Description and history
The Hurricanes were a Division III (D-3) franchise, and their Major League Soccer affiliation was with the Kansas City Wizards owned by Joseph "Joey" Marc Serralta Ives and family making him the first Puerto Rican to own a professional sports franchise in the United States. Attendance averaged about 1,000 or less per game for the club's five seasons, and the franchise ceased playing in the USISL after the 2000 season and participated in the Lone Star Alliance before folding in 2001. The team's most successful season was 1997, when they reached .500 in the regular season and won the 1997 Divisional Championship before losing its Regional Championship game to the San Francisco Bay Seals. The team was coached by Mario Deglinocenti in 1996, Richard Pardo 1997, Marty Espinoza 1998, Vieira 1999, Jaime Rodriguez 2000 and Luis Morales in 2001. The team played its home games at Butler Stadium in Houston.
|Year||Division||League||Reg. Season||Playoffs||Open Cup||Stadium|
|1996||3||USISL Pro League||5-11, 5th, Central||Lost in first round||Did not qualify||Butler Stadium/Delmar Stadium|
|1997||3||USISL D-3 Pro League||9-9, 3rd, South Central||South Central Div Champions, Lost Regional Championship game||Did not qualify||Robertson Stadium|
|1998||3||USISL D-3 Pro League||7-11, 5th, South Central||Lost in first round||Did not qualify||Butler Stadium|
|1999||3||USL D-3 Pro League||5-13, 8th, Western||Did not qualify||Did not qualify||Butler Stadium|
|2000||3||USL D-3 Pro League||8-9-1, 5th, Southern||Did not qualify||Did not qualify||Butler Stadium|
|2001||3||Lone Star Alliance||7-7||'Semi-Finals'||Did not qualify||Butler Stadium/Delmar Stadium|
2012 Houston Hurricanes join NPSL Owner - Brendan Keyes. Head Coach - Brendan Keyes
- Conway, Joe (January 30, 2006). "Can 1836 be a hit where other soccer teams have missed?". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved September 20, 2014.
- Soccertimes.com page on the Houston Hurricanes
- Standings and club information for 1996, 1997-99 and 2000 for current Houston Hurricanes FC(http://www.HoustonHurricanesfc.com
- 1997-2000 attendance figures for the Houston Hurricanes
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