Lou Fusz Athletic POTM

Lou Fusz Athletic is proud to recognize these athletes as our Player Of The Month. These athletes demonstrate our Fusz Philosophy on and off the field, and have achieved outstanding victories and improvements.  We look forward to watching our athletes and teams grow into well rounded soccer players and want to highlight them when they have received an award/honor or have simply done something great. If you would like to nominate a player, please fill out the form below:

April 2019

Drake Thompson — Center Mid

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Drake Thompson has played for Lou Fusz with Jim Wipke since he was 8 years old. He is an incredibly talented player who was one of 18 players selected from an ID Camp in Saginaw Valley, Michigan for the Regional ODP team. The Region 2 ODP team recently traveled to Eidenburgh, Scotland where he played in the Heart of Midlothain Invitational against Arsenal Academy, Celtic FC Academy and the Rangers FC academy. Drake is also a big supporter of his teammates. He always cares about the success of the team as a whole and is a great teammate. Congratulations!

Madelyn Smith — Midfield

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During the Fall of 2018, Madelyn played a major role in leading the team to a 2nd successive Missouri State Cup title, a National League Midwest Conference title, and a U16G USYS National League Division title. Madelyn was also recognized for her individual accomplishments, being named to the Midwest Conference Best XI for the Fall of 2018. She tallied six goals in seven National League games putting her in a second place tie for most goals scored by any U16G player in the National League. Madelyn has recently committed to continue her playing career at Saint Louis University and we could not be happier for what the future has in store for this talented player.

March 2019

Maksim Levkovska — Position


Maksim scored 13 goals in 3 games in March!! He defensively helped the team win all three as well. He’s very good at attacking defenders and being creative on the ball. In addition, he also racked up a few assists during March.
Keep it up Maksim, Congratulations!

Morgan Struttman — Forward

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Morgan played a key role in the success LFA Geerling 05G had in Las Vegas. Morgan scored 3 of the 7 goals that weekend and assisting on 2 more. The most important goal was the game winner in the final game to capture the National League title. Her unselfish play and willingness to compete had a big impact in each game. Congratulations Morgan!

February 2019

Timmy Walhauser — Defense

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This is Walhausers first season with Lou Fusz and plays for Wipke Boys 05. This 18/19 season Walhauser has shown great leadership qualities. He is extremely confident in his defensive position and has helped lead his team to 3 tournament victories including SLSG Friendlies, Adam Ragsdale, and The Norco. We are proud to have him as a new member of our club!

Alana Donnelly — Centerback

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Donnelly wears number 32 and plays centerback for Morrison Team Red. This 18/19 season Donnelly has worked hard to become very confident on the ball and is a highly skilled and intelligent player. Alana demonstrates the Fusz Philosophy by showing major progress and enjoyment of the game. Congratulations on your success this season Alana!!

January 2019

January POTM 2019 - Chloe Netzel

Chloe Netzel — Forward

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January’s Player of the Month is Chloe Netzel! This 18/19 season, Netzel has helped her team take home a State Cup title and the National League Division title! Netzel shows leadership on and off the field and demonstrates the Fusz Philosophy by putting in hard work on the field. In November, Netzel was also named to National League Midwest Conference Top XI! Keep up the good work Chloe!