Sunday, July 10, 2011
Welcome to the staff Ian
We would like to welcome Ian Pena to our coaching staff and we are very excited to add a coaching professional with his experience to complete our team for 2011.
Ian has 21 years of coaching experience at the youth, high school, Olympic Development Program and collegiate level. He currently serves as the Director of Coaching and Player Development for the Freedom Soccer Club of Columbus, Ohio. Ian is a coaching staff member for the Ohio South Olympic Development Program and the Region II ODP program. Ian also acts as an Ohio South Youth Soccer Coaching License Instructor and was named the Ohio South Youth Soccer Girl's Coach of the Year in 2006.
As a player Ian was named All Carolina Conference and All District at St. Andrews College (NC). Following his playing career he joined the St. Andrews coaching staff as an assistant coach in 1994 and 1995. He also played soccer at the International level in Trinidad & Tobago with the Calendonia AIA Football Club.
Ian currently holds a USSF A coaching license and a M.A. ED. Adapted Physical Education degree.