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2023-24 Coaching Staff Announced!

By Emerald Coast Rush, 05/22/23, 9:00AM CDT


Emerald Coach Rush Unveils Coaching Staff for the 2023-2024 Season

(Niceville, Fla.) May 22, 2023 - Emerald Coach Rush, a leading soccer organization, is thrilled to announce its coaching staff for the upcoming 2023-2024 season. Tim Seketa will continue as the Director of Coaching and the staff is set to enhance all aspects of player development. With a renewed focus on excellence, Emerald Coach Rush is dedicated to providing top-notch programming for all players under the Emerald Coast banner.

Anthony Loicano will continue as Director of the Development Academy. Loicano's expertise and passion for the game make him the ideal coach to lead this crucial phase of player growth. Notably, the Development Academy will now cater to players aged U10 and below, ensuring that even the youngest talents receive the best possible training and support.

Additionally, the U11-U14 category has undergone an exciting transformation and is now known as the Competitive Academy. Emerald Coach Rush has chosen Matt Niemiec to oversee this development. Niemiec's experience and dedication will undoubtedly contribute to the growth and success of the players in this age group.

The Performance Academy, which encompasses players aged U15 and above, will be overseen by Craig Wallace. With his unique coaching abilities and international knowledge, Wallace will play a pivotal role in elevating the performance of the older players. The Performance Academy aims to hone the skills of these athletes and prepare them for high-level competition.

The coaching staff at Emerald Coach Rush is excited about the restructuring and the potential it holds for players of all ages. By implementing these changes, the organization is committed to delivering top-quality programming and fostering a supportive environment for each individual player.

As the 2023-2024 season approaches, Emerald Coach Rush remains dedicated to its mission of developing well-rounded, skilled, and successful soccer players. With the newly appointed coaching staff in place, the organization is poised to reach new heights and continue to be a trailblazer in the world of youth soccer in the Florida panhandle.