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New futsal coaches announced soon, Coach Leo Garcia will be coaching all camps himself and if needed our listed coaches and trainers may assist him.

Coach Abner (Leo) Garcia

Coach Leo played throughout his childhood at various top level clubs to his college years in a private University in Mexico

Past team member in the Men’s Futsal league and the Hispanic Men’s league 2nd division in Grand Rapids MI


Coaching experience and credentials:

Head Coach at Midwest United FC and Futsal Coordinator overseeing Midwest United FC Futsal programs, teams, etc - current 2016

Former West MI Fire 2015 head coach - U8 boys, U10 girls

Head Coach at GR Crew Jr’s/Midwest United – 2009 - 2015 (spring) U11B-DA, U11G-DA

Super Y assistant coach - 2012-2013

Futsal team head coach 2012-2014 – U9B, U11G, U10B, U14G, U11B (2012-2013 Championship teams)

Personal soccer/futsal trainer – U9-U18 coed

USSF National D license and NSCAA Advanced National diploma

High School Boys Varsity head coach – Godfrey Lee – 2009

Head coach at PASS soccer club – 3 years

Head personal/group Futsal Trainer - 2010-Present

Owner and founder of Garcia's Futsal Academy Camps in Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo area established in 2012-present

Futsal 4-Zego attacking principles course completion under the Brazilian futsal Coach Zego (the creator of the 4-0)


Camps Coached:

Academy camps, and youth development camps, Team trainer

Team Futsal academy training – 2011-present

Garcia Futsal Academy Head Coach/Trainer - 2012-present

Club team camps and academys - PASS, GR Crew Jrs (midwest), West MI FIRE, Kentwood, Portage, Kalamzoo


Trainer: Ruben Ornelas - Luna

Current Professional Futsal League (PFL) Grand Rapids Team Member - Team Captain

2015 GRFC - inaugural season team member

Aquinas College Graduate - All Conference and Team Captain 4 years soccer

Rogers High School soccer stand out

Local Hispanic League 1st division team member

Coaching experience:

GR Crew Jrs assistant coach - 2012-2013

PASS Soccer club - head coach - 2010-2012

Garcia's Futsal Academy camp trainer - 2013-current


Trainer: Alexis Mendez (pictured above with U.S. National futsal team head coach Keith Tozer)

U.S. National futsal team member (U18) attending Costa Rica, and Canada this year for international tournaments as a U.S. team member - 2015/16

debuted this year 2015 with the U.S. National mens professional futsal team playing in Croatia

Alliance FC U18 MRL and National team member, U.S. Midwest U17 Regional Finalist - June 2015

Attending and playing soccer at Davenport University starting fall of 2015

current pro futsal team member that plays in the PFL (professional futsal league) - current

Coaching experience:

Youth developmental clinics and camps

Assistant coach GR club teams

Garcia's Futsal Academy camp trainer 2015-current





Trainer: Amalia Garcia

4 year East Kentwood Varsity player and current Davenport student

GR Crew Jrs (Midwest United FC) team member  - 2013 State Cup Champions (6 year Crew Gold MRL player and 2 year Team Captain)

Futsal player (Ole SC) - 6 years

ODP 97 State team player and regional camp invitee - 3 years and named up to the ODP 96 State Team and Regional camp invitee - 2010

ODP national id camp invitee - 2010/11

USL Super Y 97/98 ODP National Camp invitee - 2010

USL Super Y team member - 3 years - National Finalist and North American Champions

National Indoor Champions team member - 2009

Trained since a young age in futsal and soccer with her dad Coach Leo Garcia!


Coaching experience:

GRCJ Juniors academy trainer - 2012

PASS junior academy trainer/helper - 1 year

AYSO certified refree

Personal futsal assistant trainer - 2 years

Garcia Futsal Academy Camp - 2012-present





Trainer: Ariana Garcia (pictured above with the U.S. National futsal team head coach Keith Tozer and in Costa Rica as a USA 2001 National team member)

Current U.S. National 01 futsal Team member - attending Costa Rica and Canada for international tournaments as a U.S. national futsal team member - 2015/16 helped lead the USA team to a undefeated 4-0 tournament in Costa Rica.

Great Lakes Regional futsal Team member - 2014-current

01/00 Midwest United FC (GR Crew Jrs) current team member and captain for the 01 MRL and National League team and State Cup Champions - 2010-current

2015-current - Ariana helped lead her Midwest United FC club team to their 2nd year State Cup Championship and finished in first place in the 1st division MRL league and finished first and undefeated in National League and will be attending National League Championships in Frisco TX summer of 2016

U15 futsal academy team member in Grand Rapids MI - 2011-current

2014, 2015 USYF Great Lakes Regional futsal (Akron, OH) champions team member - 2015 Futsal World tournament (Orlando FL) Champions team member

2016 USYF National Champions futsal academy team member (New Century, KS)

Current 2016 MI State ODP team member and 2015 Regional pool player and 2016 regional camp invitee - 2013-current

U.S. National soccer training pool invitee - 2014-2016

Current Varsity player/starter for East Kentwood High School


Coaching Experience: Garcia's Futsal Academy trainer - 2013-current

various local youth soccer camps and clinics volunteer - 2013-current