COACH

Professor/Coach Kwaku Akyeampong, Sr.                           

High Performance Coaching Director/Chief Soccer Scout

MY PRIMARY FOCUS: Coaching Elite & Professional Soccer Players around the world on Advanced Soccer Skills Development; Diet & Nutrition Best Practices; Mental & Physically Conditioning; Strength training for Soccer athletes; Overall Soccer Fitness & Conditioning

Professor/Coach Kwaku Akyeampong is Founder and High Performance Director responsible for Technical Skills Development, Physical Conditioning, and Speed, Agility & Quickness (SAQ) conditioning for elite professional soccer players at the Dribble like Messi Soccer Skills Academy™.

Professor/Coach Kwaku Akyeampong is National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Director of Coaching (DOC) certified; and United States Soccer Federation (USSF) certified.

UNIVERSITY EDUCATION:

  • PhD Candidate, (Health & Human Performance), Expected 2021

  • Master of Science (Project Management), George Washington University, USA, Graduated 2008

  • Master of Science (Information Systems Technology), George Washington University, USA, Graduated 2003

  • Master of Science (Economics), Kiev State University, Soviet Union, (USSR), Graduated 1991

SOCCER TECHNICAL TRAINING & EXPERTISE:

  • SKILLS, MOVES, MENTAL CONDITIONING, TECHNICAL & TACTICAL SKILLS:  Soccer Ball Control & Dribbling Moves; Soccer Ball Shooting; Soccer Ball Passing; Receiving; Spatial Awareness; Balance; Mobility & Coordination; Directional Changes; Endurance; Stamina Building; Athlete Fitness; Decision making; Problem-solving; Leadership; Team Play & Team Work; Mental Toughness

SPORTS CERTIFICATIONS, TRAINING & LICENSES:

  • National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Director of Coaching (DOC) Diploma for Soccer
  • United States Soccer Federation (USSF) National Licenses
  • United States of America Taekwondo (USAT) Associate Coach
  • United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Safe Sport
  • United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Mental Training for Performance
  • Certified Speed, Agility & Quickness (SAQ) Specialist/Coach
  • Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES)/Coach
  • USA Track & Field Level 1 Coach
  • CSCS Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist by NSCA (Attended and completed all classroom and Practical Training)
  • Meulensteen Method 200 (Rene Meulensteen, UEFA Pro Licensed Coach is former Manchester United First Team Coach and coached Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney, Danny Welbeck among many others)     

SOCCER PLAYING EXPERIENCE:

  • Kiev State University, Kiev, Ukraine SSR, Soviet Union
  • Youth National level, Ghana National Team

SOCCER COACHING EXPERIENCE:

    • 2007 to present  – Founder & High Performance Director, Dribble like Messi Soccer Skills Academy™   www.dribblelikemessi.com                                        
  • 1991 to 2015 – Director of Soccer Coaching, LSLA, Virginia        

FOREIGN LANGUAGES:

Professor/Coach Kwaku Akyeampong speaks fluent English, Russian; Ghanaian languages; Nigerian languages; basic German and currently studying basic Spanish 101/102

                                                                       

CONTACT:

EMAIL: coachkwaku@gmail.com

PHONE: +1. 469-920-4066

TWITTER: https://twitter.com/kwakuakyeampong

LINKEDIN: https://linkedin.com/in/kwakuakyeampong

FACEBOOK: https://facebook.com/kwakuakyeampong

MAILING ADDRESS: P.O Box 1624 Frisco Texas 75034 USA

/ENCLOSED PICTURE —- 19th May 2003 – Professor/Coach Kwaku Akyeampong was featured in the Washington Post during his 2003 Graduation at the George Washington University, Washington DC, USA/