Coaches – Soccer

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Director of Soccer

Thomas Durkin - Club Med Academies Soccer 1Thomas Durkin

Director of Soccer

Playing Career

  • Played for Loyola University Maryland before playing in the amateur level, competing in state leagues and cups.

 

Managerial Career

  • Durkin served as head coach for FC Celtic Bolts, Bradenton Academics, Union County College, Richland College and Rutgers University. He also was an assistant manager for United States U–17 national team and the now defunct Tampa Bay Mutiny.
  • On September 3, 2013, he replaced Lisa Cole and interim manager Cat Whitehill as the manager of the Boston Breakers, after serving for them as an assistant for the last two matches of the 2013 National Women’s Soccer League.

 

Personal Life

  • He graduated from Kent State University.

 

Personal Information

  • Full Name: Tom Durkin
  • Place of Birth: United States
  • Current Team: Club Med Academies (Director of Soccer Academy/Manager)

 

Teams Managed

Years                     Team

  • 1982–1986 Union County College (Head coach)
  • 1986–1991 Rutgers University (Head coach)
  • 1994–1996 Richland College (Head coach)
  • 1995–1996 United States U–17 (Assistant)
  • 1996–1998 Tampa Bay Mutiny (Assistant)
  • 1998–2011 Bradenton Academics (Head Coach)
  • 2013-2015 Boston Breakers (Assistant)

Coaches

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

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

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