ANTONIO MEZA

Coaching Bio

EDUCATION BACKGROUND:

  • USSF "A" License 
  • ANFP "A" License (CHILE)
  • Strength and Conditioning Certification from the Chilean National Strength and Conditioning Association, ANECOF, 1996
  • Science Degree in Physical Education with mention in Methodology of training Performance, Raul Silva Henriquez Catholic University, Chile 1991

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND:

  • NJ Stallions Academy - Boys Academy Staff Coach - April 2016 - Present
  • Head Coach NJCSA U17/18 USSDA - US Soccer Development Academy 2014- 2016
  • Head Coach NJCSA U15/16 USSDA - US Soccer Development Academy 2014 - 2016 
  • Assistant Coach NJSA 04 U15/16 USSDA - US Soccer Development Academy Playoff team 2012
  • Assistant Coach NY Red Bulls U15 MLS Cup Champion, Dallas 2011
  • Head Coach NY Red Bulls U14 NEPAL Team- Regional Champions and National Championship semi-finalist  2010
  • NY Red Bulls Academy Strength and Conditioning Coach 2009
  • Head Coach  NY Red Bulls U15/16 USSDA Team 2008
  • Assistant Coach NY Red Bulls U17, Don Quixote Cup Spain, 2007
  • Assistant Coach NY Red Bulls U16 Super Y North America National Champion, 2006
  • Head Coach NY Red Bulls U14 Super Y North American National Finalist 2005
  • Head Coach NY Red Bulls U19 Super Y North America, Mid Atlantic Division Champion National Finalists 2005
  • Head Coach NY MetroStars U19 State Cup Champion 2004
  • Head Coach NY MetroStars Reserve Team, 2003
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach NY MetroStars Reserve Team 2003
  • National Technical Director Colo-Colo Youth Program 2000-2002
  • Coaching Director Nichidai Yamagata FC, Yamagata City, Japan 1998-1999
  • Technical Coordinator of the largest Youth Program in Chile. Colo-Colo a professional club with a long tradition of excellence at the local and interanational levels 1995-1998