Coaches – Soccer

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Director of Soccer

Thomas Durkin - Club Med Academies Soccer 1Thomas Durkin

Director of Soccer

US Soccer A License, National Staff Coach & Instructor/Coach Educator.

Extensive experience at every level of US Soccer.  Coaching background ranging from Youth to Professional.  Highly regarded for his ability to develop players and cultivate talent, respected for his tactical acumen and dedication to the growth of soccer in the US.

Tom has a unique perspective on US Soccer having coached or directed programs with The Tampa Bay Mutiny (MLS), Boston Breakers (NWSL), and Bradenton Academics (PDL), NCAA Rutgers and Northeastern Universities DI & DIII, NJCAA Union and Richland College, US Soccer U17 National team, US Soccer Development Academy League and Directing the North Texas and Eastern Pennsylvania State Associations.

Tom comes to CMA from the Boston area where he was Club Wide Director and Development Aca demy Coach for New England Futbol Club (NEFC) and is happy to return to the academy platform in Florida.  Tom was the Architect of IMG Soccer Academy, designing a comprehensive player development plan that produced 52 professionals and countless NCAA Division I Athletes over his 14 year tenure and is anxious to repeat or surpass the record of success with CMA Soccer.

Tom has Coaching Certifications from FIFA World Youth Football Academy, The Irish Football Association (FAI), The Royal Dutch Football Federation (KNVB) and US Soccer Instructor Badge.

Coaches

Hugo Caicedo - Club Med Academies SoccerHugo Caicedo

Trainer

  • Playing Career
    • 1985-1986       Deportivo Cali (Colombia)
    • 1987                  Deportes Quindio (Colombia)
    • 1988                 Deportivio Cali (Colombia)
    • 1989                 Atletico Bucaramanga (Colombia)
    • 1990-1991       Deportivo Cali (Colombia)
    • 1992                 First Semester Atletico Bucaramanga (Colombia)
    • 1992-1993       Mineros Soccer Club (Venezuela)
    • 1993-1994       Monagas Soccer Club (Venezuela)

     

    Professional Tournaments

     

    • American Cup (Paraguay 1985) – 2nd Place
    • World Cup U19 (Russia 1985) – Semi Finalist
    • Mustang Cup (Ft. Lauderdale 1985) – 2nd Place
    • Acapulco Cup (Mexico 1985) – Champions
    • Marlboro Cup (New York, USA 1987) – Champions
    • LA Tournament (Los Angeles, USA 1988) – 2nd Place

     

    Personal Information

     

    •  Place of Birth – Colombia

Pedro Magallanes - Club Med Academies SoccerPedro Magallanes

Trainer

Playing Career

 

  • Pedro was a professional player for the legendary dynasty of Independiente de Avellaneda soccer team in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Independiente of Avellaneda is still South America’s only club to hold the most Copa Libertadores championships, of which Pedro was part of two championships.

 

  • Among many of his accomplishments during his career in Argentina, Pedro also played alongside Diego Maradona for Argentinos Juniors, as well as many other great players for the Argentine National Team.

 

  • Pedro then came over to play in North America landing in Fort Lauderdale, Florida to play for the Strikers, winning multiple championships and awards.

 

Personal Life

 

  • Pedro is recognized as one of this area’s top motivating coaches for aspiring young soccer players. He has succeeded with numerous teams and clubs by stressing skill development, self-confidence, decision making, conditioning and discipline. He stresses that games are won on the practice field.

 

Personal Information

 

  • 15 Years 1st Division Professional Player Experience
  • Independiente de Avellaneda (Argentina) 1973-1980
  • Argentinos Juniors Soccer Club 1980-1981
  • Argentine National Team 1984
  • Talleres de Cordoba 1984-1997
  • Fort Lauderdale Strikers 1989-1992
  • Player and Coach for Miami Fusion 1997
  • Fort Lauderdale Strikers 1989-1992
  • Player and Coach for Miami Fusion 1997

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