Road Trip to First Kick 2012

Meet The Road Trip Cast

DREA AVENT (WEST COAST)

With a background covering the NBA, the NFL, major college sports and Major League Soccer, Drea is a rising star in the sports broadcasting world.

Originally from Los Angeles' South Bay, she is currently affiliated with national and regional sports coverage on Fox Sports and NBC Sports. Known for her strong work ethic, she has also covered the NBA, NFL and University of Texas athletics in San Antonio, and is currently a sideline reporter at NFL on Fox.

Over the past three years, she has also interviewed some of the biggest names in Major League Soccer while working for Fox Sports West.

 

BRIAN DUNSETH (WEST COAST)

The second Project-40 (now Generation adidas) player signed back in 1997, Brian played professionally for 10 years in MLS and Sweden, as well as serve as the captain of the US Men's Olympic Team that competed in the Bronze Medal match in the Sydney Olympics.

Since retiring in 2006, Brian has transitioned into media in different broadcast roles. He's worked as a color analyst, sideline reporter, play by play broadcaster, studio personality, online and host of in-depth sitdown interviews with numerous people involved in the game for Fox Soccer, Real Salt Lake, FC Dallas and multiple other MLS teams.

Brian is also a co-owner of the clothing brand Bumpy Pitch as well as the accompanying lifestyle/culture website The Original Winger.

 

NICK FIRCHAU (EAST COAST)

Nick is a veteran sportswriter, a senior editor at MLSsoccer.com and the host of ExtraTime Radio, the top soccer podcast in North America.

He has covered Major League Soccer, NFL, NBA and Major League Baseball for The Chicago Sun-Times, but also holds a special fondness for his days covering the Ketchikan King Salmon Derby in Southeast Alaska.

Originally from Colorado, he attended the first-ever Colorado Rapids game at the old Mile High Stadium, but rarely ever sees his beloved Denver Nuggets on television.

 

TEMRYSS LANE (EAST COAST)

Temryss is currently an on-air host for Fox Soccer and SDSoccerTV.com, a Native American Soccer Ambassador for Nike N7, a high school soccer coach, and writer for Futbolita.com and PromaxNutrition.com.

She played collegiate soccer at Arizona State University and professionally for Swedish Damallsvenskan side Balinge, as a center back.

Upon returning to the US in 2009, she began co-hosting Fox Soccer's, "Fox Football Fone-in". She continues to integrate and report on soccer culture in the US for the channel.

Temryss has also covered the sideline for LA Galaxy and Chivas USA MLS matches on Fox Sports Net.