The National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) is proud to announce that Katy 1895 FC (Katy, TX) has joined the league as an expansion team. The club will compete in the South Region’s Texas Conference.
“We are excited to see continued growth in Texas, one of the great hotbeds of American soccer,” NPSL Chairman Joe Barone commented. “The addition of Katy 1895 FC allows us to bring NPSL soccer to yet another community in the Lone Star State and we know that fans and supporters will be thrilled by this addition.”
The leadership of Katy 1895 FC includes Owners Michael and Noel Veith, Head Coach James Krueger, and Technical Director/Goalkeeper Coach Eddie Bloise.
Bloise has over 15 years of coaching experience and is currently head boys’ soccer coach at Katy High School. A former professional player, Bloise has United States Soccer Federation (USSF), United Soccer Coaches (USC), and La Liga Methodology coaching credentials.
“Katy is a strong soccer community within the fastest growing county in Texas,” Michael Veith added. “The soccer fan base here is vibrant and we believe that Katy 1895 FC games will be a great activity for families in Katy and the surrounding area. We believe that we can grow soccer even more by providing an exciting team of local talent that will connect with the community. We love the fact that the NPSL has such a great reputation and their leadership is fantastic.”
Home matches will be played at Saint John XXIII High School.
“At Katy 1895 FC our focus will be on providing the best training and experience possible to help our players grow and improve so that they, in turn, help their college teams,” Michael Veith concluded. “We strive to be the team that players will come to for their summer training.”
More information about the club can be found at www.Katy1895FC.com or by following the club on Facebook (@Katy1895FC), Instagram (@Katy1895FC), and Twitter (@Katy1895FC).
ABOUT THE NPSL
The National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) is the largest organized men’s soccer league in the United States with 96 teams competing across the country in 2017. The NPSL is a successor to the Men’s Premier Soccer League (MPSL), which was formed in 2002. The NPSL is a member league of the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA) and sanctioned by U.S. Soccer, the governing body of soccer in all its forms in the United States. NPSL’s cooperative and turnkey ownership platform has led to its explosive growth, countless player development opportunities, and commitment to grow the game in the United States. For more information about the NPSL, please visit npsl.com.