Two members of the Santa Barbara Soccer Club have been selected to play in a prestigious national youth tournament in Florida.
Justin Vom Steeg and Sam Strong were named to Olympic Development Program Region 4 teams that will compete at the U.S. Youth Soccer ODP Boys Thanksgiving Interregonal at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Nov. 26-29.
The tournament includes Under-14 ODP region teams from all over the country and a pair of U.S. national teams.
Vom Steeg is a goalkeeper on the 1997 Region 4 squad while Strong is a center back for the 1996 Region 4 team.
Region 4 consists of players from the West.
The teams will train and compete in front of U.S. National Team staff, professional and collegiate coaches to maximize their exposure for selection to the next level of play.