The Oceanside United Soccer Club began in 1962 as a single team of 15 boys. It was co-founded by Ian McDougall and Joe Goldberg.
The team began play in the German-American league. Today that league is known as the Cosmopolitan Junior Soccer League (CJSL). As the only Nassau County, Long Island team represented in the league, the club choose the orange & blue colors that their teams wear today for it's uniform.
Girls soccer was started in 1972 by Bessie & Phil Lamonica when they entered a team in the Long Island Junior Soccer League. In 1979 the Oceanside United Soccer Club formally joined the LIJSL.
From the humble beginnings of a single, 15 player team the club now fields over 125 teams consisting of 1,700 youth and senior soccer players.
The club's founders were truly prophetic when they choose as the club's motto the phrase ...
"From Tiny Acorns Mighty Oaks Can Grow"