FC DELCO APPOINTS CHRIS EDWARDS TO GIRLS DIRECTOR OF PLAYER DEVELOPMENT, ADDING AN ADDITIONAL FULL-TIME A-LICENSED DIRECTOR TO THE GIRLS SIDE
CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, - May 1, 2020 The region's premier soccer club, FC DELCO, is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Edwards from Zone 2 Director to Girls Director of Player Development. In his new role, Chris will oversee talent development on the girls side, working closely with Zac Tassone, The Girls ECNL Director, and Andrew Kummerer, the Pre-Academy Zone 1 Youth Director. Edwards has his USSF ‘A’ License.
We are excited about Chris’ new appointment as Girls Director of Player Development,” says Jeff Zaun, FC DELCO Technical Director. “Chris has done a great job inspiring players as a coach. This new position gives him an opportunity to make a greater impact on our entire girls’ program,” adds Zaun.
Edwards has been the Zone 2 Director, and the head coach for FC DELCO’s 2005 Girls and 2006 Girls ECNL teams for the past year. Previously, Edwards was Penn Fusion’s Zone 1 Girls Director.
Prior, 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 assumes his new role immediately. Former ECNL Director, Andres Hurtado will be taking over as director of Zone 2.
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