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Tampa Bay United Rowdies Soccer Club

George Fotopoulos

Director of Coaching - Girls

Email: [email protected] 


George Fotopoulos has served as the Director of Coaching and player development for girls since 2008. In that time the girls program has won numerous State and Regional Championships . Under his leadership the club has helped over 150 girls receive scholarships to some of the top NCAA Div 1, 2, 3, Junior College and NAIA programs in the country. The club has also helped many girls get into National, Regional and Olympic team training camps and had representation in World Cup and Olympic qualification matches.  Along with overseeing the girls program he also serves as the Women's Team Coach and Director for the Tampa Bay United Women's team - The Helenic. The Helenic have claimed three WPSL Conference titles along with a final four appearance. As coach George has received two WPSL Coach of the Year honors while guiding the program to be one of the top Women's programs in the country. 

Prior to Tampa Bay United he was the head coach for LSU and still stands as the second all time winningest coach in LSU history. While at LSU he also guided the Tigers to two SEC Conference quarter-final and one semi-final tournament appearances . In 2000 LSU was awarded the most improved team in NCAA Division 1 soccer. George helped lead the school to its first top 25 appearance that same year.

He also had a solid playing career . While attending Old Dominion and the University of Tampa, he was part of two conference titles (Sun Belt , Sunshine State ) and was first team all conference two consecutive seasons at the University of Tampa . In his Senior year he made history while becoming the school's first ever NCAA College Soccer Player of the year while helping lead the team to a NCAA Final Four . He went on to play professionally for the New Orleans Riverboat Gamblers and Tampa Bay Cyclones.

George Fotopoulos also works with US Soccer and it's USTC development program and holds a USSF A , USSF A GK, and NSCAA Premier Diploma. He also serves on the US Club Soccer Board of Directors and is a active member of the Tampa Bay area Tops programs. He is married to Danielle Fotopoulos and they have four children Alexia (14), Vasilios (10), Michael (6) and Demetri (4).

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