Director Of Coaching

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Mick Smith founded Far Post Soccer in 2001.  Over the past decade Mick has trained players of all ages and abilities from local intramural players to US Youth National teams.  He currently runs training programs in across NJ that specialize in developing technical skills and small sided tactics and a variety of camps and clinics.  Classes are attended by players across the states of NJ, NY and PA.  Mick also works as a coach at PDA in the ECNL, in the past 6 years his teams have won 4 state championships, 2 regional championships and 3 national championships including an undefeated season in 2016 when the PDA Gunners won the ECNL National Championship (27-0-4).  A list of his accomplishments and licenses are noted below.  To contact Mick regarding training and coaching he can be reached at farpostsoccer10@gmail.com

Accomplishments

FC Delco Lightning ECNL 2008-2010

EPYSA State Champions 2010

US Club National Championship 2010

PDA Storm Head Coach 2012-14

NJYSA  State Champions 2012

NJYSA State Champions 2013

USYSA Regional Finalists 2014

PDA Gunners ECNL Head Coach 2012- 16

US Club State Champions 2013

US Club Regional Champions 2013

US Club National Champions 2013

Jefferson Cup Finalist 2013,2014

ECNL Final Four 2014

Jefferson Cup Winners 2016

ECNL National Champions 2016

Coaching Qualifications

UEFA ‘A’ License Belfast, NI 2015
USSF A License IMG Academy, FL 2013
NSCAA Premier Diploma 2011 Bloomsbury, PA, USA
NSCAA Advanced National Diploma 2010 FT Lauderdale, FL USA
KNVB Dutch Coaching Badge 2003 Tampa, FL USA
CBF Brazilian Coaching Badge 2000 Albany, NY USA

Author of first written book on 3v3 ‘Attacking with Three Players‘ Published 2006
Far Post Soccer 2010 3v3 National Champions

Olympic Development Staff Coach
US Club ID2 Staff Coach 2013-Present
ECNL PDP Staff Coach 2013-Present