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Echo Offers Qualified, Experienced Coaching Staff

Michiana Echo is heavily investing in our coaching staff to bring our families highly qualified and experienced coaches.  The following Echo coaches are currently pursuing advanced licensing: DOC Omar Gallo recently passed the practical portion of the UEFA B Part II course in Belfast, Ireland.  Omar can now earn his UEFA B license by completing…

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Echo Promotes Magagula to ADOC

Michiana Echo has promoted Duma Magagula from Technical Director to Assistant Director of Coaching.  In his new role, Duma will assist Director of Coaching Omar Gallo with primary responsibility for 11U – High School and coach multiple Echo teams. Duma is Indiana Soccer’s 2018 Girls Travel Coach of the Year, a college coach, and a…

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Omar Gallo named USVI National Team Coach

Echo is pleased to announce that its Director of Coaching Omar Gallo has been named an assistant and goalkeeping coach for the US Virgin Islands Women’s National Team. In a statement, Omar said, “I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to work with some of the best female players in the USVI. Having the opportunity…

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Kalen Saddler Named Assistant DOC

Echo is pleased to announce that it has named Kalen Saddler as its Assistant Director of Coaching.  Kalen’s primary areas of responsibility will be Echo’s Academy and First Skills programs. Kalen played high school soccer locally at John Adams High School before playing collegiately at Holy Cross College.  While at Holy Cross, Kalen captained the…

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Another Great Season of TopSoccer Concludes

This Saturday, Echo wrapped up another season of its award-winning TopSoccer program with an indoor session at Holy Cross College.  Over 40 athletes and dozens of volunteers participated in the program this season.  Echo would like to congratulate our awesome athletes on a great season and thank you for being a part of the Echo…

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Mary Schalliol Earns TOPSoccer State Coaching Certificate

Echo’s TOPSoccer Director Mary Schalliol recently attended the 2018 US Youth Midwest Region TOPSoccer Symposium in the Chicago area, earning a TOPSoccer State Coaching Certificate.  Echo’s TOPSoccer program is designed to bring the opportunity of learning and playing soccer to any players, age 4 and up, who have a mental or physical disability.  Our goal…

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Echo DOC Omar Gallo Earns UEFA B (Part 1) License

Echo DOC Omar Gallo recently completed part 1 of the UEFA B License course.  The UEFA course lasted for 10 days and was held in Dublin, Ireland.  Omar passed all three of his practicals and is now eligible to complete the final portion of the course (part 2) next year and earn his UEFA B…

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Echo/Holy Cross Hosting Licensing Course on 8/11

Echo, together with Holy Cross College, will be hosting a licensing course for the 7v7 and 11v11 licenses under the new US Soccer licensing pathway.  The 9v9 course will be from 8:30 – 12:30 at Holy Cross.  The 11v11 course will be from 2:00 – 6:00 at Holy Cross.  All current and prospective Echo coaches…

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Echo Names Three Technical Directors

Echo is pleased to announce that with our Coerver Indiana partners we have appointed three technical directors:  Sergio del Campo, Briant Estrella, and Christian Hall.  These outstanding coaches will work with our DOCs and coaches to develop and implement a technical curriculum for the teams within their areas of responsibility that is customized to each…

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Kyle Zaber Named Penn High School Boys Head Coach

Michiana Echo’s Academy Director, Kyle Zaber, has been named the head coach of the Penn High School Boys soccer program.  Coach Kyle will continue as Echo’s Academy Director, where he has made a positive difference in the lives of many Echo players.  We are confident he will do the same as coach at Penn High…

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