Island Boosters of Union County
Island Boosters of Union County (IBUC) is a comprehensive and fully international coaching group that has bonded together for the betterment of younger players in the sport that we love. We have combined all of our knowledge and experience within the game and not only have devised a coaching syllabus but also a youth program in which we believe is the best of its kind.
Apart from the players our coaches will have the opportunity to experience various coaching clinics from FIFA, USSF, TTFA, English FA, KNVB qualified coaches to further their knowledge as well as their passion for coaching at higher levels.
IBUC staff is as follows:
NSCAA Advanced National; USSF "A"; "C" Dutch/Ajax based Training
Scottsdale Blackhawks 2010 – April 2011; U. of Alabama Huntsville Head Coach 1989 - 2008; Director of Coaching, Madison SC
1999 - 2006; Director UAH Summer Camp 1989 - 2008; Lee HS Soccer Coach 1987 - 1989
Playing Experience: U. of Alabama Huntsville 1979 – 1983
Trained Japanese goalkeepers during the summer months for the last two years; Gave keepers clinics in Suriname. (South America); Gave keepers clinics in Belgium and summer camps in Texas and Missouri USA
Invited as guest teacher by the K.N.V.B, for the Professional goalkeepers training course and conducted clinics throughout Holland.
In possession of two top goalkeepers coaching diplomas since 1995. I assisted Adam Sells with a DVD for keepers also Robert Green, Andy Marshall, Mike Taylor and Colin Doyle.
EXPERIENCE as a Goalkeeper Coach:
1994-1996 Bennekom (Top amateur division Holland)
1996 DOVO (Top amateur division Holland)
1999-2001 De Graafschap (Premiership Holland)
2002 Cambuur Leeuwarden (First division Holland)
2002 FC Zwolle (Premiership Holland)
2003 Cambuur Leeuwarden (First division Holland)
2003 FC Zwolle (Premiership Holland)
2004 Cambuur Leeuwarden (First division Holland)
2005/2009 Vitesse (Premiership Holland)
2009 AGOVV (First division Holland)
2010 Nanchang Bayi (Premiership China)
Coaching Experience: 1992/93 Emmen Dutch 1st Division; 1993/95 FC Zwolle Dutch 1st Division; 1997/99 DOVO Dutch Top Amateurs (Championship 98/99);
1999/00 De Graafschap Dutch Premiership; 2001/02 Ajax Cape Town South African Premiership, Quarter-Finals Africa Cup; 2002/03 Cambuur Dutch 1st Division;
2003/04 VVOG Dutch Top Amateurs; 2005 AJAX Youth Camps USA; 2006 APT High Quality Youth Camps USA; 2007 DOVO Dutch Top Amateurs (Championship 2006/2007); 2007 AS Trencin Slovakian Premiership
1979/80 S.C. Cambuur Dutch 1st Division
1980/81 F.C. Wageningen Dutch Premiership
1981/82 Willem II Dutch Premiership
1982/85 F.C. Groningen Dutch Premiership Uefa Cup 2nd round
1985/86 PSV Eindhoven Dutch Premiership Uefa Cup 2nd League Champions
1986 Sporting Lisbon Portuguese Premiership Uefa Cup 2nd
1986/87 FC Groningen Dutch Premiership
1987 Racing Jet Brussels Belgian Premiership
1987/88 Ikast Danish Premiership
1988/89 Newcastle United English Premiership Uefa Cup 1st round
1988/89 Besiktas (on loan) Turkish Premiership Uefa Cup 1st round
1989/92 Veendam Dutch 1st Division
IBUC also consults and works with other coaches here in the US as well as internationally:
Staff Coach - Desmond Armstrong Heroes Club
Head Coach -Southwest Institute of Sport U -20 - 2003-2004
Asst Head Coach -Southwest Institute of Sport, Senior team - 2003-2004
Head Coach - Utd Petrotrin Pro Team Reserves - 2006-2009
Asst Head Coach - Utd Petrotrin Pro Team - 2005-2009
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