FLINT, MI - United Women's Soccer (UWS) is excited to announce that Genesee F.C. will round out the Midwest Conference, which includes defending UWS National Champion Grand Rapids F.C. Women. The team will be based out of Flint, Michigan and play its home games at Atwood Stadium.
"I have lived in this county for 14 years and I have worked across numerous organizations, teams, and clubs," said Genesee F.C. Director of Operations Stevie Shard. "I know how loved the game of soccer is here in Genesee. For me, it's been a dream to bring soccer at this level to Genesee and I am so honored to be welcomed into the league. Speaking for the club, and myself, we are looking forward to bringing soccer back where it belongs."
"Our market research indicated that there was a void and a desire for top-level soccer in the Flint area," said UWS Commissioner Joe Ferrara, Jr. "The organization put forth an impressive business plan and we anticipate that the club will be a positive beacon both on and off the field."
About United Women’s Soccer (UWS): UWS is a national women’s soccer league sanctioned by U.S. Soccer through the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA). UWS is a professionally operated league created for teams that meet high minimum standards. The season runs from May until the end of July, culminating in a National Championship match. The UWS player pool is comprised of college players, aspiring & former professionals and international stars. You can follow UWS on social media on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Media can contact UWS Director of Communications Jorma Kansanen by e-mail at UWSPress@gmail.com. You can visit the league’s official website at UWSSoccer.com. Interested team applicants can contact League Commissioner Joe Ferrara, Jr. by e-mail at Joe@UWSSoccer.com.