SoccerViza’s Elite Pro Training is a specialized program directed by SoccerViza Founder and professional coach, Joe Funicello. Practice sessions consist of professionally constructed drills that Coach Joe has gained through his years of playing, coaching & scouting at the professional level. These small group sessions allow Coach Joe and his staff to have the ability to concentrate on each player.
Our elite training programs have players from different clubs, schools and town teams in attendance. This program is a CLUB-CONFLICT FREE PROGRAM and is supplemental training to your club/town team.
Cost & Logistics
Boys & Girls (LIMITED SPOTS)
When: Every Friday (September 20th - November 8th)
Time: Friday at 7:00-8:30pm
Location: SONO Field House, 365 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Norwalk, CT 06854
U15-U18 (High School Aged Players)
Collegiate & Aspiring Professionals
Day/Time: Friday at 7:00-8:30pm
Cost: $420.00 ($35.00/hr)
*Players will receive a Soccer PRO Elite Training T-shirt that should be worn every session*
Meet Our Director:
After a successful high school career at Norwalk High School, he went on to play professionally for 10 years. His professional history included Finnish clubs IFK Mariehamn, VPS, FF Jaro, U.S. Salernitana 1919 and Þór Akureyri. Funicello also participated in the UEFA Europa League as a player.
Following his retirement as a player, Funicello became the youngest American professional head coach in Europe, coaching Icelandic club Vestri.
He is also the Director of SoccerViza Pro which is a professional scouting agency and has worked with clubs like Queretaro FC, Benfica and many other professional clubs around the world.