Updated: Aug 11
Veteran NYC-Area Soccer Coach Will Oversee Implementation of
#TheCopaWay at FC Copa Academy at Aviator Sports in Brooklyn, New York
For Immediate Release - Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Jef Thiffault, FC Copa Director of Club Development and Communications
email@example.com / 732.662.5202 x205
METUCHEN, NJ - FC Copa Academy today announced the hiring of Lennard Visman as Technical Director at FC Copa Academy - Brooklyn. Visman will work toward establishing all FC Copa - Brooklyn teams and soccer programs for boys and girls as part of FC Copa’s anchor tenant soccer training partnership with Aviator Sports and Events Center in Brooklyn, NY.
Visman joins FC Copa with over a decade of experience as a coach, having previously served as Director of Coaching for DTS. He has great familiarity with Aviator Sports and Events Center and strong relationships throughout the NYC Soccer Community. Originally from Laren, Holland, Lennard moved to the US to continue his coaching career in 2010. Visman earned a degree in Sports Studies from Roc van Amsterdam in his native Holland.
“It is with great pride that we announce Lennard as part of the FC Copa Family,” said FC Copa President and Executive Director of Coaching Roberto Aguas. “We are very impressed with Lennard’s character, attention to detail and ability to connect with his players. We believe he is the perfect fit to help lead our efforts with our great new partnership with Aviator Sports.”
“I am very excited to be working for FC Copa. They have proven to be a highly professional club that performs at the top level. FC Copa’s proven programs for boys and girls of all ages will be a perfect fit with the great facilities at Aviator Sports and the soccer talent in the New York City area,” said Visman.
Since its inception in 2004, FC Copa Academy has appeared in 26 state, 19 regional and 7 national finals & championships while having one of the highest college placement rates in the country, both soccer and academic, having placed over 350 students into over 160 collegiate programs and developed over 24 professional and national/international team players.
For more information please visit FC Copa Academy at www.fccopa.com
To learn more about FC Copa’s Partnership With Aviator Sports, please visit: https://www.fccopa.com/brooklyn
To learn more about FC Copa Academy - Brooklyn TryOuts, please visit: https://www.fccopa.com/tryout-dates-aviator
To learn more about FC Copa - Brooklyn Summer Programs, please click here
About FC Copa Academy www.fccopa.com
FC Copa Academy is a professional soccer organization founded in 2004, which has appeared in 26 state, 19 regional and 7 national finals & championships. FC Copa has one of the highest college placement rates in the country, both soccer and academic, having placed over 350 students into over 160 collegiate programs and developed over 24 professional and national/international team players. A soccer family consisting of over 750 members from the ages of 5 to 19 that come from all areas of NJ, NY, and PA, FC Copa is a year-round soccer development program assisting players in reaching their greatest potential with three locations; FC Copa - Rutgers (Middlesex County, NJ), FC Copa - Millstone (Monmouth County, New Jersey) and FC Copa - Brooklyn (Aviator Sports in Brooklyn, NY). The focus is on educating the complete player with a knowledgeable and caring staff. FC Copa Academy teams compete in premier level leagues, tournaments, showcases, and competitions locally, regionally and nationally. FC Copa Academy fields both boys and girls teams in each age group from U7 through U19 and beyond. In addition to the youth academy, FC Copa Academy provides a pathway into the college, semi-pro and professional levels via its New Jersey Copa FC collegiate programs (U20 and U23) and United Women’s Soccer team.
About Aviator Sports and Event Center www.aviatorsports.com
Aviator Sports and Events Center, located at Floyd Bennett Field (FBF) in Brooklyn, is a premier multi-sport and recreational complex. FBF was NYC’s first municipal airport and is part of Gateway National Recreation Area. Aviator Sports has refurbished four historic aircraft hangars and surrounding grounds, in partnership with the National Park Service. The area includes the 175,000 square foot indoor sports, entertainment and recreation complex, adjoining outdoor turf fields and 35 acres of land space for outdoor events.