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ED PUSKARICH – EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Ed PuskarichEd Puskarich, Dallas Burn

 

COACHING EXPERIENCE

  • USSF "A" license coach
  • Director of Coaching, Texas Spurs Football Club – 2014-present
  • Director of Coaching, Texas Football Club - 2006-2013
  • Head Coach TFC U20 USL – 2013 – Division Champions, undefeated
  • Head Coach TFC WPSL – 2013
  • Head Coach – TFC U20 USL – 2012 – Division Champions
  • Exec. Director for Texas Spurs Soccer Club - 2000-2006
  • Head coach/owner Texas Spurs, PDL, 2001-2003, 2001 division champions
  • Exec. Director/Founder Stars ‘n Stripes int'l soccer tours, 1987-present
  • MLS scout and professional player evaluator 1997-present
  • Assistant coach Dallas Burn, MLS, 1997-2000
  • Director of coaching Ed Puskarich Soccer Camps, 1979-present
  • Head coach Texas Toros, USL, 1998, conference finalists
  • Director of coaching Stars ‘n Stripes soccer club, 1990-1996
  • Head coach Aurora University 1994-1995, NIIC Coach of the Year 1995
  • Head coach North Central College 1993-1994
  • 11 years experience High School coaching
  • 7 years experience College coaching
  • Youth coach since 1979

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

  • Professional player Texas Spurs, PDL, 2000-2003
  • Professional player Dallas Burn, MLS, 1996
  • Professional player Rockford Raptors, USISL, 1995, team captain
  • Professional player Milwaukee Wave, NPSL, 1995-1996
  • USA Men’s National Team Pool - 1994
  • Professional player Chicago Power, NPSL, 1989-1995, Champions 1991
  • Professional player Memphis Storm, NPSL, 1987-1988
  • Professional player Dayton Dynamo, NPSL, 1988
  • Professional player Los Angeles Lazers, MISL, 1987
  • Professional player Ft. Wayne Flames, MISL, 1987
  • Professional player Columbus Capitals, NPSL, 1984-1986
  • Professional player Houston Dynamos, USL, 1984
  • Played in over 650 professional games spanning 19 years

AMANDA MCMULLAN - DIRECTOR AND COACH

Education:

University of Colorado at Denver
Masters of Management and Organization - December 2010

Specialization: Sports and Entertainment Management and Marketing

 

St. Mary's University
Bachelor of Business Administration Degree - August 2009

Major: Marketing

 

Soccer Licenses:
USSF "C" License

 

Certifications:

CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) - 2011

 

Coaching Experience:

Texas Football Club (TFC) Allen, Tx. - February, 2013 - July 2013

- Head Coach/Assistant Marketing Coordinator

- Assistant Coach - Texas Football Club - WPSL

 

University of Texas at Dallas - Richardson, Tx. - April, 2013 - July 2013

Volunteer Assistant Coach

 

Otero Junior College - La Junta, CO. - March, 2012 - Feb, 2013

Assistant Women's Soccer Coach

 

Colorado Ice Soccer Club - Golden, CO. - October, 2009 - April, 2011

Head Coach

 

Spirit Soccer Club - Plano, Tx. - August, 2005 - May, 2006

Assistant Coach

 

Playing Experience:

Fortuna Hjorring - Denmark - July, 2013 - Present

Colorado Force - May, 2011 - June, 2011

Colorado Rapids - May, 2012 - August, 2012

Mile High/Denver Sizzle - May, 2010 - July, 2010

Trained with Golden Strikers Men;s PASL Team (2010)

WPSL (Women's Premier Soccer League)

Texas Football Club - May, 2013 - July, 2013

Forth Worth FC - May, 2009 - August, 2009

 

College Experience:

St. Mary's University - August, 2005 - May, 2009

 

EDDIE PUSKARICH- DIRECTOR AND COACH

  • Professional Player – Odder IGF, Denmark – 2014-present
  • Player SMU, Southern Methodist University, 2012-2014
  • Coach Stars ‘N Stripes international soccer tours 2012-present
  • US National Youth Team Player Pool
  • Member as Stars ‘n Stripes 2003 - 2014

MATT PITCOCK– COACH

  • Player Hardin Simmons University, 2010-present
  • Conference player of the year 2014
  • Team Captain 2013-2014
  • Coach Stars ‘n Stripes International Soccer Tours 2013-present
  • Member as Stars ‘n Stripes 2010 - 2014

KENNY JONES - COACH

  • USSF “A” license coach
  • Head Men’s Coach – Univ. of Texas at Tyler, 2002-present
    • 2003 National Champions
    • 2003 ASC and USCAA Coach of the year
  • Coach Stars ‘n Stripes International Soccer Tours 2007-present

MANDY BRETTINGEN– COACH

  • Head Coach – South Dakota University– 2010-present
  • Assistant coach Minnesota State University, 2003-2007
  • Assistant coach University of Utah 1999-2003
  • Coach Stars ‘N Stripes international soccer tours 2000-present
  • Member as player of Stars ‘N Stripes 1994
  • Certified strength and conditioning specialist

LENNART STENSTROM - COACH (SWEDEN NATIONAL FEDERATION)

  • Stars ‘N Stripes International Tour Staff Coach 1995-present
  • Professional coach in Sweden since 1988

 

Note; the above list of coaches and trainers is only a sampling of the individuals available to Stars ‘N Stripes.  One of our goals is to provide quality leadership from superb role models.  The past successes of Stars ‘N Stripes can be directly related to the quality of individuals Stars ‘N Stripes provide.

 

 

 
 

 

 

 
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