Steve GilesCoach

    During what year did you start working with NC Fusion?


    Current Coaching License:

    USSF C

    Years of Coaching Experience

    20 Years

    Tweet your coaching style – i.e. in 140 characters or less.

    To maximize a player’s enjoyment of the game through positive reinforcement and guided discovery.

    Favorite memory as a player?


    Making game-winning PK in semi-finals of conference tournament in college.

    In 10 words or less, #1 reason you coach?

    Belief in the power of the game to impact players.

    Coaching/Professional Education:

    • USSF State E and D license (Kentucky)
    • USSF National C license
    • Royal KNVB Certificate (Dutch)


    Coaching Experience:

    • U16-U17 Classic Girls, TCYSA, 1999-2000
    • U9-U10 Junior Academy (2012-2014, 2017)
    • U11 Boys Classic (2015)
    • U13-U15 Boys Select (2015-2018)

    Personal Info:

    Steve grew up in Naperville, IL and played intercollegiate soccer at Northern Kentucky University. He was a boys State ODP coach in Kentucky before moving to Winston-Salem, NC in 1998. He is a professor at Wake Forest University and enjoys taking his family to WF soccer games, traveling, and supporting Liverpool Football Club.

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