Brian Quarstad

I have always had a love of soccer since I was 19 and had the fortune to both play and coach in the beautiful game. I no longer contribute to this site but you can find more about me here and read my existing posts


Brian Quarstad

Posts by Brian Quarstad

United Soccer Leagues Week in Review 4/05/2009

We’re less than a week away from the first kickoff of the 2009 USL-1 season. Teams continued to play...
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Thunder Signs Defender Marcus Watson / Thunder play UW Greenbay in St. Paul on Saturday for final preseason game

 The Minnesota Thunder announced today the signing of defender Marcus Watson to a three year contract, pending USSF approval. ...
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MN Thunder Academy and Shattuck St. Mary’s turned down for USSF Developmental Academy

As reported here several weeks ago, John Hackworth, director of the United States Soccer Federations Developmental Academy was in...
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FC New York announced as newest USL first division team

USL News Release – FC New York unveiled as expansion club for 2010 Wednesday, April 1, 2009 NEW YORK...
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Reading and sharing Inside Minnesota Soccer

Just a reminder that you can follow Inside Minnesota Soccer many ways. As posted last weekend I am now...
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Minnesota teams in SC del Sol President’s Day tournament in Phoenix, Arizona

Some Minnesota teams had good success at the SC del Sol President’s Day tournament in Phoenix, AZ. MTA U17...
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National Letter of Intent Day

Today is National Letter of Intent Day. The NCAA requires all D-1 and D-2 colleges athletes to commit if...
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Minnesota Thunder Academy sponsor National Letter of Intent signing party

Danny Storlien address players, parents and member of the media at Thunder headquarters February 4, 2009, is the first...
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U.S. Soccer overhauls its youth programs

Jeff Carlisle, of ESPNsoccernet has an outstanding 5-part series (2 of the 5 available as of this post) on...
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Jon Lowery named Hamline Men’s Soccer Head Coach

Former MN Thunder goalkeeper, Jon Lowery, has been named coach of Hamline Men’s Soccer program. A native of Apple...
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Rochester Thunder PDL Schedule released

The USL released the 2009 Premier Development League schedule on Wednesday. The PDL will consist of 68 teams in 2009, playing in...
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Cody Cropper newest member of U.S. Soccer’s U-17 Residency Program

Over the last several weeks, Inside Minnesota Soccer has been reporting on Cody Cropper, the 15 year old Minnesota...
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