We are pleased to announce that AMINATA KOLOKOH, ALYSSA HINOJOSA, & JAZMIN JACKMON have been selected to participate in the 2013 PUMA Women’s Elite Showcase (PWES). This annual event welcomes top players from across the U.S. to showcase their talents in front of NCAA Division I soccer coaches. Over the past two summers, PWES has welcomed some of the top women’s collegiate teams in the country, including perennial top 10 programs Duke, Stanford and Virginia.
The 2013 PWES will be held July 16-18, 2013 in Orlando, Florida.
"As a club we are very proud of the girls’ accomplishments. They are representing over 500 LA Premier FC girls, who are striving to reach their own objectives, and enjoy their share of elite opportunities. The continuous selection of LAPFC players to programs such as ODP, PWES, an National Team camps, validates the work being done by our passionate and tireless coaches, who have created a club environment that promotes individual, and team development." - Manny Martins, Director of Girls, and Elite Programs
Click this link to see video of last year’s event: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75azXF9mfts
On being selected to the Puma Women’s Elite Showcase:
"The opportunity to compete among some of the best players in the country, in front of college coaches is amazing and life changing. I get to do something I love, in front of college coaches who could potentially be coaching me one day." - Alyssa Hinojosa
"I am so excited and honored to be able to represent my club at this showcase." - Jazmin Jackmon
"I am grateful for the opportunity to participate in the Puma Women’s Elite Showcase, because it will help me accomplish my long term goals of playing in college" - Aminata Kolokoh
On the role LA Premier FC, and its staff is having in her development:
"Being chosen to participate in the Puma elite showcase is an accomplishment that I couldn’t have received without the help from my coach Manny.
With his help I am where I am today as a player, and I am so thankful." - Jazmin Jackmon
"At LA Premier, coach Manny helps me to be the best I can be, not only as a soccer player, but as a person as well."- Aminata Kolokoh
"LA Premier, coach Manny, and my teammates have been a big part in getting me where I am today. Manny has coached me for over five years. He and my team have created an environment where I am pushed and challenged, forcing me to work hard to get better each day."- Alyssa Hinojosa