June Academy Affiliate of the Month: Sporting Southern Indiana

Club Bio

Founded in 1984, Sporting Southern Indiana is one of the oldest soccer clubs in the Tri-State area.

Sporting Southern Indiana joined Sporting KC as an Academy Affiliate in 2015 and provides opportunities for Boys & Girls, U9-U19.

The club focuses on technical training and also emphasize sportsmanship and the individual development of each player and coach. These philosophies are the guiding principles of Sporting Southern Indiana.

Recent Accomplishments

  • Region II Championship – Semi-Finalists
  • State Cup Champions (4 teams)
  • State Cup Finalists (10 teams)
  • President’s Cup Nationals – Semi-Finalists
  • President’s Cup Regional Champions
  • Indiana President’s Cup Champions (5 teams)
  • Indiana Challenge Cup Champions (1 team)
  • Indiana Challenge Cup Finalists (3 teams)

Coach Spotlight

SSI coach

Brad Hollen

  • Coach, U14 Boys (Chaos)

Brad Hollen is our longest tenured coach. He has coaches for Sporting Southern Indiana for the last 17 years.

During his career coaching, Brad has taken four teams to the Challenge Cup or President’s Cup finals.

Brad brings a lot of energy and enthusiasm to his teams. He has a proven record and is one of our club’s most committed and passionate members.

In addition to coaching, Brad has served as Club President (3 years), Treasurer (5 years) and sits on our Board as an advisor.

Player Spotlight

SSI Player

Silas Miller

  • U14 Boys (Chaos)

Silas Miller has been best all-around player this season. He has great skills, soccer IQ, is hardworking and consistent.

Silas played holding midfielder last season, protecting the backline and helped his team record several clean sheets. He is an oustanding leader and has the respect of his teammates.

For more information on Sporting Southern Indiana, visit SportingSI.com and follow them on Facebook or Instagram.