San Antonio Scorpions FC have signed midfielder and San Antonio native, Sean Arters for the 2013 NASL season, Head Coach Tim Hankinson announced on Wednesday. Arters, a particpant at 2013 NASL Combine was a standout performer at the event.
Arters, born in Dallas, graduated from Churchill High School in San Antonio in 2006 where he was named to the All-State squad that same year. He then attended college and played soccer for West Virginia University and St. Edwards University in Austin.
This is the first professional contract for Arters who spent last season with the Scorpions reserve squad after previously serving as the club's Camps Coordinator in their front office.
"Any time a professional club can sign a local product is a great moment for the city of San Antonio as well as for the Scorpions," said Hankinson. "He's an endless worker, and within our environment I know he's going to improve and I look forward to many magical moments on the field."
Arters will continue to train with the squad in preparation for the upcoming NASL season, which begins for the Scorpions on April 6th in Minnesota.
"It's a dream come true to play for the Scorpions," Arters said. To have the opportunity to play for my family and friends in my home town is amazing, so I'm ready for this next step as a professional and to contribute as much as I can."
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