"It's not what you achieve;
but what you overcome to achieve it"
George in action today
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.
Olympian, Ghana National Team
Former professional soccer player
North American Soccer League (N.A.S.L).
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.