Interview Series

Difference Makers in the Game of Soccer: An Interview with Stumptown AC Head Coach Rod Underwood

By Alexa Doebler Heading into Week 4 of our 2021 Spring Season, our Game of the Week comes to you from Matthews Sportsplex, the stadium of NISA’s newest team, Stumptown AC. They will be lacing up to take on Cal United Strikers FC this Saturday, May 22nd. And while this club is young- 7 games and about 2 months since initial tryouts- they are taking to the pitch in an impressive showing for such a young team. With their first games being ...

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Interview with . . . NISA VP of Expansion Josh Prutch

Leading the expansion process for NISA, Josh Prutch is in discussions every day with clubs and investors all over the country looking to join the independent soccer movement.  In the short time frame since taking over the role, Josh has had conversations with investors representing communities of all sizes - some with populations under 25,000 and some in the biggest cities in the country - welcoming multiple clubs in both the New York City area and Greater Los Angeles.  In ...

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Targeting the Number Nine, Episode 3

Targeting the Number Nine: Episode 3 with Kartik Krishnaiyer (Miami FC) The No.9 in soccer traditionally has a job to do. Score goals and change the game.  For NISA Nation’s first interview series, we will focus on the Number Nine – the game changers ahead of NISA’s debut.  These are the game changers who have helped NISA to get up on its feet and made it possible for the players to play and represent communities across the NISA Nation. In this series, ...

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