Coach James- Senior Director of Soccer Operations & Marketing
Coach James is the Senior Soccer and Marketing Director who is in charge of overseeing marketing for the company, while also handling all social media websites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat. He also oversees all of Viking’s soccer operations.
Coach James comes from a soccer background. Originally from West Hartford, CT, James was an all-conference and all-state goalie in high school and played for the club teams FSA United and West Hartford Premier. After high school, James went on to play at Mount Ida College in Newton, MA as an outside mid and outside back. In addition to developing athletes at Viking Sports, Coach James also coaches the Needham High School boys soccer team and plays in a “retirement league” with his friends.
Coach James graduated from Mount Ida College in 2016 with a degree in Sport Marketing and Communications and is currently working towards his Masters in Management.
Hometown: West Hartford, CT
Favorite TV Show: Friends
Favorite Food: Mac n Cheese
Favorite Sports: Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball
Favorite Teams: New York Knicks, Rangers, Yankees, Liverpool FC, UConn Huskies
Why Viking Rocks: Family like atmosphere, great staff/coaches and working with awesome kids who enjoy sports