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EDP 1st Team North Region Selections Made As Tryout Sessions Begin In Three States

By Christopher Korte, 10/31/19, 3:00PM EDT


EDP Soccer conducted its first-ever EDP 1st Team tryouts Sunday at the Hudson Sport Complex, with 66 nominated players taking part.  Following the tryout, 16 12U boys and 16 12U girls were invited to become members of the EDP 1st Team North Regional team. 

“Congratulations to the boys and girls selected to represent their North Region of our EDP 1st Team selection,” said Simon Collins, EDP Technical Director.  “We were amazed by the ability levels on show and pleased to see the depth of talent that plays within our EDP leagues. Now the North Region's boys and girls teams have been selected we are looking forward to seeing what the Central and Southern regions produce.” 

Girls North Region Team

Keira Forrester - STA
Emma Yelsky - Torpedoes
Juliana Ortega - STA
Alessia Curatolo - New Hyde Park
Amalie Imbriglio - NJ Premier
Erin Young - Torpedoes
Valentina Somoza - STA
Mary Grusser - Torpedoes
Anna Gominiak - STA
Layla Rivera - STA
Leah Casolaro - New Hyde Park
Reese Reimann - NJ Premier
Maris Mcginty - Centercourt
Maeve Downing - New Hyde Park
Alexis Kochan - STA
Lauren Schmit - STA


Boys North Region Team

Louis Giagrande - Golden Touch SC
Gannon King - Black Watch
Nathan Grandwetter - Golden Touch SC
Zach Dosch - NJ Premier
Sobha Magon - Soccer Stars United
David Curanovic- Soccer Stars United
Mitchell Rashap - NJ Premier
Noah Hammerschmidt - BW GOTTSCHEE
Michael Marino - NJ Premier
James Fitzmaurice - Torpedoes
Zachary Ladas - Torpedoes
Matthew DeSilva - Legacy
Jeremy Medranda-Bermeo - SCP
Jayden Harris - NJ Premier
Ryan Scholz - Black Watch
Gavin Hames - SDA

About EDP

Founded in 1999, Elite Development Program Soccer (EDP) is one of the largest organizers of youth soccer leagues and tournaments in the U.S. EDP operates youth leagues for boys and girls ages 9-19, conducts a Futures program for players ages 7-11, and operates U20/23 men’s and women’s leagues. EDP also runs over 20 tournaments each year.  One of the major priorities of EDP’s leagues and tournaments is to enable soccer players to reach their full potential, with an emphasis on attending college. More than 3,500 teams participate in EDP’s leagues and more than 170,000 players compete in EDP tournaments annually. For more information on EDP, visit