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Coach IGNACIO DICUN Appointed Corpus Christi FC Academy Director & Head Coach

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX- July 2, 2021
Corpus Christi FC Academy and its partners the United Soccer League are excited to announce the appointment of Ignacio Dicun as its Head Coach and Academy Director 
Corpus Christi FC Youth Soccer Academy as part of its re-organization to provide an excellent and more consistent development curriculum for its athletes has appointed its first full time Academy Head Coach and Director.
Coach Ignacio Dicun will work with CCFC Head Coach and Director of Soccer Operations Mr. Adriano Versari to oversee player development, coaching education and implementation of the Corpus Christi FC Academy curriculum and training methodology.
Coach Ignacio Dicun a is proven winner. He has coached at all levels starting with early youth development to the pre-professional levels. He was named the Assistant coach of the CCFC sharks USL2 team in November of 2020.  
Prior to joining the Corpus Christi FC organization, he played college soccer at Eastern New Mexico University and was an inaugural player for the CCFC sharks PDL team in 2018.He subsequently started his coaching career locally in the Coastal Bend youth soccer setting. 
In 2019 Coach Dicun completed the TOVO Coaching Course at FC Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain to further enhance his coaching knowledge and experience. 

“CCFC Academy and its partners worked jointly to select Ignachio Dicun, who is the perfect choice to implement the CCFC/USL methodology and philosophy, he will foster and enhance the already well-established commitment to excellence that has been the trademark of Corpus Christi FC”, said CCFC President Dr Kingsley Okonkwo “Ignacio is a great teacher of the game, he will be an effective and devoted mentor to our players and our coaches. He embodies our core values of integrity and professionalism, and our holistic player development, which prepares our athletes for success in life.”
Our Aim is that every single graduate of this academy will receive a college scholarship or sign a professional soccer contract.  

“Corpus Christi is a city that means a lot to me and growing the game right here in the heart of this community is my top priority,” said Ignacio. “It’s extremely important our Youth Academy starts player development very early and to create pathway aligned with our USL team. I couldn’t be more excited for this amazing opportunity and my goal is to provide continued success at Academy and pre-professional level.”
The 2021/2022 Corpus Christi FC Academy Tryout and assessment is scheduled for June 5th through June 8th ,2021. Its summer camp is scheduled for July 8, 9 and 10th,2021.
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