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The Rebellion | About us


This is who we are

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The Rebellion | About us


This is who we are

What is The Rebellion?

The Rebellion is an independent supporter’s group founded with the intent to organize, unite, strengthen, and increase support for the New England Revolution. All Revs fans are invited to join us at our tailgate parties, to stand shoulder to shoulder with us in the Fort, and to travel with us to away matches. Get loud, be proud, and know you are among the most passionate soccer fans in New England.

Our goal?

The Rebellion’s goal is to support the Revolution at every match. We will cheer, sing, rant, rave, and scream for our team in order to create a loud and intimidating atmosphere to any opposing team who dares enter our home. Through our shared passion for soccer, we look to grow and connect a family of fans outside of Revolution matches.

Can I join The Rebellion?

Yes. The Rebellion is open to any fans that are dedicated to supporting the Revolution by standing, cheering, singing, creating tifo displays, and giving your heart for the full ninety. We're open to all fans, whether they are new to the Revs and MLS or have been here since '96. Our members come from all over New England and from all different ages and backgrounds.  
*We will not tolerate any racist, homophobic or violent behavior.  

Hey, where’s my money going?

Your membership dues pay off our gambling debts we have accrued over years of failed forays into online poker. No, but seriously the Rebellion is operated by a core group of volunteers that make up our board "Rebel HQ" that dedicate their own time and talent to our cause. Initially we had relied on our friends to “donate” capital to get us going. The membership dues enable us to be self sufficient and purchase the basic needs of a supporter group such as the huge banners, flags, streamers, confetti, the website, and merchandise. Revenue generated will  be used to defray the expenses for our members wherever possible, like bus trips. As our group grows it will allow us to purchase and provide bigger and better things for our Rebels. We can assure you that if we have the money, we are going to do our best to spend it on something that benefits our members and the Fort. The ideas never stop flowing, but they do get expensive. Your dues help us make them a reality, so thanks. If you have an idea on how to further our group, be sure to contact us.

Head over to our Store to become a member today... if you don’t want to become an official member you are still welcome in the tailgates and our section in The Fort, but we’re sorry that you are going to miss out on the exclusive deals and opportunities we provide to our members.

Contact Info and Media Inquiries

@NErebellion
NErebellion@gmail.com

Board of Directors


Board of Directors


 

Board of Directors & HQ

The formation of the Rebellion came from the idea that everyone in a supporter group has something to offer and can contribute, and the members that make up Rebellion HQ have always reflected that. As a fluid organization allowing people to offer help when they can and contribute to what they feel they offer most, Rebellion HQ has been there along the way to help guide anyone who wanted to help grow the supporter culture in New England. We believe that with formal By-Laws and electing our Board of Directors, we put ourselves in an even better position to not only continue the growth of an amazing soccer hotbed, but make even greater strides forward.

 
 
 

Board of Directors

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Matt Puglise - President

Matt brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table having been a leader in Rebellion HQ for many years as well as leading the Providence Chapter of US Soccer's Supporters Group, The American Outlaws.

 
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Jon Hout -Secretary

Jon's passion for The Rebellion is only exceeded by his passion for soccer, and his soccer family and friends. Jon contributes to and leads the coordination of The Rebellion's Social Media Strategy and Voice.

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Ray Sullivan - Vice President

Ray's our resident political hack, and considers Joe Biden his personal hero. He works to assure The Rebellion leads by example in the New England Soccer Community in areas of diversity, inclusion, and a community-first attitude.

 
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Alex Almeida - Treasurer

Alex's dedication and loyalty to seeing The Rebellion grow is an inspiration to the entire group. He one day dreams of New England being a true hub of US Soccer culture. Alex primarly coordinates and helps drive the engine that is The Rebellion Store and all aspects of Merchandise.

Brendan Schimmel - Senior Advisor The Godfather. Brendan is one of the earliest and most passionate members the Rebellion. Having lead our organization for more than five years, his advice and input continue to help move us forward. 

Brendan Schimmel - Senior Advisor

The Godfather. Brendan is one of the earliest and most passionate members the Rebellion. Having lead our organization for more than five years, his advice and input continue to help move us forward. 

HQ

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Jayme Boucher

If you've enjoyed our Snap channel, thank Jayme. She's a creative force and if you need ideas for maximizing your tailgates, just ask her! 

 
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Matt Casertello

Matt coordinates all away trips for the Rebellion. He handles details with visiting clubs and makes sure our members are well looked after on the road. 

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Steven Erickson

Steven has been a valued member of the Rebellion for many years and has served in a number of critical roles. Today, he provides graphic design and technical assistance to the HQ team. 

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Heather O'Neill

Heather leads our Twitter team and can be found in The Fort keeping us on time with her drum. She also plays a mean ukulele. 

 
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Luis Montero

Everyone needs a good utility player, right? Luis is that person. He's always ready to step up and fill whatever role is necessary. He also heads up our Western, Massachusetts regiment. 

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Mario Moretto

Mario is a communications professional whose love of the Revs and The Rebellion is matched only by his hatred for the Oxford comma. He is the voice behind The Rebellion email and our resident expert on all things Maine. 

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Chris Calcagni

Chris is The Rebellion's director of Capo security and manages relations with stadium staff during the game. A long-time Rebellion member, he may also be the board's only real athlete. 


The Board of Directors and all of Rebellion HQ look forward to the joy and excitement a new season brings, but also to the challenges and the hard work needed to make each home game, tailgate, watch party, bus trip, or any event as enjoyable and worthwhile for every member of The Rebellion.