Check out Team DC’s champions on the cover of Metro Weekly! This issue features stories on the 2012 Champions Award recipients, the Team DC scholarship winners, and Patrick Burke from the “You Can Play” project, the featured speaker at the 2012 Champions Awards reception.
In case you missed it, D.C. United Head Coach Ben Olsen, midfielder-forward Chris Pontius, and defender Mike Chabala recorded a public service announcement for the You Can Play Project, an organization dedicated to ensuring equality, respect and safety for all athletes, without regard to sexual orientation. This Public Service Announcement premiered at 2013 United Night OUT on September 15, 2012. Team DC congratulates DC United for standing up and speaking out!
Check out the great video from Metro Weekly of the 2012 Night OUT at the Nationals. Special thanks to Congressman Jared Polis (D-CO) for throwing out the First Pitch and Benjamin Jealous, President of the NAACP, who delivered the official line-up cards for the Nationals that evening.
Join us in 2013 for the entire Night OUT Series including TWO Night OUT at the Nationals games: