“I’m super thrilled at the success these players were able to achieve. It was an injection of their youthful exuberance to be able to jump, cheer and scream along with them after the final whistle.
We played some very tough teams that, at first glance, may have appeared to hold an edge over us, but I don’t know any team that played harder and more focused than our teams. All our summer games soccer players worked extremely hard in a very condensed practice timeline, and overcame our late start. To win a gold was very special.
We had a team of 6 girls and 7 boys. We played with a couple players from a lower age division. To allow the fewest goals against in the tournament was a compliment to how great our players are becoming. All our players had great attitudes and had a lot of fun together.
I thank the coaches: Conrad Boehme, Ian Lewis-Russell, Brent Isfeld. I also thank Austen Olsen for helping train and teach the team as well. The parents were supportive and awesome. It also has been key to have the influence of the British soccer coaches in these recent years” stated Coach, Andy Olsen...