Vinny La Porta
Coach Vinny currently holds his USSF 'B' license, and will be pursuing his Youth-A license in 2017, and the Pro-A license by 2020. He prefers to take his time between licenses to grow his concepts and develop his soccer mind progressively over time. While pursuing a degree in Biology at St. Mary's College of Maryland, Vince started on his DIII soccer team all four years, becoming the Captain of the team his senior year and Coaches Choice player of the year, 2 years in a row. During his California tenure, he coached at UC Davis, for the men and women's club soccer teams; leading the men's team for their first ever divisional championship, and the women's team to their first regional championship. Vinny took the reigns on the Kona Crush Soccer Academy as the Director of Coaching where he utilizes his homemade philosophies on character development, soccer development, and coaching education to create what is currently the most advanced and innovative youth soccer program on Big Island.