CV Explosion: Welcome

Fall 2011 Season

03-03-2012: Explosion kicks off the 2012 Spring Season with participating in Northern California Spring Showcase. Short players and with guest players, the team puts on a great performance with a 2-1-1 results playing one game with no subs and one game a player short.  Congratulation Ladies.

05/30/2011: With players missing and guest players filling the gaps, Explosion makes it to the semi-finals in the San Francisco Cup over Memorial Day weekend.  The game was one of the closests played games. Congratulation, girls!

9/26/2010: Explosion wins the Dublin Fall Classic after two thrilling semifinal and final matches that were decided by penalty kicks. The semifinal PKs were settled after only 3 kicks with a score of 3-0 with Explosion converting on all its kicks, and 2 saves on 3 kicks by the Explosion goal keeper. The final went the distance to 5 kicks with Explosion finishing on top 3-2 with our keeper stopping 3 of 5 shots. The team won all 4 matches, scoring 10 goals and conceding 2 in the process. Congratulation, girls!

8/22/2010: Explosion finishes third in the El Dorado Shootout after tying the eventual champion in the semi-final game and going to PKs only to come up short and playing for 3rd place.

8/15/2010: 4 Explosion players are named to the District 2 ODP teams to participate in the State ODP try-outs this fall. They are: Hannah Press and Jahkya Turiello in U15 and Courtney Ruppel and Adriana Piazza in U16. Claire Aldridge, Madlyn Kelly, and McKenzie Richards had also made the preliminary district roster in the '95 U16 age group.

1/14/2010: Announcing try-outs for a new girls' U14 (Spring) Comp soccer team being formed within Central Valley Youth Soccer (CVYSL)! The team will be part of the very successful CV Explosion club. The new team, CV Express, will play in Class 3 (Comp) and will be a developmental team (Division 2 or 3). This will be a great opportunity for girls ready to play at a higher level and ready for challenge! For those planning/wanting to play soccer in high school, a team like this is great opportunity to develop the skills, tactical awareness, and understanding of the game necessary to play and compete at that level. The try-out date is: Sunday, January 31st Time: 12pm - 2pm (arrive 30 minutes early for registration, warm-up, and a try-out number). Location: Leland High School - West Field Additional info can be found by scrolling to the U14 section on CVYSL Try-outs Page.

If you are interested in coming out or have questions, please contact Reza at:

12/3/09: Central Valley Explosion is holding try-outs on December 12th [ALERT: NOTE THE CHANGE IN THE TRY-OUT TIME!!!]  2-4pm at Leland High School. We would like to add 2-3 players for State Cup and the 2010 season. We are also looking for players for our two futsal teams that play in the Futsal San Jose league, as well as a new class 3 team to be formed in the spring 2010 season.

We offer a unique combination of:

  •  Soccer at the highest levels: We finished atop the middle bracket of Abronzino, and will play in the top bracket next year
  • Professional coaching: our head coach holds an NSCAA Advanced National diploma, does not have a child on the team, and was the head coach of the district II '94 girls ODP team; several times a year, we hire guest trainers to train the team for 4-6 sessions

Along with:

  •  A stable roster: we develop players, and they want to stay with their team
  •  A welcoming, family-oriented atmosphere
  •  Low costs

If Explosion sounds like the right match for your soccer skills and love of the game, contact Coach Reza at 408.307.8214 or

11/8/09: Explosion girls win the Abronzino B bracket with a 7-2-1 record, 17 goals scored to only 3 conceded. The girls started out the season in dominating fashion, winning all 4 games before losing 2 players to long-term injuries and going winless over the course of 3 games with a short-handed roster of 12 players. But the girls stepped it up, finishing the season with 3 consecutive victories. The last game of the season was against a very good Juventus La Fenice team, who would have won the league title with a tie. Explosion girls scored two goals in the last 10 minutes to win it 3-1 and gain the league title. The team will get promoted to the Abronzino A bracket next season.

We will continue playing indoor soccer and futsal until our 3 high schoolers return for normal training in anticipation of State Cup 2010.

9/9/09: Explosion starts the fall season in the middle division of the Abronzino league. This will be a rebuilding season for us, having lost our leading scorer to a family move, and our starting center mid to an ACL injury. On the positive side, the girls have been getting better and better, as evidenced by their success at the ODP level. Of the 8 who tried out in May, 7 were chosen to the initial '95 and '96 rosters: McKenzie, Adriana, Caeli, Jahkya, Sydnie, Hannah, and Katie. Jahkya and Hannah were selected for the final 18-player '96 roster. Congratulations to all 7 girls, and good luck Hannah and Jahkya on ODP play dates!

11/23/2008: Explosion takes third place at District Cup Silver division. The girls conceded a single goal in their first game, and that was enough to knock them out of the championship game. They won the next 3 games with a combined score of 5-0, taking third place for a second year in a row. Over our last 12 games, we have a record of 8-2-2. Next up: first round games of 2009 State Cup the 3rd weekend in January in Fremont.

8/24/2008: Explosion girls bring home the first place trophy from Magic Cup 1. Playing 3 games with only 12 girls, and the final with 13, they battle 4 worthy opponents, and come out on top of the Gold Division. Next up: Abronzino league, and the qualification round of Norcal State Cup.

6/11/2008: Explosion is looking to add 2-3 girls to our roster for fall 2008. We were a CYSA Association Cup finalist in 2007, and reached the State Cup sweet 16 in 2008. Our two qualified coaches focus exclusively on the Explosion. Our head coach/trainer holds an NSCAA Advance National Diploma, equivalent to a USSF B license. We believe our team is unique not only for the athletic accomplishments of our girls, but also for the strong camaraderie on the team. If the Explosion sounds like the right match for your soccer skills and love of the game, give us a call: Coach Reza 408.723.5106 or

1/20/2008: Explosion continues its hot streak by winning its bracket at State Cup in Hanford with a 0-0 tie followed by 2-1 and 6-0 wins. Next up for us is a knock-out round match against PAC United: 9am, Febuary 10th, Morgan Hill field #6. Above is a picture of the girls after their last game in Hanford.

Try-out update: We still have space on our roster for that exceptional player. If you are interested, please contact us to arrange to join the team at an upcoming practice.

We are holding try-outs for U12 girls (born after 7/31/1995) on Sat-Sun 12/8-9 at Fammatre Elementary 10am-12noon. If a player can only make one of those dates, she can join one of our regular practices Mon/Wed 12/10 and 12/12 at Mise Park 6-7:30pm. We are planning the try-out for both a class 1 team and a class 3 team. For the class 1 team, we would like to add 2-3 girls for our State Cup run in January, and for the 2008 spring and fall seasons. The class 3 team will be a new team. Please feel free to contact coach Reza on 408.723.5106 (H) or 408.307.8214 (C) if you would like more information about the teams or have any questions.

11//18/2007: Explosion ended its fall season with a 3rd place showing at the District Cup U12 B Division. The girls won 3 games (including one over the eventual 1st place team) and lost 1. Over the course of our last two tournaments and the second half of the Abronzino league, we had a 6-4-3 record, concluding our first class 1 season on a high note. Next for us is futsal and State Cup. We will hold open try-outs soon to add a few players for State Cup and next year.

8/28/2007: CV Explosion is starting our first fall season as a class 1 team, U12 age group. All 15 girls who started with us in the spring season of last year as a U10 team are returning, as well as a welcomed addition of a 16th player who will primarily play in goal. We will participate in the second division of Abronzino league, and will go to 4 tournaments. Check the Schedules tab for an up-to-date schedule of games.

01/28/2007: Wow!!! CV Explosion made it to the Northern California Championship in the Association Cup. On this mysteriously foggy and beautiful day in Danville, our girls gave it their all, but lost to Rocklin 0-2. Congratulations to our girls for their accomplishments -- 2nd place in Northern California!!!!

11/18/06: Explosion closes out the fall season by winning the top division in the Delgado league. The ladies finished the season by winning 8 games in a row, scoring 18 goals and conceding only 2 goals in that streak. The following weekend, we won our first game in the District Cup, then had two heartbreak one-goal losses and did not advance. All in all, the team had a great year in winning the spring and fall leagues, championships in both U11 tournaments we entered, and even placing in a U12 tournament.

Looking ahead, we will compete in the Association Cup in Fresno in January followed by futsal in winter. We will start practicing outdoors in March to prepare for Class 1 soccer next spring and Abronzino league next fall.

8/27/06: Yeah! It was another fun weekend. CV Explosion won the championship this weekend at the Pleasanton Tournament! Two in a row! Way to go girls! The competition was very tough, but the girls stuck it out. Keep it up! We are so proud of you!

What an incredible weekend! CV Explosion U11 came in 1st in the Magic Cup! We played great on Saturday even with a tough loss to Fair Oaks Magic 0-2, but came back and won two decisive games on Sunday. CV Explosion U11 made it to the Championship Game and their opponent was the Fair Oaks Magic, who we lost to on Saturday..... The girls turn it beat Fair Oaks Magic 3-2 for the Championship!!! Way to go!!

: After a heartbreaker loss on the last day, Explosion finishes the spring season with an 8-1-0 record, at the top of the table. We are off until mid July, when we start practicing for the fall season. We have been accepted to our own league's Magic Cup Tournament on Aug 5th and 6th, and to the Pleasanton Soccer City Tournament on August 26th and 27th.

5/20/06: The team is having an excellent spring season. Our record is 7-0-0 with 20 goals for and a single goal conceded. We have also scrimmaged 3 class 1 teams with two wins and a loss. The girls are working hard at practice, and enjoying the results of their hard work on weekends.

3/4/06: The 2006 edition of Explosion will start the year by participating in the District II Spring League. We have 9 returning players and 6 new players, and look forward to another successful (and always fun!) year.

12/4/05: Explosion concludes a successful season by winning two games and tying one at District Cup.

9/25/05: Explosion takes second place at the Puma Harvest Cup Tournament in Sonoma. Congratulations ladies for placing in your first ever tournament!

CV Explosion is an under11 girls competitive (division III) soccer team in San Jose, Ca. We are affiliated with the Central (Santa Clara) Valley Youth Soccer League (CVYSL). Our girls were born between 8/1995 and 10/1996. Most are 5th and 6th graders with one 4th grader.

We formed the team in February, 2005. All but one of our girls played rec soccer before joining the Explosion. Our first season was the 2005 District II Spring season. We finished on top of the Girls U09 Blue South division with a record of 6 wins, 1 loss, and 2 ties. In fall of 2005, we played in the upper division of the Delgado (Division 3/Competitive) league, and finished 5th.

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