Meet Our Affiliates!

We have had the privilege of acquiring a handful of affiliates to help grow our brand. Because they are so awesome, they deserve their own page to be recognized. Feel free to read about each of them and their accomplishments!

Beckham Sunderland

FC Cincinnati

     Beckham plays soccer professionally for FC Cincinnati in the MLS, and is the first Homegrown Player signing to FC Cincinnati in club history (2020). He is also studying to earn a bachelors degree in sports management. Beckham lives a very active lifestyle and is always looking to improve himself physically and mentally. He enjoys exploring new things and exposing himself to foreign environments whenever possible.

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Vanessa Watson

University of Florida Track and Field

     From Rochester, New York, Vanessa is currently a Junior at the University of Florida. She was a 2021 SEC 400m Hurdle Qualifier, 2021 National Qualifier, 2021 Olympic Trial Qualifier, and a member of Florida's Track and Field 2022 Indoor National Championship Team. Vanessa is a communication major and is also minoring in African studies.

James Thompson Jr.

University of Wisconsin Football

    From Roger Bacon High School (Cincinnati, Ohio), James helped lead Roger Bacon to a league title in the 2019-2020 season. After graduating in 2020, James had a Redshirt Season at Wisconsin, and made his Wisconsin debut against Michigan on November 14th, 2020. James will be a Junior this upcoming season.

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Kylee Sheppard

Providence College Women's Basketball

    Kylee was a three-time First-Team All-GCL COED, All-District and All-City selection, All-State honoree as a senior, and two-time All-District selection athlete in high school. Kylee attends Providence College and plays basketball, where she averaged 9.4 points and 2.1 assists per game as a freshman.

Roberto Burlew

Northern Kentucky University Men's Soccer

    From Cincinnati, Ohio, Roberto was named to the Horizon League All-Freshman Team Earned a spot on the Horizon League All-Tournament Team, all within his first year of collegiate competition!

Becky Dean

Butler University Women's Soccer

     From Cincinnati, Ohio, Becky has represented her city on the national stage in all realms of competition. She is a National Champion with her club soccer team, Cincinnati United Premier. As a Butler Bulldog, she has six goals and three assists and has been an important role in the midfield since her Freshman season. Becky is now preparing for her senior season with the Bulldogs!

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Arrington Walker

Northern Kentucky University Women's Softball

    From Cincinnati, Ohio Arrington is currently a member of the softball team at Northern Kentucky University. Prior to NKU, Arrington was a three time All-Greater Catholic League First Team player and was named to the All-District First Team and the All-Region Team. She also set many records at Roger Bacon that helped her earn both Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year distinctions at Roger Bacon!

Zoi Evans

University of Arkansas Women's Volleyball

     From Tampa, Florida, Zoi is a member of the University of Arkansas Women's Volleyball Team. In high school, Zoi wasa dual-sport athlete in basketball and volleyball at Wiregrass High School, and was named the Wiregrass Ranch High School Athlete of the Year. Zoi will be a sophomore in the fall .

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Maddie Prohaska

Auburn University Women's Soccer

    From Cincinnati, Ohio Maddie is a member of the Auburn University Women's Soccer Team. Maddie is currently a sophomore and has racked up numerous distinctions at the collegiate level. These include, SEC All-Freshman Team (2020), SEC Academic Honor Roll (2020-21), and SEC Preseason Watch List (2021). Maddie also ranked third in the league during her sophomore season with a 0.92 goals against average during the regular season, and 0.97 goals against average in league play.

Lucy Cluxton

Northern Kentucky University Women's Volleyball

     From Cincinnati, Ohio, Lucy is a member of the Northern Kentucky University Women's Volleyball Team. Prior to NKU, Lucy was team captain at Seton High School where she earned second team all-GGCL and third-team all-district honors her senior year. She accumulated 191 digs, 187 kills and 44 aces.

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Eric Cotton

University of the Pacific Men's Soccer

    From Vancouver, Washington, Eric is a member of the University of the Pacific Men's Soccer Program. Prior to Pacific, Eric served as the goalkeeper for the Portland Timbers USSDA team from 2015-2018. In his junior season Eric started and competed in all 9 games of the season and only allowed 17 goals on 112 shots faced. In his senior season, Eric appeared in all 16 games for the Tigers, only being subbed out 2 times throughout the season and allowing 22 goals with 204 shots faced.

Brendan Auguste

Northern Kentucky University Men's Soccer

     From Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, Brendan is a member of the Northern Kentucky University Men's Soccer Team. Prior to NKU, Brendan was team captain for his senior season at St. Aloysius Gonzaga Secondary School, and helped his team reach the second round of the Region of Peel Secondary Schools Athletic Association playoffs. He also played for Sigma FC in Mississauga where he was the team captain for five years and helped lead the team to a Soccer Academy Alliance Canada (SAAC) League title in 2018.

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Madi Carle

Thomas More University Women's Lacrosse and Tennis

   From Cincinnati, Ohio, Madi is a member of the Thomas More University Women's Lacrosse and Tennis Teams. She holds the record for caused turnovers for a season at TMU. Along with a career high of 32 goals for a season. Prior to TMU, Madi attended Mercy McAuley where she holds the school record for most doubles wins in a one season.

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