HAMPTON, NH - Seacoast United alumni Wyatt Omsberg and Frantzdy Pierott were drafted in the 2018 MLS Superdraft earlier today. The annual draft coincides with the popular United Soccer Coaches Convention which is being held in Philadelphia, PA this year.
Both players featured in Seacoast United's US Soccer Development Academy program, and for the Seacoast United Phantoms (USL PDL). "We are thrilled for the lads," commented Iain Scott, Director of Soccer Operations, after hearing the news. "This is a great achievement for both men and the Club. This proves that there is talent in the New England area and that if you work hard in the right environment, the sky is the limit."
Omsberg (Scarborough, ME) was selected #15 in the first round by Minnesota United FC, while Pierrot (Malden, MA) was selected #4 in the 2nd round (#27 overall) by the Colorado Rapids.
About Seacoast United
Seacoast United Sports Club was founded in 1992 with the simple mission to advance the physical and social wellbeing of children and adults through competitive athletics. Based in Hampton, NH, SUSC operates full year teams and developmental programs in soccer, field hockey, baseball, and softball, with facilities throughout New Hampshire, Maine, and northeast Massachusetts. Learn more at www.seacoastunited.com.