Ajax America Women

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Ajax America Women
Full name Ajax America Women
Ajax Sportsklubben Fram
Founded mid-1970s
Stadium Nansen Field
League Women's Premier Soccer League
2012 3rd, Pacific South Division

Ajax America Women is an American women’s soccer team, founded in the mid-1970s by Fred Van Soest. Fred Van Soest went to the Netherlands and spoke with the Amsterdam Football Club Ajax (AFC Ajax) and asked if he could use their name and logo for a US women's soccer team and they agreed. Ajax is historically one of the most successful clubs in the world, according to the International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS). In 1985, Ajax women's team was the first women's team to play in international companion in Brazil; they took 2nd to West Germany. They are also the winningest team in the history of the USASA National Women's Cup, taking the title five times over a ten-year period, their most recent win being in 2007.

The team is now a member of the Women's Premier Soccer League, the second tier of women’s soccer in the United States and Canada. The team plays in the South Division of the Pacific Conference, their home stadium being Nansen Field in the city of Rolling Hills Estates, California, 15 miles south of downtown Los Angeles. The team's colors are navy blue and white.


Current Roster[edit]


Year Division League Reg. Season Playoffs National Cup
1998 Champions
2000 Champions
2001 2 WPSL Champions
2002 2 WPSL
2003 2 WPSL Champions
2004 2 WPSL Champions
2005 2 WPSL 2nd, West
2006 2 WPSL 1st, West
2007 2 WPSL 1st, West National Semifinals Champions
2008 2 WPSL 2nd, Pacific South Champions
2009 2 WPSL 1st, Pacific South National Final
2010 2 WPSL 1st, Pacific South National Final
2011 2 WPSL 3rd, Pacific South
2012 2 WPSL 3rd, Pacific South


2012 Las Vegas Silver Mug Champions

2013 Las Vegas Silver Mug Champions


1996-2010 Brian Boswel 1998-2012 Kenyon Lohn 2016 Romeo Aguinaldo 2017 - Present Jack Gidney



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