Jeremy Sampson, the owner of area soccer team Lansing United, announced on Thursday morning that the club would be moving from the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) to the United Soccer League Premier Development League (PDL) for the 2018 season.

The club has been in the NPSL since its inaugural season in 2014, winning the Midwest Division in its first season.  They finished 6-7-1 in the 2017 season.

Sampson also announced that head coach Nate Miller will return for his third season at the helm of United.