We’re excited to share more about our collaboration with Arsenal FC of Pittsburgh beginning this fall. The collaboration benefits all players, with those from the Arsenal Academy Program and the Hotspurs College Prep Phase (U16-U19) having the opportunity to earn a spot with the NPSL or WPSL First Team squad. The youngest players in our…

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Ethan Hackenberg, Pittsburgh Hotspurs

The road to soccer in the U.S. is straight — and very narrow. Even some of the most passionate and skilled players follow the same journey. They begin with youth clubs, enter into high school, and immediately try out for a college team. However, the long-standing question for athletes and their parents remains: Is moving…

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While we anxiously await the kickoff of our National Premier Soccer League season, we’re pleased to add Pittsburgh-area talent to the Men’s First Team roster, current Duquesne University (D1) captain, Ryan Landry.  This is Landry’s 2nd year in the NPSL after competing with Fort Pitt Regiment two summers ago.  “Landry is a very dynamic player…

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Putting on the Hotspurs badge again, we’re pleased to welcome Sabrina Pettinato to the Pittsburgh Hotspurs (WPSL) Women’s First Team. Pettinato competed with the Hotspurs for three years in our College Prep Phase after training with Coach Dave Richmond since a youth player.  “Sabrina has an amazing attitude and is super intelligent – she really…

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RELEASE: 3/13/2020, 2:15PM ET   Hello Hotspurs Family, We have grown our Hotspurs Family and bonded over the years, and while football is what brought us all together, family is what we value most. We believe in doing our part to protect that family and the Pittsburgh community. With this effort, we’re playing our role…

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Already a part of the Hotspurs Family, we’re pleased to announce Abby Torres will be joining the Pittsburgh Hotspurs (WPSL) Women’s First Team. Torres is entering into her 3rd season in the WPSL after 2 seasons with Coach Jordan and Tommo at Steel City FC. “Through each stage of my career– from learning the game…

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Pittsburgh-native Maddie Layman is putting on the blue and yellow to join the Pittsburgh Hotspurs (WPSL) Women’s First Team in our inaugural season.  This will be Layman’s 4th season in the WPSL (2019, 2018, 2016 with Steel City FC). “Maddie is a savage! She’s an incredibly experienced, true competitor,” said Tom (Tommo) Ovenden. “That experience…

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After wrapping up her collegiate career in the fall, we’re pleased to welcome Pittsburgh-native Ashley Amato back to the pitch as a member of the Pittsburgh Hotspurs (WPSL) Women’s First Team. Amato competed for three seasons as a member of Steel City FC.  “I’ve coached Ashley since she was 10 years old. To see her…

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The inaugural roster for the Pittsburgh Hotspurs (WPSL) Women’s First Team is starting to form with the signing of goalkeeper Jess Neill – a member of the 2019 Keystone Division All-Conference team.  This will be Neill’s third season with Coach Tom (Tommo) Ovenden and Jordan Daloisio (GM) after competing with Steel City FC in 2018…

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Pittsburgh women’s sports teams partner with Thelma Lovette YMCA to host Girls and Women in Sports celebration Pittsburgh, PA – January 27, 2020 — Hotspurs has teamed up with Pittsburgh’s leading women in athletics for the second annual Girls and Women in Sports Event, Thursday, February 6th, 2020 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the…

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