Topsfield, MA, Friday, July 9, 2019 – Aztec Soccer is excited to announce a new partnership with FC Boston Azzurri, another local northshore club. Like Aztec Soccer, FC Boston Azzurri’s mission is focused on individual player development. Beginning in the fall of 2019, Azzurri teams will continue to compete in the New England Premiership under the name Aztec – Boston Azzurri.
The club was founded in 2009 by Jennifer McLellan.
What started with a town-based futsal program in 2008 grew quickly to 250 players and developed into nine teams competing in the Maple and MASC leagues by 2009. F.C. Boston Azzurri also has a relationships with several northshore town soccer programs. Azzurri provides these programs consulting services, professional coaching staff and tailored programs to develop parent coaches and players in their tots to travel programs.
“Our philosophy has been to give players the tools and vision to play the game of soccer, and along with that comes the confidence, the love of the game and the passion to perfect their craft”. Watching this transformation in players has been my passion”.
“Aztec soccer has been the pinnacle of elite soccer on the Northshore for decades and merging F.C. Boston Azzurri with the Aztec Soccer organization is an amazing opportunity for us to grow our vision of player development, first and in an environment that affords our players the best possible soccer experience available, locally”.
Jennifer McLellan holds a NCAA Regional coaching license, had coached at Melrose High for 5 years and is now entering her 6th year at Austin Prep. In her tenure with both programs the teams have reached their highest level of success in school history. McLellan also has competed at the Regional level in both soccer and futsal, and has been a successful District Select coach for seven years, winning many Championships for District 5.
Please join us in welcoming FC Boston Azzurri families into the club!