CASC Welcomes Armenian National Team player Sydney Vermillion to Coaching Staff

California Athletic Soccer Club welcomes back Crescenta Valley star and Armenian national team player Sydney Vermillion to the CASC family and our coaching staff.

“CASC is excited to welcome Sydney to our coaching staff,” says CASC Director Kurtis Millan, “Sydney is currently involved in Armenia’s campaign to qualify for the World Cup, and is bringing a wealth of playing experience and knowledge to our program.

As a national team player, it is clear that Sydney will bring excitement to our club as she clearly knows what it takes for young players to train at a higher level. Sydney has grown up playing club soccer and college soccer in our area, and understands the commitment needed to become a top level player.”

Sydney played at Crescenta Valley High School from 2002-2006, and was quite versatile as she was Defensive Player of the Year as a junior, and Offensive Player of the Year as a senior, as she was honored as the All-CIF Pacific league MVP.

Sydney attended Cal State Northridge, where she was Rookie of the Year in her freshman year, and by her senior year, she broke the school record for most appearances.

After graduating in 2010, Sydney has played locally for the UWS team, the Santa Clarita Blue Heat, the NWSL’s Portland Thorns, and picked up international experience with with Switzerland’s FC Neunkirch. Her first official cap for the Armenian National team verses Norway in 2021, and she is currently in the player pool for upcoming World Cup qualifiers. She also knows the ins and outs of the local club scene as she has coached at local programs in Southern California.

If you have any questions, please contact Kurtis at kmillan@athleticsc.com.

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