Squad is in alphabetical order (first name):
Full Name: Aaron Louis Perez
Date of Birth: August 28, 1986
Playing History: Played for Laverne Lazers 85′. Won STate Cup in 1999. Team was top 20 nationally.
Career Highlight(s): Well, since I opted to be a fool and play football (the fake one) in college, I would have to say playing in front of 93,000 people against #2 ranked USC (SUC) and beating them on national tv in the Rose Bowl and averaging 51 yards a punt is up there. Signing with the Patriots out of college was kinda rad too. But playing in the Home Depot with my boys at DOXA ranks right up there!
Full Name: Brandon Avery
Date of Birth: March 6, 1980
Playing History: Chapman University (’98-’02), Doxa Italia (’04-’08, ’09- ), Hollywood United (’08-’09)
Career Highlight(s): Most notable career highlight was probably HUFC’s run in the 2008 US Open Cup in which we beat the Portland Timbers and went on to play Seattle Sounders.
Full Name: Bryan Byrne
Date of Birth: 08/26/82
Position: Out and out Winger (right or left)
Playing History: Kildare County, College – UC Santa Barbara (2003-06), New England Revolution, Ventura County Fusion, Doxa Italia 2009-Present
Career Highlight(s): Beating UCLA to win the National Championship with UCSB (2006)…and winning the PDL Championship with Ventura County Fusion (2009).
Full Name: Craig Reynolds
Date of Birth: 11/7/77
Position: Midfield but demoted to defender
Playing History: Port Vale, Hollywood United, Doxa Italia
Career Highlight(s): Leaving Port Vale, playing against Beckham, watching Eric Cantona
Full Name: Derk Anthony Droze
Date of Birth: October 29, 1972
Playing History: The George Washington University, Club Deportes Iquiquie (Chile), Club Deportes Arica (Chile), New England Revolution (MLS), New Orleans Riverboat Gamblers (USISL/A League), Lyngby FC (Denmark), Olstykke FC (Denmark), Helsingor (Denmark), New York Metrostars (MLS), SMD Futsal Club, Hollywood United, Doxa Italia
Career Highlight(s): Being drafted by the Revolution in MLS’s inaugural draft in, promotion to the first division with Olstykke FC, qualifying for the US Open Cup with Hollywood United and proceeding to upset the Portland Timbers in Portland & last but not least, playing against Becks & Donovan along side Alexi Lalas, Eric Wynalda, Joe Max Moore, Chris Henderson, Jorge Campos, Frank Leboeuf
Full Name: Devin Skrade
Hometown: Milwaukee, WI
Playing History: Won 5 Wisconsin Club State Championships with FC Milwaukee. Went on to play for Santa Clara University Broncos for four years where we won 2 WCC championships and appeared in the 2003 Final Four.
Full Name: Devin Toohey
Hometown: Ventura CA
Playing History: CSUDH, Doxa Italia
Full Name: Eduardo Gonzalez-Pinto
Hometown: Torrance, CA.
Playing History: ’78 & ’86 World Cup Champions, 1999 National Runner-Ups with Wolfpack, 2000 National Champions w/CSUDH, 2001 National Runner-Ups w/CSUDH
Full Name: Eric Meister
Date of Birth: 1/28/86
Playing History: College - University of Rochester 2004-2008. Indiana Invaders 2006 and 2007, Hollywood United 2008-2009, Doxa Italia 2009-Present
Career Highlight(s): Being Awesome
Full Name: Gabriel Valencia
Date of Birth: March 2, 1981
Playing History: Salesian High School, Rio Hondo College, Cal State Dominguez Hills, Doxa since 2002
Career Highlight(s): All America in 2001. Playing in a Div. II National Championship game in Tampa, FL in 2001, eventually losing to host school 2-1.
Full Name: Ilia Nazarov
Date of Birth: 02/05/80
Playing History: FC Volgar-Gazprom Soccer Academy, Meridian CC, UC Irvine, Redes FC, Dynamo LA, Hollywood United, Doxa-Italia
Career Highlight(s): (’97) U-18 Russian National Championship, (’99-2000) All State team, (’08) Run in the Open Cup and all great years with Doxa
Full Name: Joseph Cartlidge
Date of Birth: 1/15/1979
Playing History: AYSO Region 34 (1985-1993); RUHS (1993 – 1997); CSUDH (1998-2001); Doxa Italia (2002-2004, 2011)
Career Highlight(s): MVP at Redondo Union High School (1997); National Champion, National Finalist and 2-time All American at CSUDH (1998-2001); Orange County Blue Stars (2000-2001); US National Beach Soccer (2010)
Full Name: Kyle Holland
Date of Birth: November 5, 1980
Playing History: California State University, Dominguez Hills
Career Highlight(s): 2008 Division II National Champion, 2008 All-American
Full Name: Matt Upton
Date of Birth: 7/10/82
Playing History: Santa Clara University 2000-2003, San Jose Earthquake Reserves 2005, Hollywood United 2008-2009, Doxa Italia 2009-Present
Career Highlight(s): WCC Champs 2001/2003, Final Four 2003, San Jose Earthquake Reserves 2005
Full Name: Peter Hazdovac
Date of Birth: June 7, 1986
Position: Defense, Midfield, Forward (I’m usually trying to just get out of the way)
Playing History: 4 years at Cal Poly Pomona University. NK Zadar (1st div Croatia), NK GOSK Dubrovnik (3rd div Croatia), NK Croatia Sesvete (1st div Croatia), Hollywood United PDL, Doxa Italia
Career Highlight(s): Scoring in a 4-1 loss vs. Dinamo Zagreb during a friendly. To be honest, the best part about the game was after when I had to walk my family to the car because the Bad Blue Boys (Dinamo fan’s) decided to start a riot outside the stadium. Watch out for #9 ranked Croatia in South Africa 2010…..they are looking dangerous!
Full Name: Nathan Glynn Reeves
Date of Birth: January 18th, 1983
Position: Defender/4th string keeper/loud bastard/yellow card specialist
Playing History: College – Cal State Dominguez Hills. And that’s about it!
Career Highlight(s): Do I have any career highlights??
Full Name: Nissa Hatifie
Hometown: Alameda, CA
Playing History: UC Riverside DI Men’s Soccer, 2006-2010, Captain Senior Year
Full Name: Ricardo Ricky Figueroa
Date of Birth: 08-28-1984
Playing History: CSUDH 05-08
Career Highlight(s): Being coached by Sean Lockhart
Full Name: Richie Million Jr (IMDB)
Date of Birth: April 6th 1977
Position: Center Midfield
Playing History: Played for the Delaware Wizards and Reading Rage in the D-3 pro league, 2000-2003. Part of the training team for the Philadelphia KIXX, NPSL 2001. Played for the NY/NJ Metrostars reserve team in 2003, MLS. United German Hungarians National Amateur Cup Champions, 2000. Doxa Italia National Open Cup Runner Up, 2011 Holy Family University two time All American, NAIA.
Career Highlight(s): Played in the MLS game verse the Columbus Crew ann Chicago Fire, Passed the ball to Bryan Byrne in a soccer game
Full Name: Ryan Taylor
Date of Birth: 12/14/1982
Playing History: 4 years at CSUDH (2001-2004), 6th year w/Doxa Italia
Career Highlight(s): 2000 AYSO National Champion from Chino Hills, CA, 2 CCAA Championships CSUDH(2001, 2002), National Runner-Up CSUDH (2001) 4 NCAA tournament appearances (2001-2004)
Full Name: Ryan Patrick Purtell
Hometown: Phoenix, AZ
Career Highlights: Playing in the College Cup/Final Four in 2003 with Santa Clara University. Upton was there.
Name: Steve Chirgwin
Position: Roving Center Mid
Playing History: University of Connecticut(’93-’97); D3 Pro League-Worcester Mass Pioneers(’98), D3 Pro League – Myrtle Beach Sea Dawgs(’99) A-League-San Francisco Bay Area Seals(’00); Doxa Italia turned Hollywood United then back to Doxa Italia.
Career Highlights Gatorade Connecticut and New England Player of the Year (’93), NSCAA All-Region pick, UConn(’97); All-Star team D1, UConn(’97); Doxa Italia Bud Cup Championship(’01)
Notable Former Players
Full Name: Andrew Paul Villalobos
Date of Birth: 9-27-1986
Position: Attacking center mid, winger
Playing History: College – UC Riverside 04-08, Ventura County Fusion, Doxa Italia
Career Highlight(s): My career hasn’t started yet!!
Full Name: Brian Burdue
Date of Birth: Older than dirt. Where’s the Over 40 league?
Playing History: No resume here. Too many years of Sundays. Doxa Italia since 2001.
Career Highlight(s): Winning a $15000 Budwesier Tournament Cup Final down 3 men after red cards. Saving a penalty that would have tied the game in the final minute. Playing in Mexico against a side that included Luis Hernandez, Camilo Romero, Adolfo Rios and others. Missing out on the 2008 US Open Cup due to a knee injury. Sitting on the bench in the 1st half of the Portland game watching Omie and Ryan getting rowdy in the beer gardens – Joining them in the 2nd half. Playing against Becks and Donovan w/Intl players etc…(See Derk Droze)…Chirgs passing me the ball once.
Full Name: David Adams
Date of Birth: 08/28/79
Position: Center Midfield
Playing History: 2001-2003 Cal Baptist University (NAIA), 2005-2006 Chivas USA, 2009 – Present Doxa Italia
Career Highlight(s): Successfully finishing wing competition at Buffalo wild wings (Chino Hills)
Full Name: Omie Doufi
Date of Birth: 06/09/69
Playing History: Doufi started his career with El Zamalek in Egypt in 1999. He left the club for Gent of Belgium in 2000, where he won the Belgian Ebony Shoe. This led to a move to Dutch side Ajax in 2001, where he joined Celta Vigo on loan in 2003. His next destination was Marseille in France and left them for Italian side Roma in 2004. He joined English side Tottenham Hotspur on an 18-month loan in 2005 and eventually joined the club permanently in 2006. He left the club in 2007 to join Middlesbrough, from whom he joined Wigan Athletic on loan.
Career Highlight(s): Not playing in the US Open Cup due to a knee injury and instead getting really drunk in the beer gardens with Ryan Taylor and talking smack to the Portland Timber fans throughout the whole game.
Full Name: Raul Palomares
Date of Birth: 2/6/83
Position: Attacking Mid/Forward
Playing History: 98-2001 1FCKaiserslautern, 2000 USA U-20 National team, 2002 Racing Ferrol, 2003-2004 Nk Osijek, 2005 Chivas Guadalajara, 2005 Chivas USA, 2007 California Victory, 2007-2008 Necaxa, 2009-Present Doxa Italia
Career Highlight(s): Scoring a bicycle vs Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga, getting to play in 2 champion league games, played at 3 youth World Cups for USA
Full Name: Spencer Shortland
Date of Birth: January 3rd 1993
Position: Left Defender
Playing History: Played on South Bay Force from 13-16 years of age our coach was Danny Pena. Then Played on the U-16 LA Galaxy Academy and the U-18 Galaxy Academy. Coach for the U16′s: Trevor James/Kenny Arena/Eddie Soto. Coach for the U18′s Eddie Soto/Todd Dunnivant.
Career Highlight(s): 1. Winning the National Cup Trophy with the Force and going on to take 2nd in Regionals held in Las Vegas in 2007 and 2. Traveling with the LA Galaxy U-16 academy to England and playing practice games/training with multiple clubs such as Ipswich, Man City, Everton, Blackburn, and West Ham.
Full Name: Tai Doan
Date of Birth: 10/19/1984
Playing History: Atletico de Madrid, Atlanta Silverbacks, Emory U., Doxa Italia