AFC Announces Boys Program Director
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE:March 16th, 2021
ALLIANCE FUTBOL CLUB ANOUNCE Craig Rocastle AS NEW BOYS PROGRAM DIRECTOR
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – We are Proud to announce that Craig Rocastle has accepted a position with Alliance Futbol Club as the new Boys Program Director. Craig has an exceptional background in the sport both locally and internationally, with a desire to develop young people through the sport that he loves. Craig will be overseeing the Alliance Futbol Club’s male athletes, creating a stronger pathway for each player to excel in the sport.
“The appointment of Craig, along with the restructuring over the past 12 months, shows the intent of our club to meet every player’s needs. Craig comes from an amazing pedigree and his passion for the sport to pass it on to our local youth is second to none. Having the opportunity to add someone of Craig’s reputation to our club speaks volumes about the players, families and staff that are currently a part of the Alliance FC family.” Stated Kye Martey, Alliance Futbol Club Executive Director.
Craig is from London, England and began his youth career with Queens Park Rangers. He signed professionally with Chelsea where he made various loan moves with football league clubs in the UK and Europe also playing internationally for Grenada. He came to the USA in 2010 to play for Sporting Kansas City and played a season for the Kansas City Comets. As a coach, Craig has coached youth across the KC metro and region as well as leading the Seamen High School soccer program both boys and girls, winning the first league title is school history as well as Girls Regional Champion. Craig also coached at College Lincoln Preparatory School and was awarded Coach of the Year 3 times.
"I am excited to be back in KC with the new role as Boys Program Director, with Alliance FC. Development is a process that creates growth, progress and positive change. I look forward to instilling invaluable lessons on and off the field in our players and coaches,” Craig Rocastle.
About Alliance Futbol Club, LLC
Alliance FC was established in 2016 by a group of Kansas City small business and soccer executives. Based out of North Kansas City Missouri, Alliance FC has over 900 youth players, 60 teams and a coaching staff of 32. Youth soccer teams compete nationally, regionally, and locally with a strong passion for developing the complete player from early years until graduation. For more information visit www.AllianceFC.net or follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/alliancefutbolclubkc