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ALEX PINTO



Alex Pinto


ALEX PINTO
TAFC Club and Academy Technical Director

Coach Alex Pinto is the Technical Director for Team America FC. Pinto holds his USSF “B” coaching license, is a member of the Virginia ODP State staff. 

During an earlier tenure with TAFC, Coach Pinto, along with Coach Luis, lead the Team America 1995 Program to three consecutive VYSA State Cup Championships and National Championships Series appearances.

Coach Alex is a former professional player.  Playing eight with El Salvador National Team and first team.  He had a successful professional career in El Salvador (1996-2003) first division, including two championships and two other finals appearances, and multiple seasons in United Staes A-League.

Coach Alex will be the head coach and teacher for the Team America Academy 2008 & 2007 (U9 & U10) Program.  


Alex Pinto

Alex Pinto

TAFC Club and Academy Technical Director


 

WITH TAFC: 4 Years
PLAYED: 15 Years
PROFESSIONAL 8 Years
COACHING:  11 Years
EMAIL: Alex.Pinto@TeamAmericaFC.com
PHONE: (703)901-3304
   

 

COACHING PHILOSOPHY:
"I believe that at young ages the main focus should be on developing foot-skills and good fundamental technique, while having fun. Every practice should include some fun, competitive games where the kids learn good soccer technique and develop good habits while simply playing games"

PLAYER DEVELOPMENT PHILOSOPHY:
 

FAVORITE QUOTE:
"Hard word beat talent when talent doesn't work hard"


Notes:

2010 Virginia State Cup Champions (U14 Boys) 
2009 Virginia State Cup Champions (U13 Boys) 
2008 Virginia State Cup Champions (U12 Boys)