TSF Inter Academy
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Coaching Staff

TSF Inter Academy delivers the highest quality of coaching staff to its players, teams and parents. We have a very extensive array of talented coaches that are from many different parts of the world. All of our staff bring with them the highest caliber of international coaching experience. Our coaches bring with them the very best coaching methods and many have competed on the field as players at some of the best levels of soccer the game has to offer.

Our senior coaches between them have many years’ experience in planning and delivering coaching sessions. Our staff possess a very impressive collection of coaching qualifications some of which are listed below:

  • USSF A License
  • UEFA Pro-Licenses
  • UEFA & USSF B License
  • NSCAA Licenses
  • English FA Licenses
  • Spanish FA Licenses

TSF firmly believes it is crucial to educate its staff on the clubs philosophy.

Through Director Of Coaching, Luis Mendoza, Academy Manager, Lee Bakewell, Girls Academy Manager, Patrick O'Connor & Inter Academy Manager James Smith, many hours are spent designing curriculums, delivering educational classes to our coaches as well as overseeing session planning & execution all of which is specific to the demands and needs of the TSF Inter Academy training program.

Director of Coaching Luis Mendoza

Luis Mendoza joined TSF Academy in 2010, a scout for U.S. Soccer in the tri-state area and is Technical Director for Real Madrid Select Program each year.

Coach Mendoza brings a wealth of experience to TSF Academy holding his U.S.S.F ‘A’ License and a professional playing background in his home country Venezuela (where he represented the mens national team) and abroad.

Luis is responsible for the ongoing development and education of the TSF Academy coaching staff and overseeing the teams style of play and playing philosophy.

Academy Manager Lee Bakewell
Girls Academy Manager Patrick O'Connor
Inter Academy Manager James Smith