Director of Programs | FC Copa Brooklyn
“I’m excited to be a part of FC Copa Academy’s continued success in developing elite players that are prepared to compete and succeed at the highest levels of youth soccer,” said Atkinson. “The potential for growth that I see for our club, along with the chance to provide the opportunity for the players in this area to gain lifelong experiences and memories with their teammates as part of the FC Copa family, is a big reason why I joined.”-David Atkinson
Atkinson joins FC Copa after serving in senior positions at New York-area clubs over the past seven years. He also served as the Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach at Monroe College (Bronx). Prior to moving to America in 2013, Atkinson coached youth teams while earning a bachelor’s degree in Sports Development from the University of St. Mark and St. John Plymouth (Marjon). Atkinson holds a USSF C License, United Soccer Coaches Advanced National diploma, and an FA Level 2 License as well as FA Youth Modules 1 & 2, United Soccer Coaches Goalkeeping Level 2, Futsal Level 1 and a Youth 7v7/9v9 diploma.