Austin Lightning

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Austin Lightning
Full nameAustin Lightning
Nickname(s)The Lightning
GroundTony Burger Center
Ground Capacity15,000
ChairmanPam Mimbela
ManagerJaime Mimbela
LeagueUSL Premier Development League
20077th, Mid South Division

The Austin Lightning is an amateur soccer team in Austin, Texas. It is in the Mid South division of the South Conference of the Premier Development League of the United Soccer Leagues.

The club was founded in 2003, when it was moved from Lafayette, Louisiana. The team finished last in the division in the 2007 season, due in part to scheduling difficulties caused by record amounts of rain in Austin, which cause fields to be closed on match days. The Austin Lightning are coached by Jaime Mimbela. Their colors are red and white.

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