Since the Miami South Beach Classic of 2003, The Soccer Resort has organized competitive and recreational adult soccer tournaments from Iceland to Las Vegas, and New York, to Boston, California, Miami South Beach, Hawaii, Costa Rica San Diego, San Francisco, Dublin, London, Hawaii and many more locations.
Soccer Resort also organizes team-building events for companies in North America and Europe where companies bring together employees either locally, or to a fun destination like Las Vegas, where employees will travel to, and connect in a fun, authentic, casual environment.
Approximately 18,000 people play with the Soccer Resort every year, including celebrities such as the retired English Professional stars of the 1990's like George Weah, Ian Rush, Jan Molby, Bruce Grobbelaar, Mark Walters, Clayton Blackmore, as well as stars like Anthony LaPaglia, Steve Jones, and more!
Teams have joined us from the United States, Canada, Turks and Caicos, Puerto Rico, Norway, Sweden, Demark, England, Scotland, Ireland, and Japan
Our adult soccer travel weekends are for amateur adult soccer teams - with divisions for Open, Over 30, Over 40 and Masters (Men's, Women's and Coed soccer tournaments). We've been around since 2002, and you can be sure, if we didn't know how to show people a good time, we wouldn't still be here!
We are called the Soccer Resort, because we put a high emphasis on great hotels, and excellent quality soccer fields. Now, many of our locations are either luscious Bermuda grass or state of the art, high expense, field turf. Soccer Resort winning teams and runners-up get $1000's of discounts and credits to make your future travel trips with The Soccer Resort even cheaper!
The Soccer Resort LLC, is a privately owned company with offices in the New York Tri State Area (Hoboken, NJ overlooking Manhattan!).
Soccer Resort creates discount luxury soccer tournaments across the U.S.A and overseas for fans who want to play and travel. Soccer Resort has an excellent reputation for well organized events, and fun-packed weekends - with competitive and recreational divisions for men's, women's and coed soccer.
The Soccer Resort is staffed by soccer fanatics, who know that when you want to take a soccer weekend vacation, you want to play plenty of soccer. We want you to have fun, and we try to have some fun in the process ourselves.
Soccer Resort prides itself in being receptive to feedback, and if we can, we'll listen, and resolve any issues with a sense of humor. After all - you're on vacation!
SOCCER RESORT STAFF
Soccer Resort has part-time event management staff around the U.S, Canada, as well as our home-bodies in the Hoboken, NJ office.
Niall Swan, Founder, President
Niall started his work career in the USA as a young online web editor in 1994, before moving to work as an Internet strategist for a Madison Avenue marketing firm. From 1996 to 2002, during the web 1.0 years, Niall served as a Director for internet and online travel businesses in New York setting up the U.S. office of Irish technology and e-commerce companies. His roles were primarily marketing, product development, and business development. Before starting Soccer Resort, Niall was also a marketing consultant to Carlsberg for their soccer marketing initiatives in the U.S.A.
A native of Ireland, Niall came to the U.S. for the World Cup in 1994. He hails from a well-known Irish soccer family, and played his childhood soccer with Ireland's top schoolboy team Home Farm (Now Dublin F.C.).
Niall has coached women's soccer in the New York City area for a number of years, played in the Cosmopolitan League for 9 years and rarely plays at Chelsea Piers and at the NY Gotham Soccer League. Niall hit his soccer peak in 2005, playing against the Liverpool, and Arsenal teams of the 1990's at the Soccer Resort celebrity tournament in Iceland.
Niall holds a BA in History and Political Science, as well as a Masters Degree in European Union policy studies from University College Dublin
Eddie M, Event Consultant
Eddie hails from the Northern reaches of the U.S.A. A Graduate of the New York educational system, Eddie is one of a long line of Manchester United fans who somehow got to work with the Soccer Resort. Eddie holds the ambition of organizing a beach tournament in Hawaii.
David P, Tournament Manager
David assists Soccer Resort operations at several tournaments with his expertise in the sports, and travel industry. Originally from the United Kingdom, David has been asissting Soccer Resort since the early days. David is a lifelong Liverpool fan.
Stewart C, West Coast Tournaments
Stewart has been active in the U.S. coaching and soccer scene for many years, and is a native of the United Kingdom. Stewart is known for his efficient organizing and personable manner, despite the fact he is a lifelong Arsenal Fan
Stewart M, European Tournaments
Stewart has worked in UK football organizing since 2001, and is based in London. Despite the fact that he comes from a family of Chelsea fans, we took him under our wing, and he now runs Soccer Resort events including London, Dublin and a more recent event in Paris.
Paul N, European Tournaments
Paul is a former player in the Swiss Professional league and now resides in Paris, France. Paul is an avid fan of the game, and is a distraught PSG fan. Paul also assists the operation of Soccer Resort events in continental europe.
Patrick H, European Tournaments
Patrick is a native New Yorker, born to Irish immigrant parents, but currently lives and breathes sport in the Republic of Ireland. Patrick is an invaluable man for assisting the running of Soccer Resort tournaments in Ireland and the UK.
Darren M Website Development
Darren develops the Soccer Resort website, developing the state-of-the-art Soccer Resort reservations system that allows teams to book their travel online.