SPORTING SO-CAL SOCCER ACADEMY was founded in 2015 by John Akopyan and Roland Nazaryan as a non-profit organization dedicated to providing youth with a soccer development program that could address all players needs and aspirations. The vision of SPORTING SO-CAL is to develop each and every player’s skills, technically and tactically. This will greatly increase the understanding of each player’s role on the soccer field. Our ACADEMY provides an educational & social experience of working together with common purpose, according to each player’s skill & determination. We bring the experience of intercultural teamwork to the leaders of tomorrow. SPORTING SO-CAL helps players learn to use their abilities to achieve their dreams.