US Youth Soccer Europe e.V.
Sebastian is a very well known person throughout the soccer community, not only in Europe, but the US as well. He is a former professional and German National player that now runs a soccer academy focused on helping kids of all ages excel in the game they love. Together with his knowledge of the game and his contacts throughout Germany, he has not only put together a top team of coaches, but has set up a program that is considered one of the top programs in any region within USYS. He is also a consultant to various Regional Presidents within USYS who seek to modernize and improve their programs in the US.
Sebastian Nowack is the new U15 ODP Europe Head Coach with UEFA B - License. He provides players the opportunity to learn about, play and most importantly, enjoy the game of soccer. He encourages and foster growth in young players by introducing basic soccer skills needed to begin and advance in the game. Sebastian Nowack’s professional soccer club experience will help provide competitive development for girls of all ages and all ability levels.
Maike's professional soccer career began at 16 years of age with the 1. FFC Frankfurt II in the “2. Frauen-Bundesliga”. After one year, transferring to the 1. FC Saarbrücken as a first-team regular in the first division, the “1. Frauen-Bundesliga”. During this time Maike was scouted for the U23-National team and become a German national player. However, Maike was forced to refuse the offer due to an injury (ACL). Starting summer of 2013 she played for the TSG 1899 Hoffenheim (1. Bundesliga) until 2016. Maike also played for the U20 team of the State of Saarland and U16 team of the State of Hessen. She is currently working with the professional youth academy of TSG 1899 Hoffenheim.
He Played professionally in Germany with over 150 Bundesliga games, 200+ games in the 2.Bundesliga, UEFA Cup and Champions League and won the German Championship and Super Cup. Guido brings an extensive amount of experience not only as a player; he also was an assistant coach for a German Bundesliga team and head Coach of a German Bundesliga youth academy team. He carries the highest coaching license “ußballehrer”. With Guido's strong soccer background he will surely be an asset to the ODP-Europe staff.
Uwe, a licensed sport nutrition consultant, is the holder of a DFB B License and is a very experienced player and coach. He has over 1000 league and cup games in the top leagues in Germany, and has been coaching high school aged teams in the top leagues since 2007. He has proven his ability to work with the kids in our program where he has been involved in coaching the U11-U15 since 2012.
As with any professional program, goal keepers need special training and a special person to teach them. Sascha was not only an active player in the top leagues as a goal keeper, he has been coaching goal keepers since 2007 after ending his active career. With his DFB C License, focus goalkeeping, and his 16 other goal keeping schools and certification, his last station was as a teacher for the DFB licensing course for goal keeper coaching license. He brings fresh ideas and much experience to our program and we am sure our goalies will become stronger and better based on their new coach.
Patrick is no stranger to the ODP, having coached ODP in Alabama,Texas & New Mexico. He also coached several youth and high school teams and was the Director of Coaching in Hawaii and was on the U.S National coaching staff. Patrick Played soccer for the University of Alabama in Huntsville and earned a Masters degree in Science in Kinesiology & Sports Studies and currently holds the FIFA "A" License.
He is a professional coach from Riba-Roja and is carrying an UEFA B - License and works as the youth coordinator and
is the U17 Head Coach of the club. He played professional soccer in Spain and has been a coach for the professional youth academy for 7 years. He brings a lot of experience and passion to ODP Europe.