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Heat Announce New Director of Coaching to Direct Youth Academy

By Laredo Heat Youth Academy, 11/20/18, 12:00PM CST

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Laredo, TX (Tuesday, November 20, 2018): The Laredo Heat Youth Soccer Club & Academy is proud to announce that Jose Guillermo “Memo” Sifuentes has been appointed as the new Director of Coaching (DOC).

Sifuentes is a native of Del Rio, TX and is a graduate of Schreiner University, where he was a four-year Division III Student-Athlete for the Men’s Soccer Program under Coach Paul Hayes. “Memo” graduated from Schreiner with a degree in Mathematics in 2011 and most recently he received his Master’s in Business Administration from his Alma Mater in the summer of 2018.

As the club’s DOC Coach Sifuentes will be responsible for overseeing all the aspects of the day-to-day operation of the club, including staff development, coaching curriculum, game model and teaching methodology. Prior to joining the Heat Youth Club & Academy full-time, Sifuentes was a mathematics teacher at Del Rio High School.

Sifuentes began his coaching career in youth development when he returned to his hometown of Del Rio after college by coaching a co-ed Under 12 team, along with individuals on a private level that ranged from 3 to 19 years old. He furthered his coaching education through the United States Soccer Federation and now holds a National F, National E, National D, National C and the National Youth Licenses.

In 2015, Coach “Memo” started his involvement with the Olympic Development Program (ODP) offered by U.S. Soccer which is designed to identify, select and provide an opportunity to youth players that are ready to raise their skill levels and prepare these players to compete at regional, national and collegiate levels. His coaching during ODP has included multiple age groups ranging from Under 11 to Under 17-year-olds in South Texas.

“Memo is very passionate about coaching and coaching education and we look forward to developing more of these educational programs for staff and player development”, said Shashi Vaswani, club President.

Vaswani concluded, “As an ODP Coach, we feel that Memo will be able to elevate the profile of not only our club but of other players in Laredo and Webb County and that in the near future, he will be building a comprehensive coaching education program for the Heat Youth Soccer Club & Academy coaching staff in order to develop individuals to become better players on the field and even better human beings off of it”.

The Laredo Heat Youth Soccer Club and Academy is a 501 (c) (3) Non-Profit Corporation that operates in Laredo and Webb County, Texas for the sole purpose of training the youth in the area in the sport of soccer. The mission of the club is to get youngsters to learn to play soccer, get advanced players into competitive tournaments and teach these youngsters the rules of the game and the importance of proper training, exercise and doing well in school.

 

The Laredo Heat Youth Soccer Club and Academy accepts donations to fund its mission and any interested party wishing to donate, can contact the organization at (956) 723 – 4700.

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Heat Anuncia Nuevo Director Deportivo Para Su Academia Juvenil

Jose Guillermo “Memo” Sifuentes Se Pone a La Cabeza Del Desarrollo Técnico y De Jugadores

Laredo, TX (Martes 20 de Noviembre de 2018): El Club de Futbol y Academia de Laredo Heat se enorgullece en anunciar que José Guillermo "Memo" Sifuentes ha sido nombrado nuevo Director Deportivo (DOC por sus siglas en inglés).

 

Sifuentes es nativo de Del Rio, Texas, y se graduó de la Universidad de Schreiner, donde fue un Estudiante-Atleta de  División III durante cuatro años para el Programa de Fútbol Masculino bajo la dirección del Entrenador Paul Hayes. "Memo" se graduó de Schreiner con un título en Matemáticas en 2011 y recientemente recibió su Maestría en Administración de Empresas de su Alma Mater en el verano de 2018.

 

Como DOC, el entrenador Sifuentes del club será responsable de supervisar todos los aspectos de la operación diaria del club, incluido el desarrollo del personal, el plan de estudios de capacitación, el modelo de juego y la metodología de enseñanza. Antes de unirse a la Academia y Club Juvenil del Heat de tiempo completo, Sifuentes fue profesor de matemáticas en la Preparatoria Del Rio.

Sifuentes comenzó su carrera de entrenador en el desarrollo juvenil cuando regresó a su ciudad natal, Del Rio, después de la universidad, entrenando a un equipo mixto Sub-12, junto con jugadores en un nivel privado que de entre 3 y 19 años. Siguió su educación de entrenador a través de la Federación de Fútbol de los Estados Unidos y ahora tiene las licencias F Nacional, E Nacional, D Nacional, C Nacional y las Licencias Juveniles Nacionales.
En 2015, "Memo" comenzó su participación en el Programa de Desarrollo Olímpico (ODP por sus siglas en inglés) ofrecido por US Soccer que está diseñado para identificar, seleccionar y brindar una oportunidad a los jugadores jóvenes que están listos para elevar sus niveles de habilidad y preparar a estos jugadores para competir a nivel regional, nacional y colegiado. Su entrenamiento durante el ODP ha incluido múltiples grupos de edad, desde menores de 11 años hasta menores de 17 años en el sur de Texas.


"Memo es muy apasionado con el coaching y la educación de los entrenadores, esperamos desarrollar más de estos programas educativos para el desarrollo del personal y los jugadores", dijo Shashi Vaswani, presidente del club.

 

Vaswani concluyó: "Como entrenador de ODP, creemos que Memo podrá elevar el perfil no solo de nuestro club sino también de otros jugadores en Laredo y el Condado de Webb, y que, en el futuro cercano, estará desarrollando un programa integral de educación en coaching para el personal de entrenamiento del Club Juvenil del Heat y su Academia, para desarrollar individuos que se conviertan en mejores jugadores en el campo e incluso mejores seres humanos fuera de él”.

 

El Club y la Academia de Fútbol Juvenil de Laredo Heat es una corporación sin fines de lucro 501 (c) (3) que opera en Laredo, Texas y el condado de Webb, con el único propósito de entrenar a los jóvenes en el área en el deporte del fútbol. La misión del club es lograr que los jóvenes aprendan a jugar fútbol, ​​que los jugadores avanzados participen en torneos competitivos y enseñen a estos jóvenes las reglas del juego y la importancia de un entrenamiento adecuado, el ejercicio y el buen desempeño en la escuela.

El Laredo Heat Youth Soccer Club y su Academia aceptan donaciones para financiar su misión y cualquier parte interesada que desee donar, puede comunicarse con la organización al (956) 723 - 4700.

 

 

 

Laredo Heat & Houston Dynamo Youth Player Opportunity Event Announced

Laredo, TX (Friday, March 30, 2018): The Laredo Heat Youth Soccer Club & Academy has announced a unique opportunity to local youth soccer players interested in playing at a higher level by introducing the first true Non-Pay to Play Competitive Program in the Laredo and Webb County Area and is open to all interested players within the designated age groups in the Gateway City and surrounding area, including Nuevo Laredo.

The initial programs for the upcoming Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 Play Seasons will be for Under 12 Boys (Birth Years 2007/2008), Under 14 Boys (Birth Years 2005/2006) and Under 16 Boys (Birth Years 2003/2004).

 

As a true Non-Pay to Play Competitive Program, some of the benefits that will be available to both the players and their parents will be:

 

  • Selected Players will not pay any training fees
  • Selected Players will not pay for their training gear & game uniforms
  • Selected Players will not pay for any travel costs associated with the program
  • Selected Players will practice four times a week under qualified coaches
  • Weekly Play versus other Select Teams around the state in South Texas Youth Soccer Association sanctioned games
  • Houston Dynamo Youth Coaching Evaluations
  • Participation in Houston Dynamo Youth Tournaments

 

The first City Wide Program will be a Player Opportunity Event scheduled for Saturday, April 7, 2018 at the Texas A&M International University Soccer Complex.

 

Each Age Group will have its own designated time to showcase their talents on April 7th to the visiting Houston Dynamo Youth Program Director and the local Heat Youth Coaching Staff. The designated times will be:

 

  • Boys Under 12: check-in at 8AM, Session from 830AM to 11AM
  • Boys Under 14: check-in at 12 Noon, Session from 1230PM to 3PM
  • Boys Under 16: check-in at 3PM, Session from 330PM to 6PM

 

Heat Youth Club President Shashi Vaswani said, “We have always believed beyond a shadow of a doubt that the youth of a community are an integral part of its future and are essentially the fabric of society”.

“We are not only looking for committed players but for individuals that are willing to become leaders on and off the field and are ready to become role models in our community”.

“While there are many other great programs supporting the youth throughout our community, we have decided to use the sport of soccer as a vehicle to attempt to further enhance the education and playing careers of our younger generation”, concluded Vaswani.

In addition to Vaswani, Houston Dynamo Director of Player Development, James Clarkson mentioned, “The Dynamo Academy are very excited to partner with the Laredo Heat and provide support on and off the field with developing players and the game. Together we will be able to raise the level of play and provide unique opportunities and pathways for the players”.

The Laredo Heat Youth Soccer Club and Academy is a 501 (c) (3) Non-Profit Corporation that operates in Laredo and Webb County, Texas for the sole purpose of training the youth in the area in the sport of soccer. The mission of the club is to get youngsters to learn to play soccer, get advanced players into competitive tournaments and teach these youngsters the rules of the game and the importance of proper training, exercise and doing well in school.

 

The Laredo Heat Youth Soccer Club and Academy accepts donations to fund its mission and any interested party wishing to donate, can contact the organization at (956) 723 – 4700.

 

 

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