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John grew up playing soccer in the Chicago area and played for a select soccer club in Arlington Heights, IL. His select team, which included former U.S. National Star and current National team GM Brian McBride, won a State Cup Championship and numerous league titles. John’s high school team, which was the #1 ranked team in the country by USA Today prior to his senior season, was also very successful as they won Sectional, Regional, and Conference championships.
John is a graduate of Kansas State University. He has been a part of Triumph FC for 18 years as a coach and is currently the club President. He is also the current assistant coach for the boys 2012 Silva and Ederson teams.
The development of players to reach their fullest potential and acquire a life-long love of the game is why he is a part of Triumph FC. John currently holds his USSF National D License.