Dennis Miller

PASS adult soccer mixers all July!

July 8, 2024

The PASS (Pleasanton Adult Soccer League) will be having Mixers during the off season throughout July. The league is coed and anyone 21 and up can play during the off season.  This is a great opportunity to meet players on other teams and to stay in shape.  If you are new to the league, it…

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Another successful BUSC Abroad trip in the books!

July 3, 2024

By Dennis Miller When Ballistic United Soccer Club Executive Director Kevin Crow was 13 years old, he travelled to England as part of a local district all-star team. It was a great experience and provided some context for Crow as he looked at his possible playing career. “It really whet my appetite,” said Crow. “It…

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BUSC 09 team continues to climb the ladder!

June 3, 2024

By Dennis Miller Confidence breeds success. Look no further than the Ballistic United Soccer Club’s 09 Premier team. Last fall, playing as U-15 team, the side coached by Luis Orellana captured the title of the NorCal Gold Fall title. That brought a promotion to the NorCal State Premier Spring league. A jump of that usually…

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Bobby Rios Fundraiser set for Saturday, May 11

May 10, 2024

Anyone who has played in the Pleasanton Adult Sunday Soccer (PASS) league understands the feeling of community, of family, that permeates through the league. If someone in the league is suffering, then it’s as if a family member needs help. For the last 15 years, Bobby Rios and his wife Cristina have been involved in…

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BUSC Golf tournament/Hall of Fame and Awards Banquet set for May 13!

April 21, 2024

Picture: BUSC 1975-76 U-12 team The Ballistic United Soccer Club has always been about celebrating its illustrious past while also moving forward. Nothing better shows this than Ballistic bringing back the Hall of Fame Golf Tournament and Awards Banquet. The event will be held on Monday, May 13 at the Castlewood Country Club. The golf…

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BUSC welcomes Shawn Nicklaw to coach MLSNEXT U-19 team!

March 17, 2024

The Ballistic United Soccer Club has always taken great pride in the coaching staff they’ve assembled. Another key to developing an elite group is to never stop searching for high quality coaches. Ballistic has done just that and is pleased to announce the hiring of Shawn Nicklaw, the Associate Head Coach at St, Mary’s College.…

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Valley View soccer team closes strong!

March 7, 2024

When Valley View elementary school in Pleasanton partnered with the Ballistic United Soccer Club and the Get on the Bus program that helps bring the game of soccer to under-privileged kids, there were simple things they had hoped to accomplish. It wasn’t just the experience of the playing the wonderful game of soccer, but it…

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Pleasanton Adult Sunday Soccer (PASS) growing strong!

February 29, 2024

When things start to go south in a recreational sports league, the group running the league has two choices. One, try to fight it and hope things get better, which usually doesn’t happen. Or, two, adapt to the times, make things better, and see the league come to life again. For the Pleasanton Adult Sunday…

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BUSC Golf and Awards set for May 13!

February 16, 2024

By Dennis Miller A club as storied as the Ballistic United Soccer Club screams for having a Hall of Fame to be able to recognize people that were instrumental in developing the club to where it is today, or to those who rose through the playing ranks and exceled on the field. For a few…

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BUSC coaches racking up U.S. Soccer Coaching Licenses!

January 27, 2024

The Ballistic United Soccer Club prides itself putting the best possible coaches on their roster, which in turn helps the club get the best out of their players as they nurture their skill set. Here is a rundown of coaches that have gained national certification. *Carlos Schulze: U.S. Soccer Grassroots, U.S. National D license (has…

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