About Us

The Slammers FC culture fosters personal growth and respect in a team environment. It embodies principles of hard work and being the best you can be in all aspects of your life, on and off the field. This passion expresses itself as personal and team success on many levels. By staying committed to this culture for decades, our club in Orange County has influenced the game on national and international levels.

Slammers FC World Champions

Christen Press and Whitney Engen USWNT Soccer

Slammers FC College Champions

NCAA Champion Women's Soccer Players from Slammeres

Slammers FC Club Champions

Slammers FC ECNL Champions photo

A club built on character, integrity, and personal growth

One Family, Committed to Excellence


  • Founded 1994 in Newport Beach, California
  • Directors of Coaching, Walid and Ziad Khoury
    • 3x Nike Coach of the Year
  • Head GK Coach: Fabian Cerruti
  • 3x Nike World Champions
  • 18x National Champions (USYSA, US Club Soccer, ECNL)
  • 29x National Championship finalists
  • 3x ECNL-RL National Champions
  • Overall Club Champion 2012, 2016, 2019, 2021 – ECNL



  • College
    • Nearly 700 athletes played or playing at the college level (DI, DII, DIII, NAIA)
    • Dozens of team captains, countless All-Americans, and repeated All-Conference honors
    • 8 of the last 11 NCAA DI Champions had Slammers alumni contributing on their roster (2010 – 2020)
    • 5 of these 8 championship teams were captained by Slammers (2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2016)
    • NCAA DI Champions  (© indicates captain of team)
      • 2016 – Southern California   (J. Murphy, J. Bingham, L. Pruitt, K. Mills, S. Levin ©)
      • 2013 – UCLA  (C. Proctor)
      • 2011 – Stanford   (M. Nogueira, C. Levin ©)
      • 2010 – Notre Dame   (L. Brown)
      • 2009 – North Carolina   (W. Engen ©)
      • 2008 – North Carolina   (R. Wood, W. Engen ©)
      • 2007 – Southern California   (A. Massey, A. Davila, A. Nick ©)
      • 2006 – North Carolina   (W. Engen)
  • Professional   (Slammers alumni play or played in the below leagues)
    • Australia: W-League
    • Belgium: First Division A
    • Cyprus: Cypriot First Division
    • Dutch: Eredivisie
    • England: English Football, League Two & FA Women’s Premier League
    • France: Division 1 Féminine
    • Italy: Serie A, womens
    • Norway: Toppserien
    • Spain: LaLiga Iberdrola
    • Sweden: Damallsvenskan
    • USA: Major League Soccer (MLS) & National Womens Soccer League (NWSL)
  • International Players & World Champions   (current and alumni included)
    • USA
      • 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics (USA – S. Klejstan)
      • 2015 FIFA World Cup Champions (USA – C. Press & W. Engen)
      • 2019 FIFA World Cup Champions (USA – C. Press)
      • 2016 Rio Summer Olympics (USA – C. Press & W. Engen)
      • 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics (USA – C. Press)
      • Full Women’s national team and girls teams at U14, U15, U16, U18, U20, U23
      • Full Men’s national team and youth boys teams at U17, U18, U20, U23
    • Mexico
      • Full Women’s national team and girls teams at U16, U18, U20
    • Costa Rica Full Women’s team
    • Italy U17 girls team
    • Ireland U20 girls team
    • Philippines U18 girls team
    • Honduras U20 girls team
    • US National team captains; C. Levin (U14, U16, U18, U20, U23), M. Bauer (U17), K. Wiesner (U17)


  • 2006 MLS Sacha Klejstan, Chivas USA (1st round, 6th overall)
  • 2006 MLS Tyson Wahl, Kansas City Wizards (2nd round, 19th overall)
  • 2009 WPS Danesha Adams, Chicago Red Stars (1st round, 6th overall)
  • 2009 WPS Ashley Nick, Boston Breakers
  • 2010 WPS Whitney Engen, Chicago Red Stars (1st  round, 4th overall)
  • 2010 WPS Ashley Bower, FC Gold Pride
  • 2011 WPS Christen Press, Washington Freedom (1st round, 4th overall)
  • 2011 MLS Jack McBean signed with LA Galaxy at the age of 16
  • 2012 WPS Camille Levin, Sky Blue FC (1st round, 4th overall)
  • 2013 NWSL Zakiya Bywaters, Chicago Red Stars (#1 overall)
  • 2013 NWSL Mariah Nogueira, Boston Breakers (2nd round, 13th overall)
  • 2016 NWSL Makenzy Doniak, Western NY Flash (2nd round, 11th overall)
  • 2016 NWSL Lindsey Luke,  Seattle Reign FC
  • 2017 NWSL Kayla Mills, Sky Blue FC (1st round, 4th overall)
  • 2017 NWSL: Maddie Bauer, Seattle Reign FC (1st round, 6th overall)
  • 2018 NWSL: Kiana Palacios, Sky Blue FC (4th round, 35th overall)
  • 2019 NWSL: Leah Pruitt, North Carolina Courage FC (1st round, 5th overall)
  • 2020 NWSL: Natalie Jacobs, Washington Spirit FC (2nd round, 13th overall)
  • 2020 NWSL: Julia Bingham, Chicago Red Stars FC (2nd round, 15th overall)

Summary:  A #1 overall pick, 8 first-round picks, 15 total players drafted to the MLS/WPS/NWSL since 2009, and a 16 year-old boy signed to an MLS contract with the LA Galaxy.

Choose a phase of development; early elementary, junior high school, high school, signing for college, playing in college, professional and beyond… the Slammers are a family rooted in family ways.  We care about each other and what is best for us all.  A passion for excellence, a passion for family.