MFA Directors Selected for U.S. Futsal Coaching Team


Congratulations to our very own Fabian Rodriguez and Jessie Zamudio for being selected to be part of the 2018 USYF National I.D. Trials Staff.

Fabian Rodriguez has also been selected to be part of the coaching staff of the USYF National teams trip to Medellin, Colombia for International friendlies this Summer.

Read the Press Release below:

(June 1, 2018) – U.S. Youth Futsal has announced the coaching staff for its 2018 National I.D. Trials, which will take place from June 29-30 in New Century and Overland Park, Kan.

The event brings together the top players born between 2000-2008 from across the country who have attended U.S. Youth Futsal State Identification Trials in seventeen cities throughout the past ten months.

Led by U.S Youth Futsal Technical Director and 20 years U.S. Mens Futsal National Team Head Coach Keith Tozer and Director of Goalkeeping Otto Orf, players will participate in two training sessions and four games during the two-day camp. More than 520 players from 34 states will be guided by 26 coaches from 15 states.

“We have assembled a tremendous coaching staff,” said Tozer, who is also a FIFA Futsal Instructor. “These men and women are exceptional at teaching the game of Futsal.”

The best players in the country will be selected for U.S. Youth Futsal National Teams.

“The National Trials are a high level, competitive, fun training camp that will prepare players to compete for their country in the near and long-term future.” said Jon Parry, who is the Executive Director of United States Youth Futsal Organization.

The 2000 (01) , 2002 and 2003 age groups will travel to Medellín, Colombia
on July 23. Teams at the 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007 age groups will travel to Lisbon, Portugal or Canada on Dec. 26.


Coaching Staff:

Dante Bayliss-Garcia; Columbus, Ohio
William Beaman; Fort Collins, Colo.
Tom Bellen; Merrimack, N.H.
Diego Bobadilla-Mireles; Milwaukee, Wisc.
Chris Booker; Whitesville, Ky.
Craig Canavan; LaGrangeville, N.Y.
Fabio Caresia; Overland Park, Kan.
Brian Catrine; North Oaks, Minn.
Carlos Cruz; Fort Wayne, Ind.
Allison Cuiksa; Berea, Ohio
Jimmy Deutsch; Gilbert, Ariz.
Joe Farrell, Richmond, VA
Dusan Jakica; Eden Prairie, Minn.
Kevin Jackson; Charleston, S.C.
Declan Jogi; Overland Park, Kan.
James Kavanagh, Sacramento, Calif.
Jeff Lamy; Lowell, Mass.
Mark Litton; Milwaukee, Wisc.
Ricky Pinto; Kansas City, Kan.
Mary Rea; Rock Hill, S.C.
Fabian Rodriguez; Grand Rapids, Mich.
Alex Tozer; Milwaukee, Wisc.
Lee Tschantret; Towson, Md.
Jessie Zamudio; Grand Rapids, Mich.

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