Denver Dynamite (soccer)

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Denver Dynamite
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Full name Denver Dynamite
Nickname(s) The Dynamite, TeamTNT
Founded 2008
Stadium Parker Fieldhouse
Ground Capacity 500 with standing room
Operations Director Javier Larios
Head Coach Tony Avery
League Premier Arena Soccer League
2013-2014 2nd Place; Rocky Mountain Division

The Denver Dynamite are an American Arena soccer team, founded in 2008.

The team was a charter member of the Professional Arena Soccer League (PASL-Pro), the first division of arena (indoor) soccer in North America before going on hiatus for 2010-11 and returning to the Premier Arena Soccer League (PASL-Premier) for the Winter 2011-12 season (initially as the Rocky Mountain Rattlers before reverting to their original name). The team's colors remain red, gold and blue.

Roster[edit]

As of January 21, 2012 Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
United States FW Tony Avery
United States MF Greg Borchers
United States GK Clint Baumstark
United States GK Brandyn Bumpus
United States FW Travis Carey
United States DF Jonathan Cordero
United States MF Brandon Devores
United States FW Doug Evans
United States MF CJ Francis
United States MF Marc Francis
United States MF Justin Ferguson
United States DF Pedroo Garibo
United States GK Bart Jones
United States GK Derek Haddix
United States FW Jay Hamilton ŧ
United States GK Jordan Howes
No. Position Player
United States MF Taylor Kendal
United States DF Dave Kroenig
United States DF Dan Millard
United States FW Roby Monroe
United States DF Brandon Morales
United States DF Michael Ogletree
United States DF Chad Pearson
Mexico FW Poncho Puente
United States MF Julian Rizo
United States DF Brandon Sejera
United States DF Sean Stedeford
United States MF Brett Thomas
United States FW Tony Thomas ŧ
United States FW James Woodward
United States FW Edward Yepes
United States MF Fernando Yepes

Notable former players[edit]

ŧ – US National Arena Soccer Team Member[2]

Year-by-year[edit]

Year Win Loss Tie GF GA GD League Division Reg. Season Playoffs Avg. Attendance
2008-2009[3] 9 7 133 126 7 PASL-Pro Western 2nd Place Quarterfinal 305
2009-2010[4] 2 14 66 108 -42 PASL-Pro Western 4th Place DNQ 486
2010-2011
2011-2012[5] 3 4 1 40 43 -3 PASL-Premier Rocky Mountain 2nd Place Divisional 276
2012-2013 3 4 1 40 58 -18 PASL-Premier Rocky Mountain 3rd Place DNQ 329
2013-2014 4 4 0 56 60 -4 PASL-Premier Rocky Mountain 3rd Place DNQ 106
Totals 21 33 2 335 395 -56 0-2 300

United States Open Cup for Arena Soccer[edit]

Year Win Loss GF GA GD Round
2008–09 2 1 16 22 -6 Quarterfinals
2009–10 1 1 10 19 -9 Quarterfinals
2010–11 Did Not Enter
2011–12 1 1 9 11 -2 Quarterfinals
2012–13 0 1 7 12 -5 Wild Card
2013–14 0 1 6 15 -9 Round of 32
Totals 4 5 48 79 -31 3, Quarterfinal Appearances

Copa America[edit]

Year Win Loss Points GF GA GD Group Place Playoffs
2008-2009[6] 4 2 12 50 56 -6 West 1st None
Totals 4 2 12 50 56 -6 West 1st None

Playoff record[edit]

Year Win Loss GF GA GD Round
2008-2009 0 1 9 10 -1 Quarterfinals
2011-2012 0 1 3 7 -4 Divisional ±
Total 0 2 12 17 -5

± Final Regular Season Game doubled as Divisional Playoff.

Honors[edit]

Championships
  • None
Division Titles
  • None

Coaching staff[edit]

Head coaches[edit]

  • United States Mike Thompson (2008)
  • United States John Wells (2009)
  • Canada Chris Handsor (2008-2009, 2010)
  • United States Chuck Estrada (2009, 2010–2013)
  • United States Jay Hamilton (2012–2014)
  • United States Tony Avery (2011-2012, 2014–Present) [7]

Assistant coaches[edit]

  • United States Chuck Estrada (2008, 2009-2010)
  • United States Jeremy Gibe (2009)
  • United States Mark Perdew (2009-2010)
  • United States Tony Thomas (2012–2014)

Technical director / Goalkeeper coach[edit]

  • United States Chuck Estrada (2009–2014)

Arenas[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ PASL. "Dynamite signs high-scoring Handsor". arenaleague.com. Retrieved January 11, 2012. 
  2. ^ George Tanner. "US National Arena Soccer Team (USNAST)". rockymountainnews.com. Retrieved October 15, 2008. 
  3. ^ PASL. "Professional Arena Soccer League 2008-09 Standings". http://www.paslsoccer.com. Retrieved January 22, 2012.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  4. ^ PASL. "Professional Arena Soccer League 2009-10 Standings". http://www.paslsoccer.com. Retrieved January 22, 2012.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  5. ^ PASL. "Premier Arena Soccer League Winter 2011-12 Standings". http://arenaleague.com. Retrieved January 22, 2012.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  6. ^ PASL. "PASL". http://www.arenaleague.com. Retrieved January 22, 2012.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  7. ^ PASL. "Denver Dynamite (Winter 2011/12)". arenaleague.com. Retrieved January 11, 2012. 

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