Our Coaches

God has blessed us with these soccer influencers

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Coach Robert Rivers III

Director/ Co- Coach/ Trainer

As a youth soccer coach, Robert Rivers III is known for his motivational coaching style and for understanding and developing each player’s specialized talents. Rivers started playing soccer at the age of 5 and was fortunate to have skilled coaches who taught him not only how to play the game but also how to communicate that knowledge to others.

In addition to his work with Dynamic. He is a former college coach and was a star player for the Tampa Marauders (NPSL) and Aztecs (UPSL). During his college career, he earned a National Championship at Southeastern University and numerous individual accolades, including Player of the Year and All American honors. He currently holds NSCAA Advanced National Diploma

and USSF D License.

In his spare time, he works with charitable organizations that benefit young people.

Player Experience:

2018 August- Nextstars Academy, Offered A Month Trial

2008-2018- Semi-professional Soccer Player- St. Pete Aztecs, St. Pete Raiders, Tampa Marauders, Clearwater Galactics, Orlando Ajax

2005-2006- Southeastern University NCCAA 2 (Coach Drew Stacey)

NCCAA National Champion/ NCCAA All Tournament MVP/ SEU Male Athlete of the Year/ NSCAA All American/ NCCAA All Region Player of the Year

2005- Orlando Ajax (PDL) Coach Mark Dillon, Coach Manno Sannon)

2003-2004-Anderson College NCAA 2 (Coach Rob Miller) NCAA 2, All CVAC

1999-2002- Tampa Baptist Academy (High School)/ Town N Country FC Tampa (Club)

All Bay Conference Player, FACA Allstar MVP, Team Captain, Team MVP Senior Year

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Coach Aki Kaplaneris

Co- Coach Men's Team/ Trainer

Coach Aki is a local coach that has a great passion for the game. He currently is the Head Boys Soccer Coach for Countryside High School as well as a local academy soccer coach at a local soccer club. 

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Deibys Lopez

Coach/ Trainer

Deibys is a local talent that played for Town Country Futbol Club and a local bible college. He has coached for Vickery United as well as Assistant coach at the college level. He has a desire to help players reach their potential.

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Erin and Ava

Summer Camp Volunteers

These volunteers are high energy that use their personalities to make camps fun for all levels. They take their High School and ECNL Club playing experience to spread the knowledge to campers.

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Yadira Rivers

Administration

Yadira has been a truly valued member of Dynamic Futbol Academy family since the beginning. As our Admin she has kept the paperwork inorder for our coaches to focus on just coaching.

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Coach Ramius Stiehler

GK Coach/ Trainer

Ramius is a former player for Coach Rivers. Currently signed to NISA League Michigan Stars. In off season he teaches our players the skills he has learned through the years.

Playing Career:

Michigan Stars FC (NISA)

-FC Malaga City Academy- CD Velez El Bario B

-Rayo Sanluqueno CF, Sanlucar, Spain
Segunda Andalucia division
-Next Stars Academy FC in Cadiz, Spain-
2018
-I2I international Football Academy Goal
Keeper in York, United Kingdom-2017
-St. Petersburg Aztecs upsl semi-pro, Florida, USA-2017
-High School Team: Dixie Hollins H.S.
-Club Team: St. Pete Raiders U18-2016