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The best choice for families in
South Oakland County looking for
quality coaching & competitive play



Contact Executive Director Marcel Schmid at 248-719-9785 or

South Oakland County Soccer (SOCS) offers a competitive travel soccer program for ages 6-19 for girls (Storm), and boys (Force).  SOCS is a non-profit, community-based soccer club that has a team of operational volunteers and paid staff that allow us to offer an excellent value. We hire quality licensed professional coaches with experience that includes:  professional, college, semi-pro and Bundesliga play, and college/high school coaching.  Our coaches focus on the development of players to help them reach their full potential to compete at high levels.
SOCS players also develop a true camaraderie in a fun, family friendly atmosphere.  From our tournament pep-rallies and club wide activities, to our leadership training and 30-year anniversary party, players and families who join a SOCS Force or Storm team truly become part of a club.
  • SOCS competes in MYSL (Select) and MSPSP (Premier) leagues and Jr State Cup/State Cup
  • Turfed & Grass home fields in Berkley, Southfield, Ferndale, Madison Heights areas.
  • Turfed winter indoor training facility minutes from the Woodward & I-696 area.
  • All-inclusive pricing from $890-$1660 per year.
  • SOCS will offer supplemental "trapped player" options for 2006 birthyear boys for the Fall 2020 season.  Trapped players are those that are still in 8th grade when the rest of the players in their birthyear are in high school.  See the travel info guide for more details.  

Travel Info Guide 2020/21

Read our current season's travel information guide

Message from SOCS Executive Director

“At SOCS we offer experienced professional coaching, an affordable fee structure, and competitive teams, all while promoting a family friendly environment. We take pride in our club for focusing on the development of our young athletes on and off the field. It is our commitment as a community‚Äźbased club to provide our athletes and their families with a safe, fun and competitive experience.”

− Marcel Schmid, MBA, SOCS Executive Director, former professional player