Brian Quarstad

My name is Brian 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 live in Minnesota so my main interest lies in the MLS as well as some of the local leagues, though I no longer contribute to this site.. you can still find some of previous posts here


Brian Quarstad

Posts by Brian Quarstad

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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Have you ever wondered where you can get up to the minute obscure soccer scores from around the world?...
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Lauren Miller, A name to look for in the not so distant future

The Minnesota Thunder Academy has a very nice article spotlighting top talent, 13 year old Lauren Miller. What makes...
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Talking with Cody Cropper, 15 year old goalkeeper who might be playing in Europe soon

Recently, Inside Minnesota Soccer reported on teenage phenom goalkeeper, Cody Cropper. Cody was featured in an article on
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Fulham FC

As many of you know, I’ve been a supporter of Fulham Football Club for several years now. It didn’t...
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Cody Cropper, will he be the next pro from Minnesota?

Cody who?  Well, that was my reaction when I first read this article from It had slipped by...
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USL’s growing pains – Part 2

-A recap of rumors and events affecting the USL- Part II (Missed part I – click here) Atlanta packs it...
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