Cape Coral, November 11th 2016 - The Florida Gulf Coast Dutch Lions would like to introduce you to the academy staff for the 2016-2017 season. The staff is composed of 4 Dutch coaches/program assistants and 3 American coaches, including a goalkeeper coach.
Davy Hendriks - U10B, U11B and U13B
Davy Hendriks is 29 years old and is from Arnhem in the Netherlands. He was a coach for multiple teams in the Netherlands. Davy is with the club since October 2016 and has a UEFA B coaching license.
Menno Vermeer - U9 Elite and our U15B
Menno Vermeer is 21 years old and is from Haarlem in the Netherlands. He was a coach for multiple clubs in the Netherlands and came to the USA to give practice. Menno is part of the club since September 2015 and has a UEFA B coaching license
Vincent de Weger - U8 Elite and our U16G
Vincent de Weger is 25 years old and is from Culemborg in the Netherlands. Vincent was a coach at Houston Dutch Lions FC and is with the club since July 2016. Vincent has a UEFA C coaching license.
Jouko Gorissen - U11G and our U13G
Jouko Gorissen is 22 years old and is from Vlaardingen in the Netherlands. Jouko joined the club in April 2015.
Danilo Cortes - U8 Development and our U17B
Danilo Cortes is 35 years old and is Colombian. Danilo is a player of the FGCDL FC Men’s team and played college soccer for New Jersey ODP. Danilo has a USSF E License.
John Teeter - U9 Development and assistant of our U10B and U11B
John Teeter is 23 years old and is from Cape Coral Florida. John is a player of the FGCDL FC Men’s team and played college soccer for Warner University.
Jahdea Gildin is 28 years old and is from San Pablo, Florida. Jahdea is a player of the FGCDL FC Men’s team and played in England. Jahdea is the goalkeeper coach for all ages.