California Storm

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California Storm
California Storm.png
Full nameCalifornia Storm
Nickname(s)Storm
Founded1995
StadiumPapa Murphy's Park
Sacramento, California
Capacity11,569
Owner / Head CoachJamie Howard-Levoy
LeagueWomen's Premier Soccer League
WebsiteClub website

California Storm is an American women’s soccer team, founded in 1995 as the Sacramento Storm, dropping the city name in favor of California the following season. The team is a member of the Women's Premier Soccer League, the second tier of women’s soccer in the United States. The team plays in the North Division of the Pacific Conference. The team was a founding member of the W-League, then left in 1998 to become one of the founding teams of the WPSL.

The team plays its home games in the stadium of Papa Murphy's Park in Sacramento, California. The club's colors are white and navy blue.

The California Storm have won the Pacnorth Conference many years including 2016, 2017 and 2019. The Storm have a won a WPSL record of 3 National Championships (1999, 2002, and 2004).

Year-by-year[edit]

Year Division League Reg. Season Playoffs
Sacramento Storm
1995 2 W-League 3rd, Western National Final
California Storm
1996 2 W-League 4th, Western Did not qualify
1997 2 W-League 1st, Western National Final
1998 2 WPSL 3rd No playoff
1999 2 WPSL 1st Champions
2000 2 WPSL 2nd National Final
2001 2 WPSL 3rd National Semifinal
2002 2 WPSL 1st, North Champions
2003 2 WPSL 1st, North National Final
2004 2 WPSL 2nd, North Champions
2005 2 WPSL 1st, West National Final
2006 2 WPSL 3rd, West Did not qualify
2007 2 WPSL 3rd, West Did not qualify
2008 2 WPSL 1st, Pacific North Conference Semifinals
2009 2 WPSL 1st, Pacific North Conference Finals
2010 2 WPSL 1st, Pacific North National Quarterfinals
2011 2 WPSL 3rd, Pacific North Did not qualify
2012 2 WPSL 5th, Pacific North Did not qualify
2013 2 WPSL 6th, Pacific North Did not qualify
2014 2 WPSL 1st, Pacific North Regional Final
2015 2 WPSL 1st, Pacific North Did not play
2016 2 WPSL 1st, NorCal Conference Semifinal
2017 2 WPSL 1st, Pacific North Divisional Final
2018 2 WPSL 3rd, Pacific North-Bay Area Did not qualify
2019 2 WPSL 1st, Pacific North-Bay Area Regional Final

Honors[edit]

  • WPSL Pacific North Division Champions 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2019
  • WPSL Pacific NorCal Division Champions 2016
  • WPSL West Division Champions 2005
  • WPSL North Division Champions 2002, 2003
  • WPSL Regular Season Champions 1999
  • W-League Western Division Champions 1997
  • WPSL Champions 2004
  • WPSL Champions 2002
  • WPSL Champions 1999

Head Coaches[edit]

  • United States Jerry Zanelli (1995–2018)
  • United States Jamie Howard-Levoy (2019–present)

Stadia[edit]

Elk Grove High School 2014

Front Office[edit]

Board of Directors[edit]

Executive Director and Head Coach Jamie Howard-Levoy
Board Member Brandi Chastain
Board Member Nick Hardeman
Board Member Dan Howard
Board Member David Levoy
Board Member Leslie Osborne

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "California Storm Front Office". California Storm Soccer. Retrieved October 31, 2019.

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