Media Release  3/4/21

Hoover-Vestavia Soccer (HVS) is proud to announce that our club has been selected to participate in MLS NEXTMLS NEXT is the elite club league organized and directed by Major League Soccer (MLS) for the purpose of developing the NEXT generation of professional and national team players.

HVS will be the only club in the state of Alabama that is a member of MLS NEXT.  HVS teams will compete against elite clubs like Atlanta United, FC Dallas, Columbus Crew, Nashville SC and others.

Hoover-Vestavia Soccer is dedicated to the development of top-class players in the state of Alabama.  We are proud of the many professional and national team players that have come through our programs.  Chris Richards, Brandon Servania, along with JJ Williams are just a few of the current pros from our area that grew up in our clubs.  We combine great players with great coaches, to create a training environment that allows our players to reach for the stars.

We are excited to be joining the top playing platform in the country, and we know that this will benefit our players and coaches alike. 

“Everyone at HVS has been working hard to provide the best environment for the growth of our players and our sport.  Quality Coaches, Players, and Facilities have been in place from the start.  Now we have the very best playing platform available.  We are all very excited to start this new chapter in Alabama soccer!”

– Mike Getman, Hoover-Vestavia Soccer, Director of Coaching

"At Hoover-Vestavia Soccer we are excited about having the opportunity to compete in MLS NEXT and to offer this opportunity for players. Competing in the best league in the nation will allow us to continue improving the level of play and development in the state. This is a great opportunity for all players out there who are trying to compete at the best level you possibly can" 

– Tomas Fox, Hoover-Vestavia Soccer, Co-Executive Director

“We have always felt we deserved a seat at the table, so to speak. This is a great opportunity for our growing soccer family, and we stand on the shoulders of all the quality players that have come through our programs, and gone on to such great heights. To those alumni, we thank you.”

– Rocky Harmon, Hoover-Vestavia Soccer, Co-Executive Director

Hoover-Vestavia Soccer ID Dates / Tryouts are now open for registration - Click Here to Register!

For more information on Hoover-Vestavia Soccer (HVS):   www.hoovervestaviasoccer.com

For more information on MLS NEXTwww.mlssoccer.com/mlsnext