U21

mariners_soccer_logoThe U21 “Mid-Isle Mariners” men’s team plays in the Vancouver Island Soccer League (VISL). Players must be 20 years of age or younger. This team is coached by Bill Merriman and player evaluations are open throughout the season.

The U21 Mariners have a short but successful history in the VISL, winning League and Cup trophies in several seasons since the team was founded in 2012. Many past players have gone on to successful college and professional careers.


The Undefeated Mid-Isle U21 Men’s team of 2015-16, coached by Bill Merriman and Craig Glennie.

U21 Men’s Team Achievements:

2017-18 Season:

  • Vancouver Island Soccer U21 League CHAMPIONS
  • VISL George Smith Cup Quarter-Finalists
  • BC Provincial Cup Quarter-Finalists

2016-17 Season:

  • Vancouver Island Soccer U21 League CHAMPIONS
  • VISL George Smith Cup CHAMPIONS
  • VISL George Smith Cup MVP (Juan Rubiano)
  • BC Provincial Cup Semi-Finalists

2015-16 Season:

  • Vancouver Island Soccer U21 League CHAMPIONS (18-0 perfect record)
  • VISL George Smith Cup Semi-Finalists
  • BC Provincial Cup Semi-Finalists

2014-15 Season (as Mid-Isle Highlanders):

  • Vancouver Island Soccer U21 League CHAMPIONS
  • VISL George Smith Cup CHAMPIONS

2013-14 Season (as Mid-Isle Highlanders):

  • Vancouver Island Soccer U21 League CHAMPIONS
  • VISL George Smith Cup CHAMPIONS

2012-13 Season (as Mid-Isle Highlanders):

  • Vancouver Island Soccer U21 League CHAMPIONS
  • VISL George Smith Cup CHAMPIONS