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Cannon Soccer Club & Vicksburg Soccer Org.

  • US Soccer is Changing - What does that mean for your child?

    Beginning with the 2016 Fall season, the entire US soccer landscape is undergoing comprehensive player development changes. These include such changes like (among others) the field sizes, goal sizes, number of players on the field, and move to calendar year (instead of school year) registration ...

  • CANNON CADETS - U8-U10 Developmental Program

    Cannon SC and VSO introduce a bridge program for U8 and U10 age groups, offering additional training sessions with professional Coaching Staff!

  • PLAYER PATHWAY

    VSO and Cannon Soccer Club introduce the PLAYER  PATHWAY for our organizations.

About Our Club

The Vicksburg Soccer Organization (VSO) was organized in 1974 by a group of soccer enthusiasts, including Ed Link and Don Rathburn, both of whom were involved in collegiate soccer before coming to Vicksburg. Several of VSO’s founders were also instrumental in organizing the Mississippi Youth Soccer Association (MYSA). Rathburn served as the first MYSA president and several VSO members participated as MYSA founding officers. The fledgling VSO grew rapidly and by the mid-1980s had surpassed 1,500 registered players. Recognizing the need to provide a progressive learning and developmental environment for players interested in more competitive soccer, the VSO established the Cannon Soccer Club in 1982. Under Bob Kennedy’s direction, the club expanded from its initial Under-16 Boys team to eventually fielding teams in Under-11 to Under-19 Boys and Under-11 to Under-18 Girls.

As a means to broaden cultural and playing experiences, club teams have traveled internationally. In 1988, t...
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