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Andrew Douek-Pirotte – Staff Coach

Andrew Douek-Pirotte is an American-born, Argentinian-raised soccer coach with multimedia experience in sports journalism. He has been around the sport since early childhood becoming a young assistant coach, accomplishing later the highest youth and professional coaching badges within the Argentine Football Association (AFA). He also played basketball and volleyball at a college level in Argentina. As a sports journalist he was a member of Círculo de Periodistas Deportivos de Buenos Aires (CPD) voting as a jury for the most important sport awards in Argentina, and was also a part of the prestigious International Sports Press Association (AIPS).

While working in Europe he specialized in youth development and scouting. On top of his media content and design tertiary degrees he is a certified International Professional Scouting Organization (IPSO) scout, completed methodology courses with entities like the Spanish Players Federation (AFE) and training sessions from the biggest club talent developers such as Dinamo Zagreb. His scouting videos and recommendations have allowed young players attain scholarships in the US and switch from non-league clubs to professional contracts.

Soccer has always been his biggest passion and with his experience around the world he looks to help the United States soccer achieve its potential through the Montverde Soccer Academy.