FSA PREMIER LEADERSHIP AND COACHES

Christian Fuchs

FOUNDER AND PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Career 

SV Mattersburg (AUT), VfL Bochum (GER), FSV Mainz 04 (GER), FC Schalke 04 (GER), Leicester City FC (ENG)

Achievements

German Super Cup Winner, English Premier League Champion

EURO 2008, 2016

4 Seasons in the UEFA Champions League

Quarter Finals of UEFA Champions League in 2017

1 Season in the UEFA Cup

Christian is a current English Premier League player for Leicester City FC and founder of Fox Soccer Academy. He won the English Premier League in the 2015/16 season defeating the odds 5000:1 making this the greatest underdog sports success story of all times. Christian scored a goal for FC Schalke 04 in the UEFA Champions League in the Bernabeu Stadium defeating Real Madrid CF 4:3. He also captained the Austrian National Team 78 times and participated at the EURO 2008 and 2016.

Attila Nyiri

ASSISTANT TO PROGRAM DIRECTOR

HEAD OF COACHING METHODOLOGY

Attila Nyiri has been around the soccer world his entire life with his beginnings in his native Transylvania. With Junior College, Division I, and professional playing experience under his belt along with decades of leadership and coaching experience, Attila brings invaluable knowledge and expertise to FSA PREMIER.

Attila has held several director positions over the course of his career and has coached not only on the international level, but domestically with the local Olympic Development Program (ODP) here in the Eastern New York Region. In addition to his roles behind the scenes and on the front lines as a manager, Attila holds prominent USSF & UEFA Licenses.

We look forward to having Attila work closely with Christian and lead us so FSA PREMIER can become a top soccer academy across our region and beyond. 

For any questions in regards to Fox Soccer Academy please reach out to attila@foxsoccer.academy.

Coaching Experience

Rye Country Day School

Beachside Soccer Program

Achievements

2016–17 Beachside U17-18 Boys League Champion

2015 FAA – Tournament Champion

2014-15 Beachside U17-18 Boys –League Champion

2014 NYSAIS – Tournament Champion

2013 NYSAIS – League Champion

2012-13 State Cup Champion – Beachside U15 Girls

2012-13 State Cup Champion – Beachside U18 Boys

2012 NYSAIS – League Champion

2011-12 Boys U18 Disney Tournament Champion

2011-12 League Champion

2011-12 CJSA State Cup Finalist

Coaching License

USSF A-License

La Liga Formation Methodology

FSA Premier Team

FSA Premier 2004/2005 Orange - Boys

Alin Andrei

PROGRAM HEAD COACH

Alin Andrei joins us at FSA PREMIER from his native Romania with many years of playing and coaching experience under his belt. He moved to the US in 2001 and played soccer in the highly competitive NY Cosmopolitan League for several years with the Ripensia Romanian Team.  

 

Over the past 16 years, Alin has coached many different age groups with much of his recent experience with US Development Academy side, Beachside of Connecticut. Throughout his time as a coach, he has amassed several prestigious coaching licenses including his USSF - National A Senior License.

Alin will also coach our FSA PRO team in their second season in the UPSL.

Dimitri Giatrakis

PROGRAM HEAD COACH

Dimitri Giatrakis is a native of Greece and a veritable contributor to the New York State and Region 1 soccer scene.

 

As an elementary teacher, he uses his vast professional knowledge to impart his pedagogical know-how on the soccer field as well. The combination of teacher and coach serves him well throughout his distinguished coaching career. Dimitri holds a USSF A license, and he was the technical director for NY State ODP on both girls’ and boys' sides for over ten years.

 

He joins us at FSA to further improve our already formidable coaching staff.

Coaching Experience

NY State Interscholastic Soccer Official and USSF Soccer Official

All Year Soccer Trainer for MLS Camps

Region 1, ODP Evaluator

Technical Director of Coaching for Eastern NY ODP

Soccer Coaching License Instructor for Eastern NY

Head Coach for ODP Boys North/Eastern NY

Achievements

2002 National Finalist ODP Boys 1986

Coaching License

USSF A-License 

FSA Premier Team

FSA Premier 2008 Orange - Boys

FSA Premier 2002/2003 - Boys

Coaching Experience

Liverpool FC (Eng) U12-U14

AEK FC (GRE) U17

Olympiakos FC (GRE) U10-U15

Arsenal Soccer School

Technical Director Ajax FC

Head Coach U10-U12 EPS Cyclades Team of Greece (Pre-National Team of Greece)

Achievements

Coaching License

UEFA B-License

Bronze Coaching License (International Coaches Association)

FSA Premier Team

FSA Premier 2004/2005 White - Boys

Lionas Lambros

PROGRAM HEAD COACH

Lambros Lionas a native of Greece with vast European coaching background.

 

Lambros has worked and honed his trade amongst Europe's elite clubs such as Ajax Amsterdam, Arsenal SoccerSchool, Liverpool FC, Olympiakos FC.

 

He brings his vast coaching experience to FSA where he will be a program head coach and share his immense knowledge with the players, parents and staff at our institution..

Adam Lloyd

PROGRAM HEAD COACH

A native of Warwick, Adam Lloyd is the all-time leader in goals & points at Warwick Valley High School.

 

Adam was a 4-year starter at Rutgers University and held several coaching roles prior to joining FSA.

 

Coach Adam runs many of our Supplemental Training programs, 1-on-1 Training sessions as well as Little Foxes. Adam was an assistant coach for our FSA PRO team and will also manage our FSA PREMIER club teams. He is paramount to our daily, weekly, and monthly successes here at FSA as he helps provide premier-level player development. His positivity and technical prowess are critical for the entire academy.

Coaching Experience

Assistant Coach at St. James Aquinas College

Head Coach Cedar Stars Hudson Valley

Head Coach of Red Bulls, Region 4 U10 Boys

Assistant Coach FSA PRO

Achievements

2007 NY State Cup Champions

2018 Undefeated WYSL Champions

2019 FSA PRO UPSL Fall Season Champions

Coaching License

USSF D-License (in progress)

11 v 11 Coaching Diploma

FSA Premier Team

FSA Premier 2010 - Boys

FSA Premier 2009/2010 - Boys

Coaching Experience

Bard College Women's Soccer Assistant Coach

Girls Premier Soccer Coach U16 through U19

Director of Coaching Red Hook Soccer Club

Achievements

2016 Eastern NY Premier League Champions

2017 Eastern NY Premier League Champions

2017 NY State Cup Champions ENYYSA

2017 Sportsmanship Award State Cup NY

2017 US Youth Soccer Regional Tournament - Region 1-Spotsylvania, Virgina

Coaching License

USSF D-License (in progress)

11 v 11 Coaching Diploma

FSA Premier Team

FSA Premier 2008 White - Boys

Alexis Archilla

PROGRAM HEAD COACH

Alexis Archilla is also a local soccer star from Warwick, NY who grew up playing on nearby fields and eventually made his way to SUNY Plattsburgh as a 4-year starter. Alexis coaches our youth players within our Supplemental Training, 1-on-1, and Little Foxes programs, and is also currently a player on FSA PRO's semi-professional United Premier Soccer League (UPSL) squad. 

 

Alexis' experience on the field for several club teams and at the college ranks along with his education have made him an excellent member of FSA PREMIER's staff as we grow towards making this academy a top destination for player development. 

Paul LaBarbera

PROGRAM HEAD COACH

Paul LaBarbera, who is originally from New Fairfield, CT, has coached several premier club teams as well as a women's assistant coach at Bard College. An Eastern NY Premier League Champion several times over as well as a NY State Cup Champion for Girls U-18, Paul's coaching experiences at the youth and collegiate levels are vital for our growth here at FSA PREMIER.

 

We're proud to mention that over a dozen of his former Championship team players have earned roster spots in college at Divisions I and III levels.

Coaching Experience

Bard College Women's Soccer Assistant Coach

Girls Premier Soccer Coach U16-U19

Director of Coaching Red Hook Soccer Club

Achievements

2016 Eastern NY Premier League Champions

2017 Eastern NY Premier League Champions

2017 NY State Cup Champions ENYYSA

2017 Sportsmanship Award State Cup NY

2017 US Youth Soccer Regional Tournament - Region 1-Spotsylvania, Virgina

Coaching License

USSF C-License

Goalkeeping Diploma Level 1

FSA Premier Team

FSA Premier 2007/2008 - Girls

Coaching Experience

Head Coach Mohawk Central School Boys Varsity

Assistant Coach at University at Albany Men

Head Coach Adirondack Region Empire State Games Men

Assistant Coach Hampton Roads Mariners A-League

Assistant Coach Cedar Stars Hudson Valley

 

Achievements

Bronze Medal Empire State Games

2017 NY Sate Cup Finals

Coaching License

USSF D License

USSF Grassroots (4v4, 7v7, 9v9, 11v11)

United Soccer Coaches (7v7/9v9, 11v11 Pre-National Diploma, Special Topics Diploma Systems of Play)

FSA Premier Team

FSA Premier 2008 Black - Boys

Scott Goodman

PROGRAM HEAD COACH

Scott's passion for football was cemented at an early age while watching and playing football at Volkspark Mariendorf in West Berlin as a young child.  He's now a proud parent of a footballer and is fully committed to youth soccer.

His years of experience - as a player, coach, and professional team administrator - makes Coach Scott a great fit for FSA Premier and the development of young players.

Scott's is currently studying for his UEFA C-License and further educating himself with the FA Technical Principles for Young Goalkeepers.

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