Elm City Express

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Full name Elm City Express
Founded January 9, 2017; 21 months ago (2017-01-09) [1]
Stadium Jess Dow Field
New Haven, Connecticut [1]
Capacity 6,000
Owner Zack Henry
Head coach Teddy Haley[1]
League NPSL
2018 4th, North Atlantic Conference
Website Club website
Current season

Elm City Express is a men's soccer club based in New Haven, Connecticut that currently competes in the NPSL Northeast Region's North Atlantic Conference.[2] The club's colors are blue and white, and plays its home matches at Jess Dow Field at Southern Connecticut State University.[3] The ownership group of Elm City Express also owns and operates Clube Atlético Tubarão, a Brazilian soccer club based in Santa Catarina, which competes in the lower levels of Brazil's pyramid.[4][5][6]

History[edit]

Elm City Express was founded in 2017 by Zack Henry.[1][7][8]

In their inaugural season, The Express won the 2017 NPSL Championship by defeating Midland-Odessa FC 5-0 on August 12, 2017 at Reese Stadium in New Haven.[9]

Front office[edit]

  • Zack Henry - president
  • Luiz Henrique Martins Ribeiro - vice president
  • Brian Neumeyer - general manager
  • Eric Da Costa - technical director[10]

Year-by-year[edit]

Year Division League Record Regular Season Playoffs Open Cup
2018 4 NPSL 5-3-2 4th, North Atlantic Conference 1st Round 3rd Round
2017 4 NPSL 9–1–2 1st, Atlantic Blue Conference National Champions Did not enter

Honors[edit]

National Premier Soccer League

  • National Playoffs
  • Northeast Region
    • Champions: 2017[2]
  • Atlantic Blue Conference

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Elm City Express Joins the NPSL". Npsl.com. July 13, 2011. Retrieved January 15, 2017.
  2. ^ a b O'Connell, Brian (July 30, 2017). "NE Soccer Today". NE Soccer Today. Npsl.bonzidev.com. Archived from the original on August 12, 2016. Retrieved June 18, 2018.
  3. ^ Bondy, Fliip (May 16, 2018). "THE OLD (POST-) COLLEGE TRY IN NEW HAVEN". USA Soccer. Retrieved June 18, 2018.
  4. ^ Bass, Paul (January 9, 2017). "Pro Soccer Coming To Town". New Haven Independent. Retrieved January 17, 2017.
  5. ^ "Tubarão ganha time parceiro nos Estados Unidos - Diário Catarinense". Dc.clicrbs.com.br. January 1, 2016. Retrieved January 17, 2017.
  6. ^ [1]
  7. ^ "Professional men's soccer returns to New Haven with Elm City Express". Nhregister.com. Retrieved January 17, 2017.
  8. ^ "Express Stops In New Haven Elm City Joins Npsl". Newenglandsoccernews.com. January 9, 2017. Retrieved January 17, 2017.
  9. ^ "Elm City Express Crowned 2017 NPSL National Champions". Npsl.com. August 12, 2017. Retrieved August 13, 2017.
  10. ^ "Quinnipiac Athletics - Eric Da Costa to Serve as Technical Director for New Haven's Elm City Express". Quinnipiacbobcats.com. Retrieved January 17, 2017.
  11. ^ a b "Elm City Express Wins 2017 NPSL Championship". www.ussoccer.com. Retrieved 2018-06-19.

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