Founder / Director of Coaching

MurdukhayevErnest has been to several different countries throughout the world and US cities playing soccer and now turned his focus into helping youth soccer clubs discover new hidden talent and develop soccer skills. Ernest have more than 10 years of coaching experience as a youth soccer coach and in 2013 was successfully completed a National Youth “C” License Coaching Program. Being conducted by the United States Soccer Federation, Ernest was granted to coach at youth level of Under 23 years of age anywhere in USA.

Ernest Murdukhayev started his coaching career at Down Town United Soccer Club which considered being one of the elite youth soccer clubs in NYC and US. Being a head coach, Ernest’s responsibility was to recognizing new talent to provide high level training to benefit and enhance the development of players at youth level. In 2006, Ernest guided a DUSC Boys U10 Blue Flames to the CJSL “B” Division Title. Since, Ernest moved to Staten Island in 2009, commuting to NYC was a night mare and he had no choice but to depart from DUSC with great memories that Ernest had with players and the coaching staff.

Coaching Experience

  • Director of Coaching (SB4U Academy ) – Present
  • Technical Director of JCC Soccer Program – Present
  • Head Coach, DUSC (Down Town United Soccer Club) – U11 Boys “Blue” 2008-2009
  • Head Coach, DUSC (Down Town United Soccer Club) – U10 Boys “Gold” 2006-2007
  • Seasonal Trainer (Down Town United Soccer Club) – 2005
  • Seasonal Trainer (Markovic Academy of Soccer ) – 2002

Playing Experience

  • Maccabi Mens Soccer Team USA 35+ Pan Am Games – Chile 2015/16
  • Westchester Flames F.C – USL, 2004-2005
  • Greek American Atlas S.C – CSL Division I, 2004-2008
  • Brooklyn Knights – PDL, 1999-2000
  • St. John’s University Men’s Soccer Big East Division I, 2000-2002
  • St. Peter’s College Men’s Soccer MAAC Division I, 2002-2003
  • U18 & U23 ENY-Olympic Development Team, 1998-2001
  • U18 Region 1 Olympic Development Team, 1998-1999
  • U18 U.S National Player Pool Selection of Top 100 youth players
  • U18 Brooklyn Italians, ENY State Champs, 1998
  • Member of the NYS “Empire State Games” for scholastic and open teams 1998,2005
  • U14-17 B.W. Gottschee Youth Academy, 1993-1997

Education

  • BS- Sports Management, St. John’s University 2000-2004
  • AS- Elementary Education, St. Peter’s College 2002-2003
  • USSF “C” National License
  • USSF “D” National License
  • US Futsal Federation License – Level 1
  • ANEFS & AFSCA Futsal Level 1 
  • NSCAA DOC Diploma 
  • NSCAA Special Topics Diploma – Player Development Curriculum Stage 3: Ages: 9-11
  • NSCAA Special Topics Diploma – Coaching U6, U8, U10 players 
  • NSCAA Foundations of Coaching Online Diploma