The team’s Head coach is Steve Vargas and two assistant coaches are Andrew McCree and Helen Primrose.
Our Team Spotlight is on the Floral Park Chiefs Yellow GU10 team.
The team has 12 players and have been together for a year.
What are some goals you have set for your team?
We focus on developing individual ball skills. We encourage our girls to be creative on the ball, to take risks, and to have the confidence to take opponents on 1v1. The girls continue to improve but it won’t come overnight. It takes a lot of time and repetitions!
What are a few things you would like your team to gain from the travel soccer experience?
I hope they look back at their experience when it’s all over and say they made long lasting friendships, they developed confidence, they became better soccer players, and they had a really fun time!
Where do you see your team in 2 years?
I see this team improving on all facets of the game and playing competitively against the county’s best teams
What is the funniest thing your coach did or happened to him/her?
Coach Steve opened a soda bottle which exploded all over the pizzeria in Lehigh!
What is your favorite part of playing soccer?
Playing with our friends.
What is one of the team’s most favorite moments?
Winning first place in the Globall Sports Centers Winter League in 2018, beating the Rough Riders Premier Team 2-1 in the league final. The team also beat New Hyde Park, a premier division team 1-0 in the 2017 State Cup.