MARK CONNELLY, DIRECTOR OF SOCCER
Mark Connelly is the Director of Soccer for Albion Temecula and the Executive Director of Business Development at Net Results Sports, LLC. As a Coach, Mark Connelly has spent the past 15 years furthering the game of youth soccer in Southern California. In that process he has earned his USSF B License and Coached at every level of Soccer in Southern California from the Grassroots to the US Soccer Development Academy (DA).
As a player, Mark Connelly grew up in Warrenton, VA and came up through the Virginia ODP System before eventually playing College Soccer at Longwood University.
Mark has a reputation for his intense training sessions, commitment to creating technical and dynamic players, and developing the thinking player. His teams have become synonymous with fast paced attacking and counterpressing methodologies, employing an attack first defend later mentality that inspires young players to be bold and take risks.
Mark has been married to his wife, Sara Connelly, since 2012. They have 3 Children, Lucy 6, Jack 3, and Jude 1. Outside of soccer Mark enjoys taking his 2 dogs Charlie and Suerte for walks around their home on the outskirts of the Elfin Forest in Harmony Grove.