Vermont Voltage

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Vermont Voltage
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Full name Vermont Voltage Soccer Club
Nickname(s) The Volts, The Amps, Crno-beli
Founded 1997
Stadium Collins-Perley Sports Complex
St. Albans, Vermont
Ground Capacity 2,000
Owner Serbia Bojan Vučković
Head Coach United States Hugh Brown
League USL Premier Development League
2014 8th, Northeast
Playoffs: DNQ
Website Club home page
Current season
Previous Voltage logo until 2008

Vermont Voltage is an American soccer team based in St. Albans, Vermont, United States. Founded in 1997, the team plays in the USL Premier Development League (PDL), the fourth tier of the American Soccer Pyramid, in the Northeast Division of the Eastern Conference, having spent the 2009 season on hiatus.

The team plays its home games at the Collins-Perley Sports Complex. The team's colors are yellow, blue and black.

History[edit]

During its first season, in 1997, the team was known as the Vermont Wanderers. The Voltage spent the 2009 season on hiatus from the PDL while their home stadium, Collins-Perley Sports Complex, underwent major renovations. Voltage announced their returned to competition on November 11, 2009.[1]

The club also had a sister organization, Vermont Lady Voltage, who played in the USL W-League. Due to stadium renovations, the Lady Voltage folded in 2009.

Players[edit]

Current roster[edit]

As of June 5, 2011.[2]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
0 United States GK Ryan Brooks-Newton[3]
3 United States DF Justin Hepburn
4 Greece MF Aris Zafeiratos
5 United States DF William Koki[4]
6 Serbia MF Drago Ćeranić[5]
8 United States MF Anthony Buehler
9 England MF Sam Harding
10 Canada MF Mario Maric
11 England MF Liam Gilbert[6]
12 Japan MF Eishun Yoshida[7]
13 Trinidad and Tobago MF Yohance Marshall
14 Croatia MF Andro Hrkac[8]
No. Position Player
16 United States FW Miguel Benavides[9]
18 England DF James Burke[10]
19 United States FW Carter Lincoln[11]
20 Poland MF Tomas Szczypiorski
21 United States FW Daniel Josepher[12]
22 Trinidad and Tobago MF Dominic Adams[13]
23 United States DF Jay Petersen[14]
24 Serbia FW Bojan Vučković
00 United States GK Harry Lockwood
Serbia MF Aleksandar Lacković
Haiti MF Max Touloute[15]

Notable former players[edit]

This list of notable former players comprises players who went on to play professional soccer after playing for the team in the Premier Development League, or those who previously played professionally before joining the team.

Year-by-year[edit]

Year Division League Reg. Season Playoffs Open Cup
1997 3 USISL D-3 Pro League 5th, Northeast Did not qualify Did not qualify
1998 3 USISL D-3 Pro League 5th, Northeast Did not qualify Did not qualify
1999 4 USL PDL 5th, Northeast Did not qualify Did not qualify
2000 4 USL PDL 2nd, Northeast Conference Semifinals Did not qualify
2001 4 USL PDL 3rd, Northeast Did not qualify Did not qualify
2002 4 USL PDL 1st, Northeast Conference Semifinals Did not qualify
2003 4 USL PDL 1st, Northeast Conference Finals Did not qualify
2004 4 USL PDL 8th, Northeast Did not qualify Did not qualify
2005 4 USL PDL 5th, Northeast Did not qualify Did not qualify
2006 4 USL PDL 5th, New England Did not qualify Did not qualify
2007 4 USL PDL 6th, Northeast Did not qualify Did not qualify
2008 4 USL PDL 3rd, New England Did not qualify Did not qualify
2009 / / on hiatus / /
2010 4 USL PDL 5th, Northeast Did not qualify Did not qualify
2011 4 USL PDL 5th, Northeast Did not qualify Did not qualify
2012 4 USL PDL 7th, Northeast Did not qualify Did not qualify
2013 4 USL PDL 3rd, Northeast Did not qualify Did not qualify
2014 4 USL PDL 8th, Northeast Did not qualify Did not qualify

Honors[edit]

  • USL PDL Northeast Division Champions 2002
  • USL PDL Northeast Division Champions 2003

Head coaches[edit]

Stadia[edit]

Average attendance[edit]

Attendance stats are calculated by averaging each team's self-reported home attendances from the historical match archive at http://www.uslsoccer.com/history/index_E.html.

  • 2005: 828 (6th highest in PDL)
  • 2006: 495
  • 2007: 631
  • 2008: 692
  • 2009: did not play
  • 2010: 596

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