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Aug, 2019

Welcome Matt Foster, Director of Coaching

For Immediate release

Northern Colorado Rush Soccer Club Welcomes Matthew Foster as Director of Coaching 


Greeley, Colorado, 8/14/2019 - Northern Colorado Rush Soccer Club is pleased to announce that Matthew (Matt) Foster has been hired as Director of Coaching. Matt will begin his role on September 10, 2019.  


Matt comes to us from Overland Park, Kansas where he was the Recreational Program Coordinator/Age Group Director and head coach for five competitive teams (U9 boys-U12 girls).  He brings a driving passion and positive leadership to NorCo Rush . . . we are thrilled to have him.


NorCo Rush Board Chairman Chad Shaw says, “This is an exciting time for NorCo Rush.  Matt is an excellent find that will bring energy and enthusiasm to the club along with a tremendous knowledge of the game. The Board and interview committee look forward to seeing Matt work with all our athletes and coaches driving NorCoRush soccer to another level of skill and ability."


The coaches, players, and parents will see a lot of Matt on the field, either working directly with teams and/or coaches.  He will spend a considerable amount of time communicating with coaches and players. One of his many strengths is that players enjoy the game while developing within a community club.   He is looking forward to becoming a part of our NorCo Rush family. Matt commented, "I’m very excited to begin my journey with NorCo Rush. I’m looking forward to getting to know everyone involved and helping the club grow over the coming years. I’m already confident after meeting with the board and a couple of coaches that this is a great environment for any player.  This is the type of club I want to be a part of and I’m honored to be given such a great opportunity.” 


The following are Matt’s accomplishments:


Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Coaching Development from Liverpool John Moores University

  • BTEC National Diploma in Coaching Development & Fitness, Priestley College

  • FA Level 1 and 2 Football (USSF ’C’ License equivalent)

  • USSF ‘D’ License (new curriculum)

  • Sports Coach UK – An Introduction to Fundamentals of Movement

  • Personal Training/Gym Instruction Level 2

Coaching Experience:

  • Puma Futbol Club:  Recreational Program Coordinator/Age Group Director and head coach for five competitive teams (from U9 boys – U12 girls)

  • Challenger Sports:  Academy Coach and Camp Director

  • Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, England – 1st Team Coach

  • Manchester United, Manchester & Everton Football Club, Liverpool, England:  Community Coach

Playing Experience:

  • Priestley College, Warrington, England

  • Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, England


Matt is passionate about soccer in every aspect, he is a Manchester United fan, and he loves spending time with his girlfriend, Ashley, and her family, especially their two pups Hoosier and Eleven.


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