Portland Timbers MLS Rookie James Marcelin, of ASM Soccer and Haitian decent, has had a very impressive MLS rookie campaign. The 25 year old Defensive Midfielder has accumulated over 1,000 minutes this season, while helping Portland remain in the playoff hunt in the difficult Western Conference. When not playing for the Timbers in the MLS, Marcelin is an active member of the Haitian National Team and has been since 2007.
H.Y.D.E soccer is divded into branches, click on pictures for their pages.
FC L'Ouverture H.Y.D.E's plan on how to best help the professional development of Haiti's most talented players. We aim to join the U.S.L with our own professional team building a program with youth level players with a path way to full profesional.
Unification Cup H.Y.D.E's annual soccer league. The season starts in mid-October and runs until mid-January, with four games each weekend in the heart of the Haitian diaspora Little Haiti's Sanon Stadium. Teams come from the tri-counties and represent all vast diversity of the region.
H.Y.D.E provides the local soccer community a great service by organizing women's soccer matches in little Haiti, a feat never done until Haitian Heritage Month May 2011. We also organize combine for local players to show off thier potential to professional leagues such as MLS and USL in an annual combine
H.Y.D.E football Partnership
H.Y.D.E's experience in professional soccer and with a great love for the game we work tirelessly to provide numerous opportunities for young soccer prospects to show the world their skills. One of our focuses has been the Unification Cup football league in Little Haiti that runs from October 22nd to January 29th. The ten team league with mostly players under 23 years of age play a highly competitive game infront of hundreds of fans and the occasional professional scout. We also put on a scouting combine for MLS/USL coaches every year for local players to demonstrate what they are capable off. We are also in the planing stages of having our own USL team and have had meetings with the league office to see our options. Throughout the year we also set up friendly games around South Florida for both women and men of different age categories.
ASM President Howie G with H.Y.D.E founder Peterson Jerome