Neenah Soccer Club Hires Director of Coaching
The Neenah Soccer Club has hired their first full time director of coaching, Cesar Rizzo, responsible for leading the programming for their 800 recreational and 350 classic program players. He holds a “B” License from the United States Soccer Federation and a Director of Coaching Diploma from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA).
His professional coaching career began in Brazil in 1994 with Caicara Clube de Jau. He was also the Professional First Team Coach for E.C. XV de Novembro de Jau. In the United States, he was the Director of Coaching for Old Dominion Soccer Club in Virginia Beach, VA, for six years and the region’s Olympic Development Program Head Coach for four years.
Cesar has lead training camps across the world, including: Shizuoka Kita F.C. (Japan), Chiba Remei F.C. (Japan), Holland Cup, Gothia Cup (Sweden), as well as coached youth and professional clubs in Brazil. His playing experience was as a goalkeeper for E.C. XV de Novembro de Jau where in 1985 they won the U17 Boys State Championship.
He received a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Training from the Centro Universitario Claretiano, Batatais SP, BRAZIL. He also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Instituicao Toledo de Ensino, Bauru SP, BRAZIL. He is married to Cibele Rizzo and has an adult son, Lucas.
About the Neenah Soccer Club
The Neenah Soccer Club, a member of the Positive Coaching Alliance, provides valuable learning opportunities with the goal of developing future leaders by delivering an experience you will not get anywhere else. The organization strives to develop players and coaches whose love of the game will last longer than the years they play. Since 1973, Neenah Soccer Club has provided a positive experience for the youth in the greater Neenah area by fostering a community that includes sponsors, families, volunteers, coaches, players and excellent facilities. The Club offers player development that provides physical and mental growth, inclusive of all ages, abilities and skills.