Novant's Remarkable XI Team

The Novant Remarkable XI team will be chosen every month from each of our different levels of play throughout the club. The team will be chosen for not only what the players do on the field, but also how they symbolize the values of the club. To find out who made the Remarkable XI and the values needed to make it onto this great team, read on below!



Leadership, Integrity, Honesty, Persistence, Growth Mindset, Power of Positivity, Teamwork.


Protection of Values, Passion, Role of Educator, Role of Teacher, Role of Coach.


Positive Impact, Visibility, Collectiveness, Promote Grass Roots, Health & Wellness, Stewards, Partnerships, Schools.


Challenge, Succeed, Passion, Develop, Strive, Leaders, Life Lessons.


Service, Transparency, Honesty, Explain the Why?, Educate, Answer & Affect All.



Professional -> Alex Martinez

"Alex is a product of this community, so he really understands what it means to be connected to it and active in it. The leadership and example he provides is what this club is all about." -Independence First Team Head Coach Mike Jeffries


Development Academy -> Jaanai Ravenell 06 North DA  

 “Jaanai has started the season well by working hard in the training sessions and being positive when he receives the ball in the attacking half.  He has scored 4 goals in the first two games with clever runs behind the defense and good support from his teammates providing quality service."  – Director Bradley Morrison


ECNL Girls -> Cameron Grainger 02/01 ECNL Girls

“Cameron is a true leader and one that exemplifies the values of our club. She is committed to be successful, enjoys competition, very good communicator on the filed and with staff, and embraces the club philosophy and community values. We are excited for Cameron’s future and look forward to following her growth for many years.” – ECNL Girls Director Rusty Scarborough


ECNL Boys -> Bryce McLean 06 ECNL North Boys

 “Bryce has been a rock at the back. He gets us out of trouble with his defensive awareness, but also his ability to use both feet with confidence even when under pressure. He’s a hard worker who trains to play at the highest level every session.” – Coach Matt Payne


NPL Girls -> Addie Schwab 04 North NPL Girls 

“Addie Schwab is a player that has grown tremendously due to her desire & work ethic. This year she made the Region 3 team & has received invites to Boca Raton, Florida for the Thanksgiving Interregional ODP Event & also an invite to travel with the R3 team to Costa Rica in February. Not only has Addie excelled on the field but she has volunteered with the club for the last several years. She has helped with the youth academy and is now very involved with our TopSoccer program." – NPL Girls Director Kate Hammes


NPL Boys -> Cooper Bell 06 NPL North Boys

“Cooper shows strong team leadership by leading with his example, he is always willing to do whatever the team needs. He works hard for his teammates.” Coach Barry Slagle


North Competitive -> Emily Monaghan  05 LKN BLUE Girls

“Emily’s work rate, determination and willingness to implement our style of play on each game, is contagious and spreads throughout team. She is a leader with the attitude that makes it easy for coaches” –Coach Fil Wilkinson


South Competitive -> Nicolas Molina 09 South Matt Boys 

“It’s not hard to pick Nicolas for the Remarkable XI. He is a pleasure to be around and makes players around him better. It’s a great honor for him and for the u11 boys to have a player picked in the first month of this award.” –Coach Stephen Roe


East Competitive -> Autumn Little 08 East Cab Blue Girls

 “Autumn always has a smile on her face and a positive attitude. Her character, commitment and work rate are contagious at both games and training sessions. Over the past year, I have been able to to watch her develop as both a player and leader who continues to positively impact the growth of the team!” -Coach Katie


West Competitive -> Lydia Walls 06 West GC Blue Girls

“Lydia has shown such character in the face of adversity this season. After a broken foot denied Lydia of being chosen for the team that attended the USA Cup in Minneapolis this summer, Lydia was determined to start the Fall season in good form. Lydia has demonstrated wonderful leadership & commitment to her teammates as she has become a vital member of her team. Always someone to put her teammates first, Lydia is proud to represent Stanley middle school as a member of the CISC West GC Blue team.” – West Director Neil Orridge


Recreation -> Cole Sasser U10 Poston Boys

“Cole is a committed to his team and leads by example on the pitch.  He puts the team first and thrives on being competitive on the pitch.” – Director Keith Poston

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