ODFC Cesena FC USA “welcomes” Michael Elfman as our “new” Director of Club Programing and WPSL Head Coach! Coach Michael’s resume speaks for itself. He holds a United States Soccer Federation (USSF) National 'A' and ‘B’ license along with a United States National Federation National 'Youth' license. He has obtained a Masters of Coaching Diploma from the Italian Serie ‘A’ (ACF Fiorentina) and a Camp Coaching Certificate from AC Milan (Serie A- Italia).
Coach Elfman has also obtained a Special Topics Diploma from the United Soccer Coaches (Formerly National Soccer Coaches Association) on an in-depth study of the United States and German Women's National Teams. He has coached and administered some of the largest most successful clubs in the country from the west coast to the east!
Coach Michael will officially take control of all club programing including the ODFC Soccer School, the Women’s Premier Soccer League (WPSL) – ODFC Cesena FC USA Women and the UPSL Academy/Top Men’s Team Programming. He will answer directly to the ODFC Board of Directors and be an educated source of information for all our legacy and new pathway enhancing programs.