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ANDREI POPESCU - DIRECTOR OF COACHING

EDUCATION

  • Masters of Science in Organizational Leadership - Quinnipiac University (August 2013)
  • Bachelors of Arts in Political Science - Quinnipiac University (May 2007)

COACHING CREDENTIALS

  • USSF "B" National Coaching License 
  • USSF Licenses: 4vs4, 7vs7, 9vs9, 11vs11
  • USFF Futsal State License 2
  • USC - Director of Coaching Diploma
  • USC Futsal Level 1 Diploma
  • USC Key Moments In The Game
  • USC Defending Principles Of Play
  • USC Sports Psychology & Individual Mental Skills
  • USC - Creating Talent Diploma
  • CCEP (Connecticut Coaching Education Program) - High School Coaching Certificate
  • AIC Level 1 of the NFHS Coach Certificate Program
  • NFHS Fundamentals Of Coaching                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

COACHING EXPERIENCE

  • LEAD Soccer (August 2012 - Present)
  • Sporting CT (July 2016 - Present)
  • CT SOL Summer Select Teams (June 2017 - Present)
  • 15 Years+ Of Youth Coaching Experience 
  • Everson Soccer Academy (April 2006 - June 2016)
  • Brazil CT (June 2011 - June 2016)
  • Ginga FC (August 2013 - June 2016)
  • Wallingford Youth Soccer Club (2008 - 2016)
  • Guilford Youth Soccer Club (2012 - 2016)
  • Madison Youth Soccer Club (2008 - 2012)
  • Hamden Youth Soccer Club (2010 - 2014)
  • Southbury Youth Soccer Club (2013-2015)
  • Meriden Youth Soccer Club (2012-2013)
  • Woodbridge Youth Soccer Club (2012-2014)

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

  • Gica Popescu Soccer Academy - (Craiova, Romania)
  • Woodrow Wilson High School - (Washington, DC)
  • IMG Soccer Academy - (Bradenton, FL)
  • Ulster County Community Community College - (Stone Ridge, NY)
  • Quinnipiac University Men's Soccer - (Hamden, CT)

 

RECOGNITION / AWARDS

  • Quinnipiac University (Full Athletic Scholarship)

 

LEADERSHIP

  • Director of Coaching at LEAD SOCCER LLC
  • Founder of Lead2Rise.com - Sports Leadership Agency
  • Founder of WeGotPlayers.com - Athletic Recruiting Blog  
  • Director of Futsal & College Pathway at SportingCT

LANGUAGES

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Romanian 

 

"An authentic and engaging coach who develops, leads and empowers players to become the best versions of themselves while he builds character and helps them grow their passion for the soccer game."

 - Coach Andrei Popescu

WHY I COACH

 

 


‚ÄčDYLAN HOGAN - PERFORMANCE & NUTRITION COACH

                                                                                                               

COACHING CREDENTIALS:
  • USSF F license
  • Heads up: Concussion in youth sports
  • IYCA Youth Nutrition Specialist
COACHING EXPERIENCE:
  • Sporting CT 2017-present
  • LEAD SOCCER 2018 - present
  • Southern Connecticut Performance Coach 2019 - 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