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Liverpool FC International Academy Maryland selects coaches that have an incredible passion for the game of soccer and want to become an intricate part in the success of the players who wear the Reds of Liverpool. Their insight, experience, and talents are the cornerstone of our club’s success. Encouraged to contribute, create and share each coach finds the freedom and the support to thrive within the professional club environment here at Liverpool FC International Academy Maryland. While they realize their potential to create outstanding young players through development and competition, they also realize the tremendous responsibility they have for impacting the lives of their players. The responsibilities and the work ethic of our coaches are held to the highest standards anywhere in the United States.  Being a part of Liverpool FC International Academy Maryland is an honor, a responsibility and a passion each embraces.

Pete Summerfield will join LFC International Academy Maryland as our Academy Director of the DC Metro location!

Academy Director - Pete Summerfield

Pete joins LFCIA after 10 years of coaching in the US. Born and raised in England, Pete began his youth Career with Liverpool’s FC's youth academy and and spent time with Blackpool FC before beginning a ten year playing career in England. Pete played his last game in 2008 where he won the FA Vase at the world famous Wembley stadium with AFC Fylde, and later became a Goalkeeper coach there. He now holds a UEFA B License and Goalkeeping Diploma.

Pete has built a firm reputation in developing elite soccer players and we look forward to that continuing over the coming years as the academy director at Liverpool FC International Academy DC Metro.

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Pre-Academy Director - Dave Steele

Dave Steele is a UEFA B licensed coach and will serve as the club's Pre-Academy Director where he will use his vast experience to build a technically sound foundation for our boys and girls that will equip them to achieve their goals in the academy and beyond.

Born and raised in England, he brings more than 12 years of coaching experience, he has built up numerous teams into very developed competitors and developed clubs successfully by running youth development programs in the DC Metro area. He dedicates his full career to helping players grow and develop.

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