Twelve month ago Cal United Strikers FC signed a 15-year-old Shane Kaemerle. In an unprecendented 2020, the club has had to deal with a stop-start season due to COVID-19, making Shane’s first year as a professional player unique, to say the least.
Shane is a Strikers FC Irvine academy graduate. He primarily plays left wing, but is comfortable across the front line. He’s humble, unassuming, but you can see he genuinely loves playing soccer, the sort of excitement for the game many of us had growing up. He’s living his dream – playing professional soccer in his own backyard in Orange County. We sat down with him to reflect on first his professional soccer season, scoring against the world famous New York Cosmos, and what he wants in the next steps of his career.
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