Eduardo de Souza

Coaching Philosophy

A soccer coach should develop and encourage every soccer player within the boundaries of the age-appropriate stages, beyond their full potential as an athlete and a person. The challenge of this responsibility is the reason I am in the coaching profession. My motto is, have fun, work hard, and learn more! My goal is to develop and improve technical skills and tactical awareness of the game. I am strongly sensitive to the ethical and moral implications associated with coaching, advocate fair play, and have a zero-tolerance for cheating in any capacity. I seek to utilize all of the players to contribute to the overall success of the team. A successful season, in my mind, is one where players have developed a passion for the game and a desire for more!   


Coaching Experience

  • George Mason University (NCAA D1) - Interim Head Men’s Soccer Coach 
  • Richard Bland College of William & Mary (NJCAA D1) – head Men’s Soccer Coach
  • Longwood University (NCAA D1) – Associate Head Men’s Soccer Coach
  • Schulz Academy DA – Head coach U-17
  • AFC Lightning Youth Academy Director 
  • Mercer University (NCAA D1) – Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach
  • Sport Club Internacional – U18 Head coach - Brazil


Education/Licenses

  • Master of Education – Mercer University, GA
  • Bachelor of Science – Trevecca Nazarene University, TN
  • USSF B
  • CBF – A


Paying Experience

  • Desportivo Logrones – Spain – Pro 2nd division 
  • Tempest Tallahassee – USA – Pro A-League 
  • Trevecca Nazarene University – NCAA D2
  • University of Kentucky – NCAA D1
     

Accomplishments as a Coach

  • Arlington 02  Boys
    • State Cup Champion 2019
    • National Championship Finalist 2019 
    • National League Champion 2019
    • State Cup Finalist 2018
  • NJCAA – Region X Champion 2016-2017
  • NJCAA – Coach of the Year 2017
  • NJCAA # 14 in the Nation – Richard Bland College of William & Mary
  • NCAA D1 - ASC Champion 2011
  • Super Y League Champion (3 times) - Schulz Academy, FL 
  • Disney Showcase Champion (3 times) – Schulz Academy, FL
  • DA National Finalist – Schulz Academy 2007
  • AFC Lightning Nike Cup Champion 2006

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