Timbers Academy players Callum Lugton and Maximo Nystrom have been called upto participate with the U.S. Soccer U-15 Men’s National Team in the upcoming 36-player training camp from Jan. 7-14 at the Elite Athlete Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif.
Lugton, a forward, joined the Timbers Academy this past August having played club soccer with United PDX and participated in the Olympic Development Program. Defender Nystrom (above) has played for the Academy since 2019, beginning with the team's U13 squad. He played his club soccer with Portland City United.
The training camp is the first for this age group since March 2020, before the onset of the global COVID-19 pandemic. U.S. Soccer is requiring all staff and players be fully vaccinated in order to attend YNT training camps. Dan DeGeer, head coach of the San Jose Earthquakes’ U-17s, will serve as the U-15 USMNT head coach for this training camp.
U-15 USMNT ROSTER BY POSITION (CLUB) - JANUARY TRAINING CAMP
GOALKEEPERS (4): Dylan Auffret (LAFC), Zackory Campagnolo (Orlando City SC), Angel Jaimes (Houston Dynamo), Jonathan Martinez (FC Dallas)
DEFENDERS (12): Tyler Austin (Inter Miami CF), Drew Baiera (New York City FC), Noah Betancourt (Rise Soccer Club), Carlos Castrejon (Real Salt Lake), Scott Chavira (Santa Cruz Breakers), Alvin Gonzalez-Flores (Total Futbol Academy), Gustavo Gonzalez (LA Galaxy), Steven Jimenez (FC Cincinnati), Nicholas Noble (Chicago Fire), Maximo Nystrom (Portland Timbers), Connor Owen (Santa Cruz Breakers), Joshua Santiago (LAFC)
MIDFIELDERS (10): Owen Anderson (San Jose Earthquakes), Maximo Carrizo (New York City FC), Braxton Hayes (D.C. United), Aaron Hurge (Columbus Crew), Kellan LeBlanc (Philadelphia Union), David Lora Araux (Real Salt Lake), Santiago Morales (Inter Miami CF), Rohan Rajagopal (San Jose Earthquakes), Adrian Renteria (Charlotte FC), Nathan Worth (New York Red Bulls)
FORWARDS (10): Nimfasha Berchimas (Charlotte FC), Justin Ellis (Inter Miami CF), Zavier Gozo (Real Salt Lake), Josmar Guandique (De Anza Force), Callum Lugton (Portland Timbers), Harbor Miller (LA Galaxy), Bryce Outman (FC Dallas), Charlie Rosenthal (LAFC), Gavin Turner (D.C. United), Etienne Veillard (Seattle Sounders FC)