Press Release May 21, 2013
Indoor Soccer & Sports Owasso, LLC to Open New
Indoor Soccer Complex
27,000 square-foot facility first of its kind in Owasso
OWASSO, Ok (May 21, 2013) — Indoor Soccer & Sports Owasso, LLC (ISS Owasso) today announced it has begun construction on a new, 27,000 square-foot indoor soccer facility in Owasso. The announcement was made at a special groundbreaking ceremony that included Mike Helm, Rogers County Commissioner — District 2, and Larry Curtis, director of Planning for Rogers County.
The ISS Owasso indoor soccer complex is the first of its kind in Owasso and the newest indoor soccer facility in Green Country. When completed, the climate-controlled complex will be a 27,000 square-foot state-of-the-art facility incorporating the latest in soccer turf technology to help ensure player safety and enhanced game play. The facility will include youth, co-ed and adult leagues of all ages, light concessions for spectators and a mezzanine level complete with flat-screen televisions for soccer fans to watch their favorite teams. The new complex is scheduled to be open for play in November, 2013.
ISS Owasso is locally owned by Carmelo and Marla Scalone.
“We are very excited to bring an indoor soccer venue to the residents of Owasso,” said Marla Scalone, co-owner of ISS Owasso. “Soccer is one of the fastest growing sports in the United States as well as one of the most popular youth sports in the country. The new indoor soccer complex will allow players in our community to participate in the most popular sport in the world year-round, regardless of weather conditions, in a fun and family-friendly environment.”
The sport of soccer continues to grow in popularity in the United States. More than 24 million Americans currently play soccer, with nearly one-third of U.S. households containing someone who participates. Additionally, the number of high school soccer players has more than doubled since 1990, and more than 4.2 million boys and girls play the sport in recreational leagues.
“As someone who has participated in the sport all of my life, it has been a dream of mine to be able to provide this type of venue to area players,” said Carmelo Scalone, co-owner of ISS Owasso. “I know first-hand how passionate soccer fans and players are about the sport, and how much it enriches the lives of those who participate. I look forward to helping soccer grow in Green Country through this new facility.”
The ISS Owasso indoor soccer complex is scheduled to open in November 2013.
About Indoor Soccer & Sports Owasso, LLC Indoor Soccer & Sports Owasso, LLC (ISS Owasso) was founded in 2013 to enable youth and adults of all ages to enjoy the sport of soccer year-round. Its state-of-the-art facility, the first of its kind in Owasso, will be completed in November 2013 and will allow players and fans to participate in the most popular sport in the world in a fun, family-friendly environment.