Goalkeeper Drake Callender to Replace Jonathan Klinsmann in U-23 USMNT Training Camp Ahead of Concacaf Men’s Olympic Qualifying ChampionshipKlinsmann suffered the injury during team practice and was immediately entered into the concussion protocol.
CHICAGO (March 8, 2021)—Inter Miami CF goalkeeper Drake Callender has been added to the U-23 USMNT training camp roster in Guadalajara, Mexico ahead of this month’s Concacaf Men’s Olympic Qualifying Championship. He replaces Jonathan Klinsmann, who has been diagnosed with a concussion.
Callender was named to the USA’s provisional roster for Olympic qualifying earlier this month. The 6-3 goalkeeper played four years at the University of California, Berkeley from 2016-19, earning All-Pac 12 honors during his final three seasons with the Golden Bears. A product of the San Jose Earthquakes academy, Callender joined Inter Miami CF in Nov. 2019.
U-23 USMNT TRAINING CAMP ROSTER BY POSITION (CLUB; HOMETOWN):
GOALKEEPERS (4): Drake Callender (Inter Miami CF; Fair Oaks, Calif.), Matt Freese (Philadelphia Union; Wayne, Pa.), JT Marcinkowski (San Jose Earthquakes, Alamo, Calif.), David Ochoa (Real Salt Lake; Oxnard, Calif.)
DEFENDERS (8): Julian Araujo (LA Galaxy; Lompoc, Calif.), Marco Farfan (LAFC; Gresham, Ore.), Justen Glad (Real Salt Lake; Tucson, Ariz.), Aaron Herrera (Real Salt Lake; Las Cruces, N.M.), Henry Kessler (New England Revolution; New York, N.Y.), Mauricio Pineda (Chicago Fire FC; Bolingbrook, Ill.), Auston Trusty (Colorado Rapids; Media, Pa.), Sam Vines (Colorado Rapids; Colorado Springs, Colo.)
MIDFIELDERS (8): Frankie Amaya (FC Cincinnati; Santa Ana, Calif.), Cole Bassett (Colorado Rapids; Littleton, Colo.), Johnny Cardoso (Internacional/BRA; Denville, N.J.), Hassani Dotson (Minnesota United FC; Federal Way, Wash.), Andrés Perea (Orlando City SC; Medellin, Colombia), Tanner Tessmann (FC Dallas; Hoover, Ala.), Eryk Williamson (Portland Timbers; Alexandria, Va.), Jackson Yueill (San Jose Earthquakes; Bloomington, Minn.)
FORWARDS (8): Jesús Ferreira (FC Dallas; McKinney, Texas), Jonathan Lewis (Colorado Rapids; Plantation, Fla.), Ulysses Llanez (Heerenveen/NED; Lynwood, Calif.), Benji Michel (Orlando City SC; Orlando, Fla.), Djordje Mihailovic (CF Montreal/CAN; Jacksonville, Fla.), Ricardo Pepi (FC Dallas; McKinney, Texas), Sebastian Saucedo (UNAM Pumas/MEX; Park City, Utah), Sebastian Soto (Norwich City/ENG; San Diego, Calif.)