INDIANAPOLIS – USA Football, a member of the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee and the sport's governing body, has announced the final rosters for the 2023 U.S. Boys’ and Girls’ 15U and 17U Flag National Teams that will compete in the second annual Junior Flag International Cup held from July 5-8 in Charlotte, N.C. 

The national teams will compete under International Federation of American Football (IFAF) rules against top boys’ and girls’ teams from around the world at the international friendly tournament hosted by USA Football. The Junior Flag International Cup will be held at the United States Performance Center (USPC) and at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. 

USA Football assembled the 2023 U.S. Boys’ and Girls’ Flag National Teams through scouting and recruiting outreach and evaluation at the recent 2023 Junior National Team Trials. Scouting for 2024 National Team Trials invitations is underway at flag football tournaments sanctioned by USA Football across the country. The 2023 tournament calendar culminates in The One Flag Championship from July 7-9 in Charlotte, N.C.  

Fourteen states are represented on the combined final U.S. 15U Boys’ and Girls’ National Team rosters: Florida (6), Arizona (3), Massachusetts (3), North Carolina (3), Pennsylvania (3), Texas (3), Maryland (2), New Jersey (2), New York (2), California (1), Connecticut (1), Michigan (1), Nevada (1) and Virginia (1).  

Thirteen states are represented on the combined final U.S. 17U Boys’ and Girls’ National Team rosters: Texas (7), Maryland (6), Florida (5), New York (3), Nevada (2), Pennsylvania (2), West Virginia (2), California (1), Massachusetts (1), Michigan (1), North Carolina (1), South Carolina (1) and Virginia (1).  

2023 15U U.S. Boys’ Flag National Team roster 

Name; Position; Hometown 

Justin Bell; WR/Rusher; Waldorf, Md.  

Joziah Nicholson; WR/DB; Winston Salem, N.C.  

Malcomb Ross II; QB/Rusher; West Bloomfield, Mich.  

Gavin Smith; Rusher/WR; Charlotte, N.C.  

Anthony Vera; QB; Miami, Fla.  

Marquis Williams; WR/DB; Miami, Fla.  

Britton Bayag; WR/DB; Miami, Fla.  

Jadiel Ortega; WR/DB; Lynn, Mass.  

Amos Augustine; WR/Rusher; Gilbert, Ariz.  

Jason Lajara; QB; Brick, N.J.  

Warren Freeman, III.; DB/WR; Woodbridge, Va.  

Zachary Katz; QB; Weston, Fla.  

Myles McAfee; WR/DB; Waldorf, Md.  

Ryder Noche; WR/DB; Phoenix, Ariz.  

Kerry Hammock; WR/DB; Greensboro, N.C.  

Luc Carroll; WR/DB; Miami, Fla.  

Gregory Riddell; WR/DB; Phoenix, Ariz.  

Head Coach: Scott Kallivokas 
Assistant Coach: Kedric Golston 

2023 15U U.S. Girls’ Flag National Team roster 

Name; Position; Hometown 

Emery Beckett; QB/DB; Lakeway, Texas 

Kayla Brady; WR/DB; East Brunswick, N.J. 

Nyasia Caban; WR/DB; Lawrence, Mass. 

Isabella Castro; WR/DB; Staten Island, N.Y. 

Akemi (Bailey) Higa; QB; Las Vegas, Nev. 

Alison Kaltenbacher; WR/DB; North Wales, Pa. 

Sophia Lafontant; QB/Rusher; Danvers, Mass. 

Hailey Morgan; WR/DB; Vernon, Conn. 

Keira Quinn; WR/DB; Lansdale, Pa. 

Kaylin Ramsey; QB/WR; Lutz, Fla. 

Kaitlyn Reynolds; WR/DB; Cedar Park, Texas 

Landri Smit; WR/DB; Cedar Park, Texas 

Charlotte Soto; Rusher/Center; Ossining, N.Y. 

Tessa Wieloch; WR/Rusher; Lansdale, Pa. 

Makena Cook; QB/DB; Costa Mesa, Calif. 

Head Coach: Willy Perez 
Assistant Coach: Matthew Hernandez 

2023 17U U.S. Boys’ Flag National Team roster 

Name; Position; High School; Hometown 

Lucas Antal; Rusher/Center; Stroudsburg High School; Stroudsburg, Pa. 

Jalen Barnes; Center/WR; Calvert High School; Prince Frederick, Md. 

Isaah Beard; WR/DB; Musselman High School; Martinsburg, W.Va. 

Kevin Cascudo; WR/Center; Homestead Senior High; Miami, Fla. 

Kedric Golston ll; WR/DB; Gonzaga College High School; Leesburg, Va. 

Micah Jones; DB/WR; Northern High School; Sunderland, Md. 

Eric Lee; DB; Bamberg-Ehrhardt High School; Bamberg, S.C. 

Sirod Musgrove; DB/WR; Martinsburg High; Martinsburg, W.Va. 

Isaiah Randall; QB/Rusher; Northern High School; North Beach, Md. 

Jack Reed IV; Center/WR; St. Bernard’s High School; Leominster, Mass. 

Diego Rocha; WR/Center; Waterford; Waterford, Mich. 

Tristan Sabb; QB; St Frances Academy; Fort Washington, Md. 

Noah Snead; WR/Rusher; Southwest Guilford High School; High Point, N.C. 

Christopher Thompson; WR/QB; Tottenville High School; Tottenville, N.Y. 

Keegan Thorne; DB/WR; Calvert High School; Prince Frederick, Md. 

Head Coach: Johan Betancourt 
Assistant Coach: Rudy Fernandez 

2023 17U U.S. Girls’ Flag National Team roster 

Name; Position; High School; Hometown 

Ava Alvarez; Center/Rusher; Cooper City Highschool; Hollywood, Fla. 

Adeline Chilek; Center/DB; Vandegrift High School; Austin, Texas 

Emma Clark; WR/DB; Vandegrift High School; Austin, Texas 

Sarah Colchamiro; Rusher/WR; Susan E Wagner High School; Staten Island, N.Y. 

Kailyn Echevarria; WR/DB; Western High School; Davie, Fla. 

Milan Heisdorf; WR/DB; Woodbridge High School; Irvine, Calif. 

Caroline Jayes; Rusher/Center; Hendrickson High School; Pflugerville, Texas 

Maci Joncich; WR/QB; Coronado High School; Henderson, Nev. 

Raizel Obrero; QB/WR; Salem Academy; Salem, Mass. 

Kelsey Quinn; WR/DB; Leander High School; Leander, Texas 

Krista Quinn; WR/DB; Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School; Lansdale, Pa. 

Nandi Ramessar; WR/DB; Western High School; Davie, Fla. 

Olivia Rijo; WR/DB; Susan E Wagner High School; Staten Island, N.Y. 

Makenna Sturgis; WR/DB; Alonso High School; Tampa, Fla. 

Mary Nell Thompson; WR/DB; Leander High School; Cedar Park, Texas 

Ava Wallace; QB/WR; Rouse High School; Austin, Texas 

Kiona Westerlund; WR/DB; Liberty High School; Henderson, Nev. 

Jordyn Woodward; DB/Center; McNeil High School; Round Rock, Texas 

Head Coach: Elliott Giles 
Assistant Coach: Amanda Lara 

About USA Football: USA Football designs and delivers premier educational, developmental and competitive programs to advance and grow the sport. As the sport’s governing body, member of the U.S. Olympic Committee and organizer of the U.S. National Team for international competition, USA Football partners with leaders in medicine, child advocacy and athletics to support positive football experiences for youth, high school and other amateur players. 

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