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Professional Staff

Club President

Toni Giovenco

Professional License
  • USSF “E” License
  • USSF Grassroots License 7v7, 9v9, 11v11
  • 4v4 Diploma
  • United Soccer Coaches Youth Club Administrator Professional Development Certificate
  • National Park and Recreation Association Certified Park and Recreation Professional
  • National Alliance for Youth Sports Certified Youth Sports Administrator
  • Youth Mental Health First Aid Certified by the National Council for Behavioral Health
Playing Experience
  • University of St Francis (2005-2009)
  • Academic and Athletic Excellence Award (2006 & 2008)
  • Best Offensive Player of the Year (2005 & 2007)
  • Willowbrook High School Varsity (2001-2005)
  • Olympic Development Program
  • NSA
  • Darien Daredevils
  • Team Elmhurst
International Experience
  • Italian Association of Culture and Sport (AICS) Provincial Committee of Florence, Italy Soccer Department (2009-2010)

Director of Coaching/ Future Pros Program Director

Ruben Stivan
(Canelones, Uruguay)

Professional License
  • FIFA Professional Coaching License
  • Brazilian Professional Coaching License
  • NSCAA National Youth Diploma
  • NSCAA State Goalkeeping License
  • NSCAA Regional Goalkeeping License
Playing Experience
  • Pro Soccer Uruguay
  • Pro Soccer USA
  • Pro Soccer Costa Rica
Current Involvement in Soccer
  • Program Director of the Future Pros International Soccer School
  • Olympic Development Program Coach
  • Player Identification and Development USA – Fluminense FC Brazil

Martin Aparicio

Professional License

USSF D License
Coerver Youth Diploma
Certified Personal Trainer

Coaching Experience

Midwest (2018-Present)
Wheaton Wings (2014-Present) u14 Boys Premier
Glen Ellyn Lakers (2013-Present)
Addison United SC (2010-2013)

Playing Experience

Lions Soccer Club (MSL Top Scorer)
Melrose Park Cup (MVP)
AAC Eagles Chicago
Costa Guerrero Soccer Club (2x Hispano League Champion)
Swaben Soccer Clun
RMS Cruz Azul Mexican Club Franchise
Fenton High School Varsity (All Conference & All Sectional Teams)

Joel Cortes

Professional License

NSCAA Advances Regional Diploma
USSF “D” License
USSF National Youth License
Coverer Youth Diploma
USSF “C” License

Playing Experience

Pro Soccer Honduras
Pro Soccer International Soccer League Association in New Orleans
I.N.M.U.D.E Youth
Chicago Pampas
JTR Honduras High School

Pablo Lopez (Quito, Ecuador)

Coaching Experience

Elmwood Park High School – 4 years coach of Junior Varsity soccer team
Future Pros Inc. (10 Years) – U-8 to U-18 Boys and Girls
Clubs: Edison Park, Bloomingdale, Naperville, Glen Ellyn

Playing Experience

8 years 1st Division (Ecuador)
Nacional F.C. Junior Division (14 yrs. old)
Nacional F.C. 1st Team (16 yrs. old)

Julio Lopez

Professional License

USSF E
USSF F

Coaching Experience

Wheaton Wings (2014-Present)
Addison United (2013-2014)

Soccer Experience

Benedictine University 2010-2014

  • NACC Men’s Soccer Champion 2013
  • First team all 4 years
  • NACC Player of the Week for October 7th-13th 2013

Addison Trail High School 2006-2010

  • 4 year varsity soccer player

Bridges of Pros 2012-2014
Jahbat FC 2011-2013
Chicago Sockers FC (Development & Academy Teams) 2008-2010
Guatemala National Team U17 2008
RMS Cruz Azul Franchise Club 2006-2008
Youth Travel Teams:

  • Bloomingdale Lightening
  • Woodridge Storm
  • Glendale Heights Attack

Ricky Luna

Professional License

USSF “E” License
American Sport Education Program (A.S.E.P) Certificate

Coaching Experience

Wheaton Wings (2010-Present)
Glenbard East Boys Varsity Team (Goalkeeper Coach)
Lombard Firebirds
Addison United
Bloomingdale Lightning

Playing Experience

College of DuPage
Glenbard East High School
Chicago Fire Academy
USA Maroons
Glendale Heights Attack

Ricardo Medrano

Professional License

FIFA Level III Coach (U.S. Level A Equivalent)
FIFA Level II Coach (U.S. Level B Equivalent)
IYSO – USSF certified level B Coach
FEDEFUTBOL – FIFA Level 1 Physical Trainer
American Red Cross CPR & First Aid

Playing Experience

Guatemalan Soccer League: 1986 – 2003
Member of Xelaju MC, Municipal, Communicaciones, Coban Imperial, Antigua FC, First Division teams, Petapa FC, Nueva Concepcion FC
Leading league scorer in Belize major league soccer during 1990 season.
Leading league scorer in Guatemalan major league soccer during 1991 season.
Member of 1992 and 1994 Guatemalan first division sub-champion teams.
El Salvadoran Soccer League: 1993, 1997, 2001
Member of Municipal El Salvador and Aguila First Division teams, and Venados de Yucatan, Mexico (Primera A)
Honduran Soccer League: 1988
Member of Platense Premier Division team.
Exposed to diverse training styles during trials in Spain and Italy

Coaching Experience

Attended training/observation sessions in Argentina with Boca Juniors first team in Superliga, January-March 2019
Attended training/observation sessions in Argentina with Boca Juniors U16 Boys team, January-March 2019
Future Pros of Forest Park, IL, 2005-present
Contract with U5-19 competitive and recreational teams to develop and execute training regimens based on evaluation of team and individual performance. Develop positive relationships between players, parents, and coaching staff.
Menominee Soccer Club of Chicago, IL – 2006-2007
Trained inner city Chicago Public High School students completely unfamiliar with the game to become coaches for youth soccer programs in the Chicago Park District.

Ray Poquette

Experience

ODP Region II Staff Coach, Minnesota and Tennessee Head Coach
USSF “A” License
USSF “Youth National” License
NSCAA “Advance National” License
Former Minnesota State Director of Coaching and Player Development
Former Tennessee State Director of Coaching and Player Development
Former Collegiate Men’s and Women’s coach
Former High School Coach

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