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New College Directors Announced

08/19/2019, 4:00pm EDT
By Jamie Darvill

In the interests of providing the highest level of guidance to our high school aged players, Liverpool FC International Academy are delighted to announce the hiring of Kerry Brimmer, Andrew Mpasiakos and David Jones as our College Director's effective immediately.

Kerry Brimmer - Central Maryland Girls College Director

"Kerry brings incredible experience to our college program. Not only is Kerry vastly experienced in this role but also in her coaching experience, giving her the tools to help our players that have college aspirations. As a former University of Maryland soccer player, she also comes with great playing experience. Many of the players Kerry has coached are playing in college, including a recent return of 22 of 22 players in her ASA Azzurri squad going on to play in college many at the D1 level. A truly incredible achievement."

Andrew Mpasiakos - Central Maryland Boys College Director

"Andrew brings a great level of experience to this position as a current assistant coach with Goucher College Men's Soccer. This insight will prove invaluable to the players he works with by providing them with a plan and connections to college soccer opportunities. In addition, Andrew is a former New York Red Bulls academy coach so he is used to the development of elite players. A former collegiate player at Virginia Wesleyan, Andrew is incredibly driven to succeed in the coaching world and he will be a fantastic resource to all of our players at the club!"

David Jones - Western Maryland College Director

"David has been a highly successful coach in the Western Maryland region for many years and brings with him fantastic experience to this role. In 2018, coached one of our teams all the way to nationals after an incredible run. More importantly, he understands 'The Liverpool Way' completely and this is reflected in the character he builds in our players on and off the field. Having recently graduated a team from the club where many went on to college programs across a range of divisions, we see him as the ideal fit to provide guidance to the locations aspiring players!"

The Role of a College Director

  • Educate our players and families on the recruiting process and provide realistic feedback.
  • Build relationships with our players and coaches and watch them play to position themselves for best guidance.
  • Help our high school aged player in identifying the best fit for their athletic and academic goals and educate them on how to then communicate with the coaches.
  • In conjunction with the club, create opportunities for exposure to college coaches using our vast network of connections and resources.

We welcome Kerry, Andrew and David to the club and look forward to the benefits their vast experience will have on the development and guidance of our players in their pursuit of successful collegiate careers over the coming years.

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