Coach Spotlight – Coach Adrian

Next up for our Coach Spotlight, meet Coach Adrian. Adrian is one of our G02, G04 coaches and he hails all the way from Romania! Go SGV Surf!

•Soccer Playing Experience (High School, College, Professional): Romania: Cautis Steaua Sudului, Fc Atletico, Fc Sportul Studențesc, Fc Brănești. USA: LA Blues, Chivas, LA Galaxy.

• Position Played: Attacking Midfielder, Second Forward, Left Wing.

• Playing Highlights (Honors, Awards, Accomplishments): Best Player, Top Scored, Man of the Match, and many trophies and league champions.

• Coaching Experience: Head coach of Albion OC for 3 years. I coach Boys (1997, 1998, 2000, 2003) Girls (1998, 2000, 2003)

• Game Day Superstition or Ritual: Always before the game, I go to Starbucks to get my Venti Ice Chai Latte with 10 pumps of chai and light ice.

• Favorite Soccer Team: FC Barcelona

• Favorite Soccer Player: Messi and Neymar

• Favorite Non-Soccer Team: Just soccer!!!

• Favorite Athlete: Maradona

• Favorite Movie: The Godfather

• Favorite Actor or Actress: “The goal is not to be rich, it is to be a legend.” – Al Pacino

• Favorite Musical Group or Singer: Bob Marley

• Favorite TV Show: Prison Break

• Favorite Meal: Sushi

• Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Caramel

• Hobbies: Traveling and Watching Soccer – La Liga, Bundesliga, Premier League.

• Dream Vacation Destination: Bora Bora Island and Brazil.

• Four Famous People You Would Invite to Dinner: Pep Guardiola, Lionel Messi, Al Pacino, and Robert De Niro.

• Best Advice for Players: If you train badly, you play badly. If you work like a beast in training, you play the same way.