Ballistic United’s and Mustang Soccer’s USDA Academies will enter teams this July into United States Futsal Federation’s national championship in San Jose, California. Many of the clubs’ current players have previously played in the event and directors Andrew Ziemer of Ballistic and John Doyle of Mustang see value in keeping their players active during the summer through futsal. Ballistic United (BUSC) has the distinction of being the nation’s first USDA club to promote futsal training year round.
In the words of Director Ziemer, “BUSC has an integrated futsal component within our club curriculum for all U8-11 age groups and are training the U12 DA teams one day a week with futsal. This summer we will place teams in the USFF National tournament during the outdoor break. We feel that futsal is a great tool to complement the outdoor game. The fast pace, small spaces, and fewer parents layers all help develop quicker thinking.”