United Premier Soccer League Announces MAC Futbol Club as UPSL Central Expansion Team
San Antonio (Tex.)-Based Pro Development Club Joins UPSL for 2018 Fall Season
By: United Premier Soccer League
Based in San Antonio (Tex.), MAC Futbol Club begins UPSL Pro Premier play in the Central Conference South Division and will host its home matches at Wheatley Heights Sports Complex (2000 Noblewood Dr. San Antonio, TX 78220) in compliance with UPSL's Minimum Standards.
United Premier Soccer League Central Conference Manager Matt Kahla said, "We're pleased to welcome MAC FC. They're looking to implement their academy full scale, and a move into the UPSL makes sense for them, as it does for a lot of clubs. I'm look forward to getting out to some MAC FC games around Texas. It's exciting to have them for the Fall campaign, and to have so many team joining up right now makes this a real exciting time."
Miguel Cuellar is Owner and Director of MAC Futbol Club. A native of Mexico, Cuellar, 27, played Sub-20s with Atlante FC before embarking on a career in Mexico's professional leagues with stints at CF Alacranes, InterPlaya AC and Panteras Negras.
MAC Futbol Club Owner and Director Miguel Cuellar said, "The UPSL is a league that supports young people, and here in San Antonio there's a growing spirit for the game that's ready for the UPSL and for local rivalries to develop. I want to help the young people continue to play soccer in San Antonio, and joining the UPSL will be important in the development of many great young men here."
Cuellar's experience in Mexico includes stints as a trainer and coach in Mexico's professional 3rd Division, and as a coach for the Univ. of Monterrey women's team in the UANL Women's Championship. He currently holds USSF 'C' coaching license and an NSCAA Advanced National coaching certificate.
The club soon will announce upcoming tryouts and its game schedule.
About MAC Futbol Club
Major Academy Competitive Futbol Club is an American Soccer club currently based in San Antonio, Tex., and a new member of the United Premier Soccer League. MAC Futbol Club plays in the UPSL Pro Premier.
Founded in 2018, MAC Futbol Club 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).
United Premier Soccer League
The UPSL was formed in 2011 and currently includes more than 170 teams in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin. UPSL is the fastest growing Pro Development League in the USA, with 200-plus teams targeted for 2018 Fall Season. Each UPSL team is individually owned and operated, and is responsible for maintaining either UPSL Pro Premier Division or Championship Division minimum standards.
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).
More information about UPSL can be found at www.upslsoccer.com or by following the league on Facebook (www.facebook.com/
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