UPSL Division I


UPSL Announces Western Conference Expansion with Sierra Nevada FC Premier

Reno, NV based Pro Development Club Joins for Spring Season
Published Feb 4, 2021

February 4, 2021 – Los Angeles, CA – The United Premier Soccer League (UPSL) is pleased to announce Sierra Nevada FC Premier as its newest expansion club ahead of the Spring Season.

Based in Reno, NV, Sierra Nevada FC Premier will begin UPSL play in the Western Conference Wild West Division. The club is finalizing its home venue ahead of the season.

Sierra Nevada FC Premier is the men's first team of Sierra Nevada Football Club, one of the largest youth clubs in the region. Joe Henry is the General Manager of Sierra Nevada FC Premier. Rob Moreland serves as the Head Coach. Paul Gonzalez is the assistant coach.

UPSL Wild West Division Manager Will Bumgardner said, "I'm very excited to welcome the Northern Nevada region back into the UPSL's Wild West Division. Rob Moreland has been very siccessful throughout his coaching career in the area and Sierra Nevada FC has built a very good youth program that will eventually feed the first team. I look forward to seeing what they can do against the rest of the division this season."

Sierra Nevada FC Premier will host a free tryout this Saturday, Feb. 6, at Golden Eagle Regional Sports Complex (6400 Vista Blvd, Sparks, NV 89436). Players must present valid ID and sign a waiver.

"We are excited to put some emphasis on local talent. My goal is to help these guys realize they can potentially go pro one day," Moreland said.

The club will announce its upcoming game schedule.

About Sierra Nevada FC Premier

Sierra Nevada FC Premier is an American Soccer club currently based in Reno, NV, and a new member of the United Premier Soccer League. Sierra Nevada FC Premier will play in the UPSL's Wild West Division.

Sierra Nevada FC Premier can participate in the qualifying rounds for the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup through their affiliation and membership with the UPSL, the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) and the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA).

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