CU YDA Staff
Garry Hancock - CU Juniors Director of Coaching


Place of Birth: Glasgow, Scotland

Coaching Qualifications:  UEFA B License 
                                     SFA Level 1, 2 and 3
                                     BSc Sports Coaching and Exercise Science  
                                     University of the West of Scotland

Coaching Experience: Garry Hancock has been the Director of Coaching since June 2016. 
Before taking over as the Director of Coaching, Garry worked with Challenger Sports Academy Division, and as an Academy Trainer for 7 years.  While Studying for his Sports Coaching and Excercise Science degree, he worked as the director of coaching for EK Thistle Football Club, which has one of the biggest youth academies in Scotland. He also coached some of the country’s best young players while working for the Scottish Football Association's Youth Nation Player Identification and talent development program. Before starting coaching with challenger sports, in America, Garry worked with some professional clubs in Europe. Garry started coaching in Scotland with a club called Partick Thistle, before coaching at Newcastle United in England, and Benfica in Portugal.

Contact: Cincyunitedyda@gmail.com
Phone: (417) 576- 1004
Adam Dobrozsi - Cincinnati United Coach & Trainer
Place of Birth: Middletown, OH

Coaching Qualifications:  U.S. National "C" License (2010)
                                     U.S. National "D" License (2002)

Coaching Experience: 16 years of coaching experience ranging from ages 4 - 18.  Coached 89/90 Classics Hammer FC girls to 6 State Cup finals, 4 State Cup championships and 3 Regional appearances in six years from ages U12 - U18. Coached the first and second teams CU Sycamore 99/00 girls from ages U8 - U10.  Followed the 99/00 girls to CUP where I coached the CUP Black and CUP Silver teams from U11 - U13.  Created and conducted Speed, Core, Agility and Technique winter training programs for ages 8 - 14.  Coached 2 seasons with the U5-U6 ages in the Cinci United Youth Development Academy (CU YDA).

Playing Experience: 4 year starter at the University of Cincinnati Men's Soccer Team.  4 year Varsity starter at Middletown HS. Grew up playing club soccer with Middletown teams from 10-14 and Team Dayton Soccer Club from ages 14 - 18.

 
                
Sam Phillips - Challenger Soccer Academy
Place of Birth:
Weston Super Mare
Coaching Qualifications:  BTEC National Certificate in Football Coaching,
                                     Development and Fitness
                                     FA Level 1                       

Coaching Experience: I have been coaching for about 5 years, working in the local community with kids of all ages, I took a local group of boys from U14 level to U18 level guiding them to their first ever cup final. I have also worked with a local afterschool club giving the children the opportunity to get some extra weekly exercise by partaking in activities such as football, rugby and many other sports. I currently help run a local kids academy for children from 4-6 years old with a local football club.  I have worked one summer for Challenger Sports in both Ohio and Kentucky.
Kaitlyn Braunig - Cincinnati United Coach & Trainer
Place of Birth: Middletown, OH

Coaching Qualifications: 
Cincinnati United Coach and Trainer

Playing Experience: Captain and 4 year starter at the University of Indianapolis Women's Soccer Team.  2 time leading scorer Freshman and Senior year.  Earned a degree in Exercise Science. A 4 year starter at Fairfield High School in Cincinnati, OH.  Grew up playing club soccer in the local Cincinnati area. CPR Certified and currently attending the University of Cincinnati Physical Therapy Masters Program.