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Roberto Aguas

Sporting Director

Coach Roberto Aguas is the President, Founder, and Executive Director of Coaching of FC Copa Academy. Coach Roberto has coached SIX FC Copa Academy teams to the #1 Ranking in the Country (via GotSoccer). He has developed and mentored a large number of 325 players who are now playing collegiate or professionally around the world from FC Copa Academy. Most recently Coach Roberto lead the FC Copa 00s to the NPL National Championship in 2017, his second National Championship having lead the FC Copa Academy Real U17G to the 2012 US Club National Championship in Chicago.

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Aidan Gaule

Head Coach

FC Copa Academy is very excited to announce Aidan Gaule as the Head Coach of our USL League Two program for the upcoming 2024 summer season! Born and raised in Sligo, Ireland, Aidan has a life long passion for the game as well as a wealth of experience spanning multiple continents. Aidan looks to combine all his footballing and life experiences into his coaching process. His footballing ideas place a strong importance on attacking football, adapting and refining his approach with the help of data and thorough analysis.

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Steve Rosengerg

Performance Coach

Over the past decade, Steve has gained extensive experience in various areas of the fitness industry and has continuously pursed further education. He keeps himself up to date with the latest developments in exercise science so that he can share his knowledge and educate our players. Steve has coached collegiate and high school athletes, as well as youth sports teams and players, and his expertise lies in injury prevention, speed, agility, strength and conditioning. Steve is excited about the opportunity of joining FC Copa, which sets the standard for soccer clubs. With his expertise, our athletes will be able to enhance their physical performance and reach their full potential.

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Lori Berman

General Manager

Coach Lori Berman joined FC Copa Academy in 2007 and serves as the FC Copa Academy Director of Academic Guidance, Vice President of Operations, and Senior Coaching Staff member. Coach Lori plays a vital role in player development at FC Copa Academy. She has been influential in preparing and assisting over 200 FC Copa Academy alumni for the transition to playing college soccer across all levels. Prior to joining FC Copa Academy in 2007, she served as a guidance counselor and freshman seminar instructor for 20 years at St. Peter’s Preparatory High School in Jersey City, NJ.

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Dr. Vincent Codella

Medical Director

Dr. Vincent Codella serves as both the Academy Medical Director of FC Copa Academy as well as the Official Team Doctor for both the UWS and USL2 New Jersey Copa FC teams. Dr. Codella is board certified in family practice by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Practitioners. He received his medical training from the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, and completed his residency in family practice at Union Hospital, where he also served as a teaching-attending physician. He works closely with Union Hospital today.

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