Ventura County FC is a soccer/football club in Ventura, California, USA that prepares players for professional careers in European and South American soccer/football. Ventura County FC (VCFC) has strong connections with all the top teams in the 1st through 3rd Bundesliga, Europe, Asia, and throughout Brazil and South America.
Ventura County FC focuses on providing an emulated professional training environment, based on the professional Brazilian training system, so that local USA based players can be as ready as possible to attend trials overseas. Players of the ages 15-25 who have been recommended to or scouted by VCFC or are performing at an above average NCAA Division 1 level or professional level players are a good candidates to go on trial overseas.
Ventura County FC was founded by Jordan Older in 2009 to address the need for local high level soccer training on a daily basis. Jordan Older has played and trained with professional teams in the USA, Brazil, Switzerland, Germany, Slovakia, and Sweden and took part in the US National Team training camp in December, 1994 in Mission Viejo, California upon invitation from, then, US National Team head coach Bora Milutinovic.
Jordan Older brings his experience learned in the 1st division of Brazil to local players, teams, and coaches. Jordan Older’s experience was gained in the same leagues that developed scores of world champions, from Pele to Rivelino to Ronaldo to Ronaldinho, and in the very same team that developed world champion, Roberto Carlos. Jordan Older feels that Brazilian soccer methods, tactics, and science represent the pinnacle of soccer/football training and education.