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The UPSL was founded in 2011 and currently includes more than 300 teams Nationally. The UPSL is the fastest growing Pro Development League in the USA, with 400-plus teams targeted for 2019/20 Season. Each UPSL team is individually owned and operated, and is responsible for maintaining UPSL minimum standards at all tier levels.

UPSL teams are all eligible to participate in the U.S. Open Cup Qualifying Rounds through the leagues affiliation with the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) and the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA).

In 2019, the UPSL has expanded the league by launching a Youth Academy Division (U18 - U10), Men's Masters Division (Over 30-40-50) and a UPSL Open Women's Division. The UPSL is officially sanctioned with US Club Soccer on the youth academy level.

Front Office

Leonel Lopez

UPSL President

Yan Skwara

UPSL Commissioner

Carlos Torres

UPSL Director of Operation

Matt Kahla

UPSL National Director

Dennis Pope

UPSL Director of Communications

Hoang Nguyen 

UPLS Media and Marketing Manager 

Jose Lopez

UPSL Registration Administrator 


The United Premier Soccer league (UPSL) was formed in 2011 and is a National "Pro Development" (amateur) soccer league for Men, Women and Youth, and designed to provide players, coaches and fans with a highly-competitive year round playing league platform while featuring the United States' first National Promotion/Relegation system for its member clubs.

The UPSL's vision is "Connecting American Soccer" through a nationwide professionally-managed network and teams, players, coaches, fans, and business partners.

The UPSL strives to offer the advancement of the game at the highest levels of the American Soccer pyramid, while providing team ownership opportunities and playing opportunities nationwide.

The UPSL engages and supports its members, who in turn continuously raise the standards for clubs and team owners across the U.S.

Raising minimum standards is the focus of daily league operations, and UPSL leadership is dedicated to the success of each of its owners, players, partners and sponsor, making every effort to bring quality soccer to all levels in our local communities.

For any questions or comments please feel free to contact the UPSL directly

Office: 714-379-4440

Email: info@upslsoccer.com

7201 Garden Grove Blvd. Suite H. Garden Grove, CA



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