VINICIUS DOS SANTOS – TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

Coaching Licenses:

  • USSF “A” License
  • NSCAA Premier Diploma
  • NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma
  • Brazilian Coaching License – Confederação Brasileira de Futebol (CFB)
  • KNVB – Royal Dutch Football – International Coaching License – Zeist / Netherlands

Coaching Experience:

  • Colorado Rapids Soccer Club – Development Academy, CO: 2014
  • Futsal Director and Technical Director Scottsdale Soccer Blackhawks, AZ: 2012 – 2014
  • Director of Coaching Ahwatukee Foothill Soccer Club, AZ:2010-2012
  • Assistant Director of Coaching Pros Soccer Club, AZ: 2009-2010
  • Arizona ODP Staff Coach: 2009-2010
  • ODP Region IV Camp Staff: 2009
  • Staff Coach Sereno Soccer, AZ: 2002-2009
  • Staff Coach Men’s Soccer Phoenix College, AZ: 2002
  • Staff Coach Tempe Soccer Club, AZ: 2000-2002
  • Director of Coaching Brusa International Soccer Institute (Phoenix): 1997-2001
  • Director of Coaching Clube Pequeninos do Jockey (São Paulo, Brazil): 1991-1996
  • FUTSAL Head Coach – Colegio Equipe – São Paulo Brazil 1995-1996

Playing Experience:

  • Clube Pequeninos do Jockey – San Paulo, Brazil
  • Sao Paulo Futebol Clube
  • SE Palmeiras
  • Sao Bento Sorocaba
  • University of Sao Paulo (USP)

Education:

  • Master of Science of Sport Management – Southern New Hampshire University

MAXI VIERA – FUTSAL HEAD COACH

Coaching Licenses:

  • USSF “B” License

Coaching Experience:

  • Staff Coach San Tan Legacy, AZ: 2017 – present
  • Assistant Coach Qatar Men’s National Team, Qatar: 2015 – 2017
  • Staff Coach AFSC, AZ: 2012 – 2015
  • Staff Coach Fullerton Ranger Soccer Club, CA: 2009 – 2010
  • Technical Director Cisco Soccer Club, AZ: 2007 – 2008
  • Staff Coach Desert Elite Soccer Club, AZ: 2006 – 2007
  • Staff Coach SC Del Sol Soccer Club: 2001 – 2006
  • Staff Coach San Jose Clash, CA: 1999 – 2000

Playing Experience:

  • Saint Louis FC
  • San Jose Clash, MLS – USA
  • Atacama – Chile
  • IASA – Uruguay
  • Macara – Ecuador
  • Huracan – Uruguay
  • Rampla Juniors – Uruguay
  • Penarol – Uruguay

Education:

  • Bachelors in Social Sciences – Universidad de la Republica del Uruguay
  • Bachelors in Social Studies – University of Social Studies, Uruguay
  • Scuola Italiana di Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Italian School of Athens, Greece
MVP Honors Awards
  • MLS MVP 15 games of the season 2002
  • MLS MVP 12 games of the season 1999
  • MVP Chile Cup, Best Midfielder 1996
  • MVP Best Player of Uruguay 1994
  • MVP Best Midfielder of Uruguay 1993
  • MVP Uruguayan League 199

SHAWN COVELY – CLUB DIRECTOR

Administrative Experience:

  • Ignite Futsal, Club Director: 2017 – present
  • Ignite Volleyball Club, Club Director: 2013-present
  • Ignite Volleyball Club, Head Coach (14’s – 18’s): 2013-present
  • USA Volleyball Safesport Director, Ignite Volleyball Club: 2014-present
  • North Phoenix Prep Volleyball Director, Head Coach: 2016 – present
  • Fountain Hills JV Head Coach: 2015 season
  • AGAF Volleyball Head Coach (ages 7 – 18): 2011 – 2013

Volleyball Education / Certifications:

  • 2013- 2016: Gold Medal Squared Coaches Clinics
  • 2015 USAV Beach IMPACT Certification
  • 2014: USAV CAP I Certification
  • 2013: USAV IMPACT Certification
  • 2014: Safesport Certification
  • 2013- 2015: CDC and NFHS Concussion Certification

Soccer Playing Experience:

  • 1984 – 1988: Varsity HS Soccer