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Matt Pilkington: Performance Phase Lead / U19 Head Coach

Coaching Experience

NYCFC Academy U19 Head Coach: 2018-present
NYCFC Academy U15/U16 Head Coach: 2016-2018
Downtown United SC Technical Director U12-U18 Boys: 2014-2016
Bethesda-Olney USDA U-17 Coach: 2013-2014
DC United Academy Coach: 2005-2008

Playing Experience

Matt earned a full-athletic scholarship on the George Washington University Soccer program where he spent two years before going on to represent Richmond Kickers for two seasons in the A-League.

Credentials

  • U.S.S.F “A” FIFA Coaching License 2008- present
  • U.S.S.F. “B” FIFA Coaching License 2005
  • U.S.S.F. “C” FIFA Coaching License 2004
  • English FA Coaching License 1998

Education

  • George Washington University, Business and Sport Management, 2002
  • Stirling University, MSC for Performance Coaching, 2016

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Hugo Guzman: U17 Head Coach

Coaching Experience

NYCFC Academy U14 Head Coach: 2016-present
Sacramento Republic FC Academy Lead Face Coach U12/U13: 2016
Metropolitan Oval Assistant Technical Director: 2012-2015
New York Red Bulls RDS Training Program: 2010-2012

Playing Experience

Between 2000 and 2007, Hugo played for Brooklyn Knights PDL and Club, ODP Eastern New York, Queens College CUNY.

Credentials

  • U.S.S.F. “B” FIFA Coaching License 2016
  • U.S.S.F. “C” FIFA Coaching License 2014
  • U.S.S.F. “D” FIFA Coaching License 2012

Education

  • Major in Economics and Finance (2010)
  • Minor in Political Science (2010)
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Michael Dal Pra: U15 Head Coach

Coaching Experience

NYCFC Academy U12 Head Coach: 2016-2019
NYCFC Academy U13/14 Assistant Coach: 2016-2018
U.S Development Academy New York Soccer Club, 10-12: 2012-2016
Castleford Rovers Soccer Club, NY, 10-12: 2010-2012

Playing Experience

Michael spent one year with Udinese Calcio Primavera in the mid-2000s and played with the U.S Youth National Team Residency programs before then.

Credentials

  • U.S.S.F. National “B” Coaching License (2015)
  • U.S.S.F. National “C” Coaching License (2012)

Education

  • St. John’s University, Major in Education (2007-2010)

Bonny Londono: U12 Academy Coach

Peter Watson: U12 Academy Coach

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Academy Staff

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Brendan Smith | Senior Manager of Academy Administration

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Conner Alexander | Academy Administrator

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Dan Miller | Academy Performance Analyst

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Danny Cepero | Academy Goalkeeper Coach

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Jonathan D'Angelo | Academy Athletic Trainer

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Noah Ross | Scouting Information Manager

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