TEAM AIST Soccer

Team AIST Soccer History

Since 2002, AIST has been traveling the world with select players from across the country to competing in a variety of sports. The selection process is based on recommendations from coaches as well as statistical leaders from around the nation at all levels of college play. For our high school selected players can be from an AIST Tryout, college coaches recommendations, college showcase events or from our research of online player profiles.

As a player you will gain cultural experience, personal growth, as well as improving your skills and creating many new friendships along the way. We hope you join us for this once in a lifetime opportunity.

 

Benefits of Traveling with AIST Select Teams

Our program is designed to give athletes the opportunity to improve as a player and as a person. Here are a few reasons to travel with AIST:

  • Cultural Experience of a Lifetime
  • Personal Growth
  • Educational sightseeing excursions and experiences
  • Emersion into an unfamiliar atmosphere
  • Develop new techniques and opportunities to improve your skills
  • A better understanding of the world around you
  • Meeting new friends, teammates and opponents from around the world
  • For High School Athletes - a chance to gain experience playing with like talent as preparation for the college level

AIST Select Team Tours:

Team History:
 
AIST Select Team Tours:
  • 2016 - Italy College Exhibition Tour - Women's
  • 2016 -United World Games - Girls Stars and Stripes
  • 2016 - United World Games - Boy's U19
  • 2016 - Italy Exhibition Tour - Girl's U19
  • 2015 – United World Games - Girl's U19 - 2nd Place Finish
  • 2014 – Italy College Exhibition Tour
  • 2014 – San Marino Cup Boy's - 3rd Place Finish
  • 2014 – San Marino Cup Girl's - 3rd Place Finish
  • 2014 – United World Games U19 Tournament - 4th Place Finish
  • 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
AIST Soccer Head Coaches:
  • 2016 – Italy Exhibition Tour - BJ Noble - Notre dame de Namur University
  • 2016 – Italy Exhibition U19 Tour - Julia Cyr - Southern Maine Community College
  • 2016 – United World Games Women's Team Stars - Courtney Nash - Montreat College
  • 2016 – United World Games Women's Team Stripes - Kara Farnsworth - Columbia International University
  • 2016 – United World Games Men's Team - Christopher DePeppe - Montgomery United - North Penn, High School
  • 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:

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
 
Testimony

Team Trip Highlight Video