Lee Kellett - Director of Youth Soccer


Hometown: Preston, England
Favorite Team: Manchester United

Qualifications:
USSF A & B License
UEFA B License
USC Advanced National Diploma, Pass with Distinction
FA Goalkeeping Level 2, Pass with Excellence
FA Coaching Level 1 & 2
FA Coaching Futsal Course
FA Coaching Disabled Footballers Course
Coerver Coaching Diploma
USC Director of Coaching Diploma
Vision Training License

Key Coaching Experiences:
Co-founded the Ghana Football Project based in Accra, Ghana
Coaching for Conservation program in Botswana, Africa
Tampa Bay United US Development Academy U14 Coach
Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach SUNY Maritime College

Anthony Brockbank
 - Assistant Director of Youth Soccer


Hometown: Preston, England
Favorite Team: Enjoys watching all teams

Qualifications:
UEFA B License
USC Premier Diploma, Pass with Distinction
USC Director of Coaching Diploma
FA Youth Module 1 & 2
FA Goalkeeping Level 2
FA Coaching Disabled Footballers Course
Ajax Amsterdam Coaching Course
Vision Training License

Key Coaching Experiences:
Co-founded the Ghana Football Project based in Accra, Ghana
AC Milan Academy, Australia, Coach
Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach SUNY Maritime College
SC Gjøa 'Coach of the Year' 2019

Tiago Miguel de Afonseca Valente


Hometown: Lisbon, Portugal
Favorite Team: SL Benfica

Qualifications:
UEFA B & C License
USSF D License
Bachelor Degree in Physical Education and Sports
Masters Degree in Athletic Training
Vision Training License

Key Coaching Experiences:
Belenenses CF Youth Coach
Sporting Lisbon CP Youth Coach
SC Gjøa 'Coach of the Year' 2021

Tuany Landeiro Miguel


Hometown: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Favorite teams: Corinthians FC

Qualifications:
USSF D License
Level 1 Talent Identification in Football - PFSA
PFSA Opposition Analysis in Football - PFSA
FA Coaching Futsal Level 1

Key Coaching Experiences:
Florida Region lll Olympic Developmental Program Assistant Region Coach
B-Elite Assistant Technical Director & Girls Coach
Rhodia Youth Team (Brazil) Assistant Coach

Kaha Tavadze


Hometown: Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia
Favorite Team: Bayern Munich

Qualifications:
UEFA C License
USSF C License
Master in High-Performance Football
Tovo Methodology Diploma
USC Sports Psychology and Individual Mental Skills Diploma
Vision Training License
Hub Soccer Differential Learning System Level 1, Soccer Analyst Level 1 & 2

Key Coaching Experiences:
Eastchester Youth Soccer Youth Coach
Modern School of Soccer Youth Coach
Tbilisi Dinamo Youth Coach
SC Gjøa 'Coach of the Year' 2020

Andreas Antoniades


Hometown: Nicosia, Cyprus
Favorite Team: Arsenal

Qualifications:
UEFA B & C License
Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science
PFSA Football Scouting
PFSA Level 1 Talent Identification in Football

Key Coaching Experiences:
Adelphi University Men's Club Soccer
NYCFC Pre-Academy and Youth Coach
Liverpool FC International Academy, Cyprus
PSG Academy, New York

Marcio Fernandes


Hometown: Jamaica, Queens
Favorite Team: FC Porto

Qualifications:
USSF C License
Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education
Master’s Degree in Coaching and Athletic Administration

Key Coaching Experiences:
John Jay College Assistant Coach
NYCFC Youth Coach
NYAC Men’s NPSL Team Assistant Coach

Atticus Tamman


Hometown: Mt. Holly, New Jersey
Favorite Team: Arsenal

Qualifications:
USC Advanced National License
USSF Level E License
USSF 11v11 Course
USSF 9v9 Course

Key Coaching Experiences:
Academy Youth Coach, Orlando City Academy
Youth Academy Coordinator, Liverpool FC International Tampa Bay
Varsity Coach, Canterbury High School
Network Coach/Site Coordinator, Success Academy Charter School NY

Jimmy Svendsen - Youth Athletic Director


Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Favorite teams US Men’s and Women’s National Teams, NYCFC, Norway

Qualifications:
Gjøa Youth Soccer Coach, Administrator, and Board Member since 1985
Gjøa Life Member - 2008
Gjøa Hall of Fame - inducted 2016
CJSL Board Member since 1986
CJSL Hall of Fame - inducted 2013
CJSL Life Member - 2005
ENYYSA Board Member 1996 - 1998, 2019 - present
ENYYSA Hall of Fame - inducted 2017
Scandinavian Sports Club - The Vikings Coach 1980 - 1985

John Tucker - Director of Operations


Hometown: Detroit, MI
Favorite teams: US Men’s and Women’s National Teams

Qualifications:
USSF D License (March 2021)
Gjøa Youth Soccer Administrative Volunteer 2007-2017
ENYRA Referee
AYSO Volunteer Coach and Referee 2004-2017
78 Youth Sports Volunteer Coach 2004-2015
Owner/GM of Rose Water 2000-2019