Registration open for Futsal & Foot Skillz, Striker-Keeper Skill Warz and Team SkillZ ages 7-19

Area Elite Team - F.C. Melrose



Affordable club training and club teams for Melrose youth.
Ages U06-U14 and U15-U19,  Players must try out.   
Teams in each age group by Fall 2018.  Team rosters will be approximately 75% Melrose players and 25% top players from around Massachusetts.

SPRING 2018 includes


Thursday’s from 5:30-7:00pm at Stoneham’s Pomeworth Field

Boys, Girls, ages 10-19

8 weeks from 4/12-5/31

4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/03.5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31


Saturday’s from 8:00-9:30am at Stoneham’s Pomeworth Field

Boys ages 12-16, Girls ages 13-19

8 weeks from 4/12-5/31

4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/03.5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31


Monday’s from 6:00-8:00pm at Medford High Turf Field

Girls 11-14 years

8 weeks from 4/09-6/04

4/09, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30. 5/07, 5/14, 5/21, 6/04

Club League Games in the NorthEast Soccer League (NSL) on Sunday's


Wednesday’s from 5:30-7:00pm at Melrose Franklin Field

Boys, Girls, ages 6-15

8 weeks from 6/06-8/08 

6/06, 6/13, 6/20, 6/27, X, 7/11, 7/18, 7/25, 8/01, 8/08 


About Melrose Raiders FC, Melrose Raiders FC was formed to foster a passion for soccer in Melrose by allowing our players to develop the skills necessary to compete at the highest level and realize their full athletic potential. Melrose Raiders FC is being sponsored by FC Boston Azzurri to provide the highest level of player development possible.  

Former Lady Raiders Caroline Ragon (D1 U-Mass Lowell), Olivia Downey (D2 Merrimac College), Kelleigh Lombard (D3 Mt. Ida College/LCHS Coach) played at Boston Azzurri.  Also captains Emily Conn, Haley Rodrigues, Katie Barrow, Natalie Kendall, Morgan Phipps,  Also Kelly Halligan, Shannon Lahiff, Shannon Munroe, Muna Asia, Jenny Scacca, Maggie Scacca, Carlie, Scacca, Delaney Scacca,  

Melrose Raiders FC offers our players an opportunity to develop their soccer skills, compete against top clubs on quality fields and under the direction of some of the top coaches on the Northshore.  During the Fall and Spring, Melrose Raiders FC teams compete in the Northeast Soccer League (NSL).  Players are afforded two-three 90 minute practices per week and league games on Sundays.  Players born in 2006 through 2010 play Sunday mornings while players born in 1999 through 2005 play Sunday afternoons.  Melrose Raiders FC also provides local Winter Indoor Futsal programs and elite Futsal teams.  During the Summer Melrose Raiders FC offers training, Futbolito and Sand Soccer games.  Our programs are designed not only to produce accelerated development, advanced foot skills and cross training for injury prevention, but are also a lot of fun.
About the Coaches:  Jennifer McLellan holds an NSCAA Regional, Director of Coaching and USY futsal level 3 diploma.  Coach McLellan is the former Melrose girls sub varsity coach between 2008-2012, and saw the Raiders advanced to the state tournament for the first time in nineteen years, followed up with a second appearance in 2012.    Coach McLellan has coached at Austin Prep from 2014-2018 and has seen the team to state tournament play the last 3 years, including two semi-final appearances.  Coach McLellan also sat on the Saugus Youth Soccer board for 15 years, Director of Player Development and Intown Director. and the Melrose Youth Soccer board for 4 years as the Director of Coaches. Alberto Lozano played professional soccer for the Detortes Tolima in Columbia. And has coached at Austin Prep for 4 years.  Vito LaFrancesca has coached at LaSell College for eleven years and has won the past seven GNAC championships.  Chris Coviello, coach of the Saugus High girls, who’s 2017 team recently were named Northeast Conference Small League Champions.  Additional staff includes numerous female coaches that have played at the college level, including several NSCAA All-American players, as well as players that have come through the Melrose program.