AUSTIN TX - United Women's Soccer (UWS) would like to officially welcome FC Austin Elite to the newly-formed Southwest Conference. The team has hired Jamie Meshew to be its head coach this season. Jamie was Head Coach at the St. Stephens School and interim Head Coach at Lamar University.
"We are thrilled to have FC Austin Elite join UWS," said League Commissioner Joe Ferrara, Jr. "The organization values not only the product on the field but also building a fan base and becoming an integral part of the Austin community."
"As we enter our fourth season, we've seen incredible growth in the number of returning players we roster and attendance each season," said team owner Danny Woodfill. "We are excited to move up to UWS and provide an incredible opportunity for our players to shine in the most exciting league.
"Jamie [Meshew] comes to us with a wealth of experience and a hunger to accomplish more. We are excited to have her join our staff and can't wait to kick off the 2018 season."
FC Austin Elite was created as a grassroots effort to provide high level women's soccer for all of Austin. The team is comprised of seasoned local players combined with talented college players from around the country. The organization strives to provide a great game day environment and atmosphere for fans, especially young aspiring players, to see quality players in their community.
For more information, you can visit the team's official website at http://fcaustinelite.com or follow the team on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Contact Woodfill by phone at (512) 554-9479 or by email by clicking HERE.
About United Women's Soccer (UWS): UWS is a national women's soccer league sanctioned by U.S. Soccer. 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.