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Michigan Stars FC Announces a Women’s Team in United Women’s Soccer (UWS)

Published Jan 13, 2021

The Michigan Stars FC has added a pro-am women’s team to begin play in United Women’s Soccer for the Summer of 2021. The team will primarily consist of college athletes nationwide with an emphasis placed on players from Michigan. Future plans will also include players from our newly formed youth club creating a competitive pathway from youth to adult.

Chris McInally, General Manager of Michigan Stars FC, is excited to add a women’s pro-am team under the Michigan Stars umbrella. “Youth soccer plays such a huge role in thousands of girls’ lives in Michigan. We are excited to announce an opportunity for these players to begin their careers in youth soccer and finish their career playing pro-am as adults…all with the same club. We are also excited to bring high level soccer for young girls to watch and emulate.”

Our coaching staff and tryouts will be named at a later date. The Michigan Stars FC is a professional soccer team currently participating in NISA (National Independent Soccer Association). The National Independent Soccer Association is a professional men’s soccer league in the United States. The league is in the third tier of American soccer and began play in 2019.

United Women’s Soccer (UWS) is a national pro-am league composed of professionally operated clubs within the United States and Canada. UWS provides high level competition for college players, aspiring and former professionals, and international stars. There are 35 teams in the league with eight teams located in Michigan. The website is located at www.uwssoccer.com

Michigan Stars Sports Center (formerly Total Sports Park) in Washington Township, Michigan, is the home for the Michigan Stars Professional team, the U23 developmental men’s team, as well as the new women’s pro-am team starting Summer of 2021. Michigan Stars Sports Center is an 80-acre soccer complex that contains 23 outdoor fields as well as a 118,000 sq. indoor facility containing one full size 11v11 field.

For additional information, please email Chris McInally at chris@michiganstarssports.com