Western Iowa Surf is a partnership with Surf Nation, a community which has a proven track record of providing the “Best of the Best” experiences and opportunities for players, coaches and families. Surf has become the industry leader in commitment to youth development both on and off the field.

Led by the most experienced Coaches, Staff and Administrators in Pottawattamie County, Western Iowa Surf will continue to provide a high-quality experience and will now have access to provide further opportunities for its players and coaching staff within the Surf Nation Community.

Western Iowa Surf was founded in 1978, as Council Bluffs Youth Soccer Association (CBYSA). In 2016 CBYSA merged with Council Bluffs Futbol Club (CBFC) to form Council Bluffs Soccer Club. In 2024 Western Iowa Surf joined Surf Nation to provide the “Best of the Best” experience and opportunities for players, coaches and families in Western Iowa and surrounding communities.


To provide the “best of the best” soccer experiences, develop life and athletic skills, and have the opportunity to foster friendships within our community.

The foundation of our programming are the values of:

  • I- Integrity
  • A- Accountability
  • S- Sportsmanship
  • U- Unity
  • R- Resilience +Responsibility
  • F- Fun


We believe in diversity and inclusivity; that the opportunity to benefit from youth sports must be available to all, and we are committed to giving every player the opportunity to be a club member, regardless of their socioeconomic situation.

Board of Directors

  • Shane Hoss – President
  • Desiree Overall – Vice President
  • Komlan Sogbadji – Treasurer
  • Sarah Wolf – Secretary
  • Kendra Soechtig – Board Member
  • Chris Robicheau – Board Member
  • Todd Cook – Board Member

Full Board email link

Staff Contacts


City of Council Bluffs Field Conditions – Game day decisions are made by 3:00 pm.



Governing Bylaws available upon request.

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Iowa West Sports Plex at 3260 Mid America Drive in Council Bluffs.

Phone: 712-796-4163

For registration questions, call our offices or email info@westerniowasurf.com