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Miguel Veloso

USSF License

Coaching Experience:


  • Soccer For Life (Millburn, NJ)

2009 Summer Youth Camps ages 3-8;

2011 Fall After-School Training Program ages 6-8


  • Kearny United (2012-2013)

Head Coach/Trainer, U9 Boys


  • Sport Newark e Benfica Soccer Academy (2013-2015)

Head Coach/Trainer, U10-U11 Boys

Fall ’13 Metro League Champions;

Spring ’14 Metro League Champions;

Summer ’14 Poconos Premier Cup Champions;

MAPS Fall ’14 Challenge Champions;

CRUSA/FC Bucks ’14 Adidas Fall Challenge Champions;

MAPS ’15 Spring Division Champions;


  • Competitive Soccer, LLC, NJ - 2015- Present


Playing Career


  • Travel Soccer:


  • Den of Lions:  U10 – U11 (2001-2003)

  • Sport Club Portuguese:   U12 (2003-2004)

  • Kearny Thistle/NJ Strikers/Kearny United (same team, different club):  U13-U19 (2004-2010)

- Two time NJ State Cup Winner 2008 and 2010, Semi-Finalist 2009;

Disney World Cup Champion 2007; Metro League Champions 2005-2006; Mid NJ winners 2006-2007; MAPS division winner 2008-2010; MAPS Premier Tournament winner 2009 ad 2010;

- Summer of 2010 played in friendly matches overseas in Portugal versus the likes of professional academies. Academia de Futbol SC Beira-Mar and Academia União Desportiva de Leiria, unfortunately not being able to play our last against Academia Sporting Lisboa de Portugal due to weather conditions day of.


  • Harrison High School Fall Season’s of 2005-2008:

-State Champion in 2006, 2007, and 2008

              Hudson County All-County team ’07; North I All State Team ‘08


  •  Rutgers Newark Division III  Soccer:

         - NJAC Division III   Quarter Finalists 2009


  • Men’s Semi-Pro:

-Sealand FC, Club Spain, Club Acores (2011-2014) (all same team, different club)

-2012-2013 Division A League Cup Runners-Up

-2013-2014 Division A League Winners



Professional Training Experience


  •  First Division Sporting Clube de Braga from Portugal in August of 2006

  •  Trained by (2009-2010), now a professional coach, Nuno Almeida, assistant to Jesualdo Ferreira at clubs like Sporting Clube de Portugal, Braga, Panathinaikos, and currently at Zamalek SC


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