Boston High School: Austin Aviza

Four Massachusetts soccer players are part of an elite group of 64 soccer players, aged 15 to 17 years old, being called into U.S. Soccer's National Combine this week.

Goalkeeper Austin Aviza (Medway), forward Mohamed Kenawy (Boston), Rivers midfielder Declan McCabe (Weston) and defender Miles Robinson (Arlington) will attend the camp held Aug. 9-13 at Nike's World Headquarters in Oregon.

Aviza and McCabe both play for the New England Revolution's youth academy.

Here's more on the event from today's release from the Revolution communication staff:
As part of U.S. Soccer’s expanded Training Center program – launched in partnership with Nike in 2013 – the five-day camp is designed to evaluate and build the core for the U.S. Under-18 Men’s National Team pool. Youth National Team staff will run the sessions under guidance of U.S. Soccer Director of Scouting Tony Lepore.

The player pool was selected by U.S. Soccer scouts through assessment at Training Centers and Local Combines, Development Academy events and other youth soccer programs over the past year. This National Combine is a premier opportunity for the nation's top high school-aged boys to be evaluated by National Team staff and scouts from around the country.

Aviza earned his first call-up to U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team camp in March, training with the squad from March 23-31 in Carson, Calif. The Medway resident had previously participated in four U.S. Soccer Training Centers, held locally in January 2012, June 2012, November 2012 and January 2013.

McCabe was previously enrolled in U.S. Soccer’s Under-17 Residency Program in Bradenton, Fla., and was named to Under-17 squad for the 2011 Albir Garden Sports Cup, held in L’Aflas Del Pi, Spain from Oct. 15-20. The midfielder attended a U.S. Soccer Under-14 National Team camp in 2009 and Under-15 National Team camps in 2010 and 2011, held in Carson, Calif. McCabe also participated in U.S. Club Soccer’s ID2 program in 2007, 2008 and 2009, and was selected for a trip to Germany and the Netherlands in 2010.

Revolution announces 2011-12 youth squads

August, 9, 2011
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The New England Revolution has announced the rosters for the 2011-12 Under-18 and Under-16 youth teams, as selected by the youth development coaching staff during a series of invitational and open tryouts in June and July.

Here are the rosters:

2011-12 NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION UNDER-18 ROSTER
No. Name POS HT Birthdate Hometown Former Club
37 Matthew Bitchell* F 5-11 03/15/1994 Byfield, Mass. FC Bolts
11 Andrew Burnham D 6-1 07/08/1994 Rockport, Mass. FC Bolts
37 Chandler Burnham M 6-1 07/08/1994 Rockport, Mass. FC Bolts
16 Daniel Chmura*^ D 6-0 02/03/1993 Wilbraham, Mass. Western FC
18 Devin Devoy*** F 5-8 10/10/1994 North Attleborough, Mass. FC Bolts
10 Diego Fagundez** M 5-6 02/14/1995 Leominster, Mass. FC United
2 Willis Griffith* D 6-0 08/09/1994 Amherst, N.H. Seacoast United
34 Jack Hilger** M 5-9 05/15/1994 Hopkinton, Mass. FC Puma
28 Nicholas Hoffman M 5-8 06/22/1994 Southborough, Mass. NEFC
15 Valdair Lopes D 5-6 03/25/1994 Providence, R.I. Bruno United
36 Dominik Machado** M 5-7 12/01/1994 Attleborough, Mass. Explosion FC
38 Peguy Ngatcha* F 6-1 02/28/1994 Manchester, N.H. NH Classics
8 Ramiro Osario M 6-0 10/12/1994 Hooksett, N.H. Seacoast United
30 Colin Patch M 6-3 09/26/1993 Providence, R.I. FC Bolts
20 Rainer Randell M 5-7 1/26/1994 Cranston, R.I. Blackwatch Premier
31 Forest Sisk*** D 5-10 04/09/1994 Sudbury, Mass. FC Bolts
35 Colin Sweeney* D 5-6 02/10/1994 Northborough, Mass. FC Blazers
42 Mitchell Taintor** D 6-2 09/11/1994 Storrs, Conn. Northeast United FC
1 Tyler Zon*^ GK 6-2 12/14/1993 Wellesley, Mass. FC United

2011-12 NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION UNDER-16 ROSTER
No. Name POS HT Birthdate Hometown Former Club
21 Luke Albertini M 5-10 04/021996 North Attleborough, Mass FC Bolts
14 Daniel Apajee* M 5-9 03/28/1996 Cranston, R.I. Blackwatch Premier
12 Austin Aviza GK 6-1 02/17/1997 Medway, Mass. NEFC
20 Derek Blanchette* D 5-2 02/03/1997 Hope, RI Blackwatch Premier
19 Dan Casey D 6-1 01/09/1996 Westborough, Mass. FC Bolts
3 Matthew Cooper D 5-11 05/08/1995 Londonderry, N.H. Seacoast United
25 Federico Ferre* D 5-6 03/10/1995 Waltham, Mass. MPS
44 Gregory Forgue D 5-7 10/23/1995 Lincoln, R.I. FC Bolts
7 Mawolo Gissie F 6-0 11/23/1996 Worcester, Mass. NEFC
40 David Hepp* GK 5-9 02/27/1995 Natick, Mass. MPS
23 Zachery Herivaux M 5-10 02/01/1996 Brookline, Mass. Shalrie Joseph
29 Kevin Herrera* F 5-7 07/10/1996 Lynn, Mass. FC Bolts
6 Guyllain Kabala D/M 5-8 10/14/1996 Manchester, N.H. Seacoast United
17 Ryan Kingsley* M 5-8 02/28/1995 North Attleborough, Mass. Blackwatch Premier
9 Amadu Kunateh F 5-7 01/24/1997 Lynn, Mass. North Shore United
26 Erik Martel M 5-8 04/18/1995 Bedford, N.H. NH Classics
24 Declan McCabe* M 5-8 01/12/1996 Weston, Mass. MPS
43 Matthew Mozynski* GK 6-2 05/10/1995 Bellingham, Mass. MPS
41 Christian Sady** D 5-8 01/05/1995 North Andover, Mass. NE Aztecs
22 Casey Schehl D/M 5-8 01/15/1995 Bedford, Mass. Seacoast United
4 Will Szostkiewicz* D 5-10 03/11/1995 Longmeadow, Mass. MPS

Director of Youth Development and Head Coach, Under-16s: Bryan Scales
Revolution Academy Director and Assistant Coach, Under-18s: Deven Apajee
Head Coach, Under-18s: John Frederick
Assistant Coach, Under-16s: Gary Hall
Goalkeepers Coach: Karl Spratt

* - Denotes number of seasons played previously with Revolution Under-16 squad
^ - Denotes number of seasons played previously with Revolution Under-18 squad

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