Westside United History
Westside United Football Club, a division of Magic Soccer Club of Indiana Inc. (1988), is a Premier level soccer club based out of Avon, IN. Westside United was originated in 2002 by Dustin Ottesen and John Case. Many of our players come from the Central Indiana area, but also extend as far as Terre Haute, Columbus, and Noblesville. The club has grown from 4 travel teams to 32 travel teams since it started in 2002. Our Jr. Academy which serves around 200+ kids has grown by over 150 kids the last 4 years. We recently added Rec. Plus which serves over 200 kids as well. Westside United’s reputation continues to grow within the state and region as one of the top level soccer clubs around.
In our few years of existence, Westside United has 21 State Championships, 29 state finalist, 1 regional finalist, 3 regional semi-finalists, and many State Cup, Challenge Cup, and President’s Cup Champions, Finalist, and Semi-Finalist. We have produced over 300 college soccer players, and our numbers continue to grow every year. We have multiple players involved with the ODP program on the state, regional, and national level. We have two players involved with the Men’s and Women’s US U17 National Teams. We recently had one player drafted into the MLS by the Chicago Fire.
What makes us different than most clubs are our coaches. Our directors and coaching staff truly have the bigger picture of soccer in mind and are here for the kids and the betterment of the game. We believe that individual development will lead to team development. The Westside United board fully supports our directors and their decisions within the club.
Westside United is dedicated to providing the best coaching for each and every one of our teams. We are committed to providing developmentally appropriate environments for all levels of players. Our experienced and nationally certified professional staff ensures that each club player receives appropriate instruction, quality leadership, and exposure to valuable life lessons. Our goal is to promote and teach youth soccer in the state of Indiana and provide Premier soccer to the central Indiana area.
MISSION: To teach and promote youth soccer in the central Indiana area and provide a unique, modern, and premier soccer experience to the Westside of Indianapolis.