- US YOUTH SOCCER "F" and "E" license
- On going internal training
- CPR certified
- Background checked
Gionatan Surrenti Coach Gionatan is the kicks Soccer Academy Owner and Director. He is mostly known by the young Louisvillian soccer population (Pre-K, Kindergarten, and Elementary) as “Coach Trashcan” for his fun and humor-dense approach to teaching and playing soccer. Coach Gionatan - born and bred in Italy - has dedicated his life to teaching and coaching, soccer and movement being the most meaningful experiences along with his life/career path. His purpose with KSA is to inspire, train and prepare children and families for recreational and competitive soccer and instill a life-lasting love for the Game. Kicks Soccer Academy is a member of the United Soccer Coaches; Coach Gionatan holds a Master Degree in Literature and Philosophy and a US Youth Soccer F and E coaching license. He loves to play soccer at Seneca Park with family and friends and he plans to do so until the age of 100 and pass the Love down to his grandchildren.
Coach Michael Lobbo brings a tremendous experience to Kicks Soccer Academy with his engaging and top notch soccer skill building training style. Playing experience:High school, Club, College, PDL (Professional Development League); (PASL) Premier Arena Soccer League pro; NPSL (National Premier Soccer League) and currently playing UPSL-pro (United Premier Soccer League); coaching experience: January 2017- Present. King Louie Indoor complex ( Louisville , KY) - Youth Private Soccer training and Skill Building; August 2014 –January 2015. Mockingbird Indoor complex (Louisville, KY) - Youth Head Coach, and Adult League Referee; March 2017-September 2017,Louisville Soccer Alliance (Louisville, KY) U7, U8 and U14 Co-Ed Head Coach; coaching licenses: Coach Michael Lobbo holds the USSF E- Coaching License; education: coach Lobbo holds a J.B. Speed School of Engineering, UofL, Louisville, KY and an Associate Degree in Science from Ancilla College, Donaldson, IN.