St. Pete Raiders is proud to announce new Academy Director, Pablo Salamanca. Pablo was born and raised in El Salvador and moved to the United States in 2001. He played high school and college soccer in the state of Maryland.
Coach Pablo’s passion for the game led him to continue his soccer education and received his USSF National Youth License and USSF D license. In the next few months he will be attending courses to obtain his C license. He has been coaching for more than 10 years at all age levels. He was part of DC Stoddert Soccer Club which is one of the largest club in the D.C. metro area, Loudoun Soccer Club where he worked with U7-U8 developmental programs as well as leading summer camps. He joined Darryl Gee Soccer Academy which is recognized as one of the top soccer tots program providers in the Washington D.C. Metro area.
Coach Pablo is excited to take on the role as a our Academy Director as well as continue as the Little Raiders Program Director. This is an exciting opportunity for the local youth of St. Peteresburg to work with the "perfect fit". He will bring a different dynamic and style to our Academy program.