Albion SC was formed under the Peninsula Soccer League in 1981. Albion SC is named after the English Premier League team West Brom Albion. The club leadership at the time had visited Europe with a group of boys to tour England. Upon their return their was 2 clubs formed in San Diego, Albion SC and Villa. Albion SC was one of the first competitive clubs in San Diego and the top program in San Diego. In the late 80’s early 1990’s many competitive clubs in the area started emerging and heavily competing. In 1998 Albion SC hired Technical Director, Noah Gins to professionalize the club, develop a clubwide curricullum and develop players and teams to play at the highest level in the US. At the time, the club consisted of 6 Albion SC teams and a large recreational program within PSL.
Looking at the present... The club has 41 teams and has played in 4 National Championship games, won almost every major event in the US, developed over 10 US National Team players and put over 75 players into College Scholarships. The club represents some of the best soccer in the country and has one of the most prolific coaching staffs within youth soccer. The club is progressively looking at ways to advance the club and the players and we will continue to push to higher levels moving forward. The standards of excellence that the club has set is a bar that only few can achieve. The history is in place, but Albion SC will continue to make history as it paves the way in youth soccer.