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Calling All GISC Alumni



Grand Island Soccer Club - Alumni

Calling All GISC Past Players - Where Are You Now?

The Grand Island Soccer Club Board would love to hear from anyone who used to play for Grand Island Soccer Club and to publish a brief bio on our website see below


If interested, please take a couple of minutes to complete the form below.


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Kolby Banker

GISC: Played Travel, Played House & Volunteered

Black Watch:

St.Bonaventure University: 

Leanne Brandon

GISC: 1985-1998, 2009-present. Played Travel, House, Coached

Ken-Ton Travel, Sportsplex Indoor Leagues

GI coed Adult Outdoor Leagues

UB Division 1 Women's Soccer Team

Alex Cancilla

GISC: Played House

Empire Soccer: - present

ODP Region 1 Italy Tournament 2012

ODP Region 1 Thanksgiving Interregional Competition in Phoenix, AZ 2012

Grand Island High School JV 2011

Canisius High School Varsity 2012

USYSA National League Tournament, Wilson, NC


Mitchell Cancilla

GISC: Played Travel (U10-12) & House (U6-U15)

Revolution Empire United: U10-U14

ODP NYW Team, 2yrs

ODP Region Team 1, 2yrs

National ID Camp US Development Academy Player, 4 yrs

7 US Development Academy Showcase Tournaments

Grand Island High School JV Soccer

Canisius High School Varsity, 3yrs

Committed to Division 1: Canisius College


Jill Conover

GISC: 1990-1996. Played Travel, House

Bowling Green State University:

Jamie Dougherty

GISC: Played Travel, House

Monroe Community College:

Albany University:


Jordan Dudish

GISC: Played Travel & House

Buffalo State College:

Michelle Elmer-Burdzy

GISC: 1987-2000. Played Travel, House

Her son, Zachary is carrying on the GI Soccer tradition!


Jeremy Figler

GISC: 1998-2007. Played Travel, House, Past Volunteer

Black Watch: 2007-2011

Reading United AC PDL Super 20: Summer 2011

University at Buffalo: 2010-2012

St. Bonaventure 2013-2015

Savjso FF 2015 / Baltimore Blast Pro MASL 2015-2016 / Berwick City SC Pro Australia 2016-Present


Justin Figler

GISC: 2005-2015 Played Travel, House & Volunteered

GISC: 2006-2015 U6 Instructional Soccer Coach

Grand Island High School JV: 2010

Grand Island High School V: 2011-2014

Blackwatch Premier Soccer

Daemen College: Fall 2015

Catie Hilliard

GISC: Played Travel, House

University at Buffalo:


Sara Hilliard

GISC: Played Travel, House

University at Buffalo:

Jess Kuehne

GISC: Played Travel, House

Siena College:

Jenna Lee

GISC: 2000-2012. Played Travel & House

Behrend Kenmore Express Premier

Black Watch

Empire United Northtowns Thunder

Penn State College: 2012-present>


Jodi Lee

GISC: 2000-2012. Played Travel & House

Behrend Kenmore Express Premier

Black Watch

Empire United Northtowns Thunder

Penn State College: 2012-present


Justin Lee

GISC: 1999-2011. Played Travel, House & Volunteered

Northtowns Soccer Club:

Grand Island High School: 2008-2011

Black Watch Premier: 2008-2011

Mercyhurst College: 2011-present


Liz Lawrence

GISC: Played Travel & House

Canisius College:

Dan McMann

GISC: 1980-1991. Played Travel, House, Coached & Volunteered

Grand Island High School: 1989-1991

Jamie Raepple

GISC: 2000-2009. Played Travel & House

Niagara University:


Jenna Raepple

GISC: 2000-2009. Played Travel & House

Colgate University:


Jess Remmes

GISC: 1990-1999.  Played Travel & House

James Madison University:


Bobby Ross

GISC: Played Travel, Played House & Volunteered

Brockport State University:

Savannah Stolzenberg

GISC: Played Travel & House

Messiah College:


Stephanie Senn

GISC: Played, Travel, Played House & Volunteered

Northtowns Soccer Club

Grand Island High School

Empire United

Olympic Development Program

GISC: U9 Youth Coach

Kent State University Recruit

Jeannie Taylor

GISC: 1998-2009. Played Travel & House

Niagara University:

Matthew Waddington

GISC: 1989-2000. Played Travel & House, Coached, Volunteered & Refereed

Canadian Professional Soccer League 8 years

Canisius College ('03-'07)

Brockport College ('01-'03)

NYS Men's Team Nationals

Empire State Games, Men's Open

Super Y League



BSC Dynamo, 6 years

Grand Island High School

Current: Director of Coaching Northtowns Soccer Club & Owner of Professional Soccer Performance


Allie Weiser

GISC: Played Travel &House

CW post University:


Sara Wilczek

GISC: 1999-2009. Played Travel & House

Fredonia State College:




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Troy Brady (far left) & Mike Ertel (center)


Troy Brady, The Flying Dutchmen & Mike Ertel

Grand Island resident, prior GISC player & GI High School Varsity Player, Troy Brady and his 3v3 soccer team,
The Flying Dutchmen, won the 2014 National 3v3 U15 Invitational Division in Florida, January.


Coached by our new Club Manager, Mike Ertel

Pride of GI: "FC Buffalo's Ross rises from obscurity"
Interview on by Ben Tsujimoto, June 29, 2013.

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FC Buffalo Gi Trio

FC Buffalo GI Trio: Jeremy Figler, Kolby Banker & Bobby Ross


What The Alumni Are Saying...

"I'll always have so many great memories from playing GISC House Soccer. Cheers!"

Mitchell Cancilla



"The solid fundamentals that were taught at an early age were crucial for our success moving into the collegiate level!. Thanks GISC!"

Jodi Lee



"Thanks to all the coaches that were patient and helped us develop our skills... especially when we were young (Coach Terri!). Couldn't have moved on to play college soccer without you."