|Altman, Kyle||Defender||1/31/86||Albuquerque, New Mexico||Minnesota Thunder (2008)|
|Arango, Andres||Defender||4/23/83||Medellin, Colombia||Minnesota Thunder (2009)|
|Bracalello, Simone||Forward||10/21/85||Genoa, Italy||AC Prato (ITA) (2008)|
|Crayton, Louis||Goalkeeper||10/26/77||Monrovia, Liberia||DC United (2008)|
|Clements, Chris||Defender||3/2/87||Allen, Texas||Minnesota Thunder (2009)|
|Cvilikas, Brian||Forward||3/16/84||Highlands Ranch, Colorado||Minnesota Thunder (2009)|
|Friedland, Kevin||Defender/Asst Coach||10/3/81||Irvine, California||Minnesota Thunder (2009)|
|Gotsmanov, Andrei||Midfielder||5/6/86||Minsk, Soviet Union||Minnesota Thunder (2009)|
|Hlavaty, Neil||Midfielder||12/28/86||Lombard, Illinois||Osters IF (SWE) & Jagiellonia Bialystok (POL) (2009)|
|Kallman, Brian||Defender||4/23/84||Woodbury, Minnesota||Minnesota Thunder (2009)|
|Menyongar, Johnny||Forward||6/26/79||Monrovia, Liberia||Rochester Rhinos (2009)|
|Warren, Joe||Goalkeeper||10/20/74||Minneapolis, Minnesota||Minnesota, Thunder (2006)|
The Invitees are:
Matt Van Oekel: (Chesapeake, Virginia) Graduated from Rutgers. Back up keeper for the Thunder in 2009.
Eric Berg: (Hastings, Minn) Graduated from Bethel. Local goalkeeper. Currently coaches keepers at Bethel. He attended the 2nd combine.
Scott Lorenz: (Barrington, Ill.) Played forward for UW Madison. Been training with the team occasionally this winter. Will be trying out as a outside defender.
Vorgen Less: (So. Africa) Center back. Recommend by former Thunder player Godfrey Tenoff. Trained with the Thunder for about 3 weeks last season and has been around the community for a while. Attended the 2nd combine.
Marco Pulido: (South Gate, CA) Attended Cal State. Outside back. Attended combine #1.
Max Lipset: (St. Paul, MN) Those of you who are regular readers of IMS already know Max. After SPA and college Max spent last year with the Kitsap Pumas. He worked out with the players at the NSC this winter. Max is a central defender and has been helping lead and design the fitness program for the Stars players.
Drew Lukas: (South St. Paul, Minn.) Graduating this spring from Hamline. Defender.
Luc Harrington: (Diamond Bar, CA) American and French citizenship. Has played for Portland, Miami FC, and Charleston Battery as a forward. At 6′2″ is converting to a centerback.
Jordan Raybould: (Kansas City, MO) Defender who was team captain at Yale. Was at the 1st combine.
Kentaro Takada: (Japan) Spent time in J-league. Played midfield for the Rochester Thunder last season and tried out for the Sr. Thunder team last year and was one of the standout players. Midfielder.
Leland Wright: (Eugene, OR) University of San Diego. Attended the 1st combine. Spent some time in Germany last year, M/F.
Lucas Rodriguez: (?) Left footed midfielder. Did not attend combine but was showing up occasionally to winter training.
Steffan Vroom: (Libertyville, Ill) De Paul University. Another player who was occasionally doing winter training.
Ian Sarachan: (Gurnee, Ill) University of Illinois Chicago. Coach Dave Sarachan’s son. Midfielder.
Jordan Crasilneck: (Eugene, Ore.) University of Vermont. Midfielder/forward. Played U-23 Portland Timbers PDL team last year. Attended 1st combine.
Garret Webb: (Prairie Village, Kan.) Attendees Drake (Sr) Forward. Named a semi-finalist for the 2009 Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy and earned 3rd team All-American honors as well.
Devin Del Do: (California) Attended 2nd combine.
Chris Sanders: (Federal Way, Wash) University of Portland. Forward. May have spent time with the Rhinos.
Keido Pour: (Libera) Ansu Toure’s step brother. Attended St. Bernard’s HS in St. Paul were he was Pioneer Press Metro Player of the Year. Had a brief trial with Borussia Dortmund. Played for Chicago Soccers and trialed and was released by the Whitecaps last season.
Geoffrey Meyers: (Libera) Was with the Thunder last season and has trialed and trained with team throughout the last several years.
Israel Sesay: (Sierra Leone) 5′6″ Forward/midfielder was a Generation Adidas player who was with the LA Galaxy and the Galaxy reserve team and spent some time with the Cleveland City Stars last season.
Leon Abravanel: (South Lake Tahoe, Calif) U Denver, played for Kitsap Pumas last season.
Melvin Tarley: Need I say more.