About Us

About Us: 

The West Florida Flames is a 501©3 not-for-profit organization registered in the State of Florida.

Founded in 1975, West Florida Flames has become one of the largest youth soccer organizations in the state of Florida and in the Southeastern United States.  It boasts over 12,000 MEMBERS and 5,000 PLAYERS across the Tampa Bay area. Offering Recreational, Competitive, and Adult soccer programs. West Florida Flames is dedicated to providing a positive and rewarding soccer experience for players of all ages and abilities. No matter what your soccer ability is, West Florida Flames has a place for you - from the beginner to national level competitive players.


The mission of West Florida Flames is to promote the sport of soccer in the Greater Tampa Bay community with an emphasis on youth development, while providing each player positive opportunities and experiences to play soccer in a supportive and rewarding environment that emphasizes fun, enjoyment and skill learning at a level that fits his or her interest and ability, and to create a challenging environment for those who seek to reach their full potential.


As a soccer club we will aspire to:  Be a community benchmark for professionalism and modernization of training and teaching student-Athletes skills and demonstrate how to be highly successful in both career and community, as future citizens and leaders. To be able to collaborate and contribute to Community, Culture, Passion and Inspiration to our global society.

Our programming is a safe environment designed to teach both soccer and life specific skills including teamwork, responsibility, discipline, communication and respect for others.


As a soccer club we are compelled by the values we share and demonstrate: Passion,  respect, empathy, leadership, effort, ambition, determination, unification and humility. Furthermore, the actions of our membership should exemplify our values to enhance community, culture and our global society.