce the 2019-20 coaching staff and am confident that this group of dedicated coaches will continue the improvements that this club is currently going through.  

Full coaching list in link along with coaching bios (alphabetical order) below.

WHYFC release tryout/talent ID dates and Announce Tryout Re-Structure

Executive Director Carson Porter will be leading the club through a tryout re-structure, beginning in May of 2019.  The re-structuring of the WHYFC tryouts is being implemented in order to focus player selection and team placement on the individual player’s performance and commitment during the previous season/year, while also providing opportunities to welcome new players/families into the club. Click here for full details:

Edge Soccer Programs, Moose Soccer Training Announce Strategic Partnership and New Facility

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30 (WILMINGTON, NC) – Edge Soccer Programs, Moose Soccer Training and The Wilmington Hammerheads Youth Soccer (WHYFC) are excited to announce a partnership that aims to improve every young players’ soccer experience throughout the Wilmington community. The centerpiece of the partnership is a new 16,000 square foot indoor facility that will include turf fields, locker rooms, meeting spaces, separation curtains, and full-size goals. The Edge Soccer Programs will work out of this space and offer individual and small group training for all players, all ages and all levels in the community. Formerly the Wilmington Basketball Center, the facility located at 7207 Ogden Business Lane will open with full programming options beginning in November. CLICK HERE FOR FULL PRESS RELEASE

2018-19 WHYFC Coaches Slate Announced


We are very excited about the 2018-19 Wilmington Hammerheads Youth Soccer coaching roster.  It is one of the most talented groups of coaches this club has ever had.  Putting a coaching roster together for a club of this size takes a lot of work, conversations, research, and thought.  I am thrilled at the coaching assignments and believe that each coach brings a skill set that is needed for his/her particular team(s) assignment.  
Carson Porter, WHYFC Executive Director
For full coaching roster and coaching bios please click HERE.

WHYFC Boys and Girls Programs Join Elite Clubs National League (ECNL)

WILMINGTON, NC (Tuesday, March 20th) - The Wilmington Hammerheads Youth FC will join the Elite Clubs National League beginning in the fall of 2018.  

“Being accepted and joining the ECNL is a big moment for our club.” said Carson Porter, Executive Director for Wilmington Hammerheads.  “The ECNL has long been the platform for our country’s elite clubs and players, and we are honored to be joining the ECNL and excited to compete.  We are equally excited to join a soccer community that includes some of the very best coaches and soccer leaders in our country.  The opportunity to learn, collaborate, and share ideas within the ECNL community is special and unique, and something we look forward to being a part of.”

Click here for full story

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