Director of Coaching

John Kostelis


Current Certifications:

United States Soccer Federation National Coaching License

South Africa Football Association Coaching Badge

Office of Early Childhood State of Connecticut Background Check Certified

Connecticut Junior Soccer Association Background Check Certified

United States Center for Safesport Certified

CDC Injury Center Concussion Training Certified


Coaching Profile:           

Director of Coaching @ Professional Soccer Trainers (Current)

South Africa Football Association National Academy Staff

Senior Staff @ SoccerPlus Soccer Camps

Director of Coaching @ New Era Futbol Academy

Director of Coaching @ Newtown Soccer Club (Girls)

Girls Varsity Head Coach @ The Ethel Walker School

Girls Varsity Head Coach @ Trumbull High School

Girls Varsity Head Coach @ Newtown High School

Boys Varsity Head Coach @ Suffield High School

Windsor World Class Premier

Eagle Elite Soccer Club Premier

FSA/SoccerPlus Premier

Oakwood Soccer Club Premier


Player Profile:

European Professional Player*

College Player @American University*

USA Youth National Team Player*-Gold Medal Winner 

East Regional Team Player*

Connecticut State Team Player*

Connecticut Gatorade High School Player of the Year 

Parade Magazine All-America 

Connecticut High School All-America

Parade Magazine All-America Honorable Mention

Connecticut High School All-New England*

Connecticut High School All-State*

New Haven Register All-State*

Hartford Courant All-State*

Central Connecticut Interscholastic League All Conference*

Connecticut Junior Soccer Association Player of the Year


*Multiple Times