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East Ridge Soccer Club


The East Ridge Soccer Club (ERSC) serves the communities of Afton, Cottage Grove, Newport, Woodbury and surrounding areas.  Our purpose, goal and philosophy is to develop and grow teams and players together through the sport of soccer.

We are looking for additional players for the Spring Competitive season.

We are looking for additional players for this coming Spring competitive season. Girls ages 7 - 13 years old (born between 2011 and 2006. Boys ages 7 - 9 (born between 2011 and 2009).

Please contact John Cater, Dir. of Coaching if interested. 

East Ridge Soccer Club Announces Partnership

The East Ridge Soccer Club and St. Croix Soccer Club are excited to announce a Partnership starting Fall 2018-2019 season.

This partnership will provide a pathway for our players to continue to improve while also providing opportunities to train and play at the highest levels while accessing both clubs outstanding facilities and coaches that these clubs have to offer in the Eastern part of MN as well as Western part of Wisconsin.

East Ridge Soccer will still continue to be a separate community based club. The mission is to create a positive culture among two local clubs by creating an inclusive platform to grow the game of soccer.

"We feel with the new age of soccer that working together for the same goal is something that we want to do and working with John Cater and the East Ridge coaching staff and board will be something that would be great for all the players that are in both organizations" Nathan Klonecki, Sporting St. Croix Coaching Director. 


Mini & Lil Raptors Winter Indoor Training will start In January 2019.

Registration for Mini & Lil Raptors Winter soccer training ages 4-10 years will open this Fall. Training starts the first week in January at the HealthEast Indoor Sports Complex. Dates and Times TBD. 

Session 1 Jan. 4, 2018 - Feb. 8, 2018. Thursdays from 5:30pm to 6:30pm.

Training will be provided by current coaches in the East Ridge Soccer club and from parent volunteers. Rec soccer is all about having fun while learning how to play this great game.

Questions? Contact John Cater, Director of Coaching.


John Cater

Director of Coaching


‚ÄčERSC also offers Lil Raptor Academy 

See the Lil Raptor page for more info.

HealthEast and East Ridge HS Field Maps

Click here to see the specific field locations at the Bielenberg and East Ridge HS Site -- Blue, Green, and Red Soccer Fields