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Central Georgia Soccer Association

CGSA ACADEMY TRAINERS

Meet Our Staff

CGSA strives to provide you and your family the best youth soccer experience possible! We are proud to bring you a group of highly accomplished training staff. Below is a list of trainers, Biographies are coming soon!


   

Jason Kirk

Director of Coaching

Phone: 478-832-1522

Email: doc.safcgsa@gmail.com

Experience
PLAYING
 
NY West 1995-2000
Carlisle High School 1999-2000
-All Conference/All Region Player
Campbell University 2000-2004
-All Atlantic Sun Conference Team 2001-2002
-Team Captain 2004
-Jim McVeigh Award Recipient 2001            

Varsity Head Coach Houston County High School 2012 – 2016
-Record of 89-10-2 with 3 final Fours and 2 State Runners-Up
-Region Boys Coach of the Year 2012-2016 
-Region Girls Coach of the Year 2014, 2015
-Middle Georgia Coach of the Year 2014
-2015 Divarsity 5A State Boys Coach of the Year
-17 Players in the collegiate ranks

University of South Carolina Soccer Camps 2005-Present

Central Georgia Soccer Association 2004-Present
-Academy and Select Trainer
-DTC Trainer (Warner Robins)

LICENSES
-USSF C and D License
-NSCAA National
-NSCAA Advanced National
 

 

   

Kurt Dzwonkowski

Phone: 478-918-6640 
Email: academydirector@cgsaclub.com


Experience

COACHING
CGSA coach since 2008   

LICENSES
USSF D License

NSCAA National Diploma
NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
NSCAA Premier Diploma

Mercer University Graduate with a Degree in Mathematics and Minor in Education.          

PLAYING

CGSA player starting in 1992 (the year it was founded)
Played for Northside High School (two-year captain)
Played one year at Mercer University
   

Thiago Alexio

Academy Trainer

Phone: 
Email: thiagoaleixo@hotmail.com


Experience

Thiago started his soccer coaching career with the Twisters Soccer Club in the 2004/2005 season, in addition of being the Assistant Men's and Women's soccer coach at University of Saint Mary. After his GA role at Saint Mary, Thiago moved back to Macon and started coaching at CGSA, where he also served as Academy Director.

 
Coach Thiago received his bachelor's degree in business administration from Mercer University in 2004.He was a four-year midfielder on the men's soccer team at Mercer, earning the sportsmanship award in his senior year of 2004. He ended his four seasons with a total of 15 goals and helped the Bears advance to their first-ever NCAA Division 1 National tournament in 2001. Thiago was named the A-Sun Offensive Player-of-the-Week in 2003 after scoring the game-winning goal in double-overtime to lead Mercer over instate A-Sun rival Georgia State University. Additionally, Thiago earned the all-tournament award at the UMass Fall Tournament in 2003. Prior to his collegiate career, Thiago played for Santa Cruz, one of the top clubs of his hometown.He also played Futsal (Indoor Soccer) for Olimpico and Saraca.

   

Tony Economopolous

Academy Trainer

Phone: 
Email: 

Experience

Mercer Women's Soccer Head Coach
   

Richie Edmondson

Academy Trainer

Phone: 
Email: 

Experience

Mercer University Men's Player - Appeared in 18 matches and made 16 starts as a true freshman … finished second on the team with eight points on two goals and four assists from his striker position … used his speed and athleticism to dictate play up top and create scoring opportunities … finished third on the team with 26 shots, including seven on goal … recorded eight multi-shot matches … earned a spot on the Atlantic Sun Championship All-Tournament Team for his play during the Bears postseason run … recorded his first collegiate points when he collected a pair of assists in a 5-1 win over Belmont (Oct. 1) … scored his first collegiate goal and eventual game-winner in a 1-0 overtime win over ETSU (Oct. 8) … collected his other goal when he scored in seventh minute against number one seed Campbell (Nov. 13) in the semifinals of the A-Sun Championship.


   

Matt Keuhl

Academy Trainer

Phone: 
Email: 

Experience

 Mercer Men's Soccer Assistant Coach

http://www.mercerbears.com/sports/msoc/coaches/mattkeuhl

   

Tia Rogers

Academy Trainer

Phone: 
Email: 

Experience

Middle Georgia State College Women's Soccer Assistant Coach

http://www.mgaknights.com/coach/0/7.php

   

Jordan Sink

Academy Trainer

Phone: 
Email: jordan.c.sink@live.mercer.edu

Experience

Mercer Womens Soccer Player - Sink lettered five times in soccer while at Mount de Sales, scoring 37 goals and tallying 29 assists in her career…She has received GISA All-State Honors and was selected to the Telegraph's All-Middle Georgia Team…She was a two-year captain for a Cavaliers team that amassed an impressive 56-18 overall record, including winning the 2008 GISA State Championship where Sink had an assist on the game-winning goal…Sink was also a member of the highly successful AFC Lightning '92 White Club Team that went 56-8-7 overall during her tenure…Her team won the Region III Premier League title in 2006, 2007 and 2009 and won the prestigious Disney Soccer Showcase in 2008…Jordan's AFC team was also a United States Youth Soccer Association Region III runner-up in 2009.
   

Connor Terry

Academy Trainer

Phone: 
Email: jcterry91@live.com

Experience

PLAYING
Played at CGSA                                                                                                                      
Played at NASA
Played at Shorter University

COACHING

Coached U9, U16, U12 and GKs

   

Donald Wendland

Academy Coordinator

Phone: (478)636-3491
Email: jdwwap5@cox.net
           
Experience

PLAYING:
     3 Year starter for Romeoville High School, Romeoville Illinois
     1 Year at University of Illinois Chicago
     8 Years starter for base level varsity team at Tinker AFB Oklahoma
COACHING:
     2004-2012 -- President Robins Youth Soccer Association
     2012-Present -- Robins AFB Varsity Soccer coach
     2013-Present -- CGSA Academy Coach
     2016-Present -- Academy Coordinator
COACHING ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
     2009 National Youth Sports Coaches Association Coach of the Year
     USSF National "D" License
     NSCAA National Diploma
     NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
   

Hanna Wilkes

Academy Trainer

Phone: 
Email: 

Experience

 COMING SOON

Jason Kirk

Academy Trainer

Phone: 
Email: jason.kirk@hcbe.net

Experience

COACHING
Boys Varsity Head Coach HOCO - 2012 - Present 
Have a 55-7 record with 2 state finalist appearances in 3 years, 2 region championships, 31 All-Conference nominees, won Region Coach of the Year 3 times, won Middle GA coach of the year in 2012
Coached all ages with in CGSA since 2005

LICENSES

USSF C and D License

NSCAA National and 
NSCAA Advanced National.


PLAYING

Center Midfielder for ODP NY West
High School 5 Time All Conference Player
All Conference Campbell University
Jim McVeigh Award recipient
Student Athletic Academic Committee Recipient