Before Air Force
USAFA Prep School: Played for the USAFA Prep School in 2010 ... team captain ... head coach was Marcus Corbett.
ODP: Played for the Colorado State ODP team for three years.
Club: Played for the Colorado Arsenal club team ... team captain three years ... led team to Colorado club state championship in 2010 ... head coach was Tracy Tate.
High School: Three-year letterwinner in soccer ... also lettered in football ... led team to state championship as a senior ... first-team all-state and runner-up for Colorado defensive player of the year ... team captain ... student body president and class president ... high school soccer coach was Justin Stephens.
Parents are David and Barbara Gustafson ... has two brothers, Steve (30) and Joe (29) ... Joe is a 2005 graduate of the Academy and was a four-year letterwinner on the soccer team ... his grandfather, Col. Francis E. Merritt, was USAFA's Director of Athletics from 1967-74 ... planning to major in either English or management ... would like to attend pilot training following his time at the Academy ... hobbies include cycling and playing golf ... favorite food is burritos ... favorite TV show is Entourage ... favorite book is The Last Lecture ... person in history he would most like to meet is Dwight Eisenhower ... greatest moment in sports was winning the state championship as a senior ... credits his brothers and the coaching staff at the Fort Collins Soccer Club with the biggest influence on his sports career ... member of cadet squadron 22.