NC Battalion is pleased to welcome Escondido FC Heat as an official youth partner. FC Heat joins Encinitas Express, Oceanside Breakers, and Vista Storm as the latest organization to embrace NC Battalion’s grassroots efforts within the soccer community. The Escondido Soccer Club and FC Heat are home to a talented group of players and coaches, and the support of their organization further unites North County under the NC Battalion umbrella. Team owner, Jason Barbato, is “thrilled to have a youth club representing a large part of North County and we are looking forward to making a meaningful contribution to the further development of their players.” FC Heat Director of Coaching, Steve Yorke, echoed the enthusiasm. “We at FC Heat are proud and honored to support North County Battalion and the National Premier Soccer League. It will be fun to have a professional soccer team so close to home. Our young aspiring players will be able to get close to the action and experience the atmosphere of a professional soccer game.”
As the season approaches, NC Battalion and their youth partners continue to look for ways engage the community and advance the sport of soccer. The NC Battalion inaugural season kicks off on April 2 at Southern California Sports Club in San Bernardino.