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Faces at the Cup

07/18/2014, 3:00pm CDT
By Media Staff

Our special section where we highlight the unique and special people that make Schwan's USA CUP an experience like no other in youth soccer. We feature players, coaches, parents, volunteers and staff. 

Player: Nicole Mountford  •  Calgary, Alberta, Canada  •  SW Fury

Nicole helped her team advance to the semifinals by scoring two goals so far at Schwan’s USA CUP. She is a dedicated player who loves to practice and play soccer whenever she can. 

Volunteer: Alyssa Anderson  •  Maple Grove, Minn., USA  •  Field Manager

Alyssa is having a great time meeting teams and people from around the world at the tournament, as well as people that are from right in her own neighborhood. 

Coach: Mike Hulsey  •  Tulsa, Okla., USA  •  Tulsa Nationals 99 Red

Mike has devoted a lot of time for many years to his soccer team and his boys are doing great at Schwan’s USA CUP. Mike is a great role model, providing guidance and teaching his players determination.

Player: Jessica Velasco  •  Cottage Grove, Minn., USA  •  JOTP Flamengo

Jessica, a forward, is a true team player with a passion for soccer and has been playing since she was four years old. She hopes the Flamengos do well in the tournament. 

Staff: Kallie Krech  •  Prescott, Wisc., USA  •  Guest Player Intern

Kallie did a phenomenal job of checking-in and placing guest players at this year’s Schwan’s USA CUP. By being extremely organized, efficient and friendly, she provided players with a great initial experience at the tournament.

Coach: Dan Cowan  •  Andover, Minn., USA  •  North Metro Kicks

Dan and his U13 girls silver team really enjoyed the opening ceremonies here at Schwan’s USA CUP and are having fun at the tournament. They’ve gotten to play against a team from Colorado in the round-robin play.  

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Tag(s): July 18, 2014