Strike FC Coach Xavier Rico name National Coach of the Year
Strike FC is excited to pass on the news that Coach Xavier Rico was named US Youth Soccer Boys Competitive Coach of the Year over the weekend in Baltimore. We wish Xavi our congratulations and are excited to be able to call a National Coach of the Year a member of our staff. For more on the announcement see the link below.
Just a reminder there will not be any Futsal League Games or Goalkeeper Training on Sunday, February 7th
Strike FC Coach Xavier Rico named US Youth Soccer’s Region II Boys competitive Coach of the Year
Big congratulations goes out to Xavi Rico for winning US Youth Soccer’s Region II’s Boys Competitive Coach of the Year Award! A few weeks ago, Coach Xavi was honored by Wisconsin Youth Soccer Association (WYSA) for the same award, and by doing so, his name was entered in with the other award winners from the thirteen other states that make up Region II. WYSA notified Strike FC Wisconsin on Monday evening of Coach Xavi’s recognition by the Region for his accomplishments this past year.
Coach Xavi joined Strike FC in the summer of 2015, and when asked his style of coaching, Rico said “I believe in the fundamentals of soccer along with the art of ball mastery. Training curriculum encompasses versatile soccer training techniques using advanced foot skill mastery drills, 1v1, 1v2, 2v2, 2v3, 3v3 style training, complex passing drills, along with futsal, Tiki-taka, beach soccer training methods and core strength & agility to round out the player, development.” This made him a great fit for the organization and the club was delighted to add him to our staff.
Coach Xavi had a massive 2014-2015 with his former club, advancing to the WYSA State championship finals, winning WYSA’s State Championships with his U13 Boys, U15 Girls, and U17 Boys. At the Region II Championships, his U13 and U17 Boys advanced to the finals and each team lost by a score of 1-0. Aside from his accomplishments in these events, his teams continued their success, competing in Region II’s highest league, the Midwest Regional Leage (MRL) Premier Leagues. His U13 Boys won their division to qualify for US Youth Soccer Association’s National League.
Strike FC Partners with Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Sports Medicine
Strike FC is proud to announce its most recent corporate sponsor, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Sports Medicine. They will be sponsoring our Baseline II training shirts as well as other program shirts.
The club is building a suite of sponsorship programs of varying levels and commitments. If your business, or you know of a business that is interested in sponsoring the club at some level, please email Peter Fenelon ([email protected]) or Rich Walos ([email protected]) for more information.