Club History – The Boston SC Boston SC staff helped develop and provided professional playing opportunities for numerous local players (6) that went onto successful careers in Major League Soccer (MLS). Those players included Kevin Anderson (So. Conn. State, Colorado Rapids), John DeBrito (So. Conn. State, New England Revolution), Dan Calichman (Williams College, LA Galaxy), Jeff Causey (University of Virginia, DC United), Francis Okroh (Boston University, New England Revolution), Bo Oshoniyi (Southern Conn. State, Kansas City Wizards).
Notable players include Mike Masters who played for the US National Team and was the first American to score a goal at England’s Wembley Stadium. Striker Joe Baroso played for the Storm in 1993 and played for the US National Team. DeBrito and Calichman were also were United States National Team players. Storm Goalkeeper Jeff Duback who was part of the US National Teams qualification for the 1990 World Cup played for the BSC during the 1993 exhibition schedule. In Total 5 male players from the BSC played for the US National Team and 2 female members of the US National Team from the Boston Storm. Additionally, Boston Storm players Kevin Anderson and Gary Cronin played for the U-20 United States National Team while Bo Oshoniyi, DeBrito and Cronin played for the United States World University Ganes Team.
The Boston SC Staff also started the first USISL Women’s Team in Massachusetts and was a founding member of the “W” League Northeast Division. The Boston Storm Women’s Team played an exhibition season in 1994 and participated in the first regular USISL Northeast Division season in 1995 as a founding member. The BSC Women’s Team featured several outstanding players that went onto play in the WUSA and for the US National including Jen Mead (US National Team, WUSA San Jose Cyber Rays) and Nicole Roberts (US National “B” Team, WUSA Philadelphia Charge).
Boston SC gave opportunities to play at the highest level in the United States to men and women soccer players from schools such as Boston University, Boston College, Babson College, Williams College, Providence College, Holy Cross College, Salem State, Southern Connecticut State College, Boston College, Yale University, University of Virginia, Weslyan College. New Hampshire College.
The goal of the new Boston SC is to follow in the footsteps of the original Boston Storm. That goal is once again to provide players an outstanding coaching, training, competition and club experience that will give our youth players the opportunity to play at the College Level, in the MLS, and for the US National Team.