Internationals

In The Pros

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DARLINGTON NAGBE

MIDFIELDER

  • Internationals Academy (2000-2007)

  • University of Akron (2008-2010):

    • NCAA Runner-Up (2009)

    • NCAA National Champion (2010)

  • Portland Timbers (2011-2016):

    • MLS Cup Champion (2015)

  • Atlanta United (2017-2018):

    • MLS Cup Champion (2018)

    • Campeones Cup (2019)

  • U.S. Open Cup Champion (2019)

  • Columbus Crew SC (2019-present)

  • United States Men's National Team:

    • CONCACAF Gold Cup Champions 2017

    • CONCACAF Gold Cup Best XI: 2017

    • Capped 25 times by USMNT

  • Hermann Trophy Winner: 2010

  • MLS Goal of the Year Award: 2011

  • MLS Fair Play Award: 2013, 2015

  • MLS All-Star: 2016

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JOHN NELSON

DEFENDER

  • Internationals Academy Alumni

  • Current player for FC Dallas in Major League Soccer

  • Internationals SC (youth career)

  • University of North Carolina (2017-2018)

  • FC Dallas (2019-present):

    • Signed to Generation Adidas contract

    • Drafted 10th Overall In MLS SuperDraft

  • U.S. Youth Men's National Team:

    • 2013-2015

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JOSH WILLIAMS

DEFENDER

  • Josh Williams currently plays for Columbus Crew in Major League Soccer

  • Internationals Academy (1995-2006)

  • Cleveland State University (2006-2009)

  • Columbus Crew SC (2010-2014)

  • New York City FC (2015)

  • Toronto FC (2015-2016)

  • Columbus Crew SC (2017-present)

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MICHAEL NANCHOFF

MIDFIELDER

  • Internationals Academy (1995-2007)

  • University of Akron (2007-2010)

    • NCAA National Runner-Up: 2009

    • NCAA National Champion: 2010

  • Vancouver Whitecaps FC (2011-2012)

    • Drafted 8th Overall in MLS SuperDraft

  • Portland Timbers FC (2013-2015)

    • MLS Cup Champion: 2015

  • Jönköping Södra IF (loan)

  • Tampa Bay Rowdies (2016-2018)

  • University of Akron (2019-present):

    • Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach

  • Internationals SC (2019-present):

    • Head Coach

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SAAD ABDUL-SALAAM

DEFENDER

  • Internationals Academy Alumni

  • University of Akron (2012-2014)

  • Sporting KC (2015-2017)

    • Drafted 12th Overall in MLS SuperDraft​

  • New York City FC (2018)

  • Phoenix Rising (loan)

  • Seattle Sounders FC (2019):

    • MLS Cup Champion 2019

  • FC Cincinnati (2019-present)

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CHRISTOPHER KORB

DEFENDER

  • Internationals Academy (1995-2006)

  • Xavier University (2006)

  • University of Akron (2007-2010

    • NCAA National Runner-Up: 2009

    • NCAA National Champion: 2010

  • DC United (2010-2017):

    • Drafted 31st Overall (2nd round) in MLS SuperDraft

    • Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Champion: 2013

    • 121 Appearances

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JUSTIN MORROW

DEFENDER/WINGER

  • Internationals Academy Alumni

  • Notre Dame Fighting Irish (2006-2009)

  • San Jose Earthquakes (2010-2013)

    • Drafted 28th Overall (2nd round)

    • Supporters Shield: 2012

 

  • Toronto FC (2014-present):

    • MLS Cup Champion: 2017

    • MLS Cup Runner-Up: 2016, 2019

    • Supporters Shield: 2017

    • CONCACAF Champions League Runner-Up: 2017

 

  • United States Men’s National Team:

    • CONCACAF Gold Cup Champion: 2017

 

  • Individual Accolades:

    • MLS All-Star: 2012

    • MLS Best XI: 2017

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CHARLIE HORTON

GOALKEEPER

  • Internationals Academy Alumni

 

  • Peterborough United (2013-2014)

 

  • Cardiff City (2014-2015)

  • Leeds United (2015)

 

  • D.C. United (2016)

  • ​Richmond Kickers (2016 loan)​

  • United States U23's:

    • 4 appearances​

 

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Allen eller

We were all devastated by the passing of one of our former Internationals alumnus, Allen Eller. He attended the University of Akron from 1995-1998. In 1999, Eller turned professional.

  • Pittsburgh Riverhounds 1999-2000

  • Cleveland Crunch (outdoor) 1999-2000

  • Harrisburg Heat (indoor) 2002

  • Cincinnati Riverhawks 2003

  • Baltimore Blast 2003-2005

  • Cleveland Force (indoor) 2005

  • Cleveland Internationals (PDL) 2006

  • North Coast Indoor

  • Ohio Vortex (indoor) 2009-2011

  • Cincinnati Kings (indoor) 2011-2012

  • Cleveland Freeze (indoor) 2013-2014

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  • University of Akron 1992-1995

    • 4-year letterwinner ​

    • Started as GK in 48 of 52 games

    • 1st Team All Mid-American Conference Honors

    • MAC Regular Season Title 1993

 

  • Drafted to Cleveland Crunch (NPSL)

 

  • Hampton Roads Mariners (USISL)

 

  • Cleveland Caps (USISL)

  • Current coach for Internationals Academy

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  • Wake Forest University 1993-1997

  • University of Akron 1997

  • Columbus Invaders 

 

  • Cleveland Caps

  • Summer of 2006, he represented USA in a Pro-Am event in Germany during the World Cup

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BRANDEN STELMAK

FORWARD

  • Internationals Academy (1995-2007)

  • University of Cincinnati (2007-2011):

    • 4-year letter winner​

    • Named captain senior season

 

  • Hallescher FC (Germany) 

    • Played 2011-2012​

 

  • MTE 1904 (Hungary)

    • Played 2013 season​

 

  • FGSZ Siofok (Hungary)

    • Played 2013-2014​

 

  • SG Union Sandersdorf (Leipzig)

    • 2019- present​

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NATE SHULTZ

DEFENDER

  • Internationals Academy Alumni

 

  • University of Akron (2014-2017)

    • NCAA Semi-Finalist 2015 & 2017​

 

  • AFC Cleveland

    • Played 2015 Season​

 

  • Portland Timbers U23's:

    • Played 2017 Season​

    • 10 Appearances

 

  • LA Galaxy II (2018-2019):

    • 56 Appearances​

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DASAN ROBINSON

DEFENDER

  • Internationals Academy Alumni

  • University of Dayton (2002-2005)

    • 6 goals, 13 assists​

    • 68 Appearances

 

  • Chicago Fire Premier (USL PDL)​​:

    • Played 2004 & 2005 Seasons​

 

  • Chicago Fire (2006-2011)

    • Drafted 22nd Overall in 2nd Round of MLS Supplemental Draft​

    • 3 Goals Scored

    • 85 Appearances

 

  • Toronto FC (2011)​​

  • LA Galaxy (2011)

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MARK SCHULTE

DEFENDER

  • Internationals Academy Alumni

  • University of Dayton 

    • 1996-1999

  • Twin Cities Tornado (1998-1999)

  • ​Tampa Bay Mutiny (2000)

  • Minnesota Thunder (loan)

    • 2000​

    • 17 Appearances

  • Cleveland Force (indoor)

    • 2002-2003​

    • 16 Appearances

  • Montevideo Wanderers

  • IBV Vestmannaeyjar

  • Columbus Crew (2005)

  • Cleveland City Stars (2008-2009)​

  • Carolina Railhawks

    • 2009-2010​

    • 51 Appearances

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DARLINGTON NAGBE

MIDFIELDER

  • Internationals Academy (2000-2007)

  • University of Akron (2008-2010):

    • NCAA Runner-Up (2009)

    • NCAA National Champion (2010)

  • Portland Timbers (2011-2016):

    • MLS Cup Champion (2015)

  • Atlanta United (2017-2018):

    • MLS Cup Champion (2018)

    • Campeones Cup (2019)

  • U.S. Open Cup Champion (2019)

  • Columbus Crew SC (2019-present)

  • United States Men's National Team:

    • CONCACAF Gold Cup Champions 2017

    • CONCACAF Gold Cup Best XI: 2017

    • Capped 25 times by USMNT

  • Hermann Trophy Winner: 2010

  • MLS Goal of the Year Award: 2011

  • MLS Fair Play Award: 2013, 2015

  • MLS All-Star: 2016

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DARLINGTON NAGBE

MIDFIELDER

  • Internationals Academy (2000-2007)

  • University of Akron (2008-2010):

    • NCAA Runner-Up (2009)

    • NCAA National Champion (2010)

  • Portland Timbers (2011-2016):

    • MLS Cup Champion (2015)

  • Atlanta United (2017-2018):

    • MLS Cup Champion (2018)

    • Campeones Cup (2019)

  • U.S. Open Cup Champion (2019)

  • Columbus Crew SC (2019-present)

  • United States Men's National Team:

    • CONCACAF Gold Cup Champions 2017

    • CONCACAF Gold Cup Best XI: 2017

    • Capped 25 times by USMNT

  • Hermann Trophy Winner: 2010

  • MLS Goal of the Year Award: 2011

  • MLS Fair Play Award: 2013, 2015

  • MLS All-Star: 2016