The Philadelphia Union Youth are pleased to announce the hiring of Thiago Evangelista to the position of Senior Staff Coach. Evangelista, brings a wealth of knowledge and soccer experience to the Union Youth coaching staff that will transfer onto the soccer fields in the area.
"This is a wonderful hire for our growing Youth department. Thiago is one of the top youth coaches in the region and very well thought of by the Union Youth management, his peers and the players he has had the opportunity to coach within our programs." Said David Pettican, General Manager for Union Youth.
"He has been closely monitored and evaluated for the past year by our Technical Director Anthony Flores who confirmed that he fits the profile perfectly. We have no doubt he will wear the badge with pride, enthusiasm and dedication and he thoroughly deserves this opportunity to keep growing as a coach. Thiago is not afraid to push the limits and is a true student of the beautiful game. He’s a very process-oriented, disciplined coach who will have a big influence on thousands of young players within our region."
Welcome to the Union Thiago!