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George Playing for the Chicago Sting


George has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area for 25 years and has been a part of the soccer community on many levels. A native of Ghana, he played for the 1972 Olympic team in Munich, Germany. This was followed by a professional career as a sweeper in the United States during which he had the opportunity to play both with and defend against Pele. 

George loves teaching at all levels and now spends a significant amount of his spare time working with youth and adult recreational players in the San Francisco Bay Area.  He also promotes professional soccer opportunities for athletes in his homeland.



Career Highlights:

 
  • Olympian, Ghana National Team
  • Former professional soccer player
  • North American Soccer League (N.A.S.L).                     
  • Chicago Sting
  • New York Cosmos
  • Author of “The Ten Bridges to Professional Soccer”
  • Producer of the “Youth All-Star Instructional Video”.
  • Former soccer commentator/analyst, San Jose Today TV 36
  • Former youth instructor for San Jose City and Evergreen Colleges
  • CYSA District 2 Olympic Development Program, State Certified Staff Instructor
  • Member of the CYSA coaching staff and District evaluator
  • U.S.S.F. licensed coach
  • Youth and Adult Coach
  • Head Scout of District 2 for the Olympic Development Program (ODP)
  • First Aid Certifications From the American Safety Health Institute:
    • Pediatric First Aid
    • Adult First Aid
    • Basic First Aid for the Community and Workplace
    • Universal First Aid and C.P.R.



 
 
 
                          George in action today

       
 
 
 


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