Bowling Green FC


UPSL Announces Utah Expansion with FC Spider

Bluffdale, UT Based Club Joins UPSL Mountain Division For Spring Season
Published Apr 6, 2021

April 6, 2021 – Los Angeles, CA – The United Premier Soccer League (UPSL) is pleased to announce FC Spider as its newest expansion club ahead of the Spring Season.

Based on Bluffdale, UT, FC Spider will begin UPSL play in the Western Conference Mountain Division. The club will host its home games at Summit Academy High School (14942 South 560 West, Bluffdale, UT 84065).

Isaac Acolatse is the Owner and Head Coach of FC Spider. A native of Ghana, Acolatse holds a USSF Interntional Coaching License. The club will compete exclusively in the UPSL. 

UPSL Mountain Division Manager Brendan Kercher said, "It's great to welcome FC Spider to the UPSL Mountain Division for the Spring Season. This is a club that is eager and organized. They're really excited to be members of the UPSL and they're going to be ready to play. We're looking forward to FC Spider competing in the Mountain Division this season and wish them success."

Jamie Culbertson is the General Manager of FC Spider. Raul Baizabal is the Player Scout.

"FC Spider has a mission to seek out unidentified or deprived soccer players and help them play on a professional platform to receive the recognition they deserve. We want to be the top sports training foundation in the world for not only our contributions to the local community, but for our dedication to teamwork, ambition, respect, effort and humility," Culbertson said. "We chose to join the UPSL because they are the largest Pro Development league in North America. They have a cost effective fee structure with local travel to keep budgets down. This structure helps support our mission and offers an opportunity to provide a high standard of training for those individuals who wish to reach their full potential," Culbertson said.

The club will announce its fixture calendar.

About FC Spider

FC Spider is an American Soccer club currently based on Bluffdale, UT, and a new member of the United Premier Soccer League. FC Spider will begin play in the UPSL's Mountain Division.

FC Spider can participate in the qualifying rounds for the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup through their affiliation and membership with the UPSL, the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) and the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA).

Facebook: /fcspider2021
Twitter: @fcspider2