San Diego Parceiro Ladies (SDPL) made their debut in the Women’s Premier Soccer League (WPSL) starting with the 2018 Season.
SDPL focuses on being a world-wide club in order to produce world-class soccer players. SDPL seeks opportunities to support talented players step up to National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) or Leagues in other countries for their careers.
SDPL not only sends players from SDPL to the world, but also brings some international players from outside of the U.S. to SDPL, and develops a high-level club here within WPSL.
Also, SDPL does not only focus on just player ability, but also their personality. SDPL believes that the personalities of the players are the most important in the development of the individual. This is the key that will ultimately lead SDPL to a successful team.
San Diego Zest Women was established to begin the Women’s Premier Soccer League (WPSL) competition in the the 2018 season. It is an extension of their parent team (San Diego Zest FC) of the USL PDL and its brother team (Zest 2) which were all established under an international sports management company called San Diego Sports Authority (SDSA), located in San Diego, CA.
The project started in 2014 with the aim of developing the soccer level within the local community, and providing Japanese soccer players the path to pro in the U.S.
On May 22, 2017, WPSL awarded the franchise to San Diego Zest Women.
On February 28, 2018, San Diego Zest FC Women announced its affiliation with Japanese club AC Nagano Parceiro Ladies, which currently competes in Japan’s women’s first division. Due to the affiliation, the team has been renamed from San Diego Zest FC Women to San Diego Parceiro Ladies and will adopt a new club logo.