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U-15 Boy's National Team Heads to Training Camp in Zarephath, N.J.


CHICAGO (June 14, 2009) -- U.S. Under-15 Boy's National Team head coach Jim Barlow will kick off a week-long training camp on Sunday, June 14, as 48 players will gather in Zarephath, N.J. The camp coincides with the U-17 MNT training camp which takes place at the same time at the PDA training facilities.

The players will gather from June 14 - June 21 in one of the final U-15 events for players born in 1994. The U-15 BNT recently returned from a week-long stint in Moenchengladbach, Germany, where they trained at the home of Bundesliga side Borussia Moenchenglabach and had daily visits with Men’s National Team midfielder Michael Bradley.

From that trip, 18 players return to Barlow’s team including Jalen Robinson, who wore the captain’s armband in the team’s game against Germany on May 22.

All players called into camp are eligible to participate in the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup. U-17 coaches will be evaluating '94s for the next cycle of U.S. Soccer's Residency Program.

Roster By Position:
GOALKEEPERS (4): Kendall McIntosh (Santa Rosa United; Santa Rosa, Calif.),Joshua McNeely (Real So Cal; Hidden Hills, Calif.), Fernando Pina (Texas Premier; Houston, Texas), Jacob Schenk (PDA; Watchung, N.J.)
DEFENDERS (12): Andre Alvarez (Santa Clara Sporting; Albany, Calif.), Andrew Chang (Sockers FC; Highland Park, Ill.), Jerome Cristobal (Vardar; Sterling Heights, Mich.), Malcolm Harris (Potomac; Damascus, Md.), Marc Pelosi (DeAnza Force; Sunnyvale, Calif.), Travis Pillon (Mustang SC; Oakland, Calif.), Mykal Riley (Arsenal FC; Lake Elsinore, Calif.), Jalen Robinson (Bethesda SC; Catonsville, Md.), Michael Russo (Olney Rangers; McLean, Va.), Andrew Sounders (PSA; Amherst, Ohio), Nathan Smith (Cal Odyssey; Clovis, Calif.), Austin Yearwood (Charlotte SA; Charlotte, S.C.)
MIDFIELDERS (22): Atsou Ayah (Black Watch; Tampa, Fla.), Marco Carrazales (FC Dallas Juniors; Dallas, Texas), Maul Corboz (NJSA; Manahawkin, N.J.), Alberto Diaz (Aztecs Premier; Chula Vista, Calif.), Christian Duarte (Texas SC; League City, Texas), Matthew Dunn (PSA; Dallas, Texas), Alfred Edmonds (DeAnza Force; San Jose, Calif.), Michael Gamble (Baltimore Bays Chelsea; Columbia, Md.), Eric Gonzalez (Los Angeles Galaxy Academy; Corona, Calif.), Alejandro Guido (Aztecs Premier; Chula Vista, Calif.), Irvin Gijon (Players Soccer Club; Las Vegas, Nev.), Brody Hickey (Dallas Texans; Plano, Texas), Collin Martin (DC United Academy; Chevy Chase, Md.), Ryan Masch (DeAnza Force; San Jose, Calif.), Oscar Ortega (Albion SC; San Ysidro, Calif.), Andre Reyes (Dallas Texans; Flower Mound, Texas), Joel Salmeron (Chicago Fire Academy; Cicero, Ill.), Erick Sanchez (Houston Dynamo Academy; Edinburg, Texas), Ross Tetro (NJSA 04; Marlboro, N.J.), Sebastian Velasquez (Los Alamitos Italia; Los Angeles, Calif.), John Villantoy (Met Oval; Masperth, N.Y.), Victor Zamora (Rockford Raptors; Rockford, Ill.)
FORWARDS (10): Bryan Celis (Texas Premier FC; Houston, Texas), Ethan Decker (NJSA 04; Green Brook, N.J.), Desmond Gonzalez (PSA; Miami, Fla.), Kellen Gulley (Mississippi Chicago Fire; Clinton, Miss.), Aldo Magano (SCYSO; Ontario, Calif.), Andrew Oliver (Westside United; Indianapolis, Ind.), Esteban Rodriguez (Italia Ill; Dell Gardens, Calif.), Mario Rodriguez (Rampage; North Hollywood, Calif.), Erik Sa (PDA; Watchung, N.J.), Melvin Snoh (Spirit United; Coatsville, Pa.)


National Team Staff
Head Coach: Jim Barlow (Princeton, N.J.)
Assistant Coach: Tony Lepore (Madbury, N.H.)
Assistant Coach: Rudy Fuller (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Assistant Coach: Bryan Scales (Ithaca, N.Y.)
Assistant Coach: Gerry McKeown (Somerset, N.J.)
Goalkeeper Coach: Charlie Inverso (Robbinsville, N.J.)
Athletic Trainer: Matt Lawson (Kent, Ohio)
Athletic Trainer: Scot Ward (Keene, N.H.)
Equipment Coordinator: Gabe Vogler (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Equipment Coordinator: Adam Robison (Chicago, Ill.)
Team Coordinator: Whitney Stipetich (Columbus, Ohio)
Team Coordinator: Matt Barton (Redondo Beach, Calif.)

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