From Current Players:
"Being at the club for six years has had a huge impact on me regarding how I live as a person on and off the field. Beachside has been part of my life and will stay within me regardless of where I go. The experience has been life-changing, playing for Beachside requires discipline and commitment to be successful at the club. I have grown a lot as a person and player and Beachside has played a huge role...Success is a choice, with hard work and commitment, it has helped me become the person I am today."
“I have been at Beachside Soccer Club since the U11 and being part of such a great club has been the best thing that has happened to me. Learning from different coaches over the years about how to play the game and learning how to read the game has had a great effect on me as a player mentally and technically. Being part of a great community at Beachside where your team becomes like your second family because you spend so much time together over the years as I have..."
“Beachside has been a part of my life since I was in 5th grade. As I’ve grown up, Beachside has stressed discipline, commitment, time management, and independence. I can say undoubtedly that something small, like tucking in your shirt, has translated into my real life. I am organized, I manage my time well and I am disciplined."
“Ever since I started the Beachside Juniors program when I was 5 years old I have always wanted to be on a Beachside team...I was able to join the U9 team 6 years ago, and ever since the club has been an important part of my life. I have grown a lot as a player and as a person because of my time here. All of the coaches believe in us not just as players, but as people, too, and the culture at our club brings the best out of our players...My goal is to be a college soccer player...I am confident that I can achieve this goal with Beachside’s help.”
"I like Beachside because all the coaches care about the players and make the team feel like a family. What I like most about Beachside is that I feel challenged in a way that I have fun and learn. Beachside has taught me to be a team player, work as a team and how to be responsible with my time between family, school and soccer."
“Beachside has taught me in life and in soccer, you can’t achieve your goals without putting in hard work and dedication.”
“Beachside has created a unique system which allows for players to compete at a very high and competitive level while also learning influential life lessons. These aspects of the club have constantly pushed me and every member at the club to not only be the best player, but also the best individual off the field that we can be.”
“Beachside has provided me the knowledge and information that will help me obtain my goal of playing college soccer”
“The experience I have had at Beachside has been amazing and has definitely helped make me a more complete player. The high level of competition and the club’s high standards for character, technical training, and player development is the best you can find.”
“Being a part of Beachside for the past four years has helped me tremendously to advance my skill level as well as, teach me discipline, and strengthen my mentality on and off the field.”
"Beachside cares about me as a player. The club and coaches have provided me the opportunity to develop my skills and have taught me the importance of hard work, commitment, and team spirit."
“Beachside has made me work harder and love the game more. I like how encouraging the coaches are and how committed my teammates are!”
From The Parents:
“We moved to Connecticut mid-season and were immediately welcomed into the Beachside community. Beachside provided our son the development opportunity to compete at the highest levels, both domestically and internationally, while also focusing on the player's academic achievement and personal leadership traits. We can't think of a better organization in Connecticut where Success is stressed through hard work and personal choices.”
“We are extremely thankful to Mickey and the entire Beachside organization for providing a consistent, competitive and positive environment for our son, Luca. At a very young age, Luca learned the value of responsibility, the drive to always want to learn, and an immense commitment to the team. Surrounded by players who put the team before themselves, at Beachside, Luca has found a true extension of family..."
“At his first try out session with Beachside, my son easily sensed the highly supportive and knowledgeable coaches coupled with the camaraderie of the teammates and has not experienced anything less since joining the team...Beachside coaches develop more than the obvious strengths of a player, teaching them to be well-rounded, creative, and smart competitors. You can tell the coaches love soccer as much as the boys and relish sharing that passion and fun with their players. The positive attitude from everyone involved with the club certainly makes the hour ride to practices worthwhile.”
Our experience with Beachside has been a truly remarkable one. The impact and influence this organization and its coaches have had on our son have been immeasurable. Beachside and its coaches consistently and continuously instill in their players a level of discipline, competition, and commitment to excellence in everything they do; whether they are on the soccer field or in the classroom..."
As an organization, Beachside provides its players with the highest level of competition in practices and games. They’ve affiliated themselves with other esteemed organizations and clubs in order to provide their players with the best experience. I appreciate and enjoy seeing how much my son has improved as a result...The Beachside coaching staff believes in the purpose and culture of the club, and always practices what they preach. They are excellent role models for our son as they continually model dedication, discipline, and commitment. As a parent, I could not be more satisfied with our son’s experience as being a part of such an excellent organization.”
“The insightful player evaluations we’ve received at Beachside provide essential perspectives that guide our boys to be the best players they can be.”
"They say it takes a village to raise a child, and we could not be happier to have Beachside in ours. Our boys have become better soccer players and people because of the invaluable lessons learned at the club. From the high level of coaching to the culture built on hard work, respect, and commitment, we are so proud to be part of the Beachside family."
“We are proud to be a Beachside family, because the Club not only develops our sons’ soccer skills but, more importantly, their sportsmanship and camaraderie, their work ethic, and their respect for the sacrifices necessary to achieve goals on and off the field. It seems like Beachside coaches’ primary objective is to develop and improve the kids’ skills and character.”
“Our sons have loved playing for Beachside these past 7 years! The club’s coaches have delivered exceptional training and a supportive environment for their growth and development both on and off the field.”
"Beachside Soccer Club has enhanced my son Jason’s soccer skills as well as giving him the opportunity to use those skills while playing at the highest level. The coaches are wonderful and have fostered his sense of playing as a team. Since joining Beachside, I’ve seen a difference and a greater appreciation for his sense of discipline on and off the field."