Our Coaching Directors
Andre Nesfield – Director of Competitive Soccer
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Peter Thomas – Director of Academy Soccer
Peter has been involved in coaching for over 10 years. He currently holds the USSF ‘C’ License in addition to being certified by the English F.A. in Sports Psychology. Peter’s enthusiasm and love of the game is infectious, fitting in perfectly with our Academy aim to instill a love of the game. He is a true student of the game and has aspirations to continue his soccer education, a notion shared by all staff at Strikers.
He would one day like to be head coach at FC St. Pauli
Jack Curtin – Technical Director
Jack holds the unique BSc (HONS) Science and Football degree from Liverpool’s John Moores University. At the time of undertaking, it was the only football (soccer) degree in the world. He currently holds the USSF ‘C’ license in addition to several English F.A. coaching badges, including F.A. Level 2 & F.A. Youth Module. Furthermore, he has obtained BTEC Sport National Diploma, is a qualified fitness instructor and has certification in the revolutionary Prozone video performance analysis.
Jack has spent time with two of the most prestigious academies in the English Premier League, Everton F.C. & Liverpool F.C. giving him a rare insight into the day to day running of an Academy at the highest level of youth development. Along with establishing Marquette Soccer Academy program & developing from scratch a regional select team UPFA United in Michigan. Jack also has experience with Everton’s own American affiliate in Connecticut & Everton Westchester part of the USSF development academy.