Coach Vagell

Coach Vagell consistently strives to achieve the highest energy level, professionalism and a positive environment through his use of innovative and entertaining methods. Players always leave the sessions with a new understanding of the game, which boosts their confidence and abilities to play soccer at higher levels. Seventeen years college coaching experience in men’s & women’s soccer at the Division I, II, III and Junior College level.coach_vagell

College Coaching:

  • Alfred State Junior College
  • Central Connecticut
  • Trinity College
  • University of Hartford
  • Fairfield University
  • Wesleyan University
  • 1994 ECAC Champions

Certifications and Degrees:

  • “A” Coaching License United States Soccer Federation
  • Advanced National Coaching Certificate, NSCAA
  • Masters Degree Physical Education – Central Connecticut State University 1989
  • Bachelors Degree BS Physical Education – St. Bonaventure University 1977
  • Continued Graduate Study Alfred University athletic training

Soccer Experience:

  • Director of Connecticut Olympic Development Program
  • Regional Staff Coach Region I
  • Director Cardinal Soccer School -Wesleyan Univ. Middletown, CT 11 years
  • Former collegiate Soccer player St. Bonaventure University 1973-1977

Coach Vagell is a sought after trainer by many individuals and schools to prep them for the next level of competition. Many of his former students go on to achieve college success at Division I. II and III soccer programs around the country. Additionally, many of his college players continue their training with Coach Vagell while in attendance at college which is a tribute to his training methods and loyalty of his former students.

Coach Vagell dedicates himself to the advancement of individual skills of his students through personalized training and attention to each player’s unique traits and capabilities. Many players have been able to increase their skill level beyond their own expectations as well as surprised their club or high school coaches with their newfound competencies. The lively music keeps the ball rolling and the feet moving and tapping the ball for hours of fun.

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Coach Vagell with his Portland Soccer Club stars of the future.
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Coach Vagell with super star Julie Carr Connecticut Phenom player, trained together for years since she was 7 years old. Future college star player.
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Coach Vagell trains players from Afghanistan on the Simsbury fields.

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