Birmingham United Soccer Association is pleased to announce the launch of the south-central Shelby County Branch in Alabaster, AL. BUSA Alabaster will have boys and girls teams from U-9 to U-12, along with tryouts to form older teams. Thompson High School’s Larry Simmons Stadium will be the primary field of this new location.
Rusty Cowley and Dan Demasters, both Thompson High School soccer coaches, will serve as the Academy Directors of BUSA Alabaster.
“BUSA is thrilled to be launching a new branch in Alabaster for the 2019-2020 season,” stated Andrew Brower, Executive Director of Birmingham United Soccer Association. “We have developed a world-class staff to grow and develop soccer in south-central Shelby County and look forward to what the future has to hold.”
Rusty Cowley is a graduate of Thompson High School and played four seasons of collegiate soccer at Huntingdon College. Cowley is entering his sixth season as head varsity coach at Thompson High School.
Dan Demasters spent five years as head coach at Oak Mountain High School and has a background in collegiate coaching. He played for the Birmingham Hammers in 2017 and Villanova University from 2004-2008.
“We have compiled a great staff to work with the players of BUSA Alabaster,” stated Jay Hammond, Director of BUSA Alabaster. “The experience and knowledge that these coaches bring to the table will undoubtedly guide BUSA Alabaster to unprecedented success.”
The BUSA Alabaster coaching staff consists of a former US Youth Soccer coach and national collegiate champion, three former college soccer players and two Alabama High School Coach of the Year recipient winners.
For additional information on BUSA Alabaster visit www.birminghamunited.com/Busa-Alabaster or call the BUSA Soccer Office at 205-977-9038.
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The Women’s Premier Soccer League is an independent national league whose primary focus is on the development of highly competitive premier women’s soccer teams. The WPSL’s focus is to promote the quality and stature of female athletes as role models to our youth. The WPSL formed in 1998 and is governed by USSA, as an affiliate of USSF and FIFA.
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