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M3 Roster

#1 - Nico Helin - Goalkeeper

Age: 24

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

Age: 24

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

Age: 22

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

Age: 22

Height: 5'10"

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

Age: 25

Height: 5'11" - Weight: 170 lbs

Place of Birth: Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

Former Teams: Sacred Heart University, Georgia Southwestern


 

#8 - Jaxn Rogers - Midfielder

Age: 26

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 

Age: 21

Height: 6'1"

Place of Birth: Rogers, Arkansas

Former Teams: John Brown University, Ozark FC


#10 - Marcelo Hernandez - Forward

Age: 29 

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

Age: 19

Former Teams: Liverpool Academy, Crewe Alexandra Academy, Triestina U18, Northwich FC, Jefferson College


#12 - Michel Allou - Midfielder

Age: 28

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 

Age: 24

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

Age: 23

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 Buckle - Midfielder

Age: 24

Height: 5'9" - Weight: 147

Place of Birth: Tadcaster, North Yorkshire, England

Former Teams: Hull City Academy, Missouri State


#19 - Vinicius Conca Sanchez - Defender

Age: 26

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

Age: 25 

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

Age: 26

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

Age: 30 

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

Age: 29

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.