CORPUS CHRISTI, TX– February 9th ,2021
Corpus Christi FC today announced the appointment of Mr. Borja Barbero Barcenilla as Assistant Coach of its United Soccer League Two (USL2) team.
“I am very excited to add Borja Barbero Barcenilla to our coaching staff. He is energetic and driven to improve our club and program with his modern-day vision,” said Club President Dr Kingsley Okonkwo. “”He brings with him a wealth of experience from his years as a player and coach, his positive and encouraging attitude will make an immediate impact at our club”
“We are very pleased to have Borja as a member of the Corpus Christi FC coaching team,” said Head Coach Adriano Versari “He brings outstanding administrative and organizational skills. He will be a tremendous asset in our recruitment efforts as well as in the development of our players. Borja is an extremely dedicated individual and we are happy that he has chosen to join us at Corpus Christi FC.”
Borja joins the CCFC-SHARKS from Brazos Valley Cavalry where he served as the head coach and director of goalkeeping, he is also a staff coach of the South Texas Olympic Development Program (ODP).
Prior to coaching, Borja was an outstanding player at the University of Delaware (NCAA Div1), he was named All NCAA South Atlantic first team, First team all CAA, All tournament team and CAA top 5 player of the year by Topdrawer soccer. He started out playing youth soccer at Real Valladolid youth academy in Spain. He also has extensive experience playing in the USL2 having played for both Ocean City Nor’easters and Brazos Valley Cavalry.
He received his bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from the University of Delaware, Borja is presently completing his PhD in Biochemistry. It brings us great pleasure to welcome Borja Barbero Barcenilla to the CCFC- Sharks family.
In preparation for its upcoming 2021 season, The Sharks have announced its next open tryout date for February 27th, 2021 from 12:00PM to 4:00PM at San Antonio, Texas.
If Interested in CCFC Tryout register here: https://corpuscfc.com/open-tryouts/
USL League Two is the top pre-professional soccer league in North America, offering a summer platform for aspiring professionals across the United States and Canada. More than 70 percent of all MLS SuperDraft selections since 2010 have League Two experience, including 66 alumni chosen in 2018 and 61 in 2019. Werder Bremen’s Josh Sargent, Newcastle United’s DeAndre Yedlin, and Atlanta United’s Brad Guzan are among the many U.S. National Team players to have competed in USL League Two.
Corpus Christi FC Head Coach and his Team can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org