Matt Pilkington: Performance Phase Lead

Matt Pilkington: Performance Phase Lead

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
Jose Jimenez: U17 Head Coach

Jose Jimenez: U17 Head Coach

Hugo Guzman: U15 Head Coach

Hugo Guzman: U15 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)

Michael Dal Pra: Development Phase Lead/U14 Head Coach

Michael Dal Pra: Development Phase Lead/U14 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)
Richard Scott: U13 Head Coach

Richard Scott: U13 Head Coach

Edson Buddle: U12 - U14 Academy Assistant Coach

Edson Buddle: U12 - U14 Academy Assistant Coach

Bonny Londono: U12 Head Coach

Bonny Londono: U12 Head Coach

Peter Watson: U12 Head Coach

Peter Watson: U12 Head Coach

Danny Cepero: Performance Phase Academy Goalkeeper Coach

Danny Cepero: Performance Phase Academy Goalkeeper Coach

Steven Diaz: Development Phase Academy Goalkeeper Coach

Steven Diaz: Development Phase Academy Goalkeeper Coach

Brendan Smith: Director, Academy Administration

Brendan Smith: Director, Academy Administration

Conner Alexander: Academy Administrator

Conner Alexander: Academy Administrator

Chris Terry: Academy Administrator

Chris Terry: Academy Administrator

Dan Miller: Academy Performance Analyst

Dan Miller: Academy Performance Analyst

Tara Condon: Academy Athletic Trainer/Development Phase Performance Coach

Tara Condon: Academy Athletic Trainer/Development Phase Performance Coach

Amy Aviles: Academy Athletic Trainer

Amy Aviles: Academy Athletic Trainer

Diego Martinez: Performance Coach, Academy

Diego Martinez: Performance Coach, Academy

Omar Edwards: Recruitment Lead, U9 – U13

Omar Edwards: Recruitment Lead, U9 – U13

Noah Ross: Scouting Information Manager

Noah Ross: Scouting Information Manager