Welcome to Eugene Metro FC
Eugene Metro Futbol Club is a top-quality soccer program for competitive youth players in the Eugene-Springfield area. All training is provided by professional USSF-certified coaches.
We offer programs for kids of all ages. Our youth and high-school teams play in the Oregon Premier League against the best teams in the state, and sometimes travel further to play in showcase tournaments and regional championships. We also offer introductory programs for younger kids, starting at six years old for Little Metros and four years old for Mini Metros.
ETFC College Preparation Night
Hello high school age players,
please mark your calendars for Friday December 6 from 5:30-7pm at Lane Community College in Building #17 Room 308. Mac Wilson will give a presentation on how the college recruiting process works. We recommend that all U15-18 players and/or parents come to this meeting. Mac will give a presentation about the following topics:
You are invited to attend a presentation on the college soccer recruiting process. Topics covered during the evening will include:
· Communication with college coaches
· Identifying a good overall fit
· Different levels of college soccer
· Recruiting timelines
· Recruiting & contact rules
· Selecting team & individual events to attend
· Importance of academics in recruiting
· Building a soccer resume
Please check out our College Preparation part on this website as well.
EMFC TOP Soccer Program starts December 2
ETFC is pleased to offer the TOPSoccer Program, which provides a series of weekly soccer clinics for kids with special needs. These clinics start in late November each year and last for 7 weeks.
ETFC will run its popular Winter Indoor session at Kick City on Mondays from 5-6pm starting on December 2, 2013. See details here. The sessions will be one hour long from 5:00pm-6:00pm. Please make sure to register online for this Winter Top soccer session with Jeremy Flores. Click here for online Registration.
ETFC recruits soccer referees
The Eugene Timbers FC recognizes that competent referees contribute to a positive player experience. The Club further recognizes through refereeing, many other youths can participate in and enjoy this game. As a result, the Club wants to help recruit, train and retain referees. In order to become a referee you need to have the passion for the game, you need to be fit, and you need to get certified. In becoming a referee you have to be 13 years and older and the best referees typically play the game as well. Please check out the upcoming Grade 8 clinic and more information about getting certified here.
EMFC joins Timbers Alliance
EMFC is very excited to announce a new step forward for our soccer club. EMFC has joined the Timbers Alliance, an association of premier soccer clubs working closely with the Portland Timbers to strengthen competitive youth soccer in our region. As a Timbers Alliance club, Eugene Metro FC will adopt a new name - Eugene Timbers FC - and will wear new colors - Red and Black. Although we remain an independent club, we share the Timbers Alliance badge and have agreed to work with other Timbers Alliance clubs (Westside Timbers, Eastside Timbers, Washington Timbers, Bend Timbers, and Rogue Valley Timbers) to create new opportunities for our players to train and compete. Please read more about the opportunities here in a letter from the Director of Coaching. Our President of the Board of Directors, Derek Johnson, shares his thoughts on this exciting new step. Read here.
EMFC Little Metro Winter Skills Academy Registration is up
If you have a son or daughter that is going into 1st through 4th grade, Little Metro is our introductory soccer program for the youngsters. Our Little Metro Winter Skills Academy is a 6 week program that offers 2 trainings per week for a total of 12 sessions. The sessions are 60 minutes in length. Training sessions are held twice a week indoor at Oak Hill School where quality EMFC coaches teach individual skills in a small group environment. Beginning with footskills, juggling, passing and receiving, players will utilize their newly learned skills in small-sided games. See details here.
EMFC Little Metro Thanks Smith Family Bookstore and Timber Products
The EMFC Little Metro program is very proud to announce a Gold and Silver sponsor for our youngest EMFC soccer players. Smith Family bookstore continues to be the Gold sponsor for Little Metro. Timber Product was also very happy to support our Little Metro program as a Silver sponsor. Both local businesses are very interested in supporting sports in the community and EMFC. Their support will allow EMFC to continue its generous scholarship program. We thank both of those businesses for their continued support.
Jose Benavides joins Timbers Academy
EMFC Webstore at Sew On
EMFC has now an online Webstore at Sew On, a company in Springfield. You can now order EMFC gear online. We have a wonderful catalog of EMFC gear with the new logo. T-shirts, longsleeve shirts, sweatshirts, hoodies, jackets, rain jacket, beanies, hats, blankets. See details here.
28 EMFC players now on Olympic Development Program teams
The Olympic Development Program (ODP) is a national program which is designed to identify and develop talented, committed youth soccer players to represent their state, region, and country in soccer competitions. Please read here for more information about specific age groups, organization, tryouts, cost, etc. EMFC has currently 28 players on Oregon's Olympic Development Program teams — you can see the full list here (PDF). Congratulations to all those players. We wish you all the best in your upcoming competitions with their state teams.
Any questions or feedback? We'd love to hear from you. Give us a call, or use our handy contact form.