|Full name||Floridians FC|
|Stadium||Central Broward Regional Park
|Head Coach||Fernando Valenzuela|
|League||USL Premier Development League|
|Website||Club home page|
Floridians FC (formally Fort Lauderdale Schulz Academy) is an American soccer team based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States. Founded in 2009, the team plays in the USL Premier Development League (PDL), the fourth tier of the American Soccer Pyramid, in the Southeast Division of the Southern Conference.
The team was part of the larger Schulz Academy soccer organization, a nationally recognized USL SYL club which won a league national championship in its first appearance in 2004 with the U14 Boys title, and went on to three-peat as U15 and U16 national champions the following two years.
Fort Lauderdale Schulz Academy was announced as a USL Premier Development League expansion franchise on May 20, 2009, joining the league in 2010. The team played its first competitive game on May 7, 2010, a 1-0 loss to the Bradenton Academics
On December 20, 2013, The Academy merged with AC Miami to create Floridians FC and will take the place of Schulz Academy in the USL PDL.
As at June 2, 2011.
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Notable former players
This list of notable former players comprises players who went on to play professional soccer after playing for the team in the Premier Development League, or those who previously played professionally before joining the team.
|Year||Division||League||Regular Season||Playoffs||Open Cup|
|2010||4||USL PDL||8th, Southeast||Did not qualify||Did not qualify|
|2011||4||USL PDL||6th, Southeast||Did not qualify||Did not qualify|
|2012||4||USL PDL||7th, Southeast||Did not qualify||Did not qualify|
|2013||4||USL PDL||8th, Southeast||Did not qualify||Did not qualify|
|2014||4||USL PDL||6th, Southeast||Did not qualify||Did not qualify|
- Josef Schulz (2010–2013)
- Main Event Field at Central Broward Regional Park; Lauderhill, Florida (2010–present)
- Stadium at Florida Atlantic University; Boca Raton, Florida 1 game (2010)
- Schulz Academy joining PDL
- "USL Mourns Passing Of Schulz". United Soccer Leagues (USL). July 23, 2013. Retrieved October 23, 2013.
- "OBITUARY: The multi-talented Josef Schulz". Soccer America. July 23, 2013. Retrieved October 23, 2013.
- "Floridians F.C. Joins PDL". United Soccer Leagues (USL). December 20, 2013. Retrieved January 21, 2014.