GLAD BUGARIU

Professional Football / Soccer Coach

                                 

  

GLAD BUGARIU

"A forward thinking coach with very progressive and modern methods that will make a tremendous difference for any team. He can apply his experience from every level, including 3 national teams, to quickly improve teams"

DORU ISAC - Sporting Director Yokohama Marinos / Former Romanian U21 National Team Coach 

IMPORTANT CAREER SUMMARY

National team coaching experience with three different countries in the men’s and women’s FIFA World Cup qualifiers, Under 19 Women’s Championships qualifiers, the men’s and women’s Gold Cup, Windward Islands Football Championship and the Under 20 World Championship qualifiers.  

Responsible for the development of a brand new NCAA division I program (University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley) competing in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC). Additional responsibilities include all technical / tactical training, recruiting, budget management, academic monitoring, fund raising, and soccer camps.

Qualified for league playoffs with the University of Rio Grande Valley women's soccer team every year of existence.

Proven ability to rebuild and develop soccer programs Recognized three times in the “Most Improved Team” in the United States category at both the NCAA Division I and II levels. 

Won the 2016 USA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP with the Houston Dynamo Academy South U17 Girls team.  

Increased football participation for children ages 8-16 by 120% in the U.S. Virgin Islands, while also increased national team program from 2 men's teams to 7 teams consisting of men, women, and junior national teams in only two years.

 

Created Grenada National Goalkeeping Development Curriculum for both players and coaches.

Head coaching experience with the United States Olympic Development Program in the states of New Mexico and South Carolina. This program is part of the national initiative for identifying and developing the best players in each state and prepare them to represent the United States in international competition.

 

 

 

 

COACHING QUALIFICATIONS


     

 "B" License 

England Football Association Talent Identification Certificate

England Football Association Psychology Award

  

   CAF "A" License

 

 "PRO" License (pending)

 "A" License  

"Youth" License

 

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

      

"Premier" Diploma

"Advanced National" Diploma

"Goalkeeper Coach" Diploma

Foundations of Coaching Diploma 

      

Master's of Science Degree

                          

CONCACAF "Level 1" Coaching Diploma

FIFA Sports Medicine Certificate

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES

2016 RGV FC (USL PRO - United States)

2013 Chicago Fire (MLS - United States)

2012 Hammarby (Allsvenskan - Sweden)

2011 United States Men's National Team  

2010 Toronto FC (MLS - United States) 

2003 FC National (Liga I- Romania)

2001 Joe Public (TT Pro League - Trinidad)

1999 UNAM Pumas (Liga MX)

 Guest Coach - Pre-Season Phase (Wilmer Cabrera)

 Observation of Pre-Season Training (Frank Yallop)

 Observation of Weekly Training Cycle (Greg Berhalter)

 Observation of Weekly Training Cycle (Bob Bradley)  

 Observation of Pre-Season Training (Preki)  

 Observation of Weekly Training Cycle (Walter Zenga)

 Observation of Pre-Season Training (Zoran Vranes) 

 Methodology Study (Rafael Amador)  

     

COACHING EXPERIENCE

University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley (Women) Division 1

Romanian Football Association (FRF)

Houston Dynamo Academy South U17 Age Group (Women)

St. Vincent and the Grenadines Football Federation (Women)

U.S.A Olympic Development Program (State of South Carolina)

Carolina Elite Cobras (W-League)

South Carolina State University (Women) Division 1

Belmont Abbey College (Women) Division 2

Grenada Football Association

U.S.A. Olympic Development Program (State of New Mexico) 

Northern Soccer Club of New Mexico 

U.S. Virgin Islands Football Federation

Carolina United Soccer Club  

 Head Coach

 Scout (Women's)

 Head Coach

 Staff Coach

 Head Coach

 Head Coach

 Head Coach  

 Head Coach

 Assistant Coach

 Head Coach

 Technical Director

 Technical Director

 Head Coach  

 May 2013 - Present 

 May 2014 - May 2017

 August 2015 - May 2017

 March 2015 - April 2015

 January 2012 - May 2013

 January 2011 - July 2011

 July 2008 - May 2013

 August 2005 - July 2008

 March 2004 - June 2005

 January 2003 -Dec. 2003

 March 2002 - June 2004

 January 2000-Dec. 2002

 January 1997-Dec. 1999 

         

INTERNATIONAL HONORS

2015 

2004

2004

2004

2002

2002

2001

2001

2001

2001

 Windward Islands Football Association Women's Champion

 Advanced to Second Round of Gold Cup Qualifying

 Advanced to Second Round of World Cup Qualifying

 Increase of 13 places in FIFA Rankings

 Achieved first ever increase in the FIFA Rankings

 Advanced to 2nd round of Women’s World Cup Qualifying

 Created Women’s National Team Program

 Champion - Leeward Islands U18 Football Championship

 Qualified Men’s National for 2001 Copa Caribe

 Third Place - Milo International Cup (Bahamas)

St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Grenada

Grenada

Grenada

U.S. Virgin Islands

U.S. Virgin Islands

U.S. Virgin Islands

U.S. Virgin Islands    

U.S. Virgin Islands

U.S. Virgin Islands

CLUB HONORS

2017

2017 

2017 

2016

2016

2015

2014

2012

2011

2010

2010

2010

2007

2007

2006

2006

2005

2005

 3rd Place - Western Athletic Conference

 Qualified for Western Athletic Conference Playoffs

 Champion - UTRGV Invitational Tournament

 National Champion Girls Under 17 (President's Cup)

 Qualified for Western Athletic Conference Playoffs

 Qualified for Western Athletic Conference Playoffs  

 Qualified for Western Athletic Conference Playoffs

 Advanced to Semifinals of League Playoffs

 Advanced to Semifinals of League Playoffs

 Coach of the Year - Great West Conference

 League Champion - Great West Conference

 Advanced to Semi - Finals of League Playoffs

 League Champion - Conference Carolinas

 Finalist - League Playoffs

 League Runner Up - Conference Carolinas

 League Champion - Conference Carolinas

 League Champion - Conference Carolinas

 Champion - League Playoffs

 UT - Rio Grande Valley

 UT - Rio Grande Valley

 UT -  Rio Grande Valley

 Houston Dynamo Academy South

 UT - Rio Grande Valley

 UT - Rio Grande Valley

 UT - Rio Grande Valley

 South Carolina State University

 South Carolina State University

 South Carolina State University

 South Carolina State University

 South Carolina State University

 Belmont Abbey College

 Belmont Abbey College

 Belmont Abbey College

 Belmont Abbey College

 Belmont Abbey College

 Belmont Abbey College 

PLAYING BACKGROUND

CD Chapel Hill Dragones (USA)

Soimii Sibiu  (Romania)

Brevard College  (USA)

 USASA (5th Tier)

 Liga IV (4th Tier) 

 NAIA (Intercollegiate)  

1997

1996 

1993-1996 

 

 

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Name

Status

Languages

Nationality

Date of Birth

Email Address

 Glad Tudor Bugariu

 Married

 Romanian (native); English (perfect); Spanish (Fair)

 Romanian / American

 September 29, 1976

 gladbugariu@yahoo.com