Eryck Avila, Owner and Trainer

Eryck Avila, Avila Soccer Owner and Trainer

Eryck has many years of coaching experience. He has been a Lonestar Soccer Club Staff Trainer and the Director of Training for the Town and Country Optimists. He coached a blind and visually impaired soccer team in Buenos Aires, coached High School JV Girls at the St. Andrew’s Episcopal Academy, and coached Men’s Soccer at Huston-Tillotson College. Read Eryck’s article Deconstructing Youth Sports for insight into his coaching philosophy.

Eryck played in four World Cup Qualifiers for the Puerto Rican National Soccer Team in 1994. (Click here to read about his experience.) He has played for professional teams in London, Liverpool and Buenos Aires. Eryck holds a Master of Sport Science degree from the United States Sports Academy, Sport Coaching, a B.A. in Political Science from SUNY Stony Brook, EMT-Paramedic certification from Scott & White Hospital, and is working towards a Doctor of Sports Management degree.

Eryck is a self proclaimed nutmeg artist and the clients are his canvas!

Eryck Avila and a Friend Play Salsa Soccer