Sidekicks Sign Goalkeeper Parker Lackland for Upcoming Season

by Caitlin Reilly

Sidekicks Sign Goalkeeper Parker Lackland for Upcoming Season 

 Allen, Texas (November 22, 2023) – The Dallas Sidekicks have announced the signing of goalkeeper, Parker Lackland. This year will mark Lackland’s first season with the Sidekicks and in the MASL. Per team and league guidelines, additional terms of the agreement were not disclosed. 

 Lackland grew up in the Dallas area and went to school in Richardson. He played club soccer for Texas Football Club and Solar SC. Lackland also played high school soccer at Richardson High School where he was named first-team all-district and all-city in 2016 and 2017. 

 In 2018, Lackland committed to play collegiate soccer at the University of Memphis. As a freshman, Lackland appeared in 11 games and started in 9 of them. Overall, he played in 44 games and saved 158 shots with an overall save percentage of 0.672. After college, Lackland went on to play with the Texas Spurs in the UPSL.

 When asked about why it’s special for him to sign with the Sidekicks, Lackland said, “It’s my hometown team in a league that my dad played in years ago. I’m excited to be able to continue playing in such a competitive environment.” 

 “I’m working hard to adjust to a new style of play. I’m used to outdoor soccer, so it’s a change of pace, but I love it. I want to be one of the best goalkeepers in the league and I want to do something special and go the whole way to win a championship,” commented Lackland. 


About the Dallas Sidekicks

The Dallas Sidekicks are an American professional indoor soccer team of the Major Arena Soccer League. The organization was established in 1984, is headquartered in Allen, Texas, and plays all home games at the Credit Union of Texas Event Center in Allen. Follow the Sidekicks at and on their social media channels: Facebook: @gosidekicksofficial Twitter: @gosidekicks Instagram: @gosidekicksofficial

About the Major Arena Soccer League

The Major Arena Soccer League represents the highest level of professional arena soccer in the world. The MASL features teams across North America, playing coast-to-coast in the United States and Mexico. The MASL is incorporated as a 501(c)6 not for profit corporation formed to promote the business and sport of arena soccer.