Boys U-14 Gold: Welcome

Florian
Florian Dumitru
Downtown LVSC '96 Gold

Head Coach-Florian Dumitru, (E) FlorianDumitru@eurolvconnect.com
Team Manager-Kelly Bohn, (e) BohnK@cox.net , (c) 281-9006

FLORIAN’S mission motto  : “If you build it, they will come”

Florian’s dream has finally become reality being now able to reinforce to the new generations the fantastic values of soccer as a character-building sport that America will come to love as the traditional sport of their great-grandparents who have all come from Europe to the new continent.

Until 2005 when he moved to Las Vegas, NV he never stopped thinking about his passion for soccer, however he was not able to fulfill his dream to become a soccer coach in America until he met Rich Ryerson

In 2008 he finally was able to join the terrific Downtown Las Vegas soccer club and started coaching 18-year old group.
Combine sports education with intellectual development and character strengthening of the youth. Train, mentor, educate and form competitive teams that will demonstrate my vision about this sport becoming more popular in the U.S. than it is now.

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE : 1990 - After the Romanian Revolution, Florian decided to retire from soccer and became and entrepreneur dedicating himself fully to business in Bistrita, Romania
1987-1989 - transferred to Mecanica Bistrita where he was simultaneously their coach and player.
 1982-1986 - transferred to the Transylvanian region of Romania and played with Gloria Bistrita (another top club) for more than 5 years. 1979-1981 - he was transferred to 2nd league  to Progresul Vulcan Bucharest playing for one year in the 2nd League and won

 the national championship 1979-1980 and helped promoting his team  to the 1st Romanian

League . At the same time he was selected for the National soccer team and played for Romania in several  international games against powerful teams  (Germany, France, Bulgaria, Italy, etc). 1978 - I played for Dinamo Bucharest First League for one year  and my dream came true when I was 19 years old start playing in the highest level possible. In 1977- he was a junior at Steaua Bucharest club and signed a contract for one season with Vointa Bucharest in the 3rd League   1966-1977 - started playing soccer very early as a kid and

joined the top professional club  - Steaua Bucharest  - when he was 7 years old. Steaua was for many years the best team of Romania. Born in Bucharest, Romania on March 18, 1959

Hobbies : Gardening, carpentry, hiking and reading inspirational books. Swimming is a must in summer !    Knowledge of French & Italian ; fluent in Romanian. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

FAMILY LIFE : Florian married Olga and moved to the U.S. ; he met Olga when they were both kids. Before moving to Las Vegas in 2005 they lived in Sunnyside, NY for several years.  …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..