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F.C. Stars West

Stars West Overview

F.C. Stars West, was launched in June 2010 and is based in the Pioneer Valley region of Western Massachusetts (Springfield, Massachusetts area).  Stars West is a satellite site of “F.C. Stars” based in Lancaster, MA. 


F.C. Stars also has additional regional locations in Northern Massachusetts (Stars North), South Eastern Massachusetts (Stars South), Southern New Hampshire (Stars NH), and Central Massachusetts (Stars Central).

F.C. Stars was established with the goal of providing serious soccer players with the environment needed to maximize need their potential. This is primarily done through consistent professional training and competitive matches. 
The mission of F.C. Stars is quite simply to provide the optimal training and competition to best prepare our young athletes to play at the High School, Collegiate, Regional and National representative levels.

F.C. Stars West is a full service branch of the F.C. Stars soccer club for premier female and male youth soccer players of all ages (Academy – U18). Stars West has coed programs/teams for 3-7 year olds, as well as gender specific premier teams for U8-U18 athletes.

F.C. Stars has amassed a reputation for developing some of the highest-level soccer teams in the country.  F.C. Stars West teams are currently participating in some of the highest levels of competition available to youth soccer players.  This is done through competitive league play, regionally and national recognized tournaments, and most importantly a competitive training environment.

In the spirit of providing a comprehensive home for premier soccer players in Western Massachusetts, Stars West offers several training programs year round for both current F.C. Stars players and for aspiring participants. These clinics include goalkeeper training, strength and conditioning training, field player technical training, Academy training (for U5-U9s), and other periodically run programs. For a list of these programs and the dates in which they run please visit the “West Programs” section of the website. 

F.C. Stars would like to thank all of those who have supported the growth of F.C. Stars West. We are looking forward to its continued growth and success in Western Massachusetts.

If you have any questions regarding Stars West or any of its programs/teams please contact:

General Questions:

F.C. Stars West Regional Technical Director, Ryan Lavner (


F.C. Stars West Boys Director, Tim Larocca (


F.C. Stars West Girls Director, Ryan Lavner (

Academy (3-7 year olds):

F.C. Stars West Academy Director, Meghan Lavner (


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