NEW Daytime Adult League Starts June 1st!

Starfinder is partnering with Philly Sport & Social Club to offer daytime soccer leagues at our facility! We're hosting a Monday league and a Wednesday league, both all summer and both between 10am and 2pm. Click here to sign up. A portion of proceeds will support our programs.

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Register now for summer programs! Click here for more information or to enroll in our camps.

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Events


Kick it for the Kids: Footgolf for a Cause

Join us Sunday, June 7 at the Cobbs Creek Golf Club for a day of FootGolf to benefit our programs!

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Calling all soccer parents, coaches, and future coaches!!!

Starfinder is hosting a coaching licensing course here in Philadelphia and would like to make it available for all who would like to attend. This 6-hour course will cover coaching philosophy, child development, and age-appropriate training activities.

Join us at our Manayunk facility on June 13th, 2015 at 9AM.

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June 10, 6:30-8:30 at Starfinder

Come celebrate the accomplishments of our 22 graduating seniors! RSVP here.

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News

Senior Leader Katerina (age 18) recently shared what Starfinder has meant to her.

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Our second annual Starfinder Cup was a big success! Thanks to all of our teams and sponsors, we raised $14,000 for our programs and made a lot of new friends.

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Starfinder teens have a new way to reap the benefits of their hard work!

This year saw the launch of the Starfinder Store, where participants trade points for great gear. Students earn points for things like good attendance or earning our weekly award for exemplary behavior, and can redeem them for anything from water bottles to cleats to coveted Starfinder jackets.

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In January Senior Leaders started taking the lead in a whole new way when Starfinder formed its first ever Youth Council.

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Sallen Woewiyu recently joined a group of alumni to talk to our current Senior Leaders about college. Sallen wrote to us after the visit to say what Starfinder meant to him.

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Welcome to the Pelé room! We recently renovated our computer lab with a grant from the McLean Contributionship.

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This year marks the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson's Volunteers in Service to America program. Starfinder is excited to be a part of a long legacy of service as we host our own AmeriCorps volunteers!

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Program Director Katharine Cunningham and Starfinder participant Kadir Burton (age 15) are learning about soccer for social change all over the Americas!

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AmeriCorps volunteer Casey Stewart recruited soccer-playing girls from all over the city for our Senior Leader program this year!

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Six communities of “rock star” kids had access to great soccer and enrichment programs this summer!

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As our Senior Leaders come back to Starfinder for fall programs, ten return with memories of a dream summer job.

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On the heels of our Football for Hope delegation’s return from Brazil, our Gothia Cup team is back in Philadelphia and ready to take their new skills out on the field.
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Philly.com wrote an article covering our upcoming trip to the Football for Hope Festival in Brazil!

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NewsWorks has a great profile of our delegation to the Football for Hope Festival at the World Cup in Brazil.

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We recently received a note from Darek Panol, the head soccer coach at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. See what people are saying about Starfinder alumni!

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Starfinder youth have been given two extraordinary opportunities to travel the globe this summer – to the Football for Hope Festival 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and to the Gothia Cup in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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On Martin Luther King Day we hosted our third annual College Showcase. Coaches from 12 local schools came to observe our Senior Leaders play.



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