Akron Summit Assault

Akron Summit Assault was an American soccer team based in Akron, Ohio, United States. Founded in 2010, they played their only season in the USL Premier Development League (PDL), the fourth tier of the American Soccer Pyramid, in the Great Lakes Division of the Central Conference.

Akron Summit Assault
Full nameAkron Metro Futbol Club Summit Assault
Nickname(s)Summit Assault, Metro
GroundSt. Vincent-St. Mary High School
Akron, Ohio
Club President Dave Laughlin
Head Coach Denzil Antonio
LeagueUSL Premier Development League
20115th, Great Lakes
Playoffs: DNQ
WebsiteClub website

The team played the majority of its home games in the stadium at St. Vincent-St. Mary High School, with selected games being held at Lee Jackson Field on the campus of the University of Akron. The team's colors were orange, lime green and white.


Akron Summit Assault was announced as a USL Premier Development League expansion franchise on February 23, 2011,[1] as an unofficial replacement for the Cleveland Internationals franchise which folded at the end of 2010. They played their first competitive game on May 14, 2011, a 2-0 loss to Chicago Fire Premier.[2] The first goal in franchise history was scored by Michael O'Neill in their next game, a 2-2 tie with the Cincinnati Kings.[3] On Sunday, July 24, 2011, the Akron played their final game, a 1-4 loss against the Chicago Fire U-23 finishing the season with a 5-8-3 record. The Akron Summit Assault folded after the 2011 season for undisclosed reasons.


Final roster

As of June 7, 2011.[4]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 GK Brad Stuver[5]
2 MF Kyle Scharfenberg[6]
3 DF Mike Matlock[7]
4 DF Sean Sikich[8]
5 MF Christian Dominguez
6 MF Aodhan Quinn[9]
7 MF Michael Balogun[10]
8 MF Michael O'Neill
9 FW Mariusz Trzeciak
10 FW Ashton Campbell
11 MF Thomas Schmitt[11]
12 FW Vaughn Spurrier[12]
No. Position Player
13 DF Matt Dagilis[13]
14 DF Ryan Johnstone
15 MF Ryan Minick [14]
16 FW Aaron Adkins[15]
17 MF Rhys Cannella[16]
18 FW Ben Truax
19 FW Admir Suljevic[17]
20 MF Vlad Muresan
21 DF Kayvon Aserifard[18]
31 GK Carl Contrasciere
32 GK Richard Ott


Year Division League Regular Season Playoffs Open Cup
2011 4 PDL 5th, Great Lakes Did not qualify Did not qualify

Head coaches

  • Denzil Antonio (2011)


Average attendance

Attendance stats are calculated by averaging each team's self-reported home attendances from the historical match archive at https://web.archive.org/web/20100105175057/http://www.uslsoccer.com/history/index_E.html.

  • 2011: 185


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