Coaching Staff

Via Soccer is very proud and fortunate to have the ability to work with some of the most passionate and knowledgeable soccer figures in Quebec.

We believe that a top quality service can only be possible when the people delivering this service are also of the highest quality. In the business of player development, coaching is the main resource and this cannot be substituted with anything else if the desired result is to be attained.

Our development staff consists of technicians from all different areas of the soccer world, having performed and occupied different roles and responsibilities along the way. In addition to our current staff members, we have a shortlist of over 20 renowned coaches, from different parts of the world, that will be making guest appearances and giving the players something different every time.

We invite you to take a look at our coaches’ profiles

Marco Masucci

Marco has coached over 15 years at the club level, the CEGEP level and abroad. His local success earned him a Head Coach position at Fairleigh Dickinson University, an NCAA Division 1 institution in New Jersey. He has had many roles in the soccer world, from a translator to a General Manager to a Coach. He has demonstrated his ability to rebuild struggling programs as well as lead underachieving teams to the highest summit. Throughout his career, he has had the benefit of working with some of the top coaches, not only in Canada but in the world.

Here are some of his Achievements:
• Canadian National Championship winner
• CEGEP Provincial Championship winner
• Quebec Cup winner and finalist
• Quebec-Ontario Cup finalist
• ARS Lac St-Louis Coach of the Year
• Lac St-Louis Sports Coach of the Year
• Quebec Soccer Federation Coach of the Year
• Ligue Élite Coach of the Year
• Team990 Sports Personality of the Year Award

Glenn Crooks

Glenn has over 20 years of NCAA Division 1 coaching experience. He built two programs, Long Island University and Saint Peter’s College, from the ground up and led them both to conference championships. His unbelievable success at the highest level made him the ideal candidate for the position at Rutgers University, which he turned into one of the most consistent programs in the United States. In addition to his College work, Glenn has been working in the United States Olympic Development Program for many years. He coached both the New Jersey State team and the Eastern New York State team. His tremendous track record and generous personality has earned the respect of top coaches from all levels of American soccer. Glenn also coached Rutgers’ former All-American Carli Lloyd, who won two gold medals with the U.S. Women’s National Team at the 2008 and 2012  Olympics; scoring the gold medal winning goal in both finals. He also coached Jonelle Filigno took home a bronze medal with team Canada in 2012.

Here are some of his Achievements:

14 consecutive berths in the BIG EAST Tournament (Record)
8 trips to the NCAA National Tournament
27 All-BIG EAST player certificates
17 NSCAA All-Region awards.
3 Conference Championships
3 Olympic Development Program National Championships

Sean Rosa

Sean Rosa is one of the most decorated players to ever come out of Quebec. In addition to being selected as Quebec Team captain, and representing the Canadian National Team at the Under-17, Under-20 and Under-23 levels; Rosa spent one year in Portugal with SL Benfica, and then signed a youth contract with FC Metz in France.

Instead of signing a professional contract, Rosa accepted a 4-year scholarship offer to Brown University, in the NCAA Division 1 Ivy League. He captained the Bears to two NCAA “Sweet 16” appearances, an Ivy League Championship, and nationally ranked for four years straight. Individually, Rosa earned a number of honours and All-star team selections while completing an Ivy League Bachelor’s Degree in Economics.

Anthony Corneli

Anthony has coached club, high school and collegiate soccer. He is going on his 14th year in the elite soccer world. He is an ace in physical preparation, agility and speed training. The effects of his work have led to great results for the teams he has worked with. In addition to the work that he has done with elite players, Anthony’s technical/coordination programs are a must for any very young player. Although properly emphasized physical preparation is often neglected, any player that has gone through his programs will certainly attest to the difference it makes.

Here are some of Anthony’s Achievements:
• Canadian National Championship winner
• 2-time Quebec Cup winner and finalist
• Quebec-Ontario Cup finalist
• CEGEP Provincial Championship winner
• ARS Lac St-Louis Team of the Year
• Lac St-Louis Sports Team of the Year
• Quebec Soccer Federation Team of the Year
• Ligue Élite Team of the Year

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