MLS Next News

Ballistic seeking MLS Next players – trials coming up soon!

July 13, 2021

Here is your chance to play with one of Northern California’s top youth soccer clubs and for its dynamic coaching staff as Ballistic United is looking for MLS Next Developmental Academy players. The main openings are for players that were born in 2007. All positions are open, except for goalie. Ballistic United MLS Next Developmental…

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Craig Scheer tapped to handle U-19 MLS Next team!!

July 8, 2021

Ballistic United has rounded out its elite MLS Next coaching staff for the upcoming season with the hiring of Craig Scheer to coach the U-19 team. Scheer has been with BUSC in the past and was recently with the SF Elite Academy before returning to Ballistic. “We are pleased to announce that Craig Scheer will…

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Ben Simon joins BUSC staff!

June 24, 2021

The Ballistic United Soccer Club is thrilled to announce the addition of versatile youth soccer coach Ben Simon to the already talent-laden Ballistic coaching staff. Simon, the son of former Stanford coach Bret Simon, is the new coach for the Under-16 Premier team, as well as the Under-9 Premier team. Finally, Simon will also work…

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BUSC moves into Top 100 Boy’s Soccer Clubs in’s rankings!!

June 22, 2021

The Ballistic United Soccer Club has been awarded a spot in the Top 100 Boys Soccer Clubs in the United States as published by It is the first time for BUSC to be honored in the prestigious rankings, with the club coming in at No. 94. A spot among the Top 100 is something…

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Ballistic forms partnership with!!

May 12, 2021

The Ballistic United Soccer Club is proud to announce to a partnership with is a youth and college recruiting focused soccer news and information website, which attracts millions of readers on an annual basis.   SoccerWire’s mission is to provide information and resources that help America’s soccer participants make the best choices about their pathways…

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Six BUSC players commit to college!

May 8, 2021

Ballistic United recently held its BUSC College Decision Day, honoring six players committing to carry on their soccer careers in college. Following are the six players that were honored at the event and their college choices! David Cubaleski – California State University, East Bay Tyson Balleza – Pacific University Hayden Rouse – Chapman University Evan…

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Brady Taylor added to Ballistic staff!

May 7, 2021

Ballistic United is acquiring high quality coaches like the club has collected California state titles over the years. Brady Taylor has been announced as the latest addition to the stellar staff. He will assume the role of MLS Next Head Coach and Assistant Director of Coaching. He will also be the Director of Youth Development.…

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Local paper profiles BUSC MLS Next alumni!

May 7, 2021

Click on the following link to read an outstanding story on some of our BUSC alumni that now dot professional rosters! It is written by former local sportswriter Matt Schwab! Ballistic United Graduates Making Mark in MLS | Local Sports |

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MLS Next teams play well in Portland!

May 5, 2021

Three of our Ballistic MLS Next teams traveled to Portland to take on the Portland Timbers youth teams and came away with some solid results! The Under-17 team pulled out a 3-1 win and the Under-19 team battled to a 0-0 tie. The Under-15 team fought throughout the game but fell 3-1. In other MLS…

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Cowell helps lead Earthquakes to win in home opener!

April 25, 2021

This is from the San Jose Earthquakes — see following the story for some quotes on Cade Cowell!! Cowell is a former BUSC DA player! The San Jose Earthquakes defeated FC Dallas 3-1 in their 2021 home opener at PayPal Park on Saturday afternoon. The Quakes got goals by Oswaldo Alanis, Cristian Espinoza, and Cade…

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