PLAYING FOR THE COMMUNITY
Welcome To the Sharks Nation
Putting our kids' development first so they can achieve their greatest potential.
Whether you are looking for great fun or highly competitive play, Lanier Soccer Association is your place to play soccer! Based in Gainesville, GA, we call Allen Creek Soccer Complex, one of the best facilities in Georgia, our home. We are a community minded organization with a diverse, multicultural base which provides our players wonderful life experiences as well as a fantastic environment for learning and loving the game of soccer.
Major League Soccer and 65 elite youth soccer clubs are joining forces to create a partnership that will transform youth development in the U.S. and Canada, impacting more than 8,000 soccer players. This unprecedented collaboration connects the region’s elite youth academies with MLS’s massive resources. Together, we have a rare opportunity to create a new paradigm for developing world-class players that will help us become more competitive on the global stage and ultimately elevate the overall popularity of soccer in our region.
Register for Rec Soccer
The LSA Recreational program is a single-season soccer program. For year-round enjoyment, we offer recreational soccer programs in Fall and the Spring
Anchored by Players First and its five pillars of Club Development, Coaching Development, Player Development, Parent Engagement & Education and Player Health & Safety, US Club Soccer offers registration, league- and cup-based competition platforms, player identification and a variety of other programming, resources and services. Highly acclaimed programming elements, including id² and PDPs will be implemented in the SoCal NPL.
The US Youth Soccer National League represents the national tier of the Leagues Program. It features the nation's top 14U through 19U boys and girls teams, offering additional exposure to collegiate, professional and U.S. National Team coaches. All teams earn their place in the National League through success in US Youth Soccer's regional and national competitions, and the top finishers in the National League qualify for the annual US Youth Soccer National Championships.
LSA Athletico Lanier
The National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) is one of the largest established men’s soccer leagues in the United States with over 90 teams competing across the country. The NPSL is a successor to the Men’s Premier Soccer League (MPSL), which was formed in 2002. The NPSL is a member of the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA) and is thereby affiliated with the United States Soccer Federation (USSF). The NPSL’s cooperative and turnkey ownership platform has led to its explosive growth, countless player development opportunities, and commitment to grow the game in the United States.
LSA conducts open Academy/Select/National League / SCCL tryouts for all players who have the desire to train and compete at the club’s highest level.
In each tryout players are taken through an organized session designed to reveal competence in a variety of individual skills as well as small group and team performance
Practices and Game Schedules
Sponsor Lanier Soccer
With the support of our amazing sponsors, LSA is able to offer youth soccer programs with fees that are among the lowest in the State of Georgia and we are able to provide scholarships to players in financial need. LSA is a 501c3 non-profit organization so your sponsorship is tax deductible!