As we continue to celebrate 25 years of being a club, we have had the privilege to honor those who have helped set our foundation. 25 years of building better soccer, better people, and a stronger community, together.
Here is what a few of our past board members, and directors, had to say about their experience with CFC:
“Congratulations to CFC on its 25 year Anniversary. During this time, CFC has been a catalyst in building a stronger community in Salem through the beautiful game of soccer. CFC has impacted thousands of kids in our community and has helped in shaping their lives. CFC is more than a soccer club. It is a community cornerstone.” -Ricardo Baez, President, Don Pancho Tortillas and Chips, former Board Member
“Congratulations to everyone on the 25th anniversary. It is wonderful to see the Club continue to grow and have such an impact on the community. It is a credit to the hours of dedication that have gone in over the years.” -Ian Buckman, Assistant Academy Manager, Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club, former Director of Coaching
“I greatly enjoyed getting together with some of the old-timers. my friends, who worked tirelessly in the early days in hopes that something great could be accomplished. Looking at the club now, it is clear that great work in being done for the youth of our community. I am pleased that 25 years in. the club is in great hands; and I look forward to seeing the great accomplishments of the next 25 years.” -Eric Johansen, Founding Club President