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The United States national Australian rules football team, nicknamed the Revolution represents the United States of America in the sport of Australian rules football.

Revolution players are selected from the best United States-born players from US Footy clubs and teams across the country.

The Revolution are named after the American Revolution (an event which gave the country separation from the British Empire) and wear the colors of the American flag.

The team plays in international tournaments, including the Australian Football International Cup in 2002 and 2005 as well as exhibition matches against other countries.

Australian football legend Paul Roos coached the national side to victory over Canada before returning to Australia be appointed as coach of the Australian Football League side the Sydney Swans.

The Revolution are big improvers in International Australian Football, finishing 3rd behind New Zealand and Papua New Guinea in the 2005 International Cup.

The Revolution's best and fairest player (from the 2005 International Cup) is Donnie Lucero.

Under 2006 head coach Tom Ellis, the Revolution lost to the ex-patriate team (the All-comers) in a January 2006 match played as a curtain raiser to the AFL exhibition match held at UCLA.

On November 2, 2006, it was announced that Australian Trevor Lovitt would be the new Revolution head coach. Lovitt has served as an Assistant Coach (1998-2001) with the Noble Park Football Club (a premier division Eastern Football League club) which won the premiership twice, and twice finished runner-up. From 2002-2003, Trevor served as the Head Coach of Mulgrave Football Club’s (division 2 Eastern Football League) senior team which finished 3rd in 2002 and 2nd in 2003. From 2003-2005 he was an assistant with Frankston Football Club in the Victorian Football League. He also served as a recruiting officer for Port Adelaide Football Club from 2004-2005.

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2008 IC Squad

  • Jay Levesque, Baltimore/Washington Eagles
  • R.J. Wheelock, Baltimore/Washington Eagles
  • Mickey Kleinhenz, Baton Rouge Tigers
  • George Lakomy, Boston Demons
  • Andy Vanica, Boston Demons
  • Chris Candelaria, Denver Bulldogs
  • Michael LeValley, Denver Bulldogs
  • Robert Strange, Denver Bulldogs
  • Dustin Jones, Florida Redbacks
  • Andrew Lamont, Golden Gate Kangaroos
  • Marty Curry, Las Vegas Gamblers
  • Rob Lutostanski, Las Vegas Gamblers
  • Bruce Beilfuss, Milwaukee Bombers
  • James Brunmeier, Milwaukee Bombers
  • Jared Brunmeier, Milwaukee Bombers
  • Mike Busse, Minnesota Freeze
  • Danny Hansen, Minnesota Freeze
  • Ryan Marx, Minnesota Freeze
  • Zachary Weaver, Minnesota Freeze
  • Luke Nemeth, Nashville Kangaroos
  • Jeff Persson, Nashville Kangaroos
  • Dee Vsetecka, Nashville Kangaroos
  • David Walker, Nashville Kangaroos
  • Paul Duncan, North Carolina Tigers
  • Andy Lindsey, Orange County Bombers
  • Kelly Nelson, Orange County Bombers
  • Kurth Nelson, Orange County Bombers
  • Jon Loring*, Philadelphia Hawks
  • Patrick Miller, Philadelphia Hawks
  • Brandon Blankenship, San Diego Lions
  • J.J. Cisneros, San Diego Lions
  • Donnie Lucero, San Diego Lions
  • Brett Ullman, San Diego Lions
  • Justin Valley, San Diego Lions
  • Dan Sarbacker, St. Louis Blues
  • Dan Sergot, St. Louis Blues

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2005 IC Squad

  • Beilfuss, Bruce: Milwaukee Bombers
  • Blankenship, Brandon: San Diego Lions
  • Bradley, Frank: Chicago United
  • Brunmeier, James: Milwaukee Bombers
  • Brunmeier, Jared: Milwaukee Bombers
  • Butler, Darrell: St Louis Blues
  • Carroll, Chris: Baltimore Washington Eagles
  • Crist, Ben: Atlanta Kookaburras
  • Curry, Martin: Orange County Bombers
  • Dainauski, Matt: Denver Bulldogs
  • Ellis, Charlie: Denver Bulldogs
  • Ellis, Tom: Denver Bulldogs
  • Evon, Earl: Boston Demons
  • Gambaro, BJ: Atlanta Kookaburras
  • Jagger, Matt: St Louis Blues
  • Jones, Dustin: Florida Redbacks
  • Katstra, Jeff: Boston Demons
  • Kocka, Dan: St Louis Blues
  • Lakomy, George: Boston Demons
  • Lewis, Doug: New York Magpies
  • Loring, Jon: Philadelphia Hawks
  • Loring, Josh: Philadelphia Hawks
  • Lucero, Donnie: Orange County Bombers
  • Lutostanski, Rob: Arizona Hawks
  • Mueller, Jay: Arizona Hawks
  • Nelson Aaron: San Diego Lions
  • Pope, Brad: Arizona Hawks
  • Purcell, Jeff: Orange County Bombers
  • Raisanen, Paul: Milwaukee Bombers
  • Rinklin, Brad: Boston Demons
  • Sarbacker, Dan: St Louis Blues
  • Strenski, Kyle: Cincinnati Dockers
  • Thurmond, Dave: Orange County Bombers
  • Vsetecka, Dee: Nashville Kangaroos
  • Walker, David: Nashville Kangaroos

See also

References

  1. ^ Official Website of the Australian Football League > News Article > Revolution IC 2008 squad named

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