Media Coverage

rios 7/27/15: “Former goalkeeper Adolfo Rios talks socccer values and CONCACAF controversy” on Al Dia

Former El Tri goalkeeper Adolfo Rios surprised Starfinder youth with a training session during a soccer clinic in anticipation to the Gold Cup Final at Lincoln Financial Field.

Young soccer players inspired by Carli Lloyd, U.S. team's World Cup run 7/6/15: “Young soccer players inspired by Carli Lloyd, U.S. team’s World Cup run” on Newsworks
article 2 2/20/15: “A Phila. teen’s Latin American soccer journey” in the Philadelphia Inquirer
2014-07-04 10.00.37 7/4/14: “The team of USA poses during the 2014 FIFA Football For Hope Festival” on
a4 7/2/14: “Going to Brazil: Starfinder Foundation representing the USA at the World Cup” on the Philly Soccer Page
a3 6/12/14: “Philly kids participating in ‘mini World Cup'” on

5/15/14: “Six teens from Manayunk soccer program heading to Brazil for World Cup festivities” on

DSC02142 3/27/14: “Philadelphia Soccer 6, Starfinder Foundation team up for charity fundraiser” on

3/26/14: “Men’s Soccer to Take Part in Super Soccer Sunday” on Penn Soccer


6/18/13: “Starfinder Foundation celebrates its senior leaders” on


11/11/12: “Goal Met with Starfinder’s Manayunk Mural” on Roxborough-Manayunk Patch

From left is Radnor senior Nicolas Pelaez, Starfinder Program Director Starfinder Nicholas Chrisanthon and Radnor senior Jud Solomon. Missing from photo are two other volunteers from Radnor High School, Dalton Morris and Alexa Solomon. (photo courtesy of Carmen Navarro)

10/19/12: “Radnor soccer players collect items for Starfinder Foundation” on Mainline Media News

Team Pic

8/3/12: “Manayunk youth soccer team looks beyond Gothia Cup losses, sets sights on 2013 tournament”on

DSCN2262-300x225 7/25/12: “Starfinder Foundation, Meola, and Allstate Working Together for Philadelphia” on business of soccer
34365de38b0bc767171818a0612a74d1 7/19/12: “Manayunk Soccer Players Take Game to Sweden” on Roxborough-Manayunk Patch
sf_20120716_1787810867 7/17/12: “Starfinder soccer players head to Sweden for Gothia Cup” on
d4bf0be7bd63632b7d24c37b80d52883 6/12/12: “Starfinder Graduates Celebrate With Philadelphia Union Player” on Roxborough-Manayunk Patch
l_sf600 4/22/12: “Providing opportunities for kids beyond soccer at Manayunk’s Starfinder Foundation” on
yomi_20120416_1403394644 4/18/12: “One man’s mission to bring soccer back to Germantown” on
IMG_3430_select 4/17/12: “Manayunk: Starfinder Foundation Prepares Youth for Life” on Philadelphia Neighborhoods, a publication of Temple’s Multimedia Urban Reporting Lab
Starfinder Senior Leaders for gw-750 3/30/12: “Starfinder: Shooting for success on and off the soccer field” in the Philadelphia Business Journal
e02b353ce0dacbd70d66e1af5fa146d5 3/13/12: “Starfinder Receives $50k for High School Program” on Roxborough-Manayunk Patch
starfinder_20120302_1182428547 3/4/12: “Starfinder ‘Get Fit, Eat Right, Grow Strong Initiative’ receives $50K Walmart grant” on
DSC00511 3/2/12: “Video: Bravo ‘Top Chef’ Cooks For Kids in Manayunk” on Roxborough-Manayunk Patch
8e8b91f196090f0c636362fd403196b0 3/1/12: “‘Top Chef,’ Walmart Foundation Treat Starfinder Kids” on Roxborough-Manayunk Patch
20120214_inq_jensen14-b 2/14/12: “Starfinder soccer program benefits underprivileged youth” on

reno-nasl1 2/14/12: “Steve Baumann ’70: Starfinder Extraordinaire” on Staples Soccer (blog)
8d2134c2d322a8b0174ebaa44979176a 1/30/12: “Starfinder Youth Facility Hot Spot for Lunch-time Soccer” on Roxborough-Manayunk Patch

Students in the Starfinder program work on individual mosaic art pieces. The mural will feature emblems from 23 different countries. 11/3/11: “New mural in Manayunk celebrates the multiculturalism of soccer on Roxborough Review

IMG_0561 10/25/11: “SHOUT OUT: StarFinder” a segment about Starfinder’s SKF tournament created by POPPYN, on

starfinder_selects28 10/20/11: “Manayunk: Starfinder Foundation Teaches Children About Soccer and More” on Philadelphia Neighborhoods, a publication of Temple’s Multimedia Urban Reporting Lab

DSC02913 8/23/11: “Starfinder athletes embrace diversity through tile” on

sweden_20110810_1455119984 8/11/11: “Starfinder soccer players return home after Sweden trip” on

soccer_20110718_1747253224 7/18/11: “Young soccer players take trip of a lifetime” on
starfinder_selects19 4/22/10: “De Filadelfia al mundial” on AL DÍA