Carlsbad Wave FC Recreation Program 

10 things you need to know…

1- Carlsbad Wave FC has new leadership

We have hired a full time Director to lead our Recreation Program. Brad Green is part of our professional coaching staff and has worked for our Competitive program for over 4 years. Brad has been involved in youth soccer in the US and Europe for over 10 years. His coaching philosophy is simple but highly effective. Keep it fun and players will learn. Brad believes that all players can be taught to play soccer to their highest ability in a fun and positive environment.

“I am delighted to be a part of Wave on a full time bases. Our Recreational soccer program is the foundation of our club and I will strive to make it the most enjoyable and educational experience possible for all involved, players, parents and coaches.”   Brad Green, Feb 2013

To register for our fall recreational season click here.

2- We accept friend requests

As well as giving our players the opportunity to meet new friends they can also request a friend to make their experience even more enjoyable. Both players must request each other. Fair and Balanced teams are our priority but we will make every effort to accommodate your request.

3- We practice & play in your local community

Fields include Aviara, Poinsettia, Stage Coach Community Park, Aviara Oaks Middle School, Pine, etc. (the best facilities in Carlsbad)

4- We provide a fun filled player development curriculum

Soccer, no matter your age, gender or ability is played because it’s fun. Our Director of Coaching, Steve Cowell has developed a curriculum based on key fundamentals from the US Soccer Federation, NSCAA and Ajax Academy, with an emphasis on fun and player development.

5- All U12-U19 games are played on synthetic turf fields

We are dedicated to providing the best facilities for our players.

6- Value

Wave gives you more for less:  Full Uniform, Practice T-shirt, Awards, Picture Package, Free Player Clinics, Certified Coaching, and Certified Referee’s. You won’t find a better value in North County.

7- Friday Night Clinics (exclusive to CWFC)

Wave has partnered with Challenger Sports, the nations largest professional soccer camp provider, to offer 8 FREE skill based clinics. The clinics are run by our professional coaching staff alongside professional coaches from Challenger Sports.

8- All-Stars

The purpose of our All-Stars program is to give the skilled recreation player an opportunity to play with and compete against other players at their skill level. The program is designed to help identify players that may be ready to move up to competitive soccer.

9- Pathway to Competitive

We pride ourselves on providing an enjoyable soccer experience for players of all abilities. Our Competitive Program is one of the strongest in San Diego. We have 38 competitive teams including Premier Level teams. In 2011, 65 Recreational Players made the switch to our Competitive Program.

10- Recreation level programs offered year round

Wave soccer goes full blast all year long!

  • Spring League
  • Junior Wave (4-6 year old program)
  • Summer Camps
  • December Holiday Camp
  • Fall Recreational League
  • All Stars



Whether you are interested in competitive or recreational soccer; looking for clinics, camps, or private training, we have a program for you.

Be apart of the Wave and enjoy the ride.