Burlingame Dragons, Cal North Soccer Announce Partnership
Community Driven Organizations Combine Forces for 2016 PDL Season
The Burlingame Dragons Football Club is delighted to announce that they have agreed to a partnership with Cal North Soccer, part of the California Youth Soccer Association for the 2016 Premier Development League season. This partnership looks to promote youth soccer in Northern California and allows the Dragons to join forces with an organization that shares it’s community-driven vision of using soccer as a conduit to make a difference.
“We could not be more excited to partner with Cal North.” said Jordan Gardner, President of the Burlingame Dragons FC. “Matthew Madeira (Cal North Executive Director) and his team have done a fantastic job growing the game at the youth level in Northern California, and we want to help continue that growth in any way we can. With over 6,000 Cal North players in San Mateo County, this partnership was a natural fit, as we continue to make community engagement a priority for our organization.”
Cal North is the pre-eminent organization in Northern California for youth soccer. It’s 163,000 members are divided geographically into nine regions representing over 300 clubs throughout the Northern California. Cal North is dedicated to assisting parents in developing youth as individuals and not just soccer players in a fun, safe and healthy environment for players at every level of the game.
Madeira writes, “Cal North wants to help promote all soccer opportunities in Northern California, which includes our new partnership with the Burlingame Dragons. This partnership will help us to show all of our youth soccer players that playing opportunities in our beautiful game continue well into adulthood. Soccer is very much a grassroots sport and Cal North wants to help serve as the grassroots arm of the Burlingame Dragons.”