FORMER YOUTH NATIONAL TEAM, COLLEGE AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S COACH APPOINTED TO GOALKEEPING DIRECTOR
CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, - June 18, 2020 - The region’s premier soccer club, FC DELCO, is pleased to announce the appointment of John Amorim to Director of Goalkeeping, where he will oversee the development of all FC DELCO keepers, ensuring they learn all aspects of the game and their potential is maximized.
“John has vast experience at every different level of soccer in this country,” mentions Rob Elliott, General Manager of FC DELCO. “We are excited to bring John to FC DELCO,” adds Elliott.
Prior to joining FC DELCO, Coach Amorim was the Director of Goalkeeping at FSA FC United based out of Farmington, Connecticut, and the Assistant Coach and Goalkeeper Coach for the Connecticut Fusion of the Professional United Women’s Soccer League.
Coach Amorim has extensive experience working at the college level as the former Head Men’s Soccer Goalkeeper/Assistant Coach at Gwynedd-Mercy University, a Division III program. He is also the former Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach of Temple University, a Division I program, and the Head Men’s Soccer Coach of Holy Family University, a Division II program. Coach Amorim worked as the US National Team U14 Boys Goalkeeper coach for more than a decade. Coach Amorim also worked for EPYSA for 15 years as a coach and a goalkeeping coach instructor.
“I am very excited to join such a legendary club,” says John Amorim. “I want to thank General Manager, Rob Elliott, and Technical Director, Jeff Zaun for having faith in my work. I promise the FC DELCO Family, dedication, professionalism, and enthusiasm in the pursuit of excellence,” adds Amorim.
A USSF ‘A’ Licensed Coach, Coach Amorim also holds his NSCAA National License and USSF National Instructors License.
Coach Amorim is a graduate of Lynchburg College and Saint John Neumann High School where he was a standout. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame for both organizations in 1994 (Lynchburg) and 1995 (Neumann).
John starts with FC DELCO July 6, 2020.
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