U15 DCST Rockets at Arlington (Va.) preseason tournament, March 2009
History: The Rockets continued their seasons-long climb in spring 2009, blasting to the top of NCSL Div. 3 in a two-way tie for the championship with 29 goals and just one loss. Only three other teams in the age bracket, including the Division 1 champions, equaled or topped the number of goals scored this season. Under the guidance of coach Mohan Telfer, DC Stoddert Soccer’s 2008 Travel Coach of the Year and Liberty Mutual 2009 Responsible Coach Award winner, , the team moved up for thr fifth straight season to play in NCSL Div. 2 in fall 2009. The Rockets were the Fall 2008 NCSL Div. 4 champIons, scoring 29 goals with just 5 against. That season, the team outscored opponents 48 goals to 11 in seven tournament and nine NCSL games.
Coach: Mohan Telfer, DC Stoddert Soccer’s 2008 Travel Coach of the Year, Liberty Mutual 2009 Responsible Coach Winners Circle, USSF ’C’ License coach.
Manager: David Sarley
(Below) The U15 DCST Rockets powered past two NCSL Division 4 rivals on their way to a three-win championship in the Vanessa I. Péan Great Falls Tournament October 11-12, 2008. The team scored 19 goals and kept three clean sheets as they dominated their opponents