Strikers FC and Trace Join Forces to Enhance Player Development Through Automatic Player Highlights

The club will benefit from a comperehensive video solution that streamlines progress tracking and accelerates player growth.

by Griffin Lloyd

Former college athlete and video editor. Current content creator, sports enthusiast and dog dad.

AUSTIN, TX (May 18, 2023) Strikers FC and Trace have teamed up to provide teams throughout the club with a fully automatic video solution. This collaboration enables every parent, player, and coach with automatic highlights after each game. By leveraging Trace’s cutting-edge technology, all members of the club will now be able to effortlessly monitor progress, enhance player development, and relive special memories on the field like ever before.

With Trace’s groundbreaking technology, our newest release, PlayerFocus is revolutionizing player and coaching performance with the integration of video, while allowing parents a simple way to capture their children’s best memories. This advanced video solution automatically captures, edits, and organizes individual player highlights, eliminating the need for conventional video recording and editing techniques.

Here’s a list of everything Trace will provide for the club:

Trace PlayerFocus

“We are excited to partner with Trace to provide our players and coaching staff with access to automated game film and automatically-edited highlights to help further enhance player development at Strikers FC. The technology at Trace aligns with the club’s philosophy of focusing on developing the individual player, and I also believe it will be a critical tool for our coaching staff moving forward.”

Don Ebert, Technical Director, Strikers FC

Strikers FC is a firm believer in cutting-edge training methods while incorporating best practices and age specific regimens as defined by U.S. Soccer. Partnering with Trace only solidifies this belief and will now allow every player, parent, and coach at the club to continue further down this path of success with the help of video.

No matter the age, all Striker FC players receive essentially the same training – training that improves individuals at a fundamental level and makes them technically proficient and athletically prepared wherever they compete.

The club joins 200+ clubs in partnering with Trace to provide their players with the best resources for development and college recruitment.

“Video review with our teams and individual film review with our players is a part of our curriculum at Strikers FC and no other video solution or platform makes it easier for coaches and players than Trace.“

Roy Chingirian – DOC, Strikers FC

Fill out the form to get more information on how Trace PlayerFocus works, pricing and sample game footage.

About Trace:

Trace is an AI video highlights company focused on capturing life’s most important memories.

Trace PlayerFocus seamlessly identifies, follows and spotlights each player during the game and automatically delivers a playlist of highlights with your player – front and center. Highlights are sent directly to your inbox so that you can enjoy an enhanced viewing experience focused on your son or daughter.

Every week, thousands of games are traced and over one million highlights are captured on Trace for players, coaches and parents to rewatch their plays, use video to develop their skills, and share playlists with friends, family, coaches, and recruiters.

About Strikers FC:

Strikers FC Irvine (formerly the Irvine Strikers) has received national recognition for being one of the top clubs in the country for producing collegiate, professional and national team players. With the club being formed in the early 1980s, the club found their identity when Don Ebert joined. As one of the more highly regarded soccer trainers in the nation, Ebert has surrounded himself with one of the region’s brightest and most ambitious coaching staffs, including staff such as Roy Chingirian, Willie Diaz and others.

In 2021, Strikers FC announced it will be the first soccer club in Orange County to join the MLS Next and the Elite Academy League program to ensure their players compete against the best of the best.

To inquire about Trace for your player or team at the club, please contact Neil Anaya at or (512) 500-0451.

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