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Jim Bodtke

Coach Name: Jim Bodtke

Club Supporter: Leicester City, Sounders, and Club Queretaro

Favorite Soccer Player: Ronaldo de Assis Moreira

Club Role: G05 Navy Head Coach

 

Coach Jim is entering his 2nd full season as a head coach at Titans FC.  Coach Jim Bodtke grew up playing soccer in the Mid-West.  In his college years, Jim played for North Texas Premier at the U20-U23 level.  He then competed for Club Queretaro in the Mexican second division from 1994-1995.

Coach Jim has an extensive coaching background as he currently holds a USSF National B License, a Regional Diploma, and a Goalkeeper Level 1 Diploma.  Jim is also a Certified Personal Trainer, and also works in the Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery field.

“When coaching youth players, my focus is on providing a player-centered environment that does not use game outcome as the primary metric for success, but instead places the priority on individual player development. As players’ skill sets improve, so does their enjoyment of the game and in turn, their confidence is increased both on and off the field.”