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Kevin Stotz

Kevin graduated with a Bachelors in Sports Science from the University of Heidelberg. While studying, Kevin participated in international programs with FC Bayern Munich educating coaches, scouting, and training players.

 

Kevin’s coaching experience began with TSG 1899 Hoffenheim’s U15 squad while assisting with scouting and video analysis for the senior team. After spending three and a half years with Hoffenheim, former FC Bayern Munich Manager Christian Nerlinger hired Kevin for his player representation agency where he was tasked with scouting the professional and top youth players in Germany.

At the age of 25 Kevin took a position working alongside Felix Magath with the Chinese Super League, SD Luneng. While there Kevin had the privilege of coaching in the quarter final of the Asian Champions League.

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Tiago Calvano

Tiago played professional soccer around the world for 18 years, beginning at age 15 with Botafogo, one of the largest clubs in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. After a brief period with AC Perugia in Italy, Tiago spent two seasons with FC Barcelona B, including friendly matches with FC Barcelona A and Lionel Messi.

Tiago then moved into the Swiss Super League with BSC Young Boys (2005-08), the German Bundesliga with MSV Duisburg and Fortuna Dusseldorf (2008-11), and the Australian A League with the Newcastle Jets and Sydney FC (2011-14). Additionally, Tiago played in the United States for Minnesota United (2014 – 2016) and Penn FC (2017).

The veteran defenseman served as a team leader for Rush Soccer’s first ever pro team in 2018. Beside of his native language Portuguese, Tiago also speaks English, German, French, Spanish and Italian.

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Daniel Mendes

Daniel played professional soccer in Sweden, Brazil, South Korea, and the United States. The Brazilian attacker spent most of his career in Sweden where he has the record for scoring the fastest goal in Allsvenskan’s history (Swedish Premier League) and being the Brazilian who played the most in the traditional Stadion “Rasunda”.

Daniel started his playing career as a professional with 17 years (1998) in the BOTAFOGO FR, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where he played until 2003. Daniel also represented Brazilian National team U-20 in 3 opportunities.

As a coach, Daniel worked for the University of Northwest St. Paul as an assistant for the Men’s Soccer team. In Orlando he worked for La Liga/Idea Sports at ESPN Wide World of Sports coaching the U-7 and U-13 team. He posses the US Soccer E license. In addition to his native language of Portuguese, Daniel also speaks English, Swedish and Spanish.

Management Staff

The TA Soccer Academy management staff combine unique expertise and decades of experience in the sports industry.  From playing at the highest level, coaching domestically and internationally and working in University systems as well as USSF sanctioned leagues, we feel our staff is equipped to help all student athletes achieve their soccer goals and more.

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Kioki Hutchings

k.hutchings@ta-sportsgroup.com

Director of Operations

Kioki Hutchings comes to Daytona SC after managing Atlanta Silverbacks Stadium for the last year. In his previous position, Kioki’s job responsibilities included assigning coworkers for field set-up, organizing schedules for teams and referees, receiving payments and final scores from matches, and coordinating soccer tournaments. Kioki is a graduate of Lander University where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in BA marketing/management.

As a player, in 2012 Kioki was named Middle Georgia soccer player of the year after scoring 31 goals with 13 assists in 18 games. At the collegiate level, Kioki played his freshman and sophomore season for the GA Perimeter Jaguars before transferring to Lander University to continue his academic and playing career. During the summer months of college Kioki competed in the NPSL, and USL2 formerly known as the PDL for the Myrtle Beach Mutiny where he won 2 conference titles. After college, Kioki spent 3 months in England playing for Pickering Town FC and spent a month in Spain on trial with Benidorm CF. After his playing career, Kioki began coaching and private training at the club level in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Pablo Webster

p.webster@ta-sportsgroup.com

Enrollment Director

Pablo Webster previously worked with Orlando City in their Development Academy Program as well as their Profession League One team, Orlando City B.  His extensive knowledge of US soccer landscape and strong ties to MLS and USL, making him an ideal fit as the academy’s enrollment director. Before rejoining the soccer industry, he spent twelve years in the finance sector with Morgan Stanley to provide financial planning guidance to a high net worth client base. Pablo is a graduate of Clemson University, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Economics with a Minor in Financial Accounting.

As a player, Pablo won back-to-back national championships with his club team in 1996 and 1997 with Columbia City United under legendary Head Coach John Ellinger. Pablo played several years for the Maryland Olympic Development Program (ODP), Region I ODP selections, and the U17 and U20 US National Teams. Pablo received an athletic scholarship to Clemson University, where he played all four-years and co-captained the team his senior season. After college, Pablo was drafted 2001 MLS draft by the Kansas City Wizards.

For more information, please contact Pablo Webster at

p.webster@ta-sportsgroup.com

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