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Tarpon FC Est 1974

Tarpon FC Est. 1974

Antoni Naco

Antoni Naco, Technical Director  at Tarpon FC

Coach Antoni Naco leads Tarpon FC as the Club's Technical Director.  Coach Naco has been with Tarpon FC since 2012 and brings many years of experience ranging from playing for 14 years and coaching  professionally for 15 years in Europe  to coaching and training youth soccer in the local area. Coach Naco holds the following licenses and certifications:
  • Certification (UEFA ‘A’ License) – Albania 2012
  • Certification for First Division Coach (‘A’ License) – U.S.A 2009
  • Certification for First Division Coach (‘B’ License) – U.S.S 2007
  • Certification for First Division Coach (‘A’ License) – Cyprus 1996
  • Certification for “Sports Medicine and Coaching Care” – Cyprus 1996
  • Qualification for First Division Coach (‘A’ License) – Greece 1994
  • Certified to teach Physical Education at College Level (1988)
  • Qualification for First Division Coach (‘A’ License) – Albania 1987
  • FIFA Olympic Coaching Certification – 1987
  • UEFA Olympic Coaching Certification – 1986
  • Certified to coach professional teams in Albania, Greece, Cyprus & USA Coach

Antoni Naco's CV 

Soccer Coach, Trainer

Articulate, athlete-focused individual with proven expertise in motivating professional athletes as well as youth to achieve goals, while also prioritizing and strategizing for successful athletic soccer programs. Holds student-athletes, parents, and staff in high esteem, and interacts with the greatest degree of respect and personal integrity. Background includes leadership in the kinesiology and educational field. Dedicated to athlete and staff development.

Experience

2011 – 2012 Azalea Youth Soccer League St. Pete, FL
Technical Director of Coaching

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Held coaching/trainer seminars
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Trained and coached U/15B
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Trained U/16G, U/13G, U/14G and Academy U9s and U10s

2009 – 2011 Osceola Soccer Club Pinellas Park, FL
Assistant Director of Coaching

*Held coaching/trainer seminars
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Coaching director for spring and summer camps
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Train U/13B and U/18B

2007 – 2009 Pinellas Park Soccer League Pinellas Park, FL
Assistant Director of Coaching

*Held coaching/trainer seminars
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Coaching director for spring and summer camps
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Trained U/12B and U/17G

2006 - 2008 Azalea Youth Soccer League St. Pete, FL
Head Senior Trainer (Director)

*Head director of coaching personnel
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Held monthly coaching seminars
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Held summer camps of all ages

2002 – 2006 Azalea Youth Soccer League St. Pete, FL
Director of Coaching (Head Trainer)

*Head director of coaching personnel
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Held monthly coaching seminars
*Hel
d summer camps of all ages

1999 – 2002 Azalea Youth Soccer League St. Pete, FL
Trainer & Coach

*Trained both boys and girls ages 10 – 16 years old
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Coached U/10B, U/14G, U/14B, U/12B
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Held goalkeeping training sessions for all ages

1998 –1999 Athinaikos F.C. Professional Soccer Club Athens, Greece
Head Coach/Trainer

*Assistant team manager
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Organized and held daily training sessions with the athletes
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reated a personalized body strengthening program for each athlete

1996 – 1997 Olympiakos Nicosias Professional Soccer Club Nicosia,Cyprus
Head Coach/Manager

* Was in charge of all aspects involved with a professional team
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Hired new trainers and strength conditioning coaches
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Added new philosophy and technique to the club

1986 –1990 F.C. Tirana Professional Soccer Club Tirana, Albania
Assistant Coach & Trainer

*Became Head Coach in 1990
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Winner of National Championship in ’87-’88 and ’88 -’89
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2 First round victories in European Championships (UEFA CUP)

1970 –1984 F.C. Tirana Professional Soccer Club Tirana, Albania
Professional Soccer Player

*Winner of National Championship 1981 – 1982
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Winner of first round UEFA CUP – Linfield Belfast Ireland
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Winner of 3 Single-Elimination (FA CUP) National Tournaments 1977 & 1978 & 1983.
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Winner of Balkan Cup U/21 National team 1977 – 1978
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Runner-up of Balkan Tournament with F.C. Tirana 1982
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Member of National Team 1972 – 1979
*National Team U/18
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National Team U/21

Physical Education Teacher

*Teacher of Physical Education at High School level
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National Artistic School Jordan Misja in Tirana 1979 – 1986
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Middle School Bajram Curri 1990 – 1991

Education

2012 Tirana, Albania

*FA ALBANIA Coaching Award
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Received UEFA A License

2007 & 2009 Tampa, FL

*US Soccer National Coaching School
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Received ‘B’ License in 2007
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Received ‘A’ License in 2009

2008 – 2009 Florida Education Largo, FL

*Florida Educator Certification
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Certified to teach Physical Education in the USA

1988 Vojo Kushi Tirana, Albania

*Master’s Degree – Kinesiology

1986 – 1987 Vojo Kushi Tirana, Albania

*Higher Institute of Physical Education
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Soccer Coach Certification (‘A’ license)
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Physical Education Teacher with Specialty in Soccer

1975 - 7979 Vojo Kushi Tirana, Albania

*B.S. in Physical Education

Languages

English, Greek, and Albanian



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