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Juan Sebastian Veron
Sebastian “La Brujita” Veron is an Argentine former professional footballer. A former midfielder, Verón's career started in Estudiantes, continued in Argentina's Boca Juniors, and included stints in several clubs in the Italian Serie A and England's Manchester United and Chelsea. In 2006, Verón returned to Estudiantes, where he remained until his retirement in 2014, aside from a brief spell with Brandsen.
He represented his nation at three FIFA World Cups, and at the 2007 Copa América, where he won a runners-up medal. In 2004, he was included in the FIFA 100 list of the 125 greatest living footballers, selected by Pelé as part of FIFA's centenary celebrations.
Known as “El Embajador” – Spanish for the ambassador – in his native Argentina for his efforts promoting the beautiful game in North America, Sala has been involved in all levels of soccer. As a player, general manager and assistant coach, he has pushed an exciting, results-driven approach to the sport.
Petsa Ivanovic joined the Buccaneer men's soccer program as the seventh head coach in school history in the spring of 2022. While Ivanovic coached in Huntington, the men's soccer staff was named the United Soccer Coaches Southeast Region Coaching Staff of the Year in 2019 and again in 2020-21. Ivanovic has worked with numerous youth soccer clubs in the Charleston/Huntington area for eight years, winning three state championships along the way.
Gonzalo Rudolf is the Head Soccer Coach at Barry University. He is passionate about leading and motivating soccer teams to achieve common goals and maintain the highest standards. He has a long trajectory of Youth Soccer Coaching and skills development. Rudolf is an infield and outfield Sports, Event & Entertainment Manager and a former goalkeeper.
Santiago De Winne
Since 2020 Santiago De Winne has been the Goalkeeper and Assistant Coach at St. Thomas University. De Winne has worked in Youth Soccer Development since 2018 throughout many different academies. Currently he is the Director of the Goalkeeping Department at PSG Academy in Florida. He is also a Goalkeeper Coach at FC Miami City for USL2 and USLW teams. De Winne has a degree in Sports Administration. He is very passionate about his work and developing players to their best abilities with patience, motivation, and adaptability.
Roberto Trotta is a profesional Soccer Coach
with 36 years of experience, 19 years as a professional soccer player in various 1st League teams and 17 years as a coach to professional soccer teams, to motivate, guide, and develop the next generation of players. Instilling in them, a sense of teamwork, hard work, and perseverance. He is currently the head coach of Florida Soccer Soldiers.
Gastón Rodrigo Losa
Gastón Rodrigo Losa played as a professional goalkeeper in Argentina and Chile for 26 years. He received international recognition for the amount of goals converted by him. He is the Technical director for U-15 (CONMEBOL) and trains professional goalkeepers. Losa also works as a trainer and goalkeeper coach for multiple academies in Argentina, Chile, and the U.S. (Galo Sports Productions, Gustavo Piñeiro Academy, GGS Academy Orlando).