Euro Football/Soccer Residential Academy Staff in Ireland and Cyprus
Our Staff in Ireland and Cyprus consists of Coaches with Professional playing and Coaching Experience in European Professional Leagues. Our Coaches hold the highest licenses in the World, the UEFA Pro Licenses and UEFA “A” Licenses.
STAFF: Our COACHES AND TRAINING METHODS from the best SOCCER ACADEMIES IN THE WORLD. Manchester United, Barcelona, AJAX and PSG (Paris). Our staff is the most educated, experienced and accomplished soccer coaches teaching at any Academy in Europe. Our staff is made up professional coaches/players and youth coaches who are licensed by the UEFA, USSF.
Aaron Callaghan – UEFA Pro License – Pro Coach + Pro Player
Aaron Callaghan – Aaron holds the highest Coaching License in the World, the UEFA Pro License. Coach Callahan as player-manager of Crusaders Football Club of the Northern Ireland Football League for one year and in 2000 the club qualified for Europe. Aaron was Head Coach of the Carrick Rangers of the the Northern Ireland Premier League qualifying them for the UEFA Europa League. Coach Callaghan has been a Professional Head Coach with League of Ireland Clubs Athlone Town, Longford Town and Bohemians.
As a player Coach Callaghan played in England Premier League as well as League One for Stoke City Crewe Alexandra and Oldham Athletic before returning to Ireland. He played in Northern Ireland Premier League for Crusaders Football Club. In the League of Ireland Coach Callaghan played for St Patrick’s Athletic, Dundalk and ended his playing career with Longford Town.
Christopher Makin (born 8 May 1973) is a retired English professional footballer. He spent the final part of his career at Southampton, but is perhaps most famous for his spell at Sunderland. He played as a defender.
His previous clubs are Oldham Athletic, Olympique de Marseille, Sunderland, Ipswich Town, Leicester City, Wigan Athletic, Derby County, Reading and Southampton. Chris hold a UEFA “A” License.
Dennis Lukens – UEFA Pro License – Pro Coach + Pro Player Ireland Location
Dennis Lukens – UEFA Pro License Lukens has been Head Coach of both the Boston Storm of the USISL and the Bay Area Seals of the USL. Mr. Lukens signed and developed 7 players that went onto the Major League Soccer including Chris Wondolowski the All Time Leading Goal Scorer in MLS History.
He has also been Head Coach of the Saint Lucia under-23 national team taking them through the CONCACAF Olympic Qualification Tournament in 2008. Coach Lukens became the first American to Coach Professional Soccer in Ukraine and all of the former Soviet Union with Krystal Kherson in the Ukrainian Second League. He was one of six American coaches to be a Head Coach in Europe.
Lukens has also been Director of Coaching for the Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association, and he has worked with the United States Soccer Federation.
He took over as manager of Ukrainian club FC Shipbuilders Mykolaiv in 2016. He began his career as a coach with Bridgewater State College between 1988 and 1991 taking the College Team to the NCAA Tournament for the First Time in the School’s History.
Dário Castelo – Ireland – UEFA B License coached with FC Barcelona and Sporting FC Portugal
Dário Castelo – UEFA “B” License. Dario has worked and coached internationally with Portuguese Club SPORTING CLUBE PORTUGAL
and the famed FC BARCELONA of Spain as well as GD Oasis Atlantic that competes in the 1st National Division of Cape Verde
Serbian U-17 National Team Goalkeeper Coach Branislav Radakovic is Euro Football Academy’s dedicated Goalkeeper Coach. UEFA “A” License and has coached at Serbian Giants FC “Vojvodina. Branislav has coached keepers in International Competition and UEFA Champions League Competition.
Artem Vyderko – Cyprus Director – Past Shakhtar Donetsk Academy Asst. Director – Euro Football Residential Academy
Cyprus Director: Artem Vyderko, Fluent in England, Russian and Ukrainian languages. Coach Vyderko was previously Director of FC Chernomorets Sports School of Ukraine Premier League. Served as an Assistant Director at the World Famous Shakhtar Donetsk Academy. Coach Artem graduated from the Odessa Regional Institute of Public Administration of the National Academy of Public Administration under the President of Ukraine and the Odessa State University of Internal Affairs. February 2014-2021 – Director of the Sports School Ukrainian Premier League Club “Chernomorets”.
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