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Oct, 2017

WorldStrides Excel Programs Becomes Official Tour Partner

WASHINGTON— WorldStrides Excel, the nation’s largest and most trusted sports travel provider is pleased to announce its partnership with DC Stoddert Soccer to deliver international soccer tours for their players. DC Stoddert Soccer offers various levels of soccer education and competition with the mission of providing a positive and fun soccer experience to promote a love of soccer for youth in the Washington, DC area.  

Under terms of the agreement, DC Stoddert Soccer will be sending six teams featuring its U12s, U14s, and U16s boys and girls to Scotland, England, and Germany. In summer of 2018, each team will compete against local clubs from each destination, tour professional stadiums, interact with their opponents at pre and post-game socials, see new amazing sights and bond with teammates creating a lasting memory that will keep the players connected even after returning home.

“We are so glad to be working with WorldStrides Excel to take our players on international soccer tours in 2018. This experience will truly be something that will improve each player’s skills on the field and teach them about a new culture of soccer that cannot be replicated in the United States,” said, Ben Mortimer, Technical Director of DC Stoddert Soccer.

“We are excited to be working with Ben Mortimer and DC Stoddert Soccer to provide international soccer tours to their amazing organization and players. We look forward to continuing to build our relationship by taking tours in summer 2018 to Scotland, England, and Germany;” said Eric McAleer, Senior Vice President of WorldStrides Excel.

About WorldStrides

WorldStrides Excel Programs is the leader in international tours for U.S. soccer teams and is a specialist in meeting the unique requirements of international team travel at the recreational, travel, ODP, and collegiate team level. Founded in 1998 by Eric McAleer, a former European professional soccer player, Excel International Sports was acquired by WorldStrides in 2015. For more information on WorldStrides Excel Programs, visit 

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