USSF Grass Roots 4 v 4
USSF Intro to Grass Roots
Heads Up Concussion
Positive Coaching Alliance
· District III U14 Boys All-Star Team (Fremont, Pleasanton, San Ramon, Dublin, Livermore, Alamo)
· District III U16 Boys All-Star Team (Fremont, Pleasanton, San Ramon, Dublin, Livermore, Alamo)
· Ohlone Junior College 82’ and 84’ (Fremont CA)
oSelected to the ‘All NorCal Junior College’ Team 1984
oState Semi Finalist 84’
· Recruited by Stanford University after try-out (3.0 GPU not high enough for entry)
· Scholarship offer to Cal State San Jose State CA
· Arsenal Gunners (London UK) Apprentice Squad – 3 months training 1981 age 16-17
· Attended Tottenham Hotspurs (London UK) Professional 1stTeam trainings (12 sessions viewed) 1981.
· Latin League San Jose CA. started at 15 years old. Newark Portuguese and Trabia. Won the First Division League and Diamond Cup Champion 1986 (Northern CA.)
· I believe I posses the experience and knowledge to coach young players the skills necessary to play at a high level. I am focused on mastery of the soccer ball, high volume of soccer ball touches, game like scenario training sessions, training the assures players operate in a fast/quick thinking and playing process. And as much as possible creating a positive, challenging and fun environment.
· 2015-2015 (1.5 yrs.) Assistance coach to the Director/Owner Brazilian Soccer School, Santa Cruz CA.
· Mentored by:
oWanger Ferreira -‘A licensed’ former Brazilian 1stDivision player and head coach.
o1992-1993 Head coach A.A. Ponte Preta Brazilian 1stDivision
· I strongly believe in monthly official updates to the players and the parents. There has to be a clear set of defined goals and expectation(s) for the players.