[CHARGERS SC] Chargers Soccer Club named former U.S. Olympic team and MLS goalkeeping coach Tim Mulqueen as head coach of the club’s new U-13/14 U.S. Soccer Development Academy team, which will begin play in 2013.
Mulqueen, who has served as boys technical director for Chargers SC Lakewood Ranch since 2011, served on the staff for the U.S. men at the 2008 Olympic Games. He also coached with the Kansas City Wizards and MetroStars in MLS.
"Chargers Soccer Club is excited to get started with the U-13/14 U.S. Soccer Developmental Academy team, and the naming of Tim Mulqueen as the team’s head coach is a great first step for us,” Chargers SC Director of Soccer Operations Jim DiNobile said. “Both Chargers SC and the US Soccer Developmental Academy are headed in a positive direction, and our goal as a USSDA club and a Nike Premier Club is to develop the best young players in the Tampa Bay soccer community while following U.S. Soccer's mission.”
Mulqueen is the author with Soccer America's Mike Woitalla of The Complete Soccer Goalkeeper.
Chargers Soccer Club provides soccer opportunities to players throughout the Tampa Bay region with programs and fields in the Clearwater, Lakewood Ranch and Tampa communities, covering all sides of Tampa Bay.