BRANDON CAVITT

As a full-time UNION FC staff member, Brandon is responsible for the overall leadership and development of the teams under his direction as well as for participating in the development and implementation of Club-wide goals and objectives, ensuring the UNION FC philosophy is carried out.

 

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EDUCATION

California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento CA (1993 – 1996) 
Bachelor of Arts, English (Minor, Computer Science)

 

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

PROFESSIONAL:

Dallas Sidekicks, Dallas TX (2003) WISL Sacramento Knights, Sacramento CA (1997-2001) WISL Champions (1999) A-League New Orleans Storm, New Orleans LA (1998) Irish Premier League Shelbourne FC, Dublin (1997) USISL Sacramento Scorpions, Sacramento CA (1996) MLS Dallas Burn, Dallas TX (1996 college draft pick)

AMATEUR/SEMI PRO:

NPSL Chico Rooks 2003
USISL San Francisco All Blacks (Bay Area Seals), San Francisco, CA (1992 – 1995)

  • 1994 and 1995 Pacific Division Champions

  • 1995 Farwest Region Champions

  • 1995 National Finalists

 

COLLEGE

California State University of Sacramento, Sacramento CA (1993 – 1996)

  • Ring of Honor Inductee 2005

  • Coached by Michael Linberger: Position – Midfield/Forward

  • 1994 – 95 All Conference Selection 2nd Team

  • 1995 – 96 All Conference Selection 1st Team

California State University of Sonoma, Rohnert Park CA (1992)

  • Coached by Marcus Zeimer: Position – Midfield

  • 1992 1st Team All Tournament – CSU Bakersfield Invitational

 

COACHING CREDENTIALS

  • La Liga Formation Methodology – Level 2 (2017)

  • La Liga Formation Methodology – Level 3 (2016)

  • NSCAA Level 1 Futsal Diploma (2016)

  • NSCAA Instructor (2011)

  • NSCAA Premier Diploma (2010)

  • NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma (2007)

  • NorCal Premier “New” Club Committee (2011)

  • NSCAA Advanced National Diploma (2007)

  • NSCAA National Diploma (2007)

  • NSCAA National Youth Diploma (2007)

  • CYSA E/D License

  • USSF – F License (2016)

  • USSF – E License (2017)

  • Positive Coaching Alliance – Double Goal Coach

  • COACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Capital Athletic Soccer Academy U8/U10 Youth Academy Director (2001-2014)

  • Head Girls Soccer Coach for Saint Francis High School (2005)

  • Head U10 Boys Soccer Coach for River City Barcelona (2002)

  • Head U9 Boys Soccer Coach for River City Barcelona (2002)

  • Head U10 Boys Soccer Coach for River City Blues (2001)

  • U12 Trainer Boys Soccer for River City Clash (2001)

  • Head U10 Boys Soccer Coach for El Dorado Cyclones (2000)

  • Head U12 Boys Soccer Coach for El Dorado United (2000)

  • Head U11 Boys Soccer Coach for El Dorado Vipers (1999)

  • U16 Trainer Girls Soccer for El Dorado Jazz (1999)

 

COACHING PHILOSOPHY

“Teach life lessons through soccer and develop creative and independent thinkers”