Before coming to the Untied States, Marcel Antoine played division two professional soccer in Haiti. He described the sport as having "a vital role" in his life.
Duncan Smith, 15, is a sophomore at Ithaca High School. He played on Antoine's JV soccer team the past two seasons. He described Antoine as one of the nicest coaches he's ever played for. At one point this season, Antoine began tearing up when he was talking about how much the JV team meant to him.