Elephant Auto Insurance and Kellyn Acosta to deliver 50 soccer packages to Chester Strickland Middle School in Denton

Elephant Auto Insurance and Kellyn Acosta to deliver 50 soccer packages to Chester Strickland Middle School in Denton


FC Dallas and U.S. National Team player Kellyn Acosta on hand to assist delivering soccer supplies to local youth soccer players


FRISCO, Texas (Tuesday, Dec. 13) – Elephant Auto Insurance, make good on its pledge to deliver a soccer package to Denton GOAL for every time FC Dallas scored during the 2016 regular season (50), this Wednesday, Dec. 14, at Chester Strickland Middle School in Denton.

FC Dallas Homegrown player, Kellyn Acosta – a former local youth soccer player turned professional, will assist Elephant in delivering the soccer packages, which will include a ball, shin guards and goalkeeper gloves. The drop-off will be at 3:30 p.m. at Chester Strickland Middle School (324 East Windsor Drive, Denton, TX. 76209).

Acosta personally accounted for two goals and five assists in Major League Soccer play in 2016. The team scored 50 goals for the ninth time in franchise history, just five goals off the club record of 55, which occurred in the 1997 and 2014 seasons.

About Denton GOAL

GOAL (Guys & Girls Operating as Leaders) is a leadership program that began in the Denton Independent School District in 2008 with the intention to invest in the second language learning and at-risk students. Soccer was and is used as a hook to keep its members engaged in the learning process. Through leadership activities, volunteering, community service, mentoring, physical activities, study, and team building exercises, the members and sponsors grow towards the common goal of positively affecting our families, schools, and community. For more information visit: www.dentongoal.org/about.

About FC Dallas

A member of Major League Soccer since its inception in 1996, FC Dallas is owned and operated by Hunt Sports Group. The professional team plays from March to November at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas. One of the first soccer-specific stadiums built in the United States, the venue plays host to Major League Soccer matches, concerts, international soccer matches and high school football. The 145-acre Toyota Soccer Center also includes 17 regulation-sized, tournament-grade soccer fields and is also home to the organization’s nationally-renowned youth development system.