ABOUT ME

GARY PETRUZZI

GARY PETRUZZI

HEAD COACH

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Credentials

  • USSF Grass Roots 4 v 4
  • USSF "F"
  • USSF Intro to Grass Roots
  • Heads Up Concussion
  • Positive Coaching Alliance

Coaching Experience

  • 2015-2015 (1.5 yrs.) Assistance coach to the Director/Owner Brazilian Soccer School, Santa Cruz CA.

Mentored by:

Wanger Ferreira -‘A licensed’ former Brazilian 1stDivision player and head coach.

  • 1992-1993 Head coach A.A. Ponte Preta Brazilian 1stDivision

Playing Experience

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)

Selected to the ‘All NorCal Junior College’ Team 1984

State 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

Notable:

  • 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.)