Francis Okaroh's Ultimate Soccer Academy Marlborough MA Boston MA NH
Francis Okaroh's
Ultimate Soccer Academy
23 Paquin Drive
Marlborough, MA 01752
Coaches soccer camp soccer school youth soccer

Francis Okaroh's Ultimate Soccer Academy Staff & Coaches

Francis Okaroh, Director

Francis OkarohFrancis Okaroh has traveled and studied soccer on three continents (Africa, Europe, and North America) has earned the highest U.S. coaching license available the U.S.S.F. A National License.  

Francis has played all levels of soccer, here in the United States and internationally.  Francis was an All-American selection while playing at Boston University. After leaving Boston University, Francis played for many teams in Europe before playing two years in the MISL with the Cleveland Force.

Francis took his talents to the MLS where he played for six summers. Reaching the finals of the MLS Cup in 2000 with the Miami Fusion. Recognized as Defender of the Year 1996 and 1997 for the New England Revolution.

Recent successes include coaching F.C. Greater Boston Bolts Boys Club to four consecutive Mass State Cup Championships plus two in 2006, a Region 1 has won three League Championships, three U.S. Region 1 Championships, and the Adidas U15 Cup as US Youth National Champions in 2005. Most Recently taking over as Director of F.C. Blazers in his first year brought the U17 Boys to the Finals of the US Region 1 Championships.

Honored by Women's Division III High School Soccer in Massachusetts as Coach of the Year 2005. In 2005 Francis was inducted in the New England Soccer Hall of Fame and in 2006 the Boston University Hall of Fame. In 2007 Francis returns to his alma Mata as a member of the Boston University Coaching staff. In 2009 Francis was named to the Boston University Hall of Fame Board.

Coaching Staff

Francis Okaroh's Ultimate Soccer Academy. is fun, challenging, learning resource for players at every level.     Members of college soccer teams will be present at all sessions and will interact closely with the campers throughout the week.  In addition to the coaching staff, the camp may feature guest appearances from professional players and/or college stand-outs; schedules permitting. 

Andrew Okaroh - Okaroh Soccer Academy - Soccer Camp - Youth SoccerAndrew Okaroh - Counselor Trainer

Freshman UMASS Men's Soccer

* Sixth Year at Okaroh's Ultimate Soccer Academy

* U-15, U18 - FC Bolts

* U19 - FC Blazers

* 2007 - Senior All-New England MVP of Undefeated No Goals Against

Bruno Bonicontro - Okaroh Soccer Academy - Soccer Camp - Youth SoccerBruno Bonicontro - Counselor Trainer

* Senior Marlborough H.S. Soccer & Captain

* U15, U16 - F.C. Bolts under Francis Okaroh

* U17 F.C. Blazers under Francis Okaroh

* U17 - U.S. Region 1 Finalist

Chris Roswess - Okaroh Soccer Academy - Soccer Camp - Youth SoccerChris Roswess - Counselor Trainer

* Freshman UMass Men's Soccer

* 2006/7 Member of Francis Okaroh's Club Team

* Member of U19 FC Blazers



Daniel Lee - Okaroh Soccer Academy - Soccer Camp - Youth SoccerDaniel Lee - Counselor Trainer

*Senior at St. Marks H.S.

*Won 1985 US Youth Soccer National Championship with FC Bolts U15 under head coach Francis Okaroh.

* Camper since 2004

Matheus Candido Matheus CandidoMatheus Candido

* Won 1985 US Youth Soccer National Championship with FC Bolts U15 under head coach Francis Okaroh.

* Plays for Umass Lowell River Hawks

* Camper since 2004

Michael Bustamante - Okaroh Soccer Academy - Soccer Camp - Youth SoccerMichael Bustamante - Counselor Trainer

* Won 1985 US Youth Soccer National Championship with FC Bolts U15 under head coach Francis Okaroh.

* Camper since 2004



Francis Roberts - Okaroh Soccer Academy - Soccer Camp - Youth SoccerFrancis Roberts - Coach

* Boston University Asst. Coach 1985-89 Player 1981-85

* Salem State College Asst Coach 1996-98

* Lusitanos American Soccer Ass. Lowell Blues Player/Coach 1992-95

* Braintree HighSchool Boys Head Coach 1992-95 Asst Coach 1989-92

* Girls Asst Coach 2002-05

Bob Bechara - Okaroh Soccer Academy - Soccer Camp - Youth SoccerBob Bechara

* Native of Lebanon

* Coaches Ayer High School Boys Soccer

* U.S.S.F. D National Coaching License.

* 7 Years with Francis Okaroh's Ultimate Soccer Academy

* Coached Youth Soccer at all Levels from U6 thru U18

Abdoulaye Sali - Okaroh Soccer Academy - Soccer Camp - Youth SoccerAbdoulaye Sall

* Head Coach Winsor Schoo

* Director of Soccer Horizons

* Senegal Youth National Team

* NSCAA Premier Diploma from Lilleshall England



Jim Morrison - Okaroh Soccer Academy - Soccer Camp - Youth SoccerJim Morrison

* Coached Youth Soccer at all Levels from U6 thru U18

* Currently play in the Over the Hill Soccer League.

* U.S.S.F. D National Coaching License.

* 7 Years with Francis Okaroh's Ultimate Soccer Academy  

* Webmaster

* IT Professional

Jen DeFusco - Okaroh Soccer Academy - Soccer Camp - Youth SoccerJen DeFusco - Co Director

* Head Coach Framingham HS

* Dover-Sherborn Coach - 6 years.

* Providence College

Meghan Norton - Okaroh Soccer Academy - Soccer Camp - Youth SoccerMeghan Norton

* JV Coach Dover Sherborn

* Captain of Babson College



Dusan Obsasjnik - Okaroh Soccer Academy - Soccer Camp - Youth SoccerDusan Obsajsnik

* Goal Keeper Coach

* Boston University - 7 years

* Boston College - 13 years

* Boston Buldogs - A League

* Worcester Wild Fire - A League

* ODP Region I - 6 years

* ODP Massachusetts - 4 years

* Former Professional Player: VSS Kosice - Czechoslovakia Premier League - 6 years

Tucker Barnaby - Okaroh Soccer Academy - Soccer Camp - Youth SoccerTucker Barnaby

* Advanced Regional NSCAA diploma

* 7 year varsity coach New Hampton school

* 3 years varsity coach Trinity Pawling School.

Hank George - Okaroh Soccer Academy - Soccer Camp - Youth SoccerHank George

* Played professionally with such teams as Olymipakicos, Greek first division; Boston Bulldogs; Boston Bolts; New Hampshire Phantoms and the San Diego Sockers.

*USSF "A" coaching license *Certified Fitness Trainer by the Fitness Resource Association.

* ODP Region I - 6 years



Steve Crampton - Okaroh Soccer Academy - Soccer Camp - Youth SoccerSteve Crampton

* Photographer for 3 years.

* Assistant Coach New Hampton School - 5 years

Alex Asu - Okaroh Soccer Academy - Soccer Camp - Youth SoccerAlex Asu

* Coach, from Nigeria.

* Coaches, Lake Wood High School Los Angeles, CA

* Coached Rain Bowl FC, LA, and LA Stallion FC.

Dave Merson - Okaroh Soccer Academy - Soccer Camp - Youth SoccerDave Merson

* Medical Trainer Boston Sports Medicine