The USL Super League is a new professional women’s soccer league that will align with the international women’s soccer calendar and kick off in August 2023.
We aim to be seriously super. We are driven to make an impact in our communities, devoted to advancing the women’s game, and passionate about fueling the growth of the sport.
The USL Super League will sit on top of the women’s youth-to-pro pathway. The full pathway includes the Super Y League, the USL Academy, and the pre-professional USL W League, which kicks off in 2022.
Take a look back at the milestones that helped form the USL women's pathway
Under new ownership, the league continues operations of the Super Y League and W-League, offering playing opportunities for girls and women across the United States.
Further stimulating the USL’s interest in the women’s game, interest from club owners intensifies in summer 2019 as teams across the USL ecosystem share their desire to invest in the women’s game.
USL begins the formation of a sustainable league model by conducting market research into the women’s soccer landscape.
USL begins discovery process with key stakeholders in all levels of women’s soccer to provide insight and assistance in steering the direction of its women’s soccer strategy.
USL continues conversations with its clubs, focusing on level of interest, investment, and vision for a pre-professional women’s league
USL announces the appointment of Betsy Haugh as its Director of Women’s Soccer Operations.
As part of the USL’s IMPACT Committee, the USL forms its Gender Equity Subcommittee, a group that would prove to be instrumental in steering the direction of its women’s soccer strategy.
USL welcomes 16 teams to compete in the U17 Girls Academy Cup in Tampa, FL, a significant step in the development of the USL’s female pathway.
In a defining moment for the USL in the women’s game, the USL W League is publicly announced, including the confirmation of eight initial members.
In a watershed moment for women’s soccer in the United States, the USL publicly announces the formation of a Division II women’s professional league, the USL Super League, set to kick off in 2023.
An innovative sports executive with more than 20 years of experience across all levels of women’s and men’s soccer, Vandervort brings business acumen, leadership skills and industry relationships to the USL Super League and USL’s burgeoning women’s soccer pathway.
Price will lead on-field initiatives for the USL’s youth-to-pro women's pathway and support USL Super League and W League Clubs in structuring their technical departments.
The new professional women’s league announces it will align with the international women’s calendar and kick off in 2023.