Las Vegas Mobsters
Las Vegas Mobsters is an American soccer team based in Las Vegas, Nevada. Founded in 2013, the team plays in the United Premier Soccer League (UPSL), the fifth tier of the American Soccer Pyramid, in the Nevada Division. Their inaugural season was in 2014, competing in the Western Conference of the Premier Development League. The Mobsters finished 4th in the Mountain Division their first season.
|Full name||Las Vegas Mobsters|
|Stadium||Desert Oasis High School Stadium|
Las Vegas, Nevada
|President||Board of Trustees|
|Head Coach||George McKenna|
|League||United Premier Soccer League|
|2016 (PDL)||5th, Central Pacific Division|
|Year||Division||League||Regular Season||Playoffs||Open Cup|
|2014||4||USL PDL||4th, Mountain||Did not qualify||Did not qualify|
|2015||4||USL PDL||3rd, Mountain||Did not qualify||Did not qualify|
|2016||4||USL PDL||5th, Central Pacific||Did not qualify||Did not qualify|
|2017 Spring||4||UPSL||N/A, Nevada||N/A||N/A|
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
- Martin Melendrez - Chief Financial Officer
- George McKenna - Head Coach
- Kyle McKenna - Assistant Coach
- Julian Portugal - Strength and Conditioning Coach
- Tyler Scull - General Manager
- Forrest Smith - Director of Player Development
- John Fayeghi - Director of Hospitality and Entertainment
- Tyson Johnson - Director of Marketing
- Theresa Lloyd - Club Administrator
- Christian Soler - Director of Social Media and Media Relations
In 2015 the members of the Mob Squad along with FC Tucson supporters Cactus Pricks, and Albuquerque Sol FC supporters the Sandianistas announced the Copa Frontera, an annual series with Las Vegas Mobsters, FC Tucson and Albuquerque Sol FC, all current PDL teams in the Western Conference's newly-formed Mountain Division. The club earning the most points in the 6 regular-season meetings is awarded The Copa Frontera Trophy for the following year.
- Straus, Brian (10 October 2013). "Las Vegas to get amateur soccer team in 2014 with the PDL's Mobsters". Sports Illustrated. Archived from the original on 10 October 2013. Retrieved 10 October 2013.
- "PDL Expands to Las Vegas for 2014". United Soccer Leagues (USL). October 10, 2013. Archived from the original on October 14, 2013. Retrieved October 11, 2013.
- 2014 PDL season
- "Administrative Staff". lvmobsters.com.
- "Coaching Staff". lvmobsters.com.
- "Mob Squad About Us". www.mobsquadlv.com.
- "Copa Frontera". mobsquadlv.com. May 6, 2015.