FC DELCO NAMES CLUB SOCCER VETERAN CHRIS EDWARDS
ZONE 2 DIRECTOR AND GIRLS ECNL COACH
CONSHOHOCKEN, April 2, 2019 -- The region’s premier soccer club, FC DELCO (formerly Continental FC) named Chris Edwards as Zone 2 Director and Girls ECNL Coach, to continue to deliver upon the club’s mission to create an unprecedented environment where all players excel.
“We are delighted to add Chris to our staff as our Zone 2 Director and ECNL Coach,” says Jamie Smith, FC DELCO Technical Director. “Chris brings a wealth of experience working with top female players, and he will help us continue to empower our players to develop as soccer players and as individuals,” adds Smith. “Chris is very motivated, and he also is excited to continue to improve his own personal soccer development as a coach. At FC DELCO, we’re committed to evolving soccer, which includes helping players AND coaches continue to evolve and grow,” adds Smith.
Edwards comes from Penn Fusion, and brings more than a decade of experience as a club soccer director and coach, most recently in the role of Penn Fusion’s Zone 1 Girls Director.
Previously, Coach Edwards was the Assistant Director of Coaching for Force F.C. in Michigan, and a Volunteer Assistant Women’s Coach for Oakland University, which is a Division 1 program. As a player, he played for Michigan Bucks from 2002 to 2008, and his team was the National PDL Champions in 2006. Edwards played for Oakland University, where he is the reigning all-time leading scorer. Prior to that, he played for Stirling Albion F.C. and Partick Thistle F.C. in Scotland.
Coach Edwards will begin his transition in mid April, 2019. He has his “A” License from the United States Soccer Federation (USSF), and a Scottish Football Association Level 3 License.
About FC DELCO: As Pennsylvania’s premier football club with deep roots in the community, FC DELCO offers an unprecedented playing experience that fuels a love of soccer and empowers players to awaken their talent. Our nationally recognized program has won eight national championships, countless region and state titles, and has placed more players in NCAA collegiate programs than any other club in Pennsylvania. Additionally, we have multiple alumni playing in the MLS and professional women’s leagues. To find out more, visit fcdelco.org