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"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 - Former 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 seven out of eight years every of existence while finishing in the top three in league standings during the 2017 and 2018 season.

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 - Consistently reaches new heights with teams who have traditionally struggled, greatly improving the results to a level that are rarely replicated. 

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.


"A" License 

"Youth" License

"B" License

"C" License

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


Master Degree in Sports Science

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


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)



Wake Futbol Club (W-league)

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)

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  

April 2022 - January 2023 

May 2013 - March 2022


February 2021 - February 2022

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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Moldova Football

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

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)


University of Texas - RGV

2019 - Advanced to the Semi - Finals of League Playoffs

2019 - Qualified for Western Athletic Conference Playoffs

2018 Vice Champion - 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 Vice Champion - Conference Carolinas

2006 League Champion - Conference Carolinas

2005 League Champion - Conference Carolinas

2005 Champion - League Playoffs


Wake Futbol Club

2022 - 3rd Place - South Atlantic Division (W-league)


CD Chapel Hill Dragones (USA)

USASA (5th Tier)


Soimii Sibiu (Romania)

Liga IV (4th Tier)


Brevard College (USA)

NAIA (Intercollegiate)







Date of Birth

Email Address

 Glad Tudor Bugariu


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

 Romanian / American

 September 29, 1976