Palmdale Thunder has been providing the communities of the A.V. the opportunity to compete at the highest levels of youth soccer since 1995. Our focus is on the development of soccer players, but more importantly the life skills and lessons of team sports that leads to a well-rounded young adult. Our record of players that have gone on to play in College is unmatched in the A.V.
Palmdale Thunder is a member Club of Cal South, and plays in the Coast Soccer League. The Club has won Coast Soccer, Cal South and US Soccer Federation Championships at the League, State and Regional Levels.
Thunder News- 6/19
GU14's win Seabee Ball Championship
Thunder Making Magic at President's Cup Region 4 Championships In Boise
GU17 Cal Cup Finalists
The Thunder GU17's, Coached by Abel Arroyo combined with the younger GU19's, Coached by Domingo Albarran to get to Coast Soccer's Cal Cup Championship match last week in San Bernardino. They ran into a strong Coast Premier/Silver Elite combo Tustin United Red side, hanging tough in a 3-1 loss.
GU15's Finish Run as League Cup Quarterfinalists
In Round of 16 League Cup action Saturday, November 10th,the Thunder GU15's defeated Coast Soccers Premier Celtic Harps in penalty kicks 2-1 at Celtic Park in Ontario. After a defensive battle that led to a scoreless tie in regulation, the match went straight to penalties, where Keeper Kaylyn Barnes made 3 saves to preserve a 2-1 victory.
In the Quarterfinals Sunday at UCI, the banged-up girls played Premier level Cerritos Liverpool and led 1-0 at halftime on a goal by Elise Decker. Liverpool turned up the attack in the second half and the Thunder girls, despite getting several more chances of their own, conceeded 2 to come up just short, 2-1. A great run to the "Elite 8" by the girls which featured a 12 game unbeaten streak in all competitions that saw victories against Gold and Premier level teams.
California Soccer Academy Camp-
2013 Dates TBA
The CSA Camp is an integral part of the Thunder philosophy of not just development, but opportunity for all soccer players in the A.V. to interact directly with College Coaches and current players in our own backyard. This interaction benefits all, as A.V. soccer continues to grow in reputation with every visit from these Coaches. We hope you can join us for the 2013 Camp!
The GU14-16 Group with Arkansas-Littlerock Coach McNaughton and current College Of Idaho starting Goalie Aimee Pierson
The Camp features several College Coaches and Current Players in an environment of individualized instruction. Every year a handfull of Juniors and Seniors are awarded scholarships through this interaction, and the younger ones get top instruction and observation for down the road.
PALMDALE THUNDER TRYOUTS-
If you are interested in trying out for a team, you can contact the specific teams Coach or Manager in your child's age group by e-mail. If we don't have a team for your child, we will be glad to refer you to the appropriate Club that does. Because, "that's how we roll". We do have additional new teams forming in the boys and girls age-groups. For additional information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org