Congratulations to Ella McMackin, Olivia Zitoliand the William Smith Herons as they captured
the NCAA Division 3 National Championship yesterday!
Ella is a freshmen on the Herons and played for Coach Tony Luongo and the Nova Eclipse. Ella's father, Dan, is the assistant coach on the Nova U17 Fire and her sister, Abby, is a member of the Fire as well. As a freshmen, Ella played in 22 games, scored the game winning goal against #5 nationally ranked Ithaca College and made the Liberty League Weekly Honor Roll once. Olivia is a senior and played for the Nova Fusion. Olivia was named the NCAA Tournament Most Outstanding Defensive Player. She was also named an NSCAA All American and was the Liberty League Player of the Year. The Herons went 23-1 on the season giving up only 6 goals all year and finishing with a 23 game winning streak.
To win the title game, the Herons had to beat a 25-0-2 Trinity College (Texas) team who had scored 124 goals (4.5 per game) and boasted the nation's leading scorer and leading assist provider. The Herons scored a goal 11 minutes into the game and then added an insurance goal in the 52nd minute. Here is a link to the news article on the William Smith College website - article.
Nova Premier Soccer Clubis a premier soccer club forboysandgirlscompeting in the top leagues in the state of Massachusetts and in New England. We are committed to provide top flight training and to develop our players to become great soccer players and great people.
Looking for a premier soccer team to play for with a family atmosphere and top rate coaching ??
We are still looking for players in the following age groups:
Boys U9 AstrosAcademy – contact Coach Kevin Smith
Boys U10/U11 Neptunes – contact Coach Carlos Costa
Boys U13 Comets – contact Coach Carlos Costa
Girls U13 Girls Blaze – contact Coach Anthony Bruno
Girls U13 Lightning – contact Coach Helen Mahoney-Correia
Nova hires coach Phil Silva to host our Friday night Academy! We are excited to have Coach Phil on our Nova Staff.
Coach Phil's soccer bio:
NSCAA National Diploma: USSF C lIcense
Head Coach - Bishop Feehan HS (2009-Current)
4 EAC Champonships; South D1 Finalist (2010); South D1 Semifinalists (2009, 2011) South D1 Quaterfinalists (2012)
Former Head Coach -
Tidal Wave SC; RI Rays United, SRI ODP
2 State Championships
4 State Finalists
Regional Semifinalist - ODP Region One Tournament
Multiple Premier Tournament Championships including
GPS College Showcase
MPS Thanksgiving Showcase
Needham Memorial Day
Nashua World Cup
We are pleased to announce that Coach Alex Wilson is joining the Nova Premier SC staff. Coach Wilson is the Stonehill College Women's Soccer Head Coach. She also coached at Franklin Pierce College and is an alumnus of the Stonehill College Women's program.
Coach Wilson will be joining the U17 Fire coaching staff and working with the U11 girls program.
Here is Coach Wilson's bio from the Stonehill website:
Wilson, a four-year standout goalkeeper at Stonehill, joins the coaching staff after serving as an assistant women’s soccer coach/goalkeeper coach at Franklin Pierce University for the past four seasons. In addition to her coaching duties with the women’s soccer program at the University, Wilson also served as the head coach for the men’s and women’s tennis teams from 2010-12.
Wilson captained the Stonehill women’s soccer team twice during her collegiate playing career from 2004-07 and earned All-Northeast-10 second team and NE-10 Academic All-Conference honors. Wilson also collected two New England Women’s Intercollegiate Soccer Association (NEWISA) All-New England selections.
After her collegiate career, Wilson joined the Classic Crush of the Eastern Massachusetts Women’s Soccer League (EMWSL), with whom she still plays for. She started playing for them while earning her Master’s Degree at Franklin Pierce, where she served as a graduate assistant coach for the women’s soccer team.
Wilson currently holds an NSCAA Goalkeeping Level I Diploma and is an ACSM certified personal trainer. Wilson earned her Bachelor’s Degree in communications from Stonehill with a minor in environmental studies in 2008 and her Master’s in sports facilities management from Franklin Pierce in 2010.
Along with her coaching duties at Stonehill, Wilson will also serve as the Athletic Clinic Coordinator at the College overseeing all the duties and functions of Stonehill Sports Camps.
Nova Premier Soccer Club is a premier soccer club for boys and girls competing in the top leagues in the state of Massachusetts and in New England. We are committed to provide top flight training and to develop our players to become great soccer players and great people.
Want to play for a small club with a family feel that regularly competes for Maple titles and State Cup titles? Look no further - Nova Premier SC is for you!
Nova Premier SC has:
Won 2 State Cup titles
Been a State Cup Finalist 3 times
Been a State Cup Semifinalist 5 times
Been a State Cup Quarterfinalist 11 times
Participated in the US Region 1 Tournament 3 times
Won a Maple Division Championship 6 times
Won multiple other premier tournaments
Nova SC alumni have gone on to play at colleges and universities such as St. Johns (NY), Springfield College, Stonehill College, Lesley, Western Connecticut, Salve Regina, UMASS Lowell, UMASS Dartmouth, Simmons, Framingham State, Bridgewater State University, St Anselm's University, St. Michael's College, University of South New Hampshire, and more.
INTERESTED? email Tony Luongo at
or Kevin Smith at