#1 - Nico Helin - Goalkeeper
Height: 6'1" - Weight: 190 lbs
Place of Birth: Paris, France
Former Teams: Paris Saint-Germain, U17 French National Team, Drury University, Demize NPSL
Bio: Nico has a strong soccer background reaching the semi-final of the U19 French National Cup with PSG before moving to the United States. Nico played 4 years for Drury where he captained the Panthers in his junior and senior seasons. He graduated with a bachelor of science and started his Master's in Athletic Training at MSU in June 2020. Nico helped take Demize NPSL to the Heartland Conference final in 2019 and was a PASL national champion with the club in 2020.
#2 - Stephen Al-Sayed - Defender
Height: 5'9" - Weight: 153 lbs
Place of Birth: Falkirk, Scotland
Former Teams: Celtic FC, Stirling Albion, University of Maine Fort Kent, Drury University, FC London, Demize NPSL
Bio: Stephen won a USCAA National Championship with Maine Fort Kent before transferring to Drury where he earned a communications degree. Stephen competed with FC London in Canada before joining Demize NPSL where he earned All-Heartland Conference honors and helped push the squad to the conference playoff final.
#3 - Vinicius Marabezi - Defender
Height: 5'10" - Weight 177 lbs
Place of Birth: Brazil
Former Teams: Cloud County CC, Neosho County CC, Evangel University, Demize NPSL
Bio: Vinicius has been apart of Demize since 2018 and was a member of the NPSL playoff squad and the PASL national champion team.
#6 - Pablo Ortiz - Midfielder
Place of Birth: Cali, Colombia
Former Teams: Liverpool FC International Academy Michigan, Saginaw Valley State University, Demize NPSL, Golden State Force, Real de Minas
#7 - Matheus Bendocchi - Forward
Height: 5'11" - Weight: 170 lbs
Place of Birth: Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Former Teams: Sacred Heart University, Georgia Southwestern
#8 - Jaxn Rogers - Midfielder
Height: 5'8" - Weight: 155 lbs
Place of Birth: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Former Teams: Iowa Central CC, Richmond American International University, Bradford City U23, Demize NPSL
Bio: Jaxn is an assistant men's soccer coach for Evangel University. He has helped coach Demize academy teams in the past as he competed for the Demize NPSL and PASL sides. He was a member of the NPSL playoff squad and the PASL national champion team.
#9 - Jacob Zamarron - Forward
Place of Birth: Rogers, Arkansas
Former Teams: John Brown University, Ozark FC
#10 - Marcelo Hernandez - Forward
Height: 6'0" - Weight: 185 lbs
Place of Birth: Ecuador
Former Teams: West Virginia Chaos, Siquinala, Easter Long Lion, Demize NPSL
Bio: As the Demize Soccer brand continues to grow at each level, 2019 NPSL standout Marcelo Hernandez is all-in. The Ecuadorian native had a successful summer as one of the four Demize NPSL players selected to the All-Conference team. Marcelo is now playing with the Demize M3 team as well as coaching Demize Soccer Academy's u10 and u11 boys teams. He has an excellent soccer resumé having played professionally in Ecuador, Hong Kong, America, and Guatemala.
#11 - Robert Turner - Defender
Former Teams: Liverpool Academy, Crewe Alexandra Academy, Triestina U18, Northwich FC, Jefferson College
#12 - Michel Allou - Midfielder
Height: 6'0" - Weight 170 lbs
Place of Birth: Ivory Coast
Former Teams: Cosmos FC, Michigan Stars FC
Bio: Michel Allou was born in the Ivory Coast. He signed a professional contract with Cosmos FC in his home country at the age of 17. He played with the club for a year before moving to the United States. Michel competed in the NPSL with VaHi Athletico, Santa Clarita, and Demize before moving to Michigan Stars. He played in the Great Lakes Division with the Stars as well as the NPSL Members Cup. Michel also got an International Business Administration degree from UCO Edmond and now owns his own construction company.
#14 - Dominique Salcedo - Defender
Height: 5'10" - Weight: 190 lbs
Place of Birth: Mexico
Former Teams: Crowder College, Demize NPSL
Bio: Dominique was a member of the PASL national champion team.
#15 - Matt Perry - Defender
Height: 6'0" - Weight 140 lbs
Place of Birth: Bishops Castle, Shropshire, England
Former Teams: The New Saints, Erskine College, Demize NPSL
Bio: Perry was on a Youth Team Scholar at The New Saints FC before gaining a soccer scholarship to come to the USA! He played four years at Erskine College, and captained the side to a conference tournament final before narrowly missing out on a place in the NCAA National Tournament. Perry also helped Demize NPSL reach the NPSL Playoffs for the first team in the clubs 16 year history and also played a part in the PASL National Championship side. He is currently the graduate assistant for Life University Women’s Soccer Team in Marietta, GA.
#18 - Jake Bukle - Midfielder
Height: 5'9" - Weight: 147
Place of Birth: Tadcaster, North Yorkshire, England
Former Teams: Hull City Academy, Missouri State
#19 - Vinicius Conca Sanchez - Defender
Place of Birth: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Former Teams: Rose State College, Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Demize NPSL, Ozark FC, Marília FC, São Bernardo, Grêmio Mauaense
#20 - Erik Pereira - Defender
Height: 6'0 - Weight: 173 lbs
Place of Birth: Brazil
Former Teams: Waldorf University, América RJ, Bonsucesso RJ, Georgia Revolution, and Demize NPSL
Bio: Erik Pereira represents the Demize PASL squad for the second time. This past summer was his third season playing for the Demize NPSL squad. Erik also coaches for the Demize Academy teams. Outside of his time in Springfield, Erik played collegiately for Young Harris where he won two Peach Conference titles and Waldorf where he won the AII Conference. He graduated from Waldorf with a degree in Sports Management. Erik also played for América RJ, Bonsucesso RJ, and the Georgia Revolution. Following his graduation, he spent a season at Crowder College as an assistant coach.
#21 - Bryan Santiago - Midfielder
Height: 5'9" - Weight: 155 lbs
Place of Birth: Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
Former Teams: Eastern Oklahoma State, Midwestern State, Side FC
Bio: Bryan played in college at Midwest State University and Eastern Oklahoma State junior college. He trained with the Baltimore Blast squad 2019 MASL season. He currently plays outdoor for Side FC of Tulsa in the second division of the UPSL. He wears 21 in honor of baseball player Roberto Clemente.
#25 - Gerard Barbero - Forward
Height: 5'10" - Weight: 215
Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia
Former Teams: IMG Academy, Missouri State, Demize NPSL, Atlanta Silverbacks, Birmingham Legion, Georgia Revolution
#30 - Joel Barroso - Goalkeeper
Height: 5'10" - Weight: 170 lbs
Place of Birth: Guadalajara, Mexico
Former Teams: Crowder College, Ozark FC
Bio: Joel competed for Demize PASL for 5 seasons and was a member of the national champion squad. Joel attended Crowder College where he played collegiately and graduated with an Associates Degree in Business Management. He spent two summers competing in the Heartland Conference of the NPSL for Ozark FC. Joel was born in Guadalajara, Mexico and now lives in Springdale, Arkansas. Off the pitch, he runs his own construction business called 3J's Drywall.