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A uniquely talented youth player, Kevin Grogan was signed by Sir Alex Ferguson for Manchester United in 1998 just before playing a major role for the Ireland Under-16 national team, on their way to becoming European Champions. While anchoring the midfield, Grogan played a pivotal role in the success of the Irish team. Sir Alex Ferguson rated the young Irishman highly and by the time he turned 17 Grogan was training with the likes of David Beckham and Ryan Giggs in Manchester United’s first team.
A series of injuries stopped Kevin from making the breakthrough and in the summer of 2001 he left Manchester United. After a long battle with his injury it seemed his football career would be revived when he joined Millwall F.C. in 2003. Unfortunately, his injury returned and Kevin was forced to retire.
Kevin currently serves as the Director of Coaching, Clarkstown Soccer Club and the co-owner of Futsal Ireland.
Technical Director, Metro Soccer/Play Study Win
Head Coach, Fieldston High School
Head Coach, New York Irish (Cosmo Copa Tournament)
Director of Underage Development, Belvedere FC
Chief Scout, Jacqmar Sports
Reserve Team Coach, Bray Wanderers
Head Coach, Larkin College
Camp Coach, Football Association Ireland
Football Association Ireland Futsal Coach
New Talk 106 Commentator
Writer for the Irish Independent
Joe Sullivan - Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder
Most recently Joe was Director of Operations and Marketing for the NPSL side, Clarkstown SC Eagles, where he ran the day-to-day operations of the club for the 2012 and 2013 seasons. Prior to that, Joe held the 1st Vice President postition for the Cosmopolitan Soccer League (CSL), the top adult men's amateur league in the country with +2000 members and +100 teams. Prior to joining the board of the CSL, Joe was the head coach for the 1st team for Central Park Rangers (CPR), Manhattan's largest amateur adult soccer club. In his 5 years at the helm of CPR, Joe took his 1st team to the state finals where they lost to the 2-time defending national amateur champions. He also won the league twice with his reserve team.
Joe Behan - College Athletics Consultant
Joe holds Premier, Advanced, and National Diplomas from the NSCAA and also has A, B, and C licenses from the USSF. Currently, Joe is a developmental Head Coach at Inspire Soccer Training and recently coached for the NY Cosmos Training Development Program. Previously, he served as the head coach of the NYU men's soccer team for 20 years, leading the Violets to a conference championship and an appearance in the NCAA Division III Final Four. He has extensive knowledge of the preparation and recruiting process for college bound student athletes. He also has extensive experience as a player and coach in local men's leagues with the Shamrock SC and the Irish Rovers. Joe was formerly a long time sports writer for the Irish Echo Newspaper.
Gary Pritchard - Team Building / Certified Mental Coach
Gary has over 20 years experience working as a coach from the youth to collegiate level. Gary specializes in helping teams reach peak performance through team building and mental strength coaching. He has been brought in by a variety of youth, high school, college and professional clubs, including Monclair State University Men, Adelphi University Women, St. Johns Women, the New York Red Bulls Academy–Residency Camps. For the last six years, Gary has been on the coaching staff of New York Red Bulls Youth Academy.
A graduate of Ithaca College, Gary has co-authored two books: 105 Great Stories for Coaches, Teachers, Parents and Leaders and 10 Things Great Coaches Know.
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