MOBA SOCCER ACADEMY ANNOUNCES BRYAN WALTENBURG AS GIRLS DIRECTOR OF COACHING
April 8th, 2018, Peachtree City, GA: The MOBA Soccer Academy ownership is excited to officially announce the hiring of Bryan Waltenburg as the new Girls Director of Coaching. As the newly named Girls Director, Bryan will oversee all coaching aspects of the formation and operation of the Girls’ MOBA Soccer Youth Program. Bryan will also be responsible for MOBA hosted tournaments and play a vital role in its recreational soccer program as well as in MOBA’s community outreach and marketing program.
Bryan was most recently the Executive Director for Smyrna Soccer Club in which he was responsible for the Recreational, PDP, Academy and Select Soccer Programs in addition to running all day-to-day Operations/Communications for the club. Previously he was Operations, Marketing Communications and Administration Director (as well a Senior Elite Staff Coach/Trainer) for Atlanta Fire United Soccer Association where he was hired as the USSF Development Academy Director/Operations Manager in 2009, Premier League Director for Lonestar Soccer Club (Austin, TX) and Boys Coaching Director for Arsenal Soccer Club (Alta Loma, CA) in which during his tenure the club was voted Top US Boys Program by Soccer America. Coaching primarily Coast Soccer League (CSL) Premier, Region Premier League (SRPL) and USSF Development Academy teams, he has placed numerous players on United States National Teams, various professional club rosters and various Division I, II, III, and NAIA college programs. His teams/clubs have won some of the most prestigious tournaments in the US such as Surf Cup, Disney Showcase, Score Showcase, USYSA/US Club Nationals and even the Manchester United Nike Premier Cup (hosted at Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton, OR). Bryan served on the West Region (IV) ODP staff and holds a USSF “A” License and National Youth License.
"We are very excited to have Bryan join our staff of Directors. Bryan brings tremendous experience on and off the field, and he has been extremely successful in excelling clubs not just here in Georgia but across the country. This is another great step forward for the club”, Michael Rodriguez, Director of Coaching stated.
"I would like to thank both MOBA Soccer Academy ownership, as well as Director of Coaching Michael Rodriguez in putting their trust in my abilities. I am very excited to embrace this challenge and confident that with all working together, we can continue to move the club in the right direction,“ Bryan stated.
The Girls Director of Coaching position is effective April 15th, and all contact info can be found via the MOBA Soccer Academy website at www.mobasoccer.com .
MOBA Soccer Academy is an elite soccer club with focus on developing youth players for measurable progress and to equip them for college soccer or pro career. MOBA’s goal is to create players that succeed as athletes, students, leaders, and to become role models on and off the field. MOBA Soccer Academy is also home to MOBA’s PDL and WPSL team Peachtree City MOBA.