Diego Rios

coach

Over 20 years of soccer experience including playing professional soccer and developing player’s skills to maximum potential. My teams had transitioned from C teams to A teams and won multiples championships across the nation. Currently pursuing a B USYSA license. I am confident that my skills, abilities and experience can be a great addition to the program.

  • Coached boys aged 10 - 19 years old. Taught technical and tactical skills to improve both their ability to read the game and their individual soccer skills

  • Coached competitive teams at national levels

  • Over 10 years of coaching at the best colleges showcases tournaments in USA   

  • Coached at practices and game competitions supervising strength and conditioning program

  • Over 12 years of helping players to get recruited by colleges

  • Reviews game film to fine tune game time strategies

  • Works individually with players to improve techniques and fundamentals

  • Responsible for staying on track on player’s strength and conditioning

 

EDUCATION

•Florida International University, Miami, FL

Master of Physical Education, Expected graduation 2024

Bachelors in Finance, Honors Graduate December 2010 GPA: 3.5

•RDC ESPANYOL FC. Academy Director Diploma – Barcelona, Spain

 US Soccer B License (in Progress)

•US Soccer C License 

•US Soccer D license

•US Soccer E license

 

EXPERIENCE

Director of coaches & Founder of Strikers Miami F.C 2010 - Present

Coral Estates Strikers coach 2010 - 2019 

Palmetto High School Head Coach 2019 - 2020
Coral Reef High School Head Coach 2018 - 2019

Gulliver Middle School Coach 2013 – 2018

Pinecrest Premier U18 coach 2018 - 2021

Professional Player - Club Atletico Nacional,  Medellín, Colombia 1998

HONORS

Florida Youth Soccer Coach Of the Year 2019

Florida Telemundo Soccer Coach of the year  2019

Florida International University Dean’s List 2009 – 2010

Professional soccer player Nacional Colombia 1999

Best Florida soccer player 1997

All Dade leader score 1996 -1997

 Daniel Mora 

Coach 

EXPERIENCE

• Strikers Miami FC.  COMPETITIVE 

Coach FYSA U14/U16  From July 2020 –Present

• Miami FC COMPETITIVE 

Head Coach FYSA U11/U13| From Aug 2019 –July2020

• Riviera Preparatory School RECREATIONAL

Head Coach Soccer program Summer camp 2019| From Jun 2019 – Aug 2019

• Real Miami FC  COMPETITIVE 

Head Coach FYSA U10/U11/U12| From Aug 2017 – May 2019

• Elite academy FC  COMPETITIVE 

Head Coach U7/U8/U9| Jan 2018 — Aug 2019

• Archbishop Coleman Carrol High School HS LEVEL 

Goalkeeper Coach and Assistant Coach BOYS and GIRLS| From Nov 2016 – Mar 2017

• La Academia 2m12 COMPETITIVE 

Goalkeeper Coach and assistant of U10/U11/U12| From Aug 2016 – May 2017

• Pinecrest S.C RECREATIONAL 

Soccer coach Future Stars U6/U7/U8| From Aug 2015 – May 2016

 

EDUCATION

• USSF LICENSE D

• USSF LICENSE 11 VS 11

• USSF LICENSE 7 VS 7

• USSF LICENSE F

• UNITED SOCCER COACHES: ATTACKING PRINCIPLES OF PLAY DIPLOMA

• UNITED SOCCER COACHES: SPORTS PHYSIOLOGY DIPLOMA

• UNITED SOCCER COACHES: KEY MOMENTS IN THE GAME DIPLOMA

• HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA COSTA RICA

• AMERICAN HEALTH CARE ACADEMY: ADULT, CHILD AND INFANT CPR & AED TRAINING

Alex Castro

Coach 

For 24 years, Alex Castro has worked for American Airlines. The first 5 years, he  represented the American Airlines soccer team, traveling around the world.

 

Furthermore, Coach Alex Castro, holder of a National D Coaching License, has been coaching for many competitive clubs in south Florida for over 15 years. Eleven of those years, he has been at Pinecrest Premier Soccer, developing competitive teams, many of which, were Florida Cup Champions and 1st place winners in over 20 tournaments.

 

Coach Alex also coached JV Lourdes Academy High School in 2019 and this year he was the girls head coach for Palmetto Senior High.  He led them to District champions and advanced on to Regional Finals, which had not been done in 10 years.

 

He has decided to take his knowledge, experience, and passion for the game to start a new chapter with, Striker’s Soccer Club. 

John D'Leon

Coach 

Strikers Miami F.C Coach  2007 & 2008 Teams

Jovanny Cortez

Coach 

Strikers Miami F.C Coach  2005 Elite Team

I am a passionate and experienced soccer coach with a proven track record of guiding athletes to reaching both personal and team achievements, while also being proficient in utilizing powerful instructional techniques to help athletes maximize their performance levels as well as reaching their top potential. Bringing forth a commitment to promoting a positive team environment which leads to success and overall wellness. Coupled with skill in designing resourceful and effective game plans that include defensive and offensive techniques.

As a former Paris Saint-Germain Academy Florida coach, I am highly experienced in professional soccer and youth development. I was overseen and trained by the PSG Academy directors and the PSG USA headquarter directors to ensure implementation the official training program while monitoring every player’s development.

Experience                                                                                                              Dates

Strikers Miami FC. Head coach of 2005 Elite                                                                 2021-Present

Paris Saint-Germain Florida Academy Club Register                                                     2019-2021

Paris Saint-Germain Homestead Technical and Development Coach                            2012-2021

Paris Saint-Germain Soccer Head Coach                                                                       2011-2021

FC Miami City Assistant/Physical Coach (USL League 2)                                              2014-2016

Dare Academy (selected players to play in London, England) Assistant Coach             2017-2018

Miami Community Charter School Soccer Coach                                                           2015-2020

USSF D license

Bruno Lima

Wilson Gutierrez

Coach 

Strikers Miami F.C Coach  2009 Team

Coach 

Strikers Miami F.C Coach  2003 elite Team

Pedro Lopez

Coach 

Strikers Miami F.C Goalie Coach