Pittsburgh Hotspurs 2020

2020 has obviously been a tough year. COVID-19 created an unprecedented situation that had the world on lockdown for months. In the midst of preparing for our 2nd season in the NPSL, tryouts were postponed and the season ultimately canceled.  Yet, on June 8th, the City of Pittsburgh finally received the green light to begin…

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With the start of the 2020/21 season, the Hotspurs North site has put the pieces in place to support a full girls program.  The site, lead by Troy Mohney, has named Blair Gantz as the leader of the girl’s program. Gantz comes to the program with over 20 years of combined coaching experience between college,…

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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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Steel City FC (WPSL) Joins Pittsburgh Hotspurs, Providing Full Women’s Pathway of Play from Youth through Adult   Pittsburgh, PA – November 5, 2019 — Pittsburgh Hotspurs SC are proud to announce that Steel City FC has joined the club for the 2020 season, maintaining competition in the Women’s Premier Soccer League (WPSL). “This is…

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