Director of Operations

JOSEPH DISTEFANO

Personal:
Immigrated with family from Italy in August, 1971. 

Settled in and still resides in Waltham.

 

Professional:
Graduated from Central Connecticut State University in 1983.
Employed at Raytheon Company, Waltham from 1983 to 1994.
Started a pet import distribution company in 2001 and currently employs 30 workers in Fitchburg, MA.

Sports & Coaching Experience & Achievements:
Captain of the Waltham high soccer and wrestling teams 1979. All league in both sports for all 3 years and was named most outstanding male athlete class of 1979. Inducted in the Waltham Hall of fame in 2012.

Captain of the Central Connecticut soccer team - ALL-New England soccer all-star team divisions 1, 2 and 3 for 3 years.

Coach in the Waltham youth soccer program for the last 8 years, Boys and Girls U-8 to U-14.

Two consecutive Commissioner’s cup In-Town championships 2015 and 2016 with the In-Town Boys U-12 team Division 1.

Two Final four Massachusetts Tournament of Champions (MTOC) 2015 & 2016.

Head Coach of Waltham High School Varsity Soccer team since 201

Technical Director

PAOLO CAMPAGNA

Personal:

Born in Rome, Italy in 1975


Professional:
Degree in Sport Science,  researching and working in  “SOCCER : LEGAL- INSTITUTIONAL  AND SOCIO-CULTURAL DIFFERENCES BETWEEN USA AND ITALY”.

Sports & Coaching Experience & Achievements:

UEFA licensed / Professional Coach

Adult National Semiprofessional Coach

Experiences as former player in Italy and in foreign countries like Spain and French Polynesia and short experience in England.

Football Academy Instructor Diploma by FIGC and CONI (Italian National Olympic Committee).

Football (Soccer) Coaches education and Instructor Diploma by AYSO (American Youth Soccer Organization

- 2013 UEFA technical up-grade.

- 18th feb. 2015 AIAC technical up-grade by S.S. Lazio Manager Serie A team Mr. Stefano Pioli and staff.

- 2014 UEFA technical up-grade.

- 20th Oct. 2015 AIAC technical up-grade by A.S. Roma Youth professional national    championship team staff.

- 2015 UEFA technical up-grade.

- 2016 UEFA technical up-grade.

GPS Metro Boston Boys U16 and U14  Head Coach.

Gann Academy High School soccer team  coaching staff.

Cooperation scouting young players for professional national league. (Italian professional club of Lega Pro L’ Aquila Calcio).

Director of Coaching, Technical Director, Academy Instructor. (Club subsidiary of  A.C. Cesena).

Spring season - Coaching in New Fairfield Soccer Club, CT, USA. (Group age from U7 to U19 boys and girls.

Summer season - Coaching High School teams Residential Academy. (Belmont Varsity, J. Varsity and Freshmen girls High School, MA).

Coaching High School Summer program and pre-season (Brookfield Varsity and J. Varsity girls teams, CT).

Fall season - Coaching High School pre-season (Torrington Varsity boys team, CT).

Coaching U12 boys (Burlington junior Soccer Association, CT).

A.C. Milan Academy, Head Coach  and technical director.

Head Coach team U16 (ASD Tre Fontane Calcio).

Coaching youth teams U15/U16 and Academy Instructor U9. (Club subsidiary of A.S. Roma).

Ari Kenyon

Personal:

- Grew up in Hanover, MA

Professional:

Graduated from Dartmouth College in NH (June 2014)

Graduated from the Harvard Graduate School of Education with a Masters of

Education & Massachusetts License in School Counseling (May 2018)

Currently works at Waltham High School as the Latin teacher & freshmen boys soccer coach.

 

Sports & Coaching Experience & Achievements:

Played club soccer for South Shore Select, 'Juntos' (2002-2010)

Member of the Varsity soccer team at Notre Dame Academy in Hingham (2007-2009)

     - Captain in 2009

     - 2x Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic (2008, 2009)

     - Member of Eastern Massachusetts All-Star team (2009)

Member of Varsity Women's soccer team at Dartmouth College (2010-2014)

     - Recipient of "Wally Bell Award" (2014)

          *This award is given to a Varsity Women's soccer player who, in the opinion of                 her teammates, represents the true meaning of being a teammate on and off 

            the field.

     - Recipient of "Class of 1950 Award" (May 2014)

          *This award is given to the Dartmouth College student-athlete who has      

            demonstrated the most outstanding commitment to community service.

Head Coach of Freshmen Boys Soccer team at Waltham High School (2018-present)

Assistant Coach of U-10 Girls Team at South Shore Select (2014)

Assistant Coach of Girls Cross Country Team at Notre Dame Academy in Hingham, MA (2014-2016)

Assistant Coach of Indoor/Outdoor Track team at Notre Dame Academy in Hingham, MA (2014-2016)

     - Worked primarily with mid-distance and distance runners.

Jake Douvas

Personal:

Born in 1995 and resides in Wrentham, MA

Professional:

Graduated from Bentley University in 2018

Sports & Coaching Experience & Awards:

Coached for 3 years with Global Premier Soccer U12 and U18 teams.

Holds a national "D" license with U.S soccer.

Coached Stingray soccer camps for two summers.

Current Assistant Coach for Gann Academy in Waltham MA.

Alex Trepler

Playing Career:

In his youth, Alex played for the FC Boston Bolts, Boston Blast FC, and Inter SC Boston. He played in US Youth Soccer Region 1 Championship, the second highest tier of US Youth Soccer.

Coaching Career:

2011: AC Milan of Boston Assistant Coach BU12

          AC Milan of Boston Head Coach BU10

2013: Celtic FC Boston Assistant Coach BU13

2015: GPS Assistant Coach BU12

2016: GPS Regional Coach 'GPS Juniors'

          GPS Head Coach BU10

2017: Buckingham, Browne, and Nichols - Junior Varsity Head Coach

Dejan Dosti

Education and Training: 

2005 - 2009: National Soccer School "Loro Borici"

2009 - 2012: Bachelor Movements Science

2012 - 2016: Master Degree from Sports University Tirana

2016 - 2017: P.E teacher in Albania

2017: UEFA B Diploma

Experience:

Dejan Dosti played soccer professionally for 13 years.

He also coached soccer for a year in Albania, and has a UEFA B licsense.

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INTERNATIONAL SOCCER SERVICE (ISS)
Email:  Info@ISSgoSoccer.com
Phone: Gina at 617.438.3728  or 
Paolo 617.710.1264