I am a young coach interested in every aspect of the game. Currently working as the Head Coach of a U13 and U15 Boys Team at United Futbol Academy in Atlanta, Georgia while attending the OHIO University for a Master’s Degree in Soccer Coaching.
In 2016/2017 I worked as the First-Team Performance Analyst for Columbus Crew SC under current USMNT Head Coach Gregg Berhalter where I was responsible for Tactical Analysis of Columbus Crew SC as well as Opponent Scouting. Before joining Columbus, I worked as a volunteer assistant coach for the University of North Georgia’s men’s soccer team in addition to coaching at the youth and high school levels.
In 2018, as Associate Head Coach of Flowery Branch High School, we achieved becoming Class 5A Region 8 Champions by winning every match. As of May 7th, 2018 we had the best 100% winning record in the nation (22-0-0), the most goals scored in the nation (147), and the best goal difference in the nation (+134) out of the top 50 high school girl’s teams in the United States.
In 2017/2018 I worked with a USMNT player on an individual basis in order to improve the player’s tactical development. Through training drills, analysis, and videos I improved the player’s positioning, body position, scanning (before, during, and after the action), decision-making, and execution. Everything comes from what a player sees and thinks, therefore everything is done to improve the individual perception and decision-making.
I have earned the United Soccer Coaches Advanced National Diploma and USSF E License and I am continuing to attend courses to earn higher licenses in both organizations.
- I earned the United Soccer Coaches National Diploma with 19 years of age.
- I earned the United Soccer Coaches Advanced National Diploma with 20 years of age.
- I began working on an MLS First Team Staff with 21 years of age.
I am the Chief Tactical Analyst of the English enclave of Spielverlagerung GbR, considered by many to be a leader in soccer analysis. At Spielverlagerung, I work on many topics including but not limited to: methodology, match analysis, and football theory. I was born in Germany and am of Bosnian heritage. I moved to Atlanta, Georgia in my youth. I have received my Associate’s Degree in Exercise Science from the University of North Georgia. I have received my Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education from the University of North Georgia.