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 ...

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Interview With . . . Brian Costin

In NISA Nation’s first post Ten Reasons NISA will be different, the first reason we mention is: "Any Community Can Have Pro Soccer".  Sure, it’s a little early in the history of this blog to be quoting ourselves but here we go: In the United States, only one top tier (“Big Five”) professional sports team is based outside of the largest 50 metropolitan areas. About 160 million people live outside of ...

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Chatting with . . . Galen Riley

Chatting with . . . Galen Riley By NISA Nation Staff Source: https://twitter.com/chattahooligan   On Thursday, August 15, NISA announced the league’s acceptance of Chattanooga FC, Detroit City FC, and the Oakland Roots into the Association. With each club comes a unique identity and culture. To learn a little more about the ethos of one of those clubs, NISA Nation staff connected with Galen Riley, a member of the Chattahooligans social media team. For ...

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Interview With .  .  . Christian Franek

Interview With .  .  . Christian Franek By NISA Nation Staff On August 19, 2019, The Breakers AFC of Palm Beach announced they were seeking a lead investor in order for their club to meet US Soccer Federation’s Professional League Standards.  The goal is to have professional soccer in a passionate soccer area and join some of America’s leading independent clubs in NISA in 2020. Christian Franek is the club’s current General Manager ...

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Interview With . . . Chris Kivlehan

Turning the Tables on Chris Kivlehan By NISA Nation Staff If something is happening in the world of U.S. independent soccer, the odds are pretty good that Chris Kivlehan of Midfield Press will already have heard about it.  Chris and Midfield Press have been following NISA from the earliest days so NISA Nation wanted to catch up with him to detail how far NISA has come with less than three weeks to ...

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