GLAD BUGARIU

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  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 4 national teams, to quickly improve teams or develop the game in emerging countries"


DORU ISAC - Technical Director  / All India Football Federation 


National team coaching experience with four 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, UEFA Development Tournaments, Windward Islands Football Championship and the Under 20 World Championship qualifiers. 


Former under 15 women's national team coach of Moldova -   Proven ability to combine club and national team duties in two different continents, while successfully developing players for older national teams. Eight players promoted from the Under 15 team to the Under 17 team in 2019 with six immediately inserted in the starting lineup in UEFA age group competitions. 


History Maker - The first foreign coach in the history of the Moldovan women's national team program. Led the Under 15 women's national team to its first victory in its history (5-0 win over Cambodia) while also winning the UEFA / AFC women's development tournament.


Qualified for league playoffs with the University of Rio Grande Valley women's soccer team every year of existence while finishing in the top three in league standings twice over the past three seasons.


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 (President's Cup) with the Houston Dynamo Academy South U17 Girls team.


Consistent Results - Qualified for league playoffs with the University of Rio Grande Valley women's soccer team every year of existence while finishing in the top three in league standings twice over the past three seasons.


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. 


Ability to develop talent - 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 the original 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 QUALIFICATONS

"A" License 

"Youth" License

"B" License

"C" License

International
Coaching License 

 

Talent Identification  Certificate


Psychology Award


Physical Preparation Award

Premier Diploma

Advanced National Diploma


Goalkeeper Coach Diploma


Foundations of Coaching Diploma

Futsal Level 1 Diploma 

Futsal Level 2 Diploma

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Master Degree in Sports Science

Associate Degree in Football Coaching -   Thuringia Football Association (Germany)

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES

2018    Chicago Red Star (NWSL - United States)                      Methodology Study (Gary Curneen)


2018    Chicago Fire (MLS - United States)                                 Observation of Training (Veljlo Paunovic)


2016     RGV FC (USL PRO - United States)                              Guest Coach - Pre-Season Phase (Wilmer Cabrera)


2013     Chicago Fire (MLS - United States)                                Observation of Pre-Season Training (Frank Yallop)


2011      United States Men's National Team                               Observation of Weekly Training Cycle (Bob Bradley)


2010      Toronto FC (MLS - United States)                                 Observation of Pre-Season Training (Preki)


2003      FC National (Liga I- Romania)                                       Observation of Weekly Training Cycle (Walter Zenga)


2001      Joe Public (Trinidad and Tobago Pro League)               Observation of Pre-Season Training (Zoran Vranes)


1999      UNAM Pumas (Liga MX - Mexico)                                 Methodology Study (Rafael Amador)


   

COACHING EXPERIENCE

UTRGV Vaqueros (NCAA Division 1)


Samoa Football Federation 


Moldova Football Federation (FMF) 


Romanian Football Association (FRF)


Houston Dynamo Academy South U17 Age Group


St. Vincent and the Grenadines Football Federation


Olympic Development Program (South Carolina)


Carolina Elite Cobras (W-League)


SC State Bulldogs (NCAA Division 1) 


Belmont Abbey Crusaders (NCAA Division 2)


Grenada Football Association


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


Northern Soccer Club of New Mexico 


U.S. Virgin Islands Football Federation


Carolina United Soccer Club  

Head Coach (Women)


Territorial Scout 


U15 Head Coach (Women)


Scout (Women)


Head Coach (Women)


Staff Coach (Women)


Head Coach (Women)


Head Coach (Women)


Head Coach (Women)


Head Coach (Women)


Assistant Coach


Head Coach (Women)


Technical Director


Technical Director


Head Youth Coach  

 May 2013 - Present 

 

February 2021 - Present


January 2019 - Dec. 2020 


 May 2014 - May 2017


 August 2015 - May 2017


 March 2015 - April 2015


 May 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 

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INTERNATIONAL HONORS

Moldova Football
Federation

2019 - Champion -  Under 15 UEFA / AFC Development Tournament

2019 - First ever win at the Under 15 level. (5-0 vs. Cambodia)

St. Vincent and the Grenadines

2015 - Champion - Windward Islands Football Association Women's Tournament 

Grenada Football
Association

2004 - Advanced to Second Round of Gold Cup Qualifying


2004 - Advanced to Second Round of World Cup Qualifying


2004 - Increase of 13 places in FIFA Rankings

U.S. V. I. Football Federation

2002 - Achieved first ever increase in the FIFA Rankings


2002 - Advanced to 2nd round of Women's World Cup Qualifying


2001 - Created Women's National Team Program


2001 - Champion - Leeward Islands U18 Football Championship


2001 - Qualified -Men's National for Copa Caribe


2001 - Third Place - Milo International Cup (Bahamas)


CLUB HONORS

UTRGV

2019 - Advanced to the Semi - Finals of League Playoffs


2019 - Qualified for Western Athletic Conference Playoffs


2018 League Runner Up - Western Athletic Conference


2018 Advanced to the Semi - Finals of League Playoffs 


2018 Qualified for Western Athletic Conference Playoffs


2017 3rd Place - Western Athletic Conference


2017 Qualified for Western Athletic Conference Playoffs


2017 Champion - UTRGV Invitational Tournament


2016 Qualified for Western Athletic Conference Playoffs


2015 Qualified for Western Athletic Conference Playoffs


2014 Qualified for Western Athletic Conference Playoffs


South Carolina State

2012 Advanced to Semifinals of League Playoffs


2011 Advanced to Semifinals of League Playoffs


 2010 Coach of the Year -

 Great West Conference


2010 League Champion - Great West Conference


2010 Advanced to Semi - Finals of League Playoffs

Belmont Abbey College

2007 League Champion - Conference Carolinas


2007 Finalist - League Playoffs


2006 League Runner Up - Conference Carolinas


2006 League Champion - Conference Carolinas


2005  League Champion - Conference Carolinas


2005 Champion - League Playoffs


 


Houston Dynamo Academy South

2016 - National Champion Girls Under 17 (President's Cup)

PLAYING BACKGROUND

CD Chapel Hill Dragones (USA)

USASA (5th Tier)


1997

Soimii Sibiu (Romania)

Liga IV (4th Tier)


1996

Brevard College (USA)

NAIA (Intercollegiate)


1993-1996 

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Name

Status

Languages

Nationality

Date of Birth

Email Address

 Glad Tudor Bugariu

 Married

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

 Romanian / American

 September 29, 1976

 gladbugariu@yahoo.com