Send the Suns Down Under
Organized by: Sacramento Suns
Sacramento Suns via Crowdrise
August 01, 2014
EVENT DATE Aug 09, 2014
9 members from the Sacramento Suns Australian Football Club are headed Down Under this summer to represent the USA at the 2014 AFL International Cup.
The tournament will run for 2 weeks in Melbourne, Australia from August 9-23. Participants need your assistance to help cover the costs of uniforms, equipment, accommodation and flights.
About The Saramento Suns
The Sacramento Australian Football Club was founded in 2009 by Amy Bishop, Matt Bishop and Helen Mondia. The Lady Suns have been competing on a National Level since 2011 and the the Suns since 2012.
About Team USA
The USA Revoution and USA Freedom are the national representative teams of the United States Australian Football League.
About Our People
- Matt Bishop is the Head Coach of the Sacramento Suns and of the USA Revolution.
- Saleh Tyebjee is the President of the Sacramento Suns and has represented the USA Revolution on-field since 2009.
- Melvin Chen has been a part of the USA Revolution since 2009.
- Amy Bishop is the Vice-President of the Sacramento Suns has represented the USA Freedom on and off the field since 2010 and supported the USA Revolution off the field since 2010.
- Helen Monida is a co-founder of the Sacramento Suns. She has played footy since 2003 and has represented the USA Liberty since 2012.
- Tiffany Chen has been with the Suns since 2010 and has represented the USA Liberty since 2012. She was also present at the 2011 International Cup supporting Melvin from the sideline.
- Lauré Kwoka has been with the Suns and has represented the USA Liberty since 2012.
- Vicky Schoennagel is the Treasurer for the Suns has been with the team and has represented the USA Liberty since 2012.
- Alexa Blatnick has been with the Suns since 2013 and will be representing the USA Freedom for the first time in 2014.
The players and staff of the USA Revolution and USA Freedom are self funded and pay their own way for the privelege of representing the U.S.