Team AIST Soccer

2016 AIST Select Team Invitations


If you received an email from AIST or your Coach with an invitation to join one of our select teams traveling in 2016 you can access the invitation links below with your password. These opportunities are reserved for our individually selected team members. You must have received a password from AIST to view the invitation link. If you were not selected for the team you will need to contact AIST to inquire about how to become a select team member.

AIST 2016 Collegiate Select Teams:

Our Collegiate select teams are made up of players from all levels of College play. We recruit players who have received honors such as All-American, All-conference and national statistical leaders from across the country. We spend several months putting together these teams to make them highly competitive as we play competitive club teams in the countries we visit. The tours below are the options available for 2015. If you received an invitation from AIST you are welcome to confirm your position for any of the options you would like. Positions are limited on each team, please contact us soon to ensure your spot on the roster is still available.Team AIST

Italy Soccer Tour 2016  – Tentative travel dates: June 2 – 12, 2016 – Head Coach: Ben Parman from Lyon College



AIST 2016 High School Select Teams:

AIST High School or U19 select teams are made up of players from all over the USA that have been recruited by AIST staff members or coaching professionals. Most of our selected U19 players will go on to play at the college level. We generally look for statistical leaders as well as players with good leadership and a strong desire to play at the next level. The age range of our players is between 16-18 for these opportunities. Players selected are usually recruited as current Juniors or Seniors. However, we have selected outstanding athletes as sophomores and even a few freshman. If you did not receive an invitation from AIST, please contact us to see how you can be a member of our select teams.   Positions are limited on each team, please contact us soon to ensure your spot on the roster is still available.

United World Games Girl’s Soccer 2016 – Tentative Travel Dates:  June 13-24, 2016


Team AIST Soccer History:


AIST added soccer to our program in 2009. We wanted to provide this great opportunity for Soccer atheletes to experience their sport on an international level and compete against quality teams from all over the world. AIST has been sought out from the United World Games to bring top U19 teams to participate in a very large tournament each year.   Our first two years attending the United World Games our select team has been crowned champion.  We have also been asked by Italy to bring a select group of Collegiate players to participate in exhibition games every year. Other destinations are also possible from time to time including, the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Argentina, New Zealand and Australia and much more.

Players traveling with AIST will get to experience a very unique opportunity that will include a cultural, educational and sporting experience like no other. Past particiapnts have agreed that their experience with AIST has been a life changing event giving them more confidence to face new and exciting challenges in every day life. These experience are life changing and can help individuals to realize their potential as well as give them a brighter outlook on life in general.

AIST Select Team Tours
  • 2015 – Italy College Exhibition Tour
  • 2015 – United World Games High School Tournament
  • 2015 – San Marino Cup Boy’s
  • 2015 – San Marino Cup Girl’s 
  • 2014 – Italy College Exhibition Tour
  • 2014 – San Marino Cup Boy’s
  • 2014 – San Marino Cup Girl’s 
  • 2014 – United World Games U19 Tournament
  • 2013 – United World Games U19 Tournament – Team Stripes – 1st Place Finish – AIST Champions!
  • 2013 – United World Games U19 Tournament – Team Stars – 3rd place
  • 2013 – Italy Exhibition Tour
  • 2012 – United World Games U19 Tournament – 1st place finish – AIST Champions!
  • 2012 – Italy Exhibition Tour
  • 2011 – Italy Tour
  • 2009 – Italy Tour
  • 2009 – Costa Rica Tour
Team AIST Soccer Head Coaches:
  • 2016 – Italy Exhibition Tour – Ben Parman – Lyon College
  • 2015 – United World Games – Ian Wilson – Illinois Wesleyan University
  • 2014 – Italy Exhibition Tour – BJ Noble – Notre dame de Namur University
  • 2014 – San Marino Cup Boy’s – Dan Dolan – Daemen College
  • 2014 – San Marino Cup Girl’s – Hilary George – University of South Carolina Beaufort
  • 2014 – United World Games – Kim Kriese – Lakeland College
  • 2013 – Ed Heberling – University of South Carolina Beaufort – United World Games U19 Tournament
  • 2013 – Hilary George – University of South Carolina Beaufort – United World Games U19 Tournament
  • 2013 – Italy Exhibition Tour – BJ Noble – Notre dame de Namur University
  • 2012 – Chris Erikson – Kamiakin High School – United World Games U19 Tournament – 1st place finish – AIST Champions!
  • 2012 – Samar Azem – Anderson University – Italy Exhibition Tour
  • 2011 – Justin Wagar – University of New Mexico – Highlands – Italy Exhibition Tour
  • 20010 – Keith Woods – Costa Rica Tour
  • 2009 – Local Italian Coach – Italy Tour
AIST Top Players

Here are some of our Top Players from past Tours:Team AIST

  • United World Games 2012 – Ellie Heiden – Kamiakin High School Kennewick, WA
  • United World Games 2012 – Josie Rodriguez – Southwest High School – San Diego, CA
  • Italy Tour 2012 – Danielle Minichello – Methodist University
  • Italy Tour 2012 – Andrea Carpenter – Abeliene Christian University
  • Italy Tour 2011 – Luting Sun – University of Alabama – Huntsville
  • Italy Tour 2011 – Jessica Kuelwien – Southern Oregan University
  • Italy Tour 2009 – Michelle Sage Southwest Baptist University
  • Italy Tour 2009 – Ashley Mercuri Converse College
  • Costa Rica 2009 – Amanda Popoli Adelphi University
  • Adelphi University – Kayte Kinsley
  • Bryant University – Kelly Minnich
  • Concordia Univeristy – WI – Kelly Paszek
  • Concordia University – Wisconsin –Aubrey Abercrombie
  • University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown – Emily Bashore
  • University of Mobile – Louise Arseneault
  • William Patterson – Samantha Giancola
  • Southwest Baptist University – Michelle Sage
  • Dana College – Mandy Overall
  • McPherson College – Whitney Williams
  • Chestnut Hill College – Rebecca Howell
  • Trinity Christian College – Laura Lee
  • Converse College – Sara Sipe
  • Converse College – Ashley Mercuri
AIST Select Team Tours

These tours are invitation only. In order for you to join the team you must receive an invitation from AIST or a coach. If you are interested in finding out how to be selected to an AIST select team please contact us.

AIST teams will be made up of NCAA division I, II, III, Jr. College and NAIA athletes. We also have opportunities for U19 players. We will be filling teams for each level depending on the number of players we are able to find. Our goal is to fill a competitive roster to represent the USA while giving you the experience of a lifetime. Some tours are tournaments, some are just exhibition games with a competitive international schedule. If you’ve been selected to join us please contact soon as roster spots are limited. If you have been selected by our staff or a coach your position is not guaranteed until we have received your deposit to hold your position on the team.


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