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Goran Vasic - Executive Director - SPORTING CT SOL GVSA  

(goran@sportingct.com)                                                  
Teams: 2006 Boys, 2003 Boys


COACHING CREDENTIALS
USSF "A" National Coaching License
USSF "B" National Coaching License

COACHING EXPERIENCE
2007-Present NORTH BRUNSWICK SOCCER CLUB (North Brunswick, New Jersey), Training Consultant
2001-Present WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP SOCCER CLUB (Washington Township, New Jersey), Coach
Coach of U-11 WT-LIGHTNING and U-13 WT –BULLDOGS, two state number one youth soccer teams
2000-Present GORAN VASIC PRO SOCCER ACADEMY, Founder & Director
2008-09 NEW JERSEY IRONMEN (Newark, New Jersey), Assistant Coach
1998-01 CLEVELAND UNITED (Cleveland, Ohio), Director and Coach

PLAYING EXPERIENCE
2007-09 NEW JERSEY IRONMEN (Newark, New Jersey), Major Indoor Soccer League Captain and player/coach
2006 MILWAUKEE WAVE (Milwaukee, Wisconsin), Major Indoor Soccer League
2001-06 PHILADELPHIA KiXX (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), Major Indoor Soccer League
2000-01 MISL Champions, Twice led MISL in assists
1999-00 PITTSBURGH RIVER HOUNDS (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania), USL A-League
Team leader in points, goals and assists
1998-01 CLEVELAND CRUNCH (Cleveland, Ohio), National Professional Soccer League
1998-99 NPSL Championship
1999 NPSL Newcomer of the Year Award winner
Elected to NPSL All-Star Team
1997-98 HOUSTON HOTSHOTS (Houston, Texas), Continental Indoor Soccer League
1997-98 CISL Rookie of the Year
1988-97 RED STAR BELGRADE (Belgrade, Serbia)
Began playing for one of the best youth teams in the world at age of seven and stayed with them for the next nine years.
At the age of 17, I become a professional soccer player playing for first division teams in Serbia and former Yugoslavia.


Andrei Popescu - Head Coach

(popescu8@hotmail.com)
(203) 868-9688
CT SOL Teams: 2007 Girls
                                                                                                           
COACHING CREDENTIALS
USSF "B" National Coaching License - in progress
USFF Futsal State License 2
USC Director Of Coaching Diploma
USC LGBT: Diversity and Inclusion Online Diploma
USC Futsal Level 1 Diploma
USC Get aHEAD Safely In Soccer Diploma
NSCAA Key Moments In The Game Diploma
CCEP High School Coaching Certificate
NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching
AIC Level 1 of the NFHS Coach Certificate Program
HEADS UP - Concussion In Youth Sports
 
COACHING EXPERIENCE
Sporting CT (2016 - Present)
LEAD SOCCER (2014 - Present)
CT SOL (2017 - Present)
Ginga FC (2013-2016)
Brazil CT (2010-2016)
Everson Soccer Academy (2005-2016)
Wallingford Youth Soccer Club (2006-2016)
Guilford Youth Soccer Club (2006-2016)
Madison Youth Soccer (2006-2012)
Hamden Youth Soccer Club (2010-2014)
 
PLAYING EXPERIENCE
Quinnipiac University Men's Soccer
Ulster County Community College
IMG Soccer Academy
 
RECOGNITION / AWARDS
Quinnipiac University NCAA D1 Men's Soccer - Full Athletic Scholarship 
 
LEADERSHIP
Founder @ Lead2Rise (Sports Leadership Agency)

BLOG
www.wegotplayers.com/blog - (Helpful and educational articles about the college recruiting process)

Jarice Manson - Head Coach 

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CT SOL Teams: coming soon... 

COACHING CREDENTIALS:
USSF D National license
CJSA Boys Coach of the year 2008

COACHING EXPERIENCE:
Oakwood Soccer Club
Windsor High School
Mitchell College, Men's Assistant Coach 2016 - Present

 

Dylan Hogan - Staff Coach

 

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Teams: 2004 B, 2005 B, 2006 B, 2007 B and 2008 B. 

COACHING CREDENTIALS:
USSF F license
heads up: Concussion in youth sports
IYCA Youth Nutrition Specialist
 
COACHING EXPERIENCE:
Sporting CT 2017-present
Everson Soccer Academy 2015-present
Brazil CT 2015-present
Wallingford Youth Soccer club 2015-present
 
PLAYING EXPERIENCE:
Southern Connecticut Men's Soccer, CT
Wallingford Warriors state and region 1 champions, CT
Lyman Hall High School, CT
CFC Wildcats, CT
Brazil CT Futsal, CT
 
RECOGNITION / AWARDS:
2014 Boy's All Housatonic Team and Senior Bowl selection
Lyman Hall High School Co-Captain 2014
SCC Allstar Academic Team

 


 Carl Lombardo - Staff Coach

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Teams: 1998/99 Boys

 

COACHING CREDENTIALS

USSF B License

NSCAA Premier Diploma

 

COACHING EXPERIENCE

Oakwood Soccer Club

Connecticut Football Club (CFC)

Rocky Hill High School Boys Varsity Coach

Columbus Soccer Association

Arsenal Soccer Club

Ohio ODP

 

RECOGNITION / AWARDS

Ohio State University Men's Soccer:

All Regional

4 various All-Tournament Teams

Oakwood Soccer Club and Vinal Tech High School:

1st Team All American

Region 1 ODP

  


Victor Lopez – Staff Coach
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Teams: 2003/04 Girls Gold

 

COACHING CREDENTIALS

USSF D National License

CT High School Coach Certification

USC Goalkeeper Level 1

 

COACHING EXPERIENCE

Sporting CT (2016 - Present)

CT SOL (2017 - Present) 

Lyman Hall High School

2016 CFC Sound 

2012-16 Cheshire Soccer Club

2013-15 Brazil CT

2012-15 Everson Soccer Academy

2009-11 North Haven Soccer Club

 

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

DC United Reserves

Universitario de Deportes


 

Branislav Obrenovic – Staff Coach

(obrenovic.b@gmail.com)Teams: 2004 Gold and 2009 boys      

                                                                                                                                                  

 

COACHING CREDENTIALS

2009 – present            Faculty of Sport and Physical Education,
                                    Belgrade University – Phd, Sport Science

 

2009                            Faculty of Sport and Physical Education,
                                    Belgrade University - Masters Degree
                                    Bachelor of Sports Professor, Football department

2009                           Football Coaches School, FA Serbia,
                                   UEFA "A" License.


2007                           Faculty of Sport and Physical Education,
                                    University of Belgrade
                                    Personnel Centre - Football coach


2006                            Faculty of Sport and Physical Education
                                    University of Belgrade
                                    Professor of Sports, Football department

2003                           Football coaches School, FA Serbia,

                                   UEFA "B" license
 

2003                            High School of Coaching Belgrade
                                    Senior football coach
 

 

COACHING EXPERIENCE

2000 - 2011                 F.C. Zarkovo, Belgrade, Serbia
                                    Head coach: U-12, U-14, U-16, U-18, U-21.
                                   Senior team Head coach, 3rd League (2003),

                                    Senior team Assistant coach, 3th League (2006)
 

2012                            F.C. Zvezdara, Belgrade, Serbia
                                   Senior team Assistant coach, 3th League

                                   Coordinatior for youth categories

 

2013 - 2014                F.C. IM Rakovica, Belgrade, Serbia

                                   Senior team - Head coach and Assistant coach – 3th League

 

2012 - 2016                F.C. Borca, Belgrade, Serbia

                                   Head coach: U-16,

                                    Head coach - Youth team - Serbian national League

                                   Senior team - Assistant coach – Serbian 2th League

 

2001 - present             Football Academy Zarkovo, Belgrade, Serbia (co-founder)

                                   Head coach: U-6, U-7, U-8, U-9, U-10, U-11, U-12,

                                   Coordinator of coaching staff

 

2008 - 2016                JT International, Belgrade, Serbia
                                   Head coach of company’s football team for The Adriatic region  

                                   (Serbia, Albania, Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, FYR Macedonia)

                                    Selection and preparation for Regional JTI championships:

JTI CE Football Championship 2008, Switzerland,
            JTI CIS+ Football Championship 2010, Russia,

JTI CIS+ Football Championship 2012, Serbia,

JTI CE Football Cup 2014, Poland

JTI CE Football Cup 2016 Romania


2011                            Goran Vasic Soccer Academy, Middletown, Connecticut,
                                    United States of America
                                    Guest - expert observer: U-7, U-8, U-9, U-10, U-11


                                    Middletown "Magic" Youth Soccer, Middletown,
                                    Connecticut, United States of America
                                    Guest - expert obserever: U-11, U-12, U-13, U-14

 

2017                           Goran Vasic Soccer Academy, Middletown, Connecticut,
                                    United States of America
                                    Volunteer: U-7, U-8, U-9, U-10, U-11

 

                                    Sporting CT, Middletown, Connecticut,

                                    United States of America

                                    Volunteer: U-9, U-14

 

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

1996 - 1999                 F.C. Zarkovo, Belgrade, Serbia
1992 - 1996                 F.C. Knezevac, Belgrade, Serbia
1981 - 1992                 F.C. Cukaricki, Belgrade, Serbia

 

RECOGNITION / AWARDS

Coming soon...