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SA City Soccer Club Welcomes Director of Coaching and Methodology

By SA CITY SC, 03/11/20, 5:30PM CDT

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San Antonio City Soccer Club (SA City) is excited to announce that Sebastian Giraldo, Ph.D. is joining the club as Director of Coaching & Methodology.   

Sebastian is currently the Head Coach of Corpus Christi FC in USL League Two and will make the full transition to San Antonio in July. Since its inaugural season in 2018, Corpus Christi FC has sent 9 players to the professional ranks and last year gained national recognition for a high power attack that broke several long-standing PDL/USL League Two national records. 

Sebastian has accumulated 19 years of coaching experience and amongst his many achievements is a Ph.D. in Sport Management with a specialization in Elite Athlete Development from the University of Texas at Austin. He holds a US Soccer National Youth License and is currently finishing the US Soccer National A and has been recently promoted to US Soccer National Instructor Coaching Education Staff. 

“SA City SC was the perfect situation for me. I am excited and motivated to continue the work they have started but also to collaborate and help move SA City SC to the next level for athletes, coaches, and parents. With the growth and diverse cultural context of the city, I feel San Antonio has the opportunity to be one of the leaders in athlete development in the United States”. 

“Sebastian is highly regarded in South Texas as a pre-eminent creator of learning environments that facilitate the development of players and coaches. We are thrilled to secure his expertise. Sebastian’s knowledge and work-ethic will have an instant impact on every stakeholder in our club,” remarks Director of Club Development, Adriano Allain. 

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San Antonio City Soccer Club is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization. The club is committed to providing enduring life experiences through the sport of soccer. Dedicated to excellence the club’s core values are Fun, Teamwork, Respect, Accountability, Integrity, and Loyalty. For any further questions or inquiries please contact Briana Pedroza - bpedroza@sacitysc.com