NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma, NSCAA Advanced National Diploma, USSF National Youth License, USSF National D License, NSCAA Goalkeepeping Level 1 Diploma, State of Florida Department of Education Athletic Coaching Certificate(Grades K-12) Level 1 Canadian Coaching License, TopSoccer Certificate.
Played at an Elite level in Canada, after moving from the UK. Started coaching education at 17 while playing on New Brunswick U18 Provincial team (ODP Equivalent) Recruited to UConn as a freshman. Despite career ending injury, continued to play at a high amateur level. Coached players of all ages and all levels for over 30 years, including four years of High School Soccer (Eastlake Girls). Experience as Administrative Director (Palm Harbor) and Director of Coaching (Tarpon FC) also served on the Executive BOD at United Soccer Association. Firm believer in the philosophy ‘let the game be the teacher’ but well aware that our young players need a firm technical base to achieve true success at an advanced level.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Rascals Soccer Academy program introduces the beautiful game of soccer to 2–5 year old boys and girls. By providing a fun and nurturing ‘player first’ environment, we look to provide our little players with the confidence to excel and thrive as they navigate through our age appropriate soccer related activities. During the initial fundamental stages of player development it is essential that we allow our little players to experience success and develop a love for the game that will stay with them throughout their soccer careers
Rascals Soccer Academy is a place where your child can learn in a supportive and fun learning environment; a place where they can come to have fun with their friends and find success whatever their skill or interest level may be. Each age appropriate session is designed to promote coordination, movement and balance and most importantly fun, fun and fun. We are excited to have your child be a part of our soccer academy
- Touches on the ball
- Foot skills
- Encouraging Individual Creativity
- Motor Skills (agility, balance, and coordination)
- Fun Through Small Sided Games
- Guided Discovery
- Development vs. Winning
FUN! FUN! FUN! 🙂
Contact Us if you have any questions
- “Finnley had an awesome time this morning!! He keeps asking if tomorrow is Saturday so he can go to soccer again. DanielleThank you for all you do to make sure these kids have so much fun! It was so organized and engaging!! Great job coach!!
“My husband brought our son, Greyson, to soccer last night. Greyson absolutely loved it! Thanks so much!Thanks again for all you do with this league. Greyson has been so excited to get to play with you again!” Tiffany
- “Hi Coach John! Logan is so excited to be back with you” Jessie
*Siblings Discount If you are registering more than one child, please contact me to get additional siblings discounted 20%
*Veterans Discount If you are a veteran or on active duty with our armed forces please contact me to find out how to get a 20% discount