Excel Formula Help

Need some experts to assist.  Not getting this one figured out.  Need an excel formula to capture the Team name.  This first case it is SD, second is Dal.  
Nate Kaeding, SD K
David Buehler, Dal K  P

These are listed in a column A.  I tried a number of different options but getting hungup on some teams have two letters and some have three.

Can someone assist?
Thanks,
Bob
Bob StammOperations ManagerAsked:
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Ingeborg Hawighorst (Microsoft MVP / EE MVE)Microsoft MVP ExcelCommented:
Hello,

can you give a bigger data sample? Are the names always only first and last? Could there be more than two elements to a name, like middle initial? Is the Team name always followed by a K?

cheers, teylyn
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Ingeborg Hawighorst (Microsoft MVP / EE MVE)Microsoft MVP ExcelCommented:
Maybe like this:

=TRIM(MID(A1,FIND(",",A1)+2,3))

cheers, teylyn
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Bob StammOperations ManagerAuthor Commented:
This was close to what I had written.  My problem is that with two letter team names it is leaving a space after the second letter.  If you copy and paste values of result you get "SD ".  I need this to be "SD".  I have tried Trim, Clean with no luck.  Thoughts?
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Ingeborg Hawighorst (Microsoft MVP / EE MVE)Microsoft MVP ExcelCommented:
Maybe the space just looks like a space, but really it is not? It could be the character 160, the non-breaking space. This is often found in text copied or imported from different sources, like databases or the web. To cover all bases, try

=SUBSTITUTE(TRIM(MID(A1,FIND(",",A1)+2,3)),CHAR(160),"")

cheers, teylyn
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Bob StammOperations ManagerAuthor Commented:
Great.  Thanks for your help.

Bob
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Bob StammOperations ManagerAuthor Commented:
Thanks!
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