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Fredericksburg FC

Fredericksburg FC

Technical Staff

Grover Gibson
PositionDirector of Coaching
LicenseUSSF GrassrootsFutsal Diploma Level 1
Number of Years Coaching10 years
Coaching Experience
RVA FC Men's Head Coach NPSL- National Premier Soccer League ( National Champions 2013, Regional Champions 2013, Conference Champions 2013, 2015, 2016
RVA FC Women's Head Coach WPSL - Women's Premier Soccer League
FASA USL PDL Men's Head Coach - Premier Development League
US Open Cup Qualification 2014, 2015, 2016
Fredericksburg FC CCL Pro 23 Men's Head Coach
Fredericksburg FC CCL Pro 23 Women's Head Coach
Prince Williams Soccer Inc College Coordinator
Playing Experience
2nd & 3rd Bundesliga (13 Years)Apps(Gls)
YearsTeam
1997–1999VfB Stuttgart II110
1999–2000FC Augsburg250
2000–2002SV Elversberg315
2002–20031. FSV Mainz 0540
2003–2004SV Elversberg271
2004–2005SSV Jahn Regensburg302
2005–2006SC Preußen Münster111
2006Kickers Emden81
2007SC Preußen Münster122
2007–2009Rot-Weiss Ahlen406
Coaching Philosophy
Talent is nothing without hard work - Cr7





Milos Draca
PositionAssistant Director of Coaching
LicenseUEFA B LicenseUSSF D License
Number of Years Coaching
Coaching Experience
West Delaware High School Head Coach
Cedar River Soccer Association Head coach
Playing Experience
FC Vojvodina
FC Novi Sad
FC Veternik
FC Leicester City U21
FC Westchester Flames
Missouri Valley College
Mount Mercy University
Coaching Philosophy
Developing individual and team skills and always try to push players to reach their full potential.





Kevin Carmichael
PositionAcademy Director
LicenseUSSF D LicenseNSCAA Director of Coaching DiplomaNSCCA Goalkeeping Level 1United Soccer Coaches Advanced National Diploma
Number of Years Coaching
Coaching Experience
Virginia Beach City FC
Granby High School Women's Varsity Coach
Virginia Olympic Development Program Souteastern District Coaching Staff
Kings Fork High School Girls JV
FC United Girls Director of Coaching
Hampton Roads Strikers Technical Director
Elite Training Academy
Norfolk Collegiate Assistant Varsity / Head JV Women's Soccer
Virginia Rush Soccer Club
Playing Experience
Coaching Philosophy




Ben Leduc
PositionYouth Director U9 & U10
LicenseUSSF Grassroots License
Number of Years Coaching
Coaching Experience
FFC Academy & Pre-Academy Staff
Playing Experience
DC United Academy
Prince William Soccer Inc
Virginia Olympic Development Program
Virginia Olympic Development Program
Coaching Philosophy





Joseph DeMartino
PositionGoalkeeping Director
LicenseUnited Soccer Coaches GK Level 3
Number of Years Coaching1
Coaching Experience
Beach FC
Fredericksburg FC
Playing Experience
Virginia Rush
Beach FC
Richmond International Academic and Soccer Academy
Eccleshill United
Coaching Philosophy
Soccer has to be fun for kids or it doesn't make sense- Johan Cruyff. Making a fun, engaging, learning environment for player to develop in is my overall goal.

2019-20 Coaching Staff

James Antonplos
Teams11 Boys Red
License
Number of Years Coaching
Coaching Experience
North Bay Soccer
Playing Experience
Saint Vincent College
Mount Aloysius College
Pipeline Soccer Club
Delaware Olympic Development Program
Coaching Philosophy





Peter Armatis
Teams05 Boys Red
LicenseUSSF D License
Number of Years Coaching
Coaching Experience
Playing Experience
Coaching Philosophy





Amanda Baroche
TeamsGoalkeeper Staff
License
Number of Years Coaching
Coaching Experience
Playing Experience
Coaching Philosophy





Jackie Cajina
Teams10 Girls Black
License
Number of Years Coaching
Coaching Experience
Playing Experience
Coaching Philosophy





Kevin Carmichael
Teams08 Boys Black07 Boys Black05 Girls Black
LicenseUSSF D LicenseNSCAA Director of Coaching DiplomaNSCCA Goalkeeping Level 1United Soccer Coaches Advanced National Diploma
Number of Years Coaching
Coaching Experience
Virginia Beach City FC
Granby High School Women's Varsity Coach
Virginia Olympic Development Program Souteastern District Coaching Staff
Kings Fork High School Girls JV
FC United Girls Director of Coaching
Hampton Roads Strikers Technical Director
Elite Training Academy
Norfolk Collegiate Assistant Varsity / Head JV Women's Soccer
Virginia Rush Soccer Club
Playing Experience
Coaching Philosophy





Milos Draca
Teams08 Girls Black06 Girls Black04 Boys Black
LicenseUEFA B LicenseUSSF D License
Number of Years Coaching
Coaching Experience
West Delaware High School Head Coach
Cedar River Soccer Association Head coach
Playing Experience
FC Vojvodina
FC Novi Sad
FC Veternik
FC Leicester City U21
FC Westchester Flames
Missouri Valley College
Mount Mercy University
Coaching Philosophy
Developing individual and team skills and always try to push players to reach their full potential.





Joseph DeMartino
TeamsGoalkeeper Director
LicenseUnited Soccer Coaches GK Level 3
Number of Years Coaching1
Coaching Experience
Beach FC
Fredericksburg FC
Playing Experience
Virginia Rush
Beach FC
Richmond International Academic and Soccer Academy
Eccleshill United
Coaching Philosophy
Soccer has to be fun for kids or it doesn't make sense- Johan Cruyff. Making a fun, engaging, learning environment for player to develop in is my overall goal.





Matt Eby
TeamsGoalkeeper Staff
LicenseNSCAA Level 2 GoalkeepingUSSF F License
Number of Years Coaching
Coaching Experience
University of Mary Washington Women's Assistant Coach
Massaponax Boys Varisty Head Coach
Playing Experience
University of Mary Washington
Coaching Philosophy
A coach needs to provide a fun but constructive environment to instill a love of the game as well as a growth mindset in players.





Jermaine Keller
Teams09 Girls Black
LicenseUSSF D LicenseNSCAA National DiplomaNSCAA Futsal Level 1KNVB Youth Coaching Diploma
Number of Years Coaching
Coaching Experience
MYS Sporting CT Premier Boys Director of Coaching
East Hampton High School Boys Varsity Head Coach - State Champions 2014
Playing Experience
Kean University Men's Soccer (1992-96) - National Champions, 2x All American Honors, 2x All Conference, 3x All-Metro
Danish Dynamite Soccer Academy (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Central Jersey Riptide (USISL Pro League)
NY/NJ Metro Stars (MLS)
San Diego Flash (USISL - A League)
Milwaukee Sports Club (Pro-Am)
USA U20 Training Pool
Coaching Philosophy
I have had the opportunity to play soccer at just about every level; from the amateur level to the professional level. I have also had the opportunity to train in Europe for a summer. And along the way I have had the fortune to be trained and instructed by several incredible coaches, who have impacted my life beyond the field. Because I have been so
blessed, I continue to look for opportunities to give back to the game that gave me so much. And with that training that I have received, I have instilled into the players that I have worked with character values such as: Integrity | Trust | Grace | Ambition | Work Ethic | Respect | Learning and Fun.





Ben Leduc
Teams11 Boys Black10 Boys Black
LicenseUSSF Grassroots License
Number of Years Coaching
Coaching Experience
FFC Academy & Pre-Academy Staff
Playing Experience
DC United Academy
Prince William Soccer Inc
Virginia Olympic Development Program
Coaching Philosophy





Steve Petros
Teams01/02 Boys Black, 03 Boys Black
LicenseUSSF D License
Number of Years Coaching10
Coaching Experience
Fredericksburg FC 2010-present; 1995-96, 1999-2003 age groups
Chancellor High School - varsity assistant since 2010, JV head coach since 2012 (103-12-12, 5 conference titles)
Playing Experience
Northern Virginia Soccer Club (92-94)
Virginia Soccer Association (95-96)
Fredericksburg FC (96-02)
Chancellor High School (00-03)
University of Mary Washington Club Soccer (03-07)
Coaching Philosophy
Coach youth soccer to stay competitive and make a positive impact on kids. If you want personal glory, play a video game.





Steve Plato
Teams06 Girls Red
LicenseUSSF D License
Number of Years Coaching
Coaching Experience
Playing Experience
High School Varsity
Travel Soccer Player
Military Team
Coaching Philosophy
I want every player I coach to learn to love the game as much as I do. Make it fun and competitive to get the most out of players. Positive reinforcement of good play/decisions, while always correcting mistakes….also in a positive way. Spend most of time focusing on technical skills/basics as its very tough to become a great player if you can’t do the simple stuff on a consistent basis. Encourage play that is: aggressive, focused, high speed of play, confident….wanting the ball on your foot, Style of play, formations, etc is dictated by the skill level and abilities of the team.





Will Rudich
Teams07 Girls Red
License
Number of Years Coaching
Coaching Experience
Playing Experience
Coaching Philosophy





Delroy Thompson
Teams09 Boys Black
LicenseUSSF D License
Number of Years CoachingCoaching Since 2003 with Fredericksburg FC
Coaching Experience
Rec Soccer in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Playing Experience
Played Youth Soccer in Jamaica
Played in leagues around the world while serving in the United States Air Force
Military Team
Coaching Philosophy
I endeavor to develop soccer players that are technically sound and in doing so create a positive experience for players.





David Yates
Teams06 Boys Black, 01/02 Girls Black
LicenseUSSF D
Number of Years Coaching7
Coaching Experience
University of Maine Farmington Assistant Men's Coach, New England College Graduate Assistant Coach, Virginia Military Institute Assistant Men's Coach,
University of Mary Washington Assistant Men's Coach
Western Maine United, Hampshire United, VBR Star
Playing Experience
FCSC Travel Soccer
Fauquier High School
Lynchburg College 2011-2015
Coaching Philosophy

Contact

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Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401

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