- Milwaukee Wave
Milwaukee Wave Founded 1984 Stadium U.S. Cellular Arena
Head Coach Keith Tozer League MISLHome colorsAway colors
The Milwaukee Wave is an American professional indoor soccer team based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. Founded in 1984 they are the oldest continuously operating professional soccer team in North Americaand a member of the Major Indoor Soccer League.
The team was founded on August 3, 1984 as a member of the American Indoor Soccer Association and has played in every season and incarnation of that league (see MISL). Milwaukee also hosted the 2003 and 2006 MISL II All-Star Games.
Keith Tozer has coached them for 16 seasons. He is assisted by Mark Litton and Guiliano Oliverio.
The Wave played in the first season of the XSL in the 2008 - 2009 season, but moved to the new Major Indoor Soccer League for the 2009-2010 season.
As of November 13, 2011Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
No. Position Player 0 GK Nick Vorberg 1 GK Marcel Feenstra 2 FW Tenzin Rampa 3 MF Travis Mackenzie 4 DF Josh Rife 6 FW Tom Oatley 7 DF JP Rodrigues 8 DF Fabinho Ribeiro 9 FW Greg Howes 10 MF Jonathan Santos 12 FW Pablo 14 MF Nick Perera No. Position Player 23 FW Marco Terminesi 77 MF Marcio Leite 24 DF Matt Stewart 20 DF Evan McNeley 21 FW Giuliano Oliviero 22 DF Joe Hammes 26 MF Ian Bennett 79 MF Hewerton 28 MF Jonathan Greenfield
Wave Hall of Fame Inductees
Name Inducted Years Played Peter Knezic 2009 1984-1990 Art Kramer 2009 Steve Morris 2009 1992-2002 Victor Nogueira 2009 1992-2003 Todd Dusosky 2009 1996-2007 Michael King 2009 1993-2008 Louise Au 2010 Fan Tony Pierce 2010 Pat White 2011 Lee Rogers 2011 Greg Howes 2011 2000-2008, 2011- Tom Krueger 2011 Fan
- 5- Peter Knezic
- 11- Steve Morris
- 27-Victor Nogueira
- 13- Michael King
Other notable former players
Years Name 1984–1985, 1985–1986 Dave Johnson 1985–1986 Mike Custer 1986–1987 Mike Custer 1986–1990 John Dolinsky 1990–1992 Johan Aarino 1992-current Keith Tozer*
- (Keith Tozer missed parts of the 1997-98 & 1999-00 season coaching the US Futsal team. Both times, Art Kramer filled in).
The Milwaukee Wave United is the official reserve team for the Milwaukee Wave. The Wave United is involved in local premier leagues around the area of Milwaukee, and call the U.S. Cellular their home as well. While playing their home games at the "Cell" they take the field against the Major division clubs of Wisconsin. The Wave United's uniform colors are Black and Red with White trim. The Wave United is coached by Wave assistant coach Mark Litton.
- Milwaukee Wave United (former sister outdoor A-League squad in the early 2000s)
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