• Meet Our Coaches Heading to Kenya

    Meet Charlie Crawford

    Favorite soccer team:  Barcelona
    Favorite player:  Robin van Persie
    Favorite movie:  Legends of the Fall
    Favorite food:  Crabcakes
    Who will win Euro 2012?  The Netherlands!!!!
    Funniest moment on the soccer field:  Was once playing a small game involving keeping the ball in the air and volleying to each other to score on a single goalie.  After numerous taunts/quality shots I take a touch and somehow nail the ball directly into my own face, forcing me to take an abrupt seat in the dirt.
    What you are most looking forward to with your volunteering?  Meeting different people
    Interesting fact(s) about you:  I lived in Netherlands for a while and maintain that it is one of the greatest countries I have ever seen.

    Charlie will be working in Kenya with the Society Empowerment Project, Kisumu Youth Soccer, Vijana Amani Pamoja (VAP) and possibly a fourth program.

    Meet Claudia Haeussler
    Favorite soccer team: Man U.
    Favorite player: Messi
    Favorite movie: Along Came Polly (anything with Jennifer Aniston in it)
    Favorite food: Crunchy salad, carrots
    Who will win Euro 2012? Switzerland
    Funniest moment on the soccer field: Scoring on my own goal in 7th grade and sobbing after, thinking that I would be cut from the team.
    What you are most looking forward to with your volunteering? Exploring a new country… hopefully teaching others!

    Interesting fact(s) about you: I like Seaweed, I speak German

    Anything else you want us to put out in the blogosphere?  I hope to earn a doctorate in Physical Therapy in the near future.

    Claudia will be working with Kisumu Youth Soccer and with the Society Empowerment Project in Kenya.

    Meet Tyler Evans

    Favorite soccer team: Lazio
    Favorite player: Carles Puyol
    Favorite movie: The Longest Yard

    Favorite food: Spaghetti and meatballs
    Who will win Euro 2012? Spain
    Funniest moment on the soccer field: One of my teammates scored a goal and did the “dead fish” celebration
    Interesting fact(s) about you: I am an Eagle Scout

    Tyler will be working with Kisumu Youth Soccer and with the Society Empowerment Project in Kenya.