Soccer Coaching Staff

SOCCER DIRECTORS

j.davin@ppateam.com

Jamie is a founding member of the PPA. He leads the team of program directors and coaches with a focus on creating the highest-quality experience for every player, parent, and coach in the organization. 

Background: Captain of American University and DC United U23 team. First team all-patriot league and scholar athlete. Received a Bachelors Degree from American University.

Jamie Davin

Executive Director

For any questions about the Boys Premier Program, please reach out to Dave at: dave@ppateam.com

David is a local player who grew up immersed in the playing and coaching world. David Sanford is the Director of the Boys Premier Soccer Program at the PPA. He believes in the positive impact sports have on a child's development and strives to help kids achieve their highest potential every day. He draws on his high-level coaching experience with the D.C. United Academy and playing experience at James Madison University.

Dave Sanford

Boys Premier Program Director

nkapus@ppateam.com

Nik is a founding member and guides the PPA Soccer Programs as the Technical Director. His focus is on developing the PPA Coaching staff, building and improving the PPA curriculum, and working to ensure the highest quality experience for all of our players. Nik employs a holistic approach to engage players and set them on a pathways towards success. 

Background: Named 1st team all-met and Northern Virginia Player of the Year in H.S..  Went on to captain D.C. United U20's to two National Semi-finals as well as a 4 year starter at American.  Nik received 1st team all conference as well as a Bacheors Degree from AU.

Nikolaj Kapus

Technical Director

For any questions about the Boys Development Program, please reach out to Adem at: adem@ppateam.com

Adem leads the PPA Boys Development Program which focuses on creating a dynamic soccer environment and providing opportunities for players of all skill levels to hone and improve their skills. As a DMV local who grew up playing for Team America Premier, Springfield Youth Club and the Virginia ODP state team, some of this fondest memories come from playing youth soccer.

Adem Gokturk

Boys Development Program Director

For any questions about Girls Soccer, please reach out to Annie at: annie@ppateam.com

Annie leads the PPA Girls Program with a  focus on building competitive teams and programs that instill PPA Life values. Annie pulls from her extensive experience as a star club player, college player, and professional.  In High School Annie broke the single season goal scoring record and became the schools all time leading goal scorer. After graduating Annie attended Fordham University where she captained the team and won All A10 Conference honors. After graduating from college Annie played with the Chicago Red Stars.

Annie Worden

Girls Soccer Director

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