Darian McCauley is a local product from York, Pennsylvania . He is playing his rookie season for the Harrisburg Heat. In 2020, Darian signed with the Charleston Battery of the USL.
Darian attended and played college soccer at Millersville University. He was All-PSAC First team, Atlantic Regional All-American, and won the Career Achievement Award at Millersville. He is also the record holder for shutouts.
Birthdate: June 4, 1997
Weight: 205 lbs
Hometown: York, PA
Brad Kerstetter is from Halifax, Pennsylvania. He returns to the team and is playing in his eight season for the Harrisburg Heat. Brad has played in 107 games in the MASL. He has scored 18 goals, added 17 assists and recorded 96 blocks in his career.
Brad attended and played college soccer at Seton Hall University.
Birthdate: August 5, 1989
Weight: 175 lbs
Hometown: Halifax, PA
Alejandro Chavez is from Chicago, Illinois. He is playing his first season for the Harrisburg Heat and second season in the MASL. Last season, Luis signed with the Chicago Mustangs in the MASL 2nd Division. He scored 4 goals and added 4 assists in 6 games for the Mustangs.
Birthdate: March 1, 2001
Hometown: Streamwood, IL
Danny DiPrima is a local product from Dillsburg, Pennsylvania and is playing his fifth year for the Harrisburg Heat Last season, the Heat captain played in 18 games. Danny had 3 goals and 10 assists, while adding 14 blocks. In the 2018/2019 season, he had 5 goals and added 7 assists. DiPrima has previously player professional outdoor soccer for the Harrisburg City Islanders for 4 seasons. He scored the game winner in 2014 USL Eastern Conference Final against Richmond Kickers.
Danny attended and played college soccer at North Carolina State.
Danny DiPrima is a club coach at Keystone FC and is an Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach at York College.
Birthdate: October 30, 1991
Weight: 165 lbs
Hometown: Dillsburg, PA
Nickname: Double D
Matt Braem is from Toulon, France and is playing his fourth year for the Harrisburg Heat. Last season, Matt only played 10 games due to a foot injury. He recorded 3 goals and 5 assists, while adding 8 blocks. In the 2018/2019 season, Matt had 4 goals and added 5 assists.
Braem attended and played college soccer at Loyola University Chicago. At the age of twelve, he started attending the Le Havre Athletic Club.
Matt Braem now coaches for Keystone FC. He also does a lot of individual and group training in the Harrisburg area for the company he founded: Frenchy Elite Football.
Birthdate: July 25, 1994
Weight: 175 lbs
Hometown: Toulon, France
Tyler Fabian is from Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. He returns to the Heat after playing for the team in 2017/2018 Season. Tyler has played professional outdoor soccer in Sweden and the United States. In Sweden, he played for Järla IF. In America, Tyler played 5 seasons for the Philadelphia Fury of the American Soccer League and National Independent Soccer Association.
Tyler Fabian attended and played college soccer at West Virginia University Institute of Technology.
Birthdate: April 14, 1990
Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
Michael Cunningham is from Nottingham, England. He is playing his first season for the Harrisburg Heat and court season in the MASL. He previously played for the Rochester Lancers and Syracuse Silver Knights. During his indoor career, Michael has played 49 games and scored 24 goals and added 5 assists.
In outdoor soccer, Michael played for FC Tulsa in the USL this season. He has also played in Australia for Northcote City FC.
Michael Cunningham attended and played college soccer at Roberts Wesleyan College. He was 2 time NSCAA First Team All American (2012,2014) and All East Coast Conference 2nd Team (2012,2014).
Birthdate: February 5, 1991
Weight: 175 lbs
Hometown: Nottingham, England
Jared Dillon is from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is playing his rookie season for the Harrisburg Heat.
Jared attended and played college soccer at Fairleigh Dickinson University. In high school, he was an All-American and Philadelphia Player of the Year.
Birthdate: October 26, 2000
Weight: 205 lbs
Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
Daniel Villela is a Tijuana-born player and is playing his third season for the Harrisburg Heat. Last season, Daniel played in all 21 games for the Heat. He recorded 7 goals and 26 assists, while adding 3 blocks. His 26 assist was good for 3rd in the MASL. In the 2018/2019 season, Villela scored 11 goals and added 18 assists. Daniel has previously El Paso Coyotes, Ontario Fury, Atletico Baja, and the Mexico Toros in the MASL.
Daniel Villela is also a member of the Mexican Arena National Team. During the off-season, he was on Team Mexico that defeated Brazil 4-0 in the WMF World Cup Grand Final.
Birthdate: December 2, 1992
Weight: 132 lbs
Hometown: Tijuana, Mexico
Nickname: Speedy Gonzales
Yuri Farkas is from São Paulo, Brazil. He is playing his rookie season for the Harrisburg Heat.
Yuri attended and played college soccer at Madonna University. He was a three-time NAIA All-American. Yuri also won a USL 2 national championship with the Flint City Bucks.
Birthdate: July 21, 1993
Hometown: São Paulo, Brazil
Raphael Araujo is from Bound Brook, New Jersey and is playing his first season in the MASL. Raphael has made the transition from outdoor to the indoor game where he went on to play in the NLPF (National League of Professional Futsal) with NJ Copa FC and NY Ecuador. Lately, Raphael Araujo has been an important and constant player for the the United States of America Futsal National Team, finishing as finalists in the Concacaf WC qualifying tournament in Guatemala, and competing in the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2021 in Lithuania.
Raphael played at New Jersey City University and Rutgers-Newark University. Raphael is the first All-American in Rutgers-Newark history. Throughout his college career he earned two All-NJAC first team awards and NJAC Offensive player of the year. In just two seasons he set Rutgers-Newark career marks for goals (46), points per game (2.37), goals per game (1.07). Following his college career, Raphael played for Icon FC, American soccer team from New Jersey that played in the professional American Soccer League (ASL). Then went on to play for NJ Copa FC in the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL).
Birthdate: October 17, 1992
Weight: 180 lbs
Hometown: Bound Brook, NJ
David Mellor is from Manchester, England. He is playing his sixth season for the Harrisburg Heat. Last season, David played in 12 games. He recorded 3 goals and 1 assists, while adding 2 blocks. In his MASL career, David Mellor has played in 58 games, scored 9 goals, 6 assists and added 18 blocks.
David grew up playing for the Manchester United Academy and most recently with Barrow and Oldham Athletic. He played over 150 league games in the English League 1 and beat Liverpool in the 3rd round of the FA cup.
David Mellor is a club coach at CASA and Head Coach of both Central Dauphin High School and Middle School.
Birthdate: July 10, 1993
Weight: 210 lbs
Hometown: Manchester, England
Stephen Basso is from Columbia, Maryland. He is returning to the Harrisburg Heat and is playing in his 5th season for the team. In his MASL career, Stephen has also played for the Rochester Lancers and Ontario Fury. For the 2016-2017 Season, he was awarded the MASL Defender of the Year while playing for the Harrisburg Heat.
Stephen has played a total of 13 years as a professional soccer player. In his outdoor soccer career he has played in Germany for SV Darmstadt 1898. He has played in the United States for Crystal Palace Baltimore FC, Harrisburg City Islanders, Richmond Kickers, Real Maryland Monarchs and the Evergreen Diplomats.
Stephen Basso is a club soccer coach and Executive Director for Baltimore Celtic.
Birthdate: Sept 22, 1987
Weight: 175 lbs
Hometown: Columbia, MD
Tom Mellor is from Oldham, England and is playing his ninth year for the Harrisburg Heat. Last season, Tom played 16 games. He had 2 goals and 9 assists, while adding 1 block. In the 2018/2019 season, Tom had 10 goals and added 6 assists. Tom was named the Heat’s Most Offensive Player Award twice (2012/2013 and 2013/2014). He previously played professional outdoor soccer for the Harrisburg City Islanders for 2 seasons. Mellor played in 44 games and scored 5 goals.
Tom attended and played college soccer at Notre Dame College. He was named NAIA 1st Team All-American, 1st Teams and Division Honors. Tom holds School record for assists in one season and led the NAIA in assists in 2010.
Tom Mellor is a club Coach and Assistant Technical Director at CASA.
Birthdate: August 13, 1990
Weight: 180 lbs
Hometown: Oldham, England
Nickname: Tommy Boy
Robert Williamson is from Fishkill, New York.. He is playing his rookie season for the Harrisburg Heat.
Robert Williamson attended and played college soccer at Buffalo State College. He was a two time All-Conference and two time All-Region player (2017, 2018). As a defender, he served as team captain while scoring 9 goals and added 3 assists. Robert was awarded Hube Coyer Most Outstanding Career for Buffalo State Athletics.
Robert has also played outdoor for FC Buffalo in the NPSL. He is the team captain. In 2021, he was awarded All-Midwest Conference Best XI and All-Midwest Region. He scored 4 goals and added 2 assists.
Birthdate: September 28, 1997
Weight: 182 lbs
Hometown: Fishkill, NY
James Vaughan is from Bexhill, England. He is playing his rookie season for the Harrisburg Heat. James has played the last few seasons with Detriot City FC, leading them to 2 consecutive league championships in the National Independent Soccer Association. Vaughan, a citizen of England, has played outdoor soccer for Eastbourne Borough in England, as well as AFC Ann Arbor in the United States. At AFC Ann Arbor, he was awarded team MVP.
James attended and played college soccer at Northwood University. He was a 4 year starter. He started in 64 games and tall recorded 17 goals and 13 assists.
Birthdate: Dec 11, 1994
Weight: 170 lbs
Hometown: Bexhill, England
Dom Francis was born in Huddersfield, England and is playing his fifth year for the Harrisburg Heat. Last season, Dom was on loan to the Kansas City Comets. During the regular season, he played 5 games. Dom scored 4 goals and added 2 assists. During the playoffs, Dom continued his great season. He scored 7 goals and added 3 assists in 5 games.
Two seasons ago with the Heat, he had 34 goals and 6 assists, while adding 20 blocks. His 34 goals was good for 4th in the MASL. In the 2018/2019 season, Dom had 14 goals and added 6 assists. For the 2019/2020 season, he made the MASL All-Star team. Dom has 76 goals and 20 assists in his MASL career.
Dom Francis attended and played college soccer at Genesee Community College then Slippery Rock University. While in college, his accolades were: awarded NJCAA All-American, All-Region First Team, All-Conference Second Team, Conference Champions, Regional Champions and National Championship Runner’s Up, Record for most goals scored in a season and Newcomer of the Year.
Birthdate: June 17, 1993
Weight: 165 lbs
Hometown: Huddersfield, England
Tommy Kemennu is playing his first season in the MASL. Earlier this year, he was signed by the St. Louis Ambush but was released in December.
Tommy Kemennu is a native of White Lake, Michigan. He played collegiate soccer at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. Tommy has played for the Oly Town Artisans in the Evergreen Premier League and Michigan Stars FC in the National Premier Soccer League.
Birthdate: March 14, 1994
Weight: 155 lbs
Hometown: White Lake, MI
Alexis Robles is playing in his second MASL season. He was signed by the St. Louis Ambush in January of 2021. He only appeared in 1 game but he scored a goal in that 1 game against the Kansas City Comets.
Alexis Robles is a native of Harvard, Illinois. He played four years of varsity soccer at Harvard High School, where he was All-Kishwaukee River Conference as a junior and senior and Conference Player of the Year as a senior. His collegiate career was spent at Lewis University in Romeoville, Illinois where he played two and a half years.
Birthdate: January 26, 2000
Weight: 140 lbs
Hometown: Harvard, IL
Ty Hall is from Baltimore, Maryland and is entering his 5th year in the MASL. The Harrisburg Heat acquired Ty Hall back this mid-season. He was traded from the Tacoma Stars to the Heat. Ty has played for the Florida Tropics, Tacoma Stars, Ontario Fury, and the Pennsylvania Roar.
During his outdoor career, Ty played for Charlotte Eagles in the USL Pro, and also he has played abroad in South America and Finland.
2021: Did not play.
2019-20: In his best offensive season so far, Ty finished with 10 points (7G-3) in 18 games played for the Heat…on 12/14/19 had a two-goal game in a 9-4 win over Rochester…had his second two-goal game of the season on 1/30/21 at the accesso ShoWare Center during an 11-10 win over the Stars.
2018-19: Returned to Harrisburg after having played one game for them in 2016, Ty saw action in nine games and had three assists over the season…recorded assists on back-to-back games on 12/1/18 vs Utica, and 12/8/18 vs St. Louis.
2017-18: In his only season with Florida, Ty played in 20 games and posted a goal and two assists while blocking seven shots…recorded his first MASL assist on 11/11/17 vs Cedar Rapids…his lone Tropics goal was on 12/31/17 in an 8-5 win at St. Louis.
2016-17: Ty made his MASL debut on 11/5/16 scoring a goal for Harrisburg vs Baltimore…after one game with the Heat, Ty moved to the Stars roster and played in his first game for Tacoma on 2/3/17…his first goal with the Stars came on 2/24/17 vs Chicago…finished the season with a combined seven games played with two goals scored.
Birthdate: January 17, 1989
Weight: 178 lbs
Hometown: Baltimore, MD
Marcos Garcia is a local product from New Oxford, Pennsylvania. He is playing his rookie season for the Harrisburg Heat.
Marcos attended and played college soccer at Robert Morris and California University of Pennsylvania. In 2019, he was selected to All-PSAC West Team. In high school, Marcos was first-team All-County and All-Conference, named Team MVP and served as Team Captain.
Birthdate: April 6, 1998
Weight: 185 lbs
Hometown: New Oxford, PA
Colin attended and played college soccer at Fort Erie Community College and Buffalo State College. While at ECC, he was named 2x 1st All WYNAC and 2nd Team All Region. At Buffalo State he was awarded with another all conference selection.
Birthdate: September 31, 1997
Weight: 150 lbs
Hometown: Buffalo, NY
Jeremy Ortiz is from Mount Laurel, New Jersey. He is playing his eight year of indoor soccer and his first season for the Harrisburg Heat. Jeremy is on loan from the Rochester Lancers. During his career, he has played for the Philadelphia Kixx, Rochester Lancers, and the Baltimore Blast. Jeremy has recorded 51 goals, has 30 assists and added 77 blocks in his 125 career games. He won a MASL championship during the 2015/2016 season as a member of the Baltimore Blast.
Jeremy attended and played college soccer at LaSalle University where he scored 17 goals, had 11 assists and played in 60 games. He was named NSCAA Regional All American in 2006, he was a 3x Atlantic 10 All Conference player and a 3x Philly Soccer Seven player.
Jeremy has also earned 5 caps with the United State National Futsal team.
Birthdate: January 27, 1986
Weight: 165 lbs
Hometown: Mount Laurel, NJ
Nickname: Cheese or JO
Tanner attended and played college soccer at Lycoming college. He started in all 20 games for the team and made 2nd Team All-MAC Commonwealth as a midfielder. He was also the team captain and elected as the Team MVP for the 2019 season. Tanner recorded 4 goals and 3 assists to lead the team in points.
Birthdate: August 24, 1997
Weight: 190 lbs
Hometown: Bear, DE
Jerjer Gibson is entering his 8th season of arena soccer. Last season, he played in 6 games for the St. Louis Ambush. He scored 3 goals and added 1 assists. In the 2019/2020 season, Jerjer player in 18 games for the Harrisburg heat. He recorded 9 goals and added 14 assists. In his MASL career, Gibson has played in 99 games, scored 57 goals, had 40 assists and added 33 blocks. JerJer has played for the Pennsylvania Roar (1 Season), Baltimore Blast (1 Season), Syracuse Silver Knights (2 Seasons), Harrisburg Heat (1 Season) and the St. Louis Ambush (3 Seasons).
Gibson played high school soccer at El Camino High School in Los Angeles, California and at J.P. McCaskey High School in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He played collegiate soccer at Wilmington University in New Castle, Delaware.
Birthdate: March 14, 1991
Weight: 210 lbs
Hometown: Lancaster, PA
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Elton de Oliveira is from Curitiba, Brazil. He is playing his fifth yearn the MASL and second for the Harrisburg Heat. Last season, Elton was loaned to the Tacoma Stars. He played in 8 games, while having 9 blocks and added 1 assist.
Two seasons ago, Elton played in all 21 games for the Heat. He recorded 13 goals and 6 assists, while adding 38 blocks. All were career highs for Elton. For the 2019/2020 season, he made the MASL All-Star team. Elton started his MASL career with the Baltimore Blast. While playing for the Blast for the 2018/2019 season, he had 7 goals and added 5 assists. He also recorded 12 blocks. Elton earned All-Rookie team for the 2016/2017 season. He has also been a two time MASL Champion with the Blast.
Before Arena soccer, Elton debuted professionally in 2005. He was only 19 years old. Elton played 1st, 2nd and 4th division in Brazil before going outside of the country. In 2015, after he spent one year in Poland at Lechia Dzierzorniow, Elton signed with Gaz Metan Medias to play the Romenian 1st division.
Elton de Oliveira coaches for Baltimore Celtic.
Birthdate: August 25, 1985
Weight: 183 lbs
Hometown: Curitiba, Brazil
Nickname: The Rocket Man
Ricardo John is from Arouca, Trinidad and Tobago. He is playing his rookie season for the Harrisburg Heat. Ricardo has earned 2 caps on the national team for Trinidad and Tobago. He also represented Trinidad and Tobago in the I-20 and U-23 national team. Last season, Ricardo was with Toronto FC II when he scored 3 goals in 14 games. He has also professional outdoor soccer in Honduras, El Salvador, as well as Trinidad and Tobago.
Ricardo attended and played college soccer at Virginia Tech University.
Birthdate: April 10, 1995
Hometown: Arouca, Trinidad and Tobago
Will Banahene is from Rochester, New York. He is playing his 4rd season for the Harrisburg Heat. Last season, Will was on loan to Muskegon Riser that play in MASL 2. Two season ago, he played over 800 minutes with a 5.25 GAA and 4th best save percentage of .707. Will had a record of 8-4 and even had 2 goals.
Banahene had an outstanding rookie season going 6-6 with a 6.27 GAA and made the MASL All-Rookie Team. He played in the NPSL for 2 season for the Rochester Lancers, where he was an All-League selection.
Will attended and played college soccer at Niagara University and Buffalo State College. He was an All-American at Buffalo State College.
Birthdate: November 6, 1994
Weight: 220 lbs
Hometown: Rochester, NY
Nickname: Willie B
Malcolm Harris is from Damascus, Maryland. He is playing his second year with the Heat. Last season, he played in 17 games for the Heat. He recorded 1 goal and 5 assists, while adding 1 block. His goal tied the game in the dramatic come from behind victory vs the Milwaukee Wave. Malcolm was awarded Honorable Mention in the MASL All-Rookie team.
Malcolm attended and played college soccer college at University of Denver and UMBC. He started ever game the last 2 seasons for the UMBC Retrievers. Malcolm a career total of 3 goals and 9 assists in his college. In high school, Harris earned NSCAA All-American, All-State, First Team All-Metro at McDonogh High School. Malcolm was a member of McDonogh’s MIAA championship squad in 2011. He also earned an U-15 national championship with the Baltimore Bays Chelsea.
In the offseason, Malcolm Harris plays for Christos FC. He is also the Director at SAM Soccer Camp in Poolesville, MD.
Birthdate: January 24, 1994
Weight: 195 lbs
Hometown: Damascus, MD
Luis Brambila is from Modesto, California. He is playing his first season for the Harrisburg Heat and fourth season in the MASL. Last season, Luis signed with the Tacoma Stars but only saw action in 1 game.
Two seasons ago, Luis played for the Turlock Express. He recorded 16 goals and added 5 assists in 20 games. During his MASL career, Luis has played in 28 career games.