Under-23s: In 2011, was named to the U-23 team’s November training camp in Duisburg, Germany … Under-20s: For the 2013 CONCACAF U-20 Championship, Stanko has been named the team captain by U.S. U-20 head coach Tab Ramos. In 2012, and will continue to serve that role in teh 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup. Stanko made seven starts and logged 563 minutes, playing in every minute of the team’s trip to the Marbella Cup in October.
Stanko signed with Freiburg in August of 2011 after a three-month trial period with the Bundesliga side. He plays for the reserve team in Germany’s fourth division as both a defensive midfielder and center back.