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Mokena resident Steve Rotondi, co-owner of Roma Sports Club in Frankfort, stands in the net on one of the club’s new soccer fields, named Primavera Fields in honor of his wife’s grandfather, Al Primavera. Photos by Mary Compton/22nd Century Media
Brothers Cameron (left) and Drew Schiller, of New Lenox, longtime members of Roma FC soccer club, practice on Roma Sports Club’s new fields.
Mary Compton, Freelance Reporter
12:59 pm CDT September 10, 2019

When Steve Rotondi, owner of Roma Sports Club in Frankfort, dedicated his new soccer fields, he wanted to name them after someone very special. His wife, Jeanna’s, grandfather, Al Primavera.

“My wife’s grandfather was a pseudo grandfather to me because my grandparents were overseas in Italy,” Rotondi said. “They also passed pretty early, when I was young.