Hello Tyler FC Fans! The Tyler Kings have been preparing themselves and working hard for their first game ever this Sunday, April 2 vs Shreveport Rafters at the Tyler Rose Stadium.
At this game you can expect to see the newest Tyler FC player Derrick Krone.
Derrick was born in Mesquite, Texas and has been in and around East Texas and Dallas Texas. Derrick attended Tyler Junior College (TJC) in 2012 , and Richland College in 2014, and managed to play for the schools soccer teams during the Spring seasons only. Derrick also played for the Dallas City FC reserves team last year (2016) but did not manage to get any playing time in the National Premier Soccer League. (NPSL) Disappointed with the missed opportunities he began to focus and dedicated himself to becoming a better athlete and player. He participated in the NTPSA (Dallas Elite City League) and lead the Dallas City FC reserves team as captain to win the title.
Krone now feels that he is ready to move on to the next level and participated in 2 of the Tyler FC tryouts. Spotted by the coaches and staff, he was invited to participate with TFC in training and a few scrimmages. He has been consistent and brings high energy into the training sessions
The 22 year old has now signed a 1 year contract with Tyler FC to play in the NPSL for the 2017 season. Derrick stated "I expect to learn and grow as a professional player, but also as a coach. I want new experiences and knowledge about this game I'm so passionate about."
We look forward to seeing Derrick Krone's hard work pay off this season! Please help give a warm welcome to Derrick "The Cheese" Krone!