December Newsletter

An anonymous donor is prepared to match up to $5,000, to any/all donations given to the club between now and the new year!

These gifts can go towards the team fundraising goals as we raise money for the lights. Please make sure all gifts are labeled...

Major Announcement Kroger Soccer Park

Major Announcement Kroger Soccer Park


October 24th, 2019
For Immediate Release.

VBR Star Soccer Club is excited to announce a new partnership with major grocery store retailer, Kroger, as the main facility sponsor of the fields at Countryside Sportsplex. As of October 1st, the complex will officially be called Kroger Soccer Park. VBR Star and Kroger have been working together as a tournament and training...

Newsletter October

VBR Star Soccer Club is excited to announce a new partnership with major grocery store retailer, Kroger, as the main facility sponsor of the fields at Countryside Sportsplex. As of October 1st, the complex will officially be called Kroger Soccer Park!

VBR Star Update September


Club Pledge Drive

VBR Star is excited to announce the installation of led lights on Carilion field, McLeod field, and the Advance Auto field. This is the next step in making our facility even better. Adding lights opens a great deal for the club. We will be able to extend training sessions along with game play and tournaments. Our goal is for the club to raise $150,000 with the drive beginning September 2019 until May 2021. 

VBR Star Update August

We have space for 3 more teams in our 2nd Annual VBR Star Golf Challenge on September 6th! Hurry and sort out your team as we expect these spots to be filled quickly. 

We also have limited space for hole and corporate sponsorships. Hole sponsorships are $250, and corporate sponsorships are only a $1000, which includes one team entry along with many other benefits. Those...

Gothia Cup Preview

Gothia Cup Preview

For the 27th consecutive year we are sending groups to the Gothia Cup! Considered the youth World Cup, the tournament brings in over 1700 teams from over 80 countries! Three teams from our club will represent in the Swedish capital early next month as our 03 Boys, 04 Boys, and 05 Girls are making the...

VBR Star Panera Fundraiser

May 11th | 4-8 PM | Valley View Mall

VBR Star Panera Fundraiser

Support VBR Star Soccer Club by eating at Panera ( Valley View Mall location) on Saturday, May 11th from 4 - 8 PM! Panera will donate 20% of your meal when you show our flyer. This is a perfect option for dinner after Day 1 of the Kimoyo Cup! 

You can Order Online and still have your order count towards the fundraiser by using "PRFUND" in the promo code box! 


Looking for more information on the CCL divisions our club plays in? Check out the following descriptions: 

CCL PRO23 - Top level high school players along with current and former collegiate players. 2018 Mens Champions. Compete against SOCA, FC Richmond, VDA, Loudoun, Richmond Strikers.

CCL Premiership - VBR Star Elite Teams compete against top teams from  across VA, MD, & DC. Includes top class showcases, festivals, and Adidas tournaments.  Competition against the following clubs: SOCA, Arlington, Loudoun, Alexandria...

Directors Perspective (Part 4)

Winning vs Losing

Directors Perspective (Part 4)

VBR Star’s approach to developing players at younger ages, and goal of creating a pathway for players to reach the next level.

This is a one of the most highly debated topics in youth soccer and sports. One that can define a club’s long term viability, or short term success. As a parent of players, I understand the desire of wanting your child’s personal and team success. Being one of the more competitive coaches you will ever meet, I put my focus for players into being the best individually and showing improvement within the...

Directors Perspective (Part 3)

The College Recruiting Process

Directors Perspective (Part 3)

Roanoke, VA (April 19th, 2019) -  “Helping Players Achieve Their Next Level.” The VBR full time staff, along with the coaches have adopted this phrase over the past few years. Our ultimate objective is to help players of all levels, reach their goals.

For some young players, the goal may be as simple as playing at the high school level and being one of the players to lead their community team to success. But for others, the goal may be...

Directors Perspective (Part 2)

CCL Championship Expands To West Divison!

Directors Perspective (Part 2)

Roanoke, VA (April 16th, 2019) – VBR Star Soccer Club is excited to announce our participation in the CCL Championship West Division beginning in the Fall of 2019.  Clubs participating in this new division will include:  Central Virginia United (CVU; Lynchburg, VA), New River United (NRU; Blacksburg, VA), Shenandoah Valley United (SVU; Harrisonburg, VA), and VBR Star (VBR; Roanoke, VA).

The West Divison will be regionally based,  also including games against teams currently playing in the CCL...

Directors Perspective (Part 1)

The Tryout Process

Directors Perspective (Part 1)

Roanoke, VA (April 12th, 2019) – The late Spring across the United States is one of the hardest times for youth soccer staffs. It is chaotic trying to finish the Spring season, but also get players organized for the Fall season, and also dealing with the school year is ending.

The ultimate goal is to place players in a team/training environment that will allow them to be successful for the entire year. Here at Star, we have three different ways to place...

VBR Star Recognized by Visit VBR

VBR Star Recognized by Visit VBR

Roanoke, VA (April 5th, 2019) –  On Tuesday, April 2nd, we were recognized by Visit VBR as receipents of the annual Patrick A. Mcmahon tourism ambassador award. This award is given to an individual or individuals for their outstanding efforts, dedication, and support towards the promotion of the region and its many tourism attributes.  

Pictured above is Executive Director, Danny Beamer, and Director of Coaching, Chris McClellan recieving the reward. 


Youth Academy

VBR Star now has 3 Youth Academy Locations for Spring 2019!

Roanoke, VA (February 26th, 2019) – VBR Star Soccer Club is thrilled to announce 3 locations for our 2019 Spring Youth Academy in Roanoke, Botetourt, and Franklin County! VBR Star Youth Academy is a great place for players who are looking to get involved in soccer or continue their soccer education....

Winter Supplemental Tryouts Postponed 1/21

Supplemental tryouts scheduled for today, 1/21, have been postponed due to weather to next Monday, 1/28 at 5:30 PM, at Patrick Henry High School soccer stadium. 

Please reach out to our Director of Coaching, Chris McClellan, at with questions regarding supplemental tryouts. 

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