Since 1992, High Plains Drifters Soccer Club has provided a positive and competitive development program for Amarillo youth.
Congratulations to Alek Olivas for being selected as the North Texas State Soccer Association Young Male Referee of the Year. Alek Olivas has been a referee for Amarillo Soccer Association going on five years and handles his business on and off the field in a professional manner. Whenever someone asks Alek for help, he doesn’t hesitate. He is always willing to lend a hand. Alek is a go-to referee for younger kids just starting, or new referees who need some help understanding how to call a quality game. Alek has knowledge of the game that is beyond his years and is not afraid to share the knowledge with anyone that needs it. Alek plays for the High Plains Drifters 2000 boys.
Congratulations to former HPD coach Omar Morales on his new position with the Houston Dash
Congratulations to the 2017 High Plains Drifters Hall of Fame inductees. Debbie Briseno, Natalie Lewis,Drew Rowell, and Brad Williamson. Hall of Fame page, HERE.
Congratulations to Bobby Carlton III on his recent signing to Adams State University in Alamosa Colorado. Bobby has been involved with the High Plains Drifters for many seasons, and is a midfielder for the Amarillo High School Sandies. Bobby is the third Drifters player to sign to play college soccer, and the Club is very proud to have had Bobby be a part of the Club. Congratulations and best of luck on your future endeavors.
Congratulations to Chance Judkins and Jake Rudder on their recent college signings. The High Plains Drifters are extremely proud of these young men and wish them nothing but success in their future endeavors.
Chance plays goalkeeper for Amarillo High School and has signed to McPherson College, in McPherson Kansas.
Jake plays fullback for Amarillo High School and has signed to Eastern New Mexico University, in Portales New Mexico.
Best wishes from everyone at the High Plains Drifters Soccer Club.
A big thank you to John Pascarella from the High Plains Drifter Soccer Club for educating our club and local high school coaches. Coach Pascarella is currently an assistant coach for Sporting KC of Major League Soccer. Coach Pascarella joined Kansas City’s technical staff in 2009 and was a goalkeeper and fitness coach until 2011, when he became an assistant.
The High Plains Drifters Soccer Club has updated the Policies and Procedures. We ask that players and parents please review them under the Club Info menu at Policies & Procedures.
“A big thanks to Randy Waldrum, Head Women’s Coach of the Houston Dash, NWSL newest expansion franchise, for coming to Amarillo and spending the day educating our coaches. We greatly appreciate your time and dedication to help this sport grow. “
The High Plains Drifters
The High Plains Drifters had 5 teams in the League Cup Challenge Tournament in Plano.
The results for the weekend were:
Boys Academy 05 – Semifinalist
Boys Academy 06 – Champions
Girls 04 – Semifinalist
Boys 05 – Runner Up
Boys 00 – Runner Up
A very successful weekend for the club. Great Job Drifters.
Congratulations to the ’02 and ’03 Drifter Girls on their age group wins at the Sun Belt Classic. Read more about this accomplishment HERE.
01 Drifter Boys take 2nd Place at the Ayses Winter Classic. Read the 01 Boys 2nd Place at Ayses Winter Classic article for more information.
04 Drifter Boys take 1st Place at the Gaylord Shepard Memorial Tournament
Congratulations to the ’99 Drifter Girls for taking 2nd at the 2014 Colorado Rush Open!
A great showing at the 2014 HPD Boot Camp