Soccer

Joshua Bienenfeld

Joshua Bienenfeld was a 4-year Varsity Letter Winner on a Duke University Men’s Soccer team that was consistently ranked in the Top 25 in the country from 2006 to 2009. As a freshman at Duke, Bienenfeld was named to the All-ACC Freshman team and was honored as Duke’s Rookie of the Year.  He was a… Read more »

Harold Landesberg

An avid sportsman and renowned in Philadelphia and Israel as a humanitarian and philanthropist, Harold Landesberg graduated from West Philadelphia High School where he was a second team All Public basketball player. He went on to Duke University where he played soccer tennis and basketball. Following his graduation from Duke he played professional soccer with… Read more »

Al Laverson

Al’s accomplishments would fill a stadium, a museum and a gallery! Athlete, teacher, coach, writer, artist, sculpture, war hero and all-around great guy. His soccer career began at Central High School (1934-1938) as team captain. Then onto Temple University (1938-1940 and 1946), where he was captain and an All-American player. He played and starred in… Read more »

William P. (Pete) Leaness

Dr. William P. (Pete) Leaness grew up in West Philadelphia and is regarded as the Dean of American Collegiate Soccer Coaches. He compiled a record of 245 victories, 97 losses and 36 ties during his 41 year tenure as Temple University’s head soccer coach, which began in 1930 following his graduation from the Temple School… Read more »