Grande Sports Academy – Miguel Salazar makes a commitment to continue his academic studies and playing college soccer at Elon University. Salazar is a Forward for the 2011-12 U18 Real Salt Lake – Arizona Soccer Academy team. Salazar started 14 of the 20 games this season with RSL-AZ, as the team continues to challenge the top teams in the USSDA SoCal division. Salazar’s hard work and dedication at RSL-AZ Soccer Academy is ready to take on the challenges at Elon University.
The Elon University Phoenix men’s soccer team is a member of the Southern Conference and is located in Elon, North Carolina. The Phoenix captured the 2011 SoCon tournament title and was invited to the 2011 NCAA Soccer Tournament. Elon University men’s 2010-11 soccer team was recognized by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) as a NSCAA Team Academic Award recipient.
Grande Sports Academy is the home to Real Salt Lake – Arizona Soccer Academy. RSL-AZ is the only full-time residential soccer academy that participates in match play in the US Soccer Development Academy and is affiliated with Major League Soccer’s Real Salt Lake.