I want to give whatever I can to the next generation.
Keep your head down and work.
It would be to coach at the youth national team level or be head scout for a professional team in a top league. As for a game ambition, I would love to see the US reach its potential as a soccer power house in the world stage.
If you are going to do something then do it to the best of your ability!
North Shore United & TOPSoccer
My passion is the Grassroots. I want to be in a position to get the opportunity to play footy to any kid wishing to give it a go. Then be able to coach in a way that plants the seed for a love of the game that the next level coaches can cultivate. I love it when kids I taught at age 3/4 are now playing college ball! <3
Its a game -- games are supposed to be fun! Kids KNOW when its fun and they will respond in kind. Coach the fun.
Vision Soccer Academy, Waukee, Iowa. Waukee High School Boys.
My biggest ambition in the game is to give the kids I coach the best opportunity possible while having them enjoy it as much as possible. I want to pass my passion on for the game and spread the love for the greatest game on the planet!
Start getting comfortable with being uncomfortable.
Gulf Coast United Futbol Club Academy/ Ocean Springs High School Mens Soccer
I want to bring the love I have for the game and apply it to anything I do within the game. Whether that is at practice, during games or even just talking about with other people. I feel like if I can achieve this then I can do my part to help grow the game.
Hard work beats talent that doesn't work hard.
I want to coach at the highest levels of professional soccer. One day I want to make changes in the USSF.
If you're not growing, you're dying.
Rancocas Valley Soccer Club
My greatest ambition in the game is teaching young players how to play the game and that they are always learning and working on improving.
Soccer is a simple, but it is difficult to play simple.
Beach Futbol Club / Marymount California University
I want to continue to stay hungry and learn about the game. I want to surround myself with people that push me to be better daily. Ultimately, I want to share my passion for the game with my players so that they can achieve their goals.
Believe in Yourself
AYSO 300 and Dundalk Football Club (Irish Club)
My biggest ambition in the game, as cliche as it may sound is to bring change! Coaching in America with a pay to play model, I am confident that our club can offer the same competitive environment but for less cost on parents. This in turn gives the players the opportunity to learn in a less demanding environment.
Don't over complicate things.
Auburn High School, Glenwood High School, Auburn Soccer Association, USSF, St. Louis Youth Soccer Association
My long term goal would be to coach at the college level. I'm 40 years old now and coach at the youth and high school level, but don't want to stop there. That being said, I will continue my coaching education and teaching the game at any age level I'm able to participate and will do so to the best of my ability.
If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the present.
McLean Soccer, Virginia ODP
My biggest ambition is to learn more about the psychological aspects of the game and develop more mentally-strong athletes. I am looking to go back to school to pursue further education on this in order to continue improving and exploring this interest.
As a young coach, the best piece of advice that was given to me was to take my first years to ask questions, pay attention, observe what other coaches do and just take it all in. Listen and learn more than talk.
Simley High School Soccer, Eagan Wave Soccer Club
Through playing and coaching soccer, I have met many amazing people and traveled to some incredible places. I want to continue to inspire my colleagues and players to work hard and have fun which will hopefully help them in their endeavors off the field. We can always be in control of our attitude, effort and sportsmanship regardless the situation.
Life is too short to sit on the sidelines, live in the game. - Kim Madigan (the administrative assistant at the school where I coach & teach who recently passed away from a courageous battle with cancer)
I am always looking for ways to challenge myself and grow professionally. I don’t think of my career having as having an end product, but as a journey. I believe you can learn something valuable from every experience.
Be the hardest working person in the room, and stay the course. It’s a bit corny I think, but it’s still good advice.
South Texas Youth Soccer, St Kitts & Nevis FA, US Soccer
My biggest ambition within the game is to grow opportunities for women to participate in the game and to be connected to each other in this process. If this means setting an example on and off the field as a coach or even encouraging more women to consider improving their own knowledge as a coach that's my big goal. Being a technical director and coach helps me make the largest impact possible and I am grateful to those who support and push me in this process.
The best piece of recent advice I've been given is to start big and then work small. Have the large picture in mind and then work backwards to the small steps to make that happen. In essence, coach the team first, then the player.
Penn FC / Kutztown
My biggest ambition is to grow the women's game. Through new coaching techniques, approaches, and styles. I am hoping to make an impact at a young age and to raise awareness about how easy it is to get involved and make a positive impact.
The best advice someone has passed onto me has been to take time to get to know yourself. When you know who you are and what you can do, you can be wise about your goals, dreams, and standards. Knowing who you are allows you to live life with a purposeful meaning.
University of Providence (MT)
I hope to make a difference in players lives and form life-long relationships
The game is constantly evolving and you have to evolve with it
FRAM Cascio Boys 04, VBF.C
My biggest ambition in the game is to be a female player younger players want to play like.
If it was easy everyone would do it.
My biggest ambition within the game is to provide as many players the most professional soccer environment possible; where they can learn the game and life skills that will last them for the rest of their lives.
Keep your head down and get to work, do not worry about what others are doing, stay in your lane.
I love the platform I have to help women athletes get to the next level. Helping young women realize their true potential on and off the field is my ambition to stay in the game.
Let the ball do the work.
CEI, Executive Director for Warren County Soccer Club
My biggest ambition within the game is to serve and value every single level of this game. At times, I believe our soccer culture gets so caught up in the aesthetics of the game, that we end up DEVALUING those who play the game, that by one's opinion, isn't "pleasing to the eye". Let's value and support people where they're at and grow from there.
You don't need another degree when you have real life experiences.
Queen City Mutiny DA
My biggest ambition in the game is the advancement of the sport wherever I maybe, both on and off the field. With the players, fans and coaches. Through the use of various techniques gained by my continued thirst for knowledge.
Details and planning are CRUCIAL but knowing when to step back and take-in the entire picture is just as important.
NCAA D3-Eastern Nazarene College Men's Soccer
My greatest ambition within the game is to impact lives. Whether it is helping the transformation of the men of a program as well helping others in our local and global communities around us through the game of soccer.
Know your "WHY". A friend of mine suggested I read Simon Sinek's "Start with Why" Life changing stuff.
Cleveland Force FC/Midview High School
I want to bring the love of the game to as many younger players as possible. I want to give back to the game, a game that has given so much to me!
Measure Twice, Cut Once. In other words, always be prepared!
Carrick Rangers FC, Carrick Rangers FC Academy
My biggest ambition within the game is to have a player I coached make it into our senior team. The team play in the top division of the country and over the last few seasons we have had academy players make the team.
Don’t be afraid of mistakes. You only get better when you make them and learn. Every time you make a mistake you become a better coach.
David Joseph Blanzy
Grand Ledge High School, Lansing, Michigan Rush
I would love to coach professionally, it has always been a huge dream of mine. Being able to teach, inspire and create future leaders in the game on the professional level would be such a huge thing for me.
Make the people around you better, always have a positive outlook on everything you do.
Titans FC / Sting SC
Biggest ambition within the game is now to see our Boys program grow into what we know and believe it can be, and through this really enjoy others growth and success. On a personal note its just to try and keep improving as a coach and leader and to put myself into more challenging environments to learn and progress.
Don't go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Corbin Jonathan Bowers
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Men's Soccer
I am constantly setting out to expand my knowledge in the game. My ambition is to help all the players I coach become their very best in the game. I am also passionate about building strong soccer cultures on a consistent basis. Every player that comes through our program will grow as a player and thrive in the world after soccer.
Successful programs consist of people working hard, working together, while never worrying about who gets the credit.
Dallas Roma FC
My biggest ambition is to just be remembered by my players that I have helped them in their journey.
Never stop believing . Never stop asking questions. Always ask why. Because there is always a why and always to give 100% and do it every day when people are watching and not watching.
Sylvania Northview High School Boys Soccer, Ohio North Youth Soccer Association, Northwest Ohio Youth Soccer League, Formerly of Toledo Celtics Soccer Club
Impact. While I would love and is a goal of mine to be at the highest levels of collegiate and professional soccer, I strive to have an impact in every part of the game that I come into contact with. In the scheme of everything we do as coaches, the most important thing we can do is focus on the positive impact we can have for any player, on any day, no matter the skill, label or level that they may be at.
The greatest ability that we possess, is the power to choose how to respond.
St.Bonaventure University Women's Soccer
Creating a diverse environment that helps to empower, embrace, and energize people to reach for their goals (despite what the final outcome would be). Making sure that a high performance mentality and attitude, outweighs whatever result is achieved. And a very clear focus that people must rely on other people, and that asking for help is part of trying to make powerful change.
Always respect and appreciate your family and team.
Red Land Boys Soccer
My biggest ambition is to make sure that my players remember my life lessons that I have taught them throughout their playing career with me.
Life is a crazy obstacle, work hard and overcome all odds.
Penn State Greater Allegheny
My biggest ambition in the game is to use the best game in the world to change lives for the better. I want to create a culture where players are proud and excited to wear the badge of the team we're representing.
Person before Player. Get the culture right first before anything else.
My biggest ambition is to win a conference championship at a top 25 school.
Surround yourself with likeminded ambitious people. Too often we get dragged down by others who aren’t as ambitious.
Loyola University Chicago
My biggest ambition is the game is to continue to develop and create well round players to reach their potential while developing great people to impact the world.
Be Humble, Don't settle, and always learn.
Windham High School
To get better every day and model that approach for my student-athletes. One of my goals is to take advantage of all the time we have for training, and Duktig helps me to plan more thoroughly and model that for my players.
To be able to be fully present for others, it's important to take care of your own needs - sleep, exercise, mental health, etc.
Match Fit Academy
My biggest ambition is to continue to develop top level players on and off the field.
Enjoy what you do!
My biggest ambition is ensure that my players are successful on the field but more importantly off the field! Be the reason someone believes in good people!!
Be yourself,people will know!
South Oldham High School, and Ky Fire Juniors
I have worked very hard to create a positive culture here at South Oldham, both in my classroom and on the soccer field. Wins and Championships are nice to have, they look good in the trophy case and on the wall in the gym - but I would like to be remembered as a coach who cared about every single detail to help my kids reach their collective goals.... There is no tactic I will not try, no drill I will not attempt, no player change that I will not explore - for my teams to be successful. And hopefully, along the way - maybe we can catch lightning in a bottle and make a championship run!
"Be Proud, Never Satisfied." Be proud of the things you have done to make you successful, but never forget that if you aren't improving - you are getting worse - and someone out there is going to want to take your success from you... Therefore, never be satisfied. Always strive to be better. Better in soccer. Better in your fitness. Better in your classwork, your job, your relationships with friends and family... All of it. Never be satisfied.
I want to continue to learn from quality coaches. There is always something you can pick up. I combine what I see and learn with my own knowledge and experiences to create my philosophy and methodology within coaching. I want to use all of this to become a head coach and create an atmosphere for student-athletes so that I can impact lives in a positive manner.
Think about all the details when planning. Consider every single minute aspect and be specific with what you're looking for.
Atlanta United, Decatur-Dekalb Youth Soccer Club, Decatur High School Soccer, United States Soccer Federation
I would like US Soccer to implement a way for women to be able and reach their Pro license. Currently, Jill Ellis is the only one. Many have applied and have been denied, paving a way for women in the game is something I yearn for. So, my hope is to create a woman's body that will help and empower women to excel in the game.
There is always time to reinvent yourself.
FC United Development Academy (Chicago)
My biggest ambition within the game is to be a director of a professional youth academy, in MLS, USL, or abroad. With the college soccer in the states being so prominent, it creates an interesting dynamic in this country. I love the idea of having a “First Team” at the top of the ladder to send my players who are ready to make the jump to the professional level.
If you want to make it to the next level, you don’t have a choice but to do everything you possibly can. If you do anything less, you simply won’t make it.
Oakwood Soccer Club
My biggest ambition is to continue to do my part in strengthening the Oakwood SC Girl’s development platform, and to help our Girl’s DA continue its ascendency.
Just do it.
My biggest ambition is to grow my knowledge of the game more. I want to expand my coaching knowledge to make sure I am providing my players with the best experience they can have.
Always be open to learning new things. Never be close minded.
Dakota Fusion FC
My biggest ambition is to see how much I can learn about an ever evolving game. The more knowledge and experience I gain, the bigger impact I will have on the soccer landscape. As coaches, we all want to work with the most motivated players, so it's our responsibility to set the standard of excellence by being motivated to be the best coaches we possibly can be.
Work in the shadows, so you can shine in the light.
New Egypt High School
My greatest ambition is to be invited to my player's weddings.
Ask yourself everyday "what did I do to make this program better?"
King's College (PA) & Back Mountain Youth Soccer Association
I would like to continue to expand my leadership, coaching education and abilities to one day be involved in the professional women's game and a part of a memorable program/staff! Connecting with coaches that share my passion for learning and coaching while not losing touch with humility!
Do not dwell on someone's criticisms if you would never seek them out for advice in the first place!
Alex Kerry Castillo
Sporting Arkansas Soccer Club and Bentonville West High School Womens Soccer
My biggest ambition within the game is to help grow the women's game and to help my players increase their game IQ in hopes that I can equip them with the tools they need to further their own career and hopefully one day take to the field to coach and learn more to surpass what I could teach them and to pass those things on to the next generation of young ladies to play the game.
God's timing and path are perfect, "trust the process."
My biggest ambition within the game is to be able to know our game model inside and out and to be able to transmit this knowledge to our players so that they can achieve great things!
Know your why!
Saint Martin's University
My biggest ambition within the game is to continue to better myself as a coach and person. That way I can have a positive and lasting impact on the players that come through the program.
You're not everyone's cup of tea.
My biggest ambition is to continue preparing our players for the Next Level.
In order to succeed you will fail many times...work hard until you succeed.
Aris FC and 365 Football Training
My number one ambition in the game is to create a culture that is passionate about developing themselves and each other. One that doesn't settle and is never satisfied. One that's so passionate about their development, that they hold each other accountable with care being the driving intent.
In order to do good, you have to be doing well.
Castleton Women's Soccer and Fusion Soccer Club
My biggest ambition within the game is to continue to grow as a coach. To provide a great experience for our players through the game, to be sure they are prepared everyday and teach them that success is not measured through win's and losses but what they do/how they carry themselves every day. You only get what you put in.
Remember that your coaching people not players and focus on what you can control as the rest will take care of itself.
I want to coach and develop quality players and quality people.
Keep learning and look for new ideas in new places and with new people.
Master Coach Online
To impact the players at every level of the game.
Talent Is Not Enough
My goal is to coach professionally.
Standards matter -- set them, exemplify them, enforce them.
University of Misouri Kansas City
My biggest ambition is the development of my players.
Team above everything else.
Valley Center High School, Valley Center Sting
My biggest ambition is to help my athletes grow as people and as players. Getting to spend 4 years with them and seeing the growth over that time is the most rewarding part of being a high school coach for me.
Make creating a positive culture and player growth your priorities.
I want to inspire others to love the game and learn life skills through it.
Love the grind.
Louisburg High School
I want to keep growing and learning about our game that I love. I also want to see how far I can go within the game and see the impact I can have on the various athletes I come in contact with.
Every action has a consequence. It can be good or bad, but there will be a consequence.
University Of Texas at Dallas & Foro SC & TCS Goalkeeper Academy
As a huge fan of soccer and growing up playing I want to encourage the youth to play and watch soccer. Whether this is playing or coaching. I would love to see more people playing goalkeeper enjoy it.
Don't ask someone to do something you wouldn't do.
Ames Soccer Club, Iowa Soccer, Region 2 ODP
I want every single player I coach to develop a passion for the game, to love the game. I want to coach their children someday. My biggest ambition is to help create a soccer culture in my club, state, and country. It may seem silly but for 30 or 40 years we have been trying to really do this and we are still not there. I want to there, still working with kids when we reach this goal.
Develop thick skin. People like to tell us everything we do wrong and not always do we hear positives. Its tough to keep a positive frame of mind.
Lonestar Soccer Club DOC, US Club Soccer Board Member
I am old. I have coached in D1 college soccer, I have won national championships in the youth game so my ambition is no longer to win. My ambition now is to grow the game, empower young girls, and develop players.
Always control what you can control and manage how you react to what you can’t control.
Saxony Lutheran High School
My biggest ambition within the game is to spread the love of soccer to as many people as possible, while using the game to teach life skills and discipline. Personally I would like to get as educated and talk with as many people as possible to broaden my knowledge of the intricacies of soccer. Furthermore I hope to provide a culture within my teams of inclusiveness and family, that just being a part of one year of a team gives you a lasting family for life.
The best piece of advice I have been given is to be yourself, everyone can see through a fake.
My goal is to provide the best soccer related experience I can to youth players in my area who may not have access premier clubs. I want to pass on a love of the game and give them positive memories and hopefully serve as a role model to the youth I come in contact with.
Master the basics first.
Ferrum College Head Coach/ Doc at PYSL soccer/ Scouting Role NC Fusion U23
My biggest ambition within the game is to always work hard. Being Irish that’s what I was raised to do no matter what I am doing. If you work hard you have a chance at everything.
Always remember where you come from.
To continue to have impact on kids and young adults as much off the field as I do on the field.
They will only care what you know when they know you care.
I want to leave the game better than when I found it.
Don't be afraid to fail, to stretch yourself, and to show you don't know everything.
Missouri Rush Soccer Club
My biggest ambition within the game is simply to pass on my lifelong love of the game to a new generation. My hope would be for them to love the game and their memories from it long after their time playing under my charge has come and gone. If some of them are inspired to become coaches themselves and continue (and even improve) the cycle, that's an added bonus. In addition, I'm striving to develop people, not just players. The positive character traits that we strive to develop and foster through our program will benefit them long after their playing days are over.
If you don't like the way your team is playing, it's your fault.
Kings Hammer / Kings Hammer Bluegrass
My biggest ambition is developing confident and competitive kids that love the game of soccer.
Springfield High School / Connecticut River Football Club
My biggest ambition would be for as many people as possible to play and enjoy the game of soccer.
ODSC, Princess Anne High School, VWU
My biggest ambition within the game is watching kids that haven't been challenged have to raise their own bar to succeed. Watching players that missed the varsity cut or middle school cut push themselves training to be able to make the team or be one of the 11 that gets the start. Biggest achievement so far was taking my sophomore goalkeeper to States and finding her passion to stick with soccer and becoming the 2nd team All-State goalkeeper after she said she wasn't sure she was going to play again the following year.
Put yourself in your players position with getting outside your comfort zone and raising your own bar. Learning is a evolving process and you can't just sit on your past.
Cincinnati United Soccer Club (CUP) / Indian Hill High School / Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association Executive Board
I hope to instill in my players the value of hard work, integrity, selflessness, grit, and a collaborative spirit. I want my players to grow into better players, sure; but more importantly, I want them to be better teammates, better siblings, better friends...and better citizens of the world.
Take a breath.
San Antonio Surf
I want to create an environment of learning for our players and help them develop to be the best form of themselves as possible on and off the fields
Ensure your attention is on your intention.
Cardiff City ADC & Canton Rangers
My biggest ambition is to make a difference. I want to get to a level of coaching where I can improve and affect players in a positive way. Hopefully this will then lead to a long and successful career in the game
Its not who you know, its who you can impress.
Colorado United Soccer Club, Insight Soccer Training
My biggest ambition is to train other coaches how to improve their coaching methodology. Duktig Brand has helped me organize the way my teams think and play. So when I get to run my team sessions in front of other coaches looking for inspiration and design ideas, I see that as the greatest compliment to my ambitions within the game.
See the virtue of quality design not as an action, but a habit. Since we are what we repeatedly do, quality design and execution can only happen when we make it a daily habit.
United Futbol Academy
My biggest ambition is to be a member of the coaching staff at a MLS or USL Championship Club. I am nearing the end of my A license and would like to peruse the UEFA licenses after. I would also want to be a DA director at a club by the age of 40 if this chance presents itself.
Never stop learning and volunteer when the opportunity presents itself. People that get comfortable stagnate and digress.
Edwin De La Cruz
As a first generation immigrant in the U.S., I’d like to use the role I’m in to be an advocate for latino players who’s parents don’t know how youth club soccer works. I’d like to be able to assist as many kids and families to hopefully help out more latino kids join our club, have a wonderful experience, and hopefully be able to use soccer to help them in life.
Please and Thank You’s will get you further in life.
Sporting Missouri Valley
I have a few ambitions. To coach within a Professional Academy. Also to see all of the players I work with enjoy a long love affair with this game.
Seek out soccer people and soccer environments and take as much information in as possible.
Cleveland Central High School/Cleveland Youth Soccer Association
My biggest ambition is to continue to learn and become a better coach for the players I coach and the communities I serve. I hope my players can look back and know that I cared just as much about them as person as I did a player. I also hope to create a family centered culture where former players want to come back and support their program once they graduate. I ultimately just want to become the best possible coach as I can and to be whoever my players need me to be that day and help develop great productive people!
Keep it simple, don't over complicate the game and less is more!
J Clay Deveau
Christian Academy of Indiana
In my heart of hearts, I think I would be lying if I didn't say I want to climb the ladder and reach higher levels of soccer as a coach. But in pursuit of that, I must be good at my job in my current setting. So I seek to develop young men, develop good players, and mold a program into one of success and ambition.
There is a time to kick butt and a time to kiss butt. And it's up to you to learn which is when.
Be thoughtful about what you are undertaking and how you are undertaking it. Reflect, reflect, reflect.
Strikers FC Irvine - Club and DA
My biggest ambition to to influence other coaches I work with and come into contact with to focus on development and not results/scores. To create a development pathway where we guide our players along at their pace, not ours. Too much emphasis is based on the end result but ignoring the process (I see this weekly in Southern California where I live and coach)is the reason I see so many older players ill prepared for the demands of the game when they need it the most.
Make sure you give back twice as much as you took from the game.
Green Bay Southwest HS, Wisconsin Soccer Coaches Association, BOSS Soccer LLC
I want to continue to work with people, who happen to be soccer players, that find ways to use the game to make their life skills better. The game can teach so many skills, so as a coach I need to allow my players the chance to learn these while fostering a life-long love of the game.
Always find ways to "Change your best."
My biggest ambition is to see the players make good decisions and figure out a teams style, formation and how we can beat them.
Don’t get too high when you win, don’t get too low when you lose!
Lee James Dunne
SF Youth Soccer. SF Elite Academy. United Soccer Coaches Association
My biggest ambition is to leave a legacy of players playing, teachers teaching, and parents supporting. Everything I do is to develop and foster the game for the next generation to benefit.
Use your ears.
Seacoast United Mass City FC
My biggest Ambition within the game of soccer is to continue to learn/train at the highest level possible.
Take good care of your health.
My biggest ambition within the game is to provide the best opportunities possible for the players I coach, so they can learn and develop to their full potential. I don't want any of my players to feel like they are limited in their potential to reach their goals in life and especially within the game simply because of the club they play for. In order to do so I also want to maximize coach development within my club. I realize that one or two qualified and experienced coaches can only impact so many kids. But the more we can reach, impact, and help more coaches to become their best the more kids and players we can impact through the chain of influence. Within the environment which I work this can prove to be a challenge but we love challenges; maybe my biggest ambition within the game is to overcome obstacles, challenges, and adversity as I am confronted with them.
Failure doesn't exist.
New River United Soccer Club
My biggest ambition would be to coach for a Development Academy, or at an MLS team. I'm very far away from that dream (just completed my grassroots license), but being involved in the game at that level is something I've daydreamed about more and more. I also would love to be the director of a youth club. I'm open to the future, but I see the steps I need to take in the next 3-5 years to begin on that journey.
Be confident in your ability, but mindful of your inexperience.
Craig Demmin Soccer/ FutsalROC
I want to help our players grow to become smarter players and love the game like we do. Help grow futsal in Rochester. On a personal level I am learning to interact with coaches and parents complaining every second and not using violence.
Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results is the definition of insanity.
Waterford Soccer Club
I've been a part of the Waterford Soccer Club for six years and my dream is to watch the local high school team in 4-8 years be filled with kids that I have had a direct link to thru coaching. Selfishly sitting on the sidelines, proud of what our club has done to help promote the game locally while providing our soccer players with top notch quality coaching because our parent/volunteer coaches are well educated and inspiring folk.
Do or do not, there is no try.
University of Northern Iowa
My biggest ambition is to become a netter coach by interacting and learning from all coaches and people I come into contact with. Duktig has allowed me to organize my thoughts and sessions so I'm not reinventing the wheel all the time. it has organized my recruiting to become a better recruiter and more efficient!
Learn from anyone you come into contact with!
Idaho Rush Soccer Club
My just cause is to be inspired by the game; and to inspire those around me to find joy in the game.
Don't be mediocre.
Fire & Ice Soccer Academy & WPSL team
My biggest ambition is to be involved with U.S. Soccer as a talent scout. In the meantime it is to provide young female athletes with opportunities both on and off the field and to help empower them to become not only be great soccer players, but also good people.
Make it a goal to challenge assumptions and not just accept them. When people say you can’t do something, use that as motivation to show them you can!
Michigan Jaguars FC
My goal is to reach the highest level of every environment I am working in while being able to positively impact the lives of the people around. Ultimately, I would like to be coaching at a professional and/or national team level but only as a result of the development of myself as a coach and more importantly as a human being.
Whatever you do, be the best at it.
Southern Utah University
I like to think I find trends within games, to which help benefit our team’s success when adjustments are needed. Attention to detail goes a long way when wins and losses are apart of our profession. My DukTig books definitely aid in that goal.
Let your haters hate long enough, they’ll become fans.
Jimmy Fermin Jr
Piedmont Oklahoma Highschool / WSA / IPFT
My biggest ambition is to grow the sport. I learned everything I know with a ball at my feet, and want to share that joy. Also I feel in America has made the sport hard to succeed without money, I want to open up doors to those that might not get the opportunity. This keeps me motivated to continue and take on new challenges and offer all the help I can to all players.
Do what is asked when asked. Don't chase the money, and the money will chase you.
Kings Hammer Soccer Club, Fusion Futbol Club
My biggest ambition is to coach at the highest youth level in the US. I want to develop athletes to their full potential on and off the field, and prepare them for their life ahead.
Do absolutely everything with you do to its fullest, with passion, and with a growth mindset.
Dr Ted Flogaites
Jackson State University
I hope to teach something through our program that will help players later in life.
You never know when someone is watching you work.