Academy Coach Education

ESSA COACHING EDUCATION PROGRAM

It is the Academy’s intention to not only deliver a pathway to a professional soccer career or scholarship, but to also provide a solid foundation in other areas of soccer to fully prepare our players with the tools they will need in the future.

It is the philosophy of most Academies in Europe to provide a coaching education to the players supported by the academies and the Professional Footballers’ Association (The PFA). Not only does it provide further education for the player, it further develops an understanding and a different angle to develop the player in other areas of their soccer career.

We will encourage all our senior Academy players to follow this opportunity as and when the Academy feels the timing is right for the senior player.

Tyler Palmer – Junior Assistant Coach

ESSA FC are proud to announce that Tyler Palmer has attained his frist USSF Licence through the Academy’s coaching Education program.

Tyler will now start as one of our Junior assistant coaches and will embark on his USSF D Licence coaching badge supported and funded by the Academy,

He will also have close working relationships with the coaching team at the Academy learning how to deliver the Academy’s philosophy to our junior players.

Playing Achievements:

Darton State College Men’s Soccer Player (2015) -GCAA Regular Season Conference Champion -NJCAA Men’s Regional Champion -NJCAA National Tournament

2016 Semi-Pro Team: Florida SC (UPSL)

Assist Leader

MOTM (3 matches)

Saint Leo Men’s Soccer Player (2016-2017) -Leading Points Total (2017) -Leading Goal Scorer (2017)

Chris Reckner – Senior Academy Player

ESSA FC are proud to announce that senior player Chris Reckner has attained his frist USSF Licence through the Academy’s coaching Education program.

Chris will now start as one of our junior coaches and will embark on his USSF D Licence coaching badge supported and funded by the Academy,

He will also have close working relationships with the coaching team at the Academy learning how to deliver the Academy’s philosophy to our junior players.

Chris’s life long goal is to play professional soccer and be the best he can at the sport. He has been developing at the Academy and always demonstrates excellent ethics in all aspects of the game and we are proud to have Chris as one of our First coaches that has come through the Academy’s Education program.