Cape Coral Hurricanes Announce 2014 NPSL Season Coaching Staff !

January 20, 2013 - Cape Coral, FL

Press Release sent by J.P. Terrasi

The Cape Coral Hurricanes General Manager J.P. Terrasi announced today that the organization has selected the coaching staff for it's 2014 NPSL season.  After an exhaustive search and numerous interviews, we are extremely excited to announced the 2014 NPSL coaching staff.  Each of our prospects had exemplary coaching experience.  We are so proud and lucky that we were able to retain each of these high quality individuals where any of them truly could have been selected as the head coach.

 

 

Head Coach - Roy Hill:

coachhill@capehurricanes.com

 

Coaching Accomplishments Summary:    Coach Roy Hill is the new head coach of the NPSL Cape Coral Hurricanes team.  He has a UEFA “B” (license taken in England) and an International Coaching Association License (USA). 

 

Coach Hill is a dedicated, professional, well organized, enthusiastic and experienced coach.  He not only coaches the game of soccer but teaches the technical and tactical intricacies of the game while striving to balance personal and political variables that is always part into the equation.  He is very demanding on his players and his staff in both individual accountability measures and pursuit of team objectives. He firmly believes in being a great ‘Ambassador’ for the game of soccer and for the Cape Coral Hurricanes organization.

 

He has true professional work ethic and an unwavering commitment to find methods to improve the ability to serve the profession of soccer in our local, regional, and international soccer community.  His coaching career has been exemplary as he was the Clearwater Chargers Pre Academy Coach for the U17 boys team from August of 2010 until he came to the Hurricanes organization.  Prior to that he was the Senior Boys Director of FC Sarasota from August 2008 to May of 2010; Head Girls Coach for FC Sarasota from August 2005 to May 2007; and Director of Coaching for the Braden River Soccer Club from December of 1999 to August 2004

 

His playing career started in England at the prestigious West Ham youth system where he played professionally before a torn ACL injury forced him out of the game at age twenty one.  He continued playing semi professionally with Yeading FC, Hilingdon Borough and finally Chalfont St. Peter where he first got the desire to coach as he served the team as player/coach.  He also then continued his education achieving a degree in Business Management.

 

Professionally, he has a tremendous amount of business, marketing and sales experience.  He was the Senior Sports Agent for World Wide Sports Agency, Inc. from September 2009 to the present.  He was the General Manager of Snap Fitness from May of 2010 to February of 2011.  He was the Marketing & Sales Director for the Institute of Advanced Medicine from November of 2006 to August of 2009.

 

Before moving his family to the USA, he started and owned an International Distribution/ Transport Franchise (equivalent to a FedEx operation); which had six distribution locations in the UK.  He and his wife created and owned a sports apparel company which distributed and supplied products all over England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales for a US manufacturer. They sold both businesses before moving to the US where they have been living in Florida for over fourteen years with our their Sam.  He was very proud to become a become a US citizen in December of 2009.

 

To download Coach Roy Hill's resume - CLICK HERE.

 

 

Assistant Coach - Liam Farrell:

coachfarrell@capehurricanes.com

 

Coaching Accomplishments Summary:    Coach Farrell possess over 10 years of significant experience as a head coach and administrator in higher education.  He has been a leader in higher education and garnered extensive knowledge of leadership development theories in graduate school as well as demonstrated experience in the practical applications with college students.  He exhibits excellent interpersonal skills as well as superb oral and written communication skills. 

 

Coach Farrell is currently the Athletic & Activities Director for Island Coast High School in Cape Coral, FL and has been since February of 2013.  Prior to that, he was the Head Men's Soccer Coach at Catawba College in Salisbury, NC from March 2009 to February of 2013 where he developed a struggling program to a league contender in just three short years.  During that time, he also served as a Staff Coach for FC Carolina Aliance.

 

Prior to his Catawba successes, he was the Interim Head Men's Soccer Coach at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC from January through April of 2008.  He was promoted from the Assistant Men's Soccer Coach & Recruiting Director for the University where he had been stationed from April of 2003.  Prior to that, he served as an assistant at Lenior-Rhyne College in Hickory, NC from July 2002 through April of 2003 and the Director of Coaching at High Country Avalanche in Boone, NC from September 2004 through November of 2008. 

 

Coach Farrell's Licenses and Diplomas
  • Member, National Soccer Coaches Association of America

  • NSCAA Regional Rankings Committee

  • Staff Coach, FC Carolina Alliance

  • USSF National B License

  • NSCAA Premier Diploma

  • NSCAA Division I Assistant Coach of the Year Committee

  • NSCAA Advanced National Diploma

  • English FA Coaching Diploma

  • NSCAA National Diploma

  • Co-Director, Collegiate Soccer Academy (Fort Myers, FL)

  • Coach, Catawba Valley Youth Soccer Association

  • Coach, Gaston United Soccer Club

2002 - Present

August 2009 - Decemeber 2013

November 2009 - February 2013 

January 2009

June 2007

July 2006          

June 2006 

April 2006

June 2004

June 2002 - Present

August 2002 - September 2004    

March 1998 - June 2000

 

His professional work experience also includes working as a Network Broadcast Specialist in the Buying Department for MPG - Havas Advertising Agency in New York, NY from July 2001 through July 2002.  He was an Assistant Media Buyer for The Media Edge - Young & Rubicam in New York, NY from July 2000 and June 2001.

 

Coach Farrell's playing experience includes being a member of the Belmont Men’s Soccer Team at Belmont Abbey College (Carolinas Virginia Athletic Conference) from1996-2000 where he started 79 out of 81 games.  He was a three-year Team Captain and three-year All Conference selection while being a Division II Regional All-American in 1999.  From 1996 -1997 he played for the Southwest Florida Manatees that played as a USISL Division 3 Semi Professional Team.

 

His academic career features a Master of Arts Degree in Higher Education Administration with an emphasis on Educational Leadership from Appalachian State University in May of 2011 with a 3.6 GPA.  Prior to that, he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Management with an Economics Minor from Belmont Abbey College in Belmont, NC in May of 2000.  He also served as Senior Class President while there as well.

 

Personally, he is married to wife Dolly and they have two daughters, Rory (Four years old) and Neeve (Two years old).  His father Patrick, is an educator & current Head Soccer Coach Cypress Lake High School in Fort Myers.  His mother Jean, works for the Lee County School System.

 

To download Coach Liam Farrell's resume - CLICK HERE.

 

Assistant Coach - Kurt Albrecht:

kurt@capehurricanes.com

 

Coaching Accomplishments Summary:    Coach Albrecht is the newest member of the coaching staff and comes with assistant coach/player coach experience from the Quad City Eagles in 2013.

 

Kurt will also help with our Community Relations efforts as well.

 

More to come soon.

 

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