Coaches/Consultants

UpdatedFriday March 13, 2020 byRichard Moller.

Director:

Richard Moller

  • German Youth National Team Staff Coach (U16 & U17) for the last eight years; assisted the Youth National Team winning numerous international titles
  • Former College Coach for 15+ years at Vassar, Dartmouth and Hopkins winning 6 Conference titles and 3 Coach of The Year titles (8 NCAA appearances in 15 years including a Final Four appearance)
  • UEFA A-license holder obtained in Germany
  • Helped the German Soccer Federation develop the curriculum for Player Development (presently applied across the country and numerous Premier league teams have adopted the curriculum for the 2019 season as well)
  • Assistant Women's Soccer Coach at FFC Frankfurt (top 3 club in Europe at that time); assisted the club winning the Bundesliga, German Cup and the Champions League (squad consisted of six German World Cup Champions, two Japanese World Cup Champions, two Swedish National Team players and one US National Team player)
  • Played for 1. FC Kaiserslautern's Youth Teams (was offered a professional contract at the age of 16)
  • Won the German National Championship 
  • Top 5 goal scorer in Germany ages 16-19
  • Played for the German Youth National Teams
  • First NSCAA DI All-American at Towson University
  • First NSCAA DI Scholar All American at Towson University
  • First America East Conference Player of the Year at Towson University
  • Still holds the America East scoring record today
  • First to earn back-to-back America East Scholar of the Year Awards
  • First DI student-athlete from Maryland to win the prestigious ECAC Scholar of the Year Award
  • Drafted as a second overall pick by the Baltimore Blast
  • Drafted as Number 1 overall pick by the Maryland Mania (A-League) associated with DC United
  • Retired from professional sports after two years to pursue a career in coaching

Consultants:

Ralf Peter

  • Staff-member for the German Soccer Federation (DFB) since 2001
  • 1 of 3 staff members in Germany to run the A-license program 
  • Head Coach for the German Girls U17-U15 National Teams for over a decade
  • Won multiple Youth World Cups and Euro Cups
  • Assistant to the German Women's National Team winning the World Cup and multiple Euro Cups
  • Speaker at the NSCAA Convention for many years
  • Director of the Youth Academy at Borussia Mönchengladbach prior to arriving at DFB
  • Authored many soccer books

"Ralf is one of the best coaches. I worked with him as an assistant with the German Girls National Teams and his ability to develop talent is first-rate. Our goal is to create the best curriculum we can offer to young players and who better to assist us than Ralf", says Richard Möller.

 Torsten Lieberknecht

  • Head Coach for the MSV Duisburg 1st Team (currently 1st place in the 3rd Bundesliga)
  • Former Head Coach for the Men's Team at Eintracht Braunschweig (2.Bundesliga)
  • Lead Eintracht to the 1st Bundesliga from the Regionalliga
  • Played in the 1. Bundesliga for 1. F.C. Kaiserlsautern
  • Played for the German Youth National Teams 

"I played with Torsten for many years at the club and youth national teams. He was a ferocious player. His coaching career has sky-rocketed. He is one of the most sought after coaches in Germany. Werder Bremen and many other clubs in the 1. Bundesliga have tried to acquire his services over the last few years. Our goal is to have some of the best soccer minds developing our youth players", says Richard Möller.