Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Meet the new U.S. U-17 residents
September 4th, 2008 9AM
Subscribe to Youth Soccer Reporter

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

Wilmer Cabrera and the U.S. under-17 national team staff has recruited 17 new players -- one of the largest incoming classes in the history of the program, which was launched in 1999. Here's a look at the new players ...

GOALKEEPER
Jonathan Kempin
(K.C. Wizards Juniors). The only first-semester and only '93 goalkeeper in residency. Kempin previously attended Blue Valley North High School.

DEFENDERS
Michael Ambrose (Texas Fire). Defender played with the U.S. U-17s on their July trip to South American after attending Development Academy Summer Showcase in Greensboro. One of three '93 defenders to join residency. First player from El Paso, Texas, to make residency program.

Jordan McCrary (Concorde Fire, Ga.). Traveled with the U.S. U-15s to Spain in May. Another '93 defender.

Boyd Okwuonu (Tulsa Thunder, Okla.). Another '93 defender who has been in the national program since debuting with the U-14 development team in 2007. Father played college soccer after moving to the United States from Nigeria and three older brothers were prep stars at Edmond Santa Fe High School.

Eriq Zavaleta. Starred for Westfield (Ind.) High School (25 goals) and played for FC Pride. Led Indiana to the 2008 1992 boys title at the U.S. Youth Soccer ODP Championships. One of the biggest players in residency at 6-foot-2.

MIDFIELDERS
Jonathan Canales (West Coast FC, Calif.). Midfielder, nicknamed "Kiwi," joins former West Coast FC teammate Jaime Gutierrez in the residency program.

Dustin Corea(East Side United FC, Ore.). Midfielder played for Southern California's South Bay Force before moving to Milwaukie, Ore.

Sean Davis (Matchfit Academy, N.J.). A late bloomer who got noticed after a strong camp at the 2007 U.S. Youth Soccer Thanksgiving Interregionals. Midfielder traveled with U-17s to South America and Central America this summer.

Victor Garza (Premier Soccer Academies). Played for the Lonestar Soccer Club In Texas before moving to Brad Friedel's Premier Soccer Academies.

George Malki(FC Del Sol, Ariz.) Hails from a soccer-playing family of Assyrian descent. Also excelled at ice hockey, playing on the NHL Coyotes bantam team. Made the national select team reperesenting RSL Arizona at 2008 Super Y-League ODP camp.

Alex Molano(FC Dallas Juniors) Versatile midfielder is the son of former indoor star Willie Molano.

Joel Nash(Premier Soccer Academies). Played for the Ambassadors Gold team in Birmingham, Ala., before he was selected to attend Premier Soccer Academies. Garza and Nash also played on the Columbus Crew's academy team.

Victor Pineda (Chicago Fire Academy). Central midfielder had strong season with the Fire's academy team and earned all-conference honors in the Development Academy's U-15/16 age group. Toured with U-17s in South America over the summer. One of only four '93 midfielders in residency.

Dominic Sarle(BW Gottschee, N.Y.). One of five new players who secured their place in Bradenton during the team's two-week tour of Central America in early August.

FORWARDS
John Agudelo
(N.Y. Red Bulls Academy). Attended St. Benedict's Prep, the Newark school that produced Tab Ramos and Claudio Reyna. Played for the Red Bulls' U-15 New Jersey state championship team

Jonathan Brown (Central Jackson SO, Miss.).



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Youth Soccer Reporter
U.S. U-18 women tie England    
The U.S. U-18 women's national team, coached by April Heinrichs, ended its 10-day training camp at ...
FC Dallas sweeps Development Academy titles    
FC Dallas won 2016 U.S. Soccer Development Academy titles at the U-15/16 and U-17/18 divisions, becoming ...
U.S. U-18 women fall, 1-0, to England    
The U.S. U-18 women's national team fell, 1-0, to England during its July 6-15 training camp ...
Slammers FC take top ECNL prize    
Slammers FC, based in Newport Beach, California, was named ECNL "Overall Club Champion" for the 2015-16 ...
NSCAA aims to combat 'showcase fraud'    
Citing that there are too many cases of showcase tournaments and summer camps promoting college coaches' ...
Semis set for Development Academy national championships    
FC Dallas has reached the semifinals in both U-15/16 and U-17/18 divisions of the U.S. Soccer ...
Girls Development Academy adds 28 clubs    
U.S. Soccer has named 28 more clubs that will be part of the Girls Development Academy ...
Roster: U.S. U-18 women head to England    
U.S. Soccer Women's Technical Director April Heinrichs has named a 20-player roster for the U.S. U-18 ...
Roster: U.S. U-14 girls national team convenes in Colorado    
U.S. U-14 girls national team coach April Kater has called up 36 players for the U-14s' ...
Roster: U.S. U-20 women convene in Chula Vista    
Coach Michelle French has named a 19-player squad for the U.S. U-20 women's national team's July ...
>> Youth Soccer Reporter Archives