Soccer in the US is rapidly changing. When I played, we had AYSO, Club soccer, and ODP (Olympic Development Program). If you were one of the top club players in the nation, you would get called up to the Olympic Development Program for a chance to be seen for the national team or as an upcoming professional player. Today, we have a new level of play. The Development Academy level. Less than 100 clubs in the US have academy level teams. One of those is the Pateadores of Orange County, Ca.
06.10.16 – Camarillo, CA – Lauren Chamberlain has signed a 3-year agreement with Bownet Sports as a Bownet Brand Ambassador. Lauren was the #1 overall draft pick in the NPF’s 2015 draft and currently the first baseman for the USSSA Florida Pride. The power hitting right-hander will promote hitting through the use of Bownets, including her Lauren Chamberlain Signature Line of BigMouth nets.