Press of AC: Talent abound at Nor'easters' first tryout session in Ocean City
Stay tuned for second tryout session announcement
From Press of Atlantic City (Dec. 30, 2016)
OCEAN CITY - John Thompson watched from the press box as snow fell on Carey Stadium on Friday afternoon.
On the turf, more than 40 soccer players from across the nation were hoping to catch his eye as they showed off their skills on the Ocean City High School field. Their goal: making one of the three Ocean City Nor’easters teams (U-20, U-23, Premier Development League) for 2017.
Thompson was named coach of the Nor’easters PDL team this month. He replaces Tim Oswald, the winningest coach in the club’s PDL history, who left to focus on his family and his role coaching the Rutgers-Camden men’s team.
But the new coach is not the only one who will be asked to replace a key member of the club.
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