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Development Academy Coaching Staff

Bobby Poursanidis

Bobby Poursanidis

Executive Director

Phone: (260)515-1191

Playing:

  • Four years at Lasalle University
    • Lasalle University Hall of Fame Inductee 
    • All-Conference
    • All-Regional
    • Conference MVP
    • All-American
    • Team Captain
       
  • Seven years professioal soccer experience
    • New York Espress (MISL)
    • Fort Wayne Flames (AISA)
    • Indiana Kick (NPSL)
    • Detroit Rockers (NPSL)
    • Iraklis (Division I, Greece)

Coaching:

  • As State Coach of the Senior Team of Indiana, the State Team won 5 Regional Championships and a National Championship in 1995
  • As Olympic Developmental State Coach, the State Team of Indiana won the Regional Championship
  • Head Coach of the Homestead High School Boys Team from 1994 through 2000
    • Ranked in the top five in the state for three years, top twenty for three years
    • Conference Champions for 6 years in a row
    • State Semi finalist in 1999
  • Head Coach of Fort Wayne Fever PDL Team-WLG Team 2003-2009
  • Current Director of Coaching for The Fort Wayne Fever Academy
    • As Club Coach, won 3 State Championships, and a Regional Finalist

Education:

  • Graduated from Lasalle University with a degree in Business
  • USSF National ’A’ License

Other:

  • Co-founder of the Premier Developmental League(USL) team the Fort Wayne Fever Men’s and Women’s Team
  • Co-founder of the Plex Indoor Sports facility. Created an indoor soccer program for all ages offering the best indoor facilities in northern Indiana

Alan Bodenstein

Alan Bodenstein

U12 Development Academy Director & Head Coach

Phone: (260)557-4901

Playing:

  • Massapequa High School, Massapequa NY
  • Hofstra University, Hempstead NY
  • US U16 National Pool
  • Drafted out of HS by the NY Arrows – MISL
  • US Maccabiah and Pan American Maccabiah Teams
  • Trials at Karlsruhe and Munich 1860
  • NY Express – MISL  1985-86
  • Fort Wayne Flames 1986 – 1989
  • NY Kick 1990
  • Dayton Dynamo 1990 – 91
Coaching:
  • Head Coach Adelphi University Women
  • Asst. Coach Adelphi University Women
  • Head Boy’s Coach Massapequa HS
  • Head Coach – West Babylon Panthers – National Champs U18
  • DOC – Massapequa Soccer Club
  • DOC – Citadel Soccer Club
  • DOC – Fever Academy
  • Head State ODP Coach – Indiana
  • Asst. Regional Coach – Region 2
  • Head Regional Coach – Region 2
  • Staff Regional Coach – Region 2

 

 Education:

  • Bachelor of Science – Elementary Physical Education
  • USSF National “A” License
  • NSCAA Advanced National License
Other:
  • Ball Boy and Locker Room Helper for the New York Cosmos 1971-1981
  • Wife of 20 years – Jennifer
  • Children:  Sam, Grace, Jacob, Mia  

Aaron Tulloch

U12 Development Academy Staff Coach

Playing:

  • During his early playing career he played for various semi-pro clubs
  • Was selected for the 1st non-professional Academy in England, where he received soccer education from premier league and national team professional staff
  • Had opportunity to play professionally in Turkey
  • Played college career at Division-I IPFW

Coaching:

  • Fever Academy Assistant Technical Director for ages 12 and under

Education:

  • USSF National "C" License
  • UEFA Level 1 License

Other:

  • Originally from London, England

James McCaig

U12 Development Academy Staff Coach

Playing

  • University of Greenwich - 2008-2011 (Team Captain)
  • Various Youth Clubs and Academies

Coaching

  •  Pittsburgh Riverhounds - 2016-2017
  • Riverhounds Development Academy Head Coach 
    • 2017 US Club Regional Finalists - U13 Boys
  • Pittsburgh Riverhounds U23 PDL Head Coach
  • Barton College - 2015-2016
    • Assistant Women's Soccer Coach 
    • Head Goalkeeping Coach
    • Sports Performance Coach
  • Concordia University Chicago - 2013-2015
    • Graduate Assistant Men's and Women's Coach 
    • Head Goalkeeping Coach
    • Sports Performance Coach
  • Louisiana Fire Juniors - 2011-2013 (Head Coach)
    • 2013 State Champions - U14 Girls - USYSA Regional Championships - Louisiana State Representative
    • 2012 State Finalists - U13 Girls - USYSA Regional Championships - Louisiana State Representative
      •  Head Goalkeeping Coach
      • Recreational program Assistant Director
  • Cabrini High School - 2011-2013 (Head Varsity Coach)
  • ODP Staff Coach - 2011-2013, 2015
    • Louisiana - 2011-2013
      • U23 Assistant Coach - 2013 Regional Champions and National Finalists
    • North Carolina - 2015
  • Arsenal FC - 2009-2011
    • Head Coach for South-East Youth Development Centers

Licenses

  • UEFA B License
  • NSCAA Premier Diploma
  • FA Level 2 Goalkeeping
  • NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) Performance Enhancement Specialist 

Education

  • Master of Science - Applied Exercise Science and Sports Performance Training - Concordia University Chicago 
  • Bachelor of Science - Sports Science and Professional Soccer Coaching - University of Greenwich, London UK

Other

  • Lives in Fort Wayne with wife Kayla

Juanma Pons Bascones

U12 Development Academy Staff Coach


JC Cuoto

U12 Development Academy Staff Coach

Playing:

  • Grew up playing in youth clubs in Brazil
  • Futsal Club playing experience
  • Played on 1st division U-17 and U-20 in Brazil
  • Played in a summer academy UK/Ukraine
  • Played “Southern California Seahorses” PDL/USL League
  • Played 4 years college soccer at Bethel College, Mishawaka IN

Coaching:

  • 13U/14U Fort Wayne United F.C. Technical Director
  • Coordinated summer camps overseas, South Africa, UK, Ukraine and Brazil
  • Summer camp coach Denver, CO (Southwest region)
  • Beasley National Soccer School Coach

Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts - Health and Physical Education
  • NSCAA National Diploma
  • USSF C License

Other:

  • Physical Education teacher at Covington Elementary, Fort Wayne IN
  • Lives in Fort Wayne with wife Meredith and son Oscar