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Our Coaches

God has blessed us with these soccer influencers

Coach Rivers

Coach Robert Rivers III

Owner/ Coach/ Trainer

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Coaching Mission: 

To Educate, Organize, and Prepare individuals that do not have opportunity

due to race and/ or economic status. 

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, USSF D License, and

Level 2 United Futsal University Diploma.

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

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" Panagiotis Kaplaneris

Coach Men's Team/ Personal Training Director

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Energetic, organized, dedicated soccer coach with 7+ years coaching
experience. Skilled in soccer training and coaching on various levels. Charismatic, outgoing, focused and driven to
motivate student athletes on and off the field. Started playing soccer at the age of three. 13 years club experience,
10 of those years he played up a year. Husband to Elisha.

Coaching Experience:
August 2021 - Present - Florida Premier Tarpon Academy Director

August 2021 - March 2023- Boys Head Coach Countryside High School Varsity Soccer Team
August 2018 - 2021 - Boys Assistant Coach Countryside High School Varsity Soccer team
2019 - 2020 - Class 5A Boys District Champions (Countryside High School)
Playing Experience:
2006 - 2016 Semi Professional Soccer Player - Pinellas Park Hurricanes, Clearwater Chargers, Dunedin Celtic
2005 - 2006 Dunedin Stirling Men’s U18 Premier Division Champions (Captain, leading goal scorer, MVP)
2005 Labor Day Tournament Champions (MVP)
2004 Dunedin Stirling Premier Division Champions (Leading goal scorer), Dunedin Stirling State Final 4, Atlanta
Cup Runner Up, Memorial Day Tournament Champions, Tampa Bay Sunbowl Finalist
2003 Raleigh Cup
2003-2002 Super Y-League CYSA Champions (Captain, leading goal scorer, MVP)
2002 Disney Showcase Finalist (Played up 1 year, tournament leading goal scorer)
2002 - 2001 Selected for who’s who among Americans for soccer

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Deibys Lopez

Futsal 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.

Coach Deibys and Coach Mark at Futsal

Mark Pizzuto

Futsal Coach/ Trainer

Mark is a local talent that played for Dynamic Futbol Academy Travel tournament team and Cypress Creek High School. He currently coaches the friday futsal program and does group personal training.

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Erin & Friends

Summer Camp Volunteer

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


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. Not only is she an admin but also Coach Rivers wife and Co-Owner.

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Coach Ramius Stiehler

GK Coach/ Trainer

Ramius is a current player for Coach Rivers UPSL Team. Currently signed to Tampa Strikers Indoor Team. In off season he teaches our players the skills he has learned through the years.

Playing Career:

Tampa Strikers (NISL)

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

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