Patrick Kasperitis

Soccer Playing Experience
Patrick is one one of our former Coastal Bend soccer players who learned his foundation at both Express Soccer Club and the Gulf Coast Soccer Club. He went on to play soccer for St. Mary's University from 2009-2013. 
Coaching Experience
Patrick began coaching in 2011 in San Antonio, Texas. He first coached youth soccer for the SA United Soccer Club. He then was the Assistant Coach in 2014 at St. Mary's University while pursuing his Master's degree. In 2015, he became the Senior Age Group Coordinator for the SA North East Youth Soccer Association. After moving to Houston, he became the Staff Coach for the Albion Hurricanes FC and West Campus Boys Director. He was also the USL, League 2- AHFC Royals Assistant Coach. He then moved home to Corpus Christi, where he was hired as the Gregory-Portland HS Boys Head Varsity Coach. While head coach in GP, he has also been a part of the Corpus Christi FC USL, League 2 as Assistant Coach and Academy Staff Coach. Since 2012, he has also worked with South Texas ODP.
Coaching Philosophy 

"By using the game of soccer, I aim at instilling values of responsibility, hard work, and determination. I want to help players grow into confident intelligent young players and individuals by creating a safe environment where players can learn, make mistakes, and improve."

Coaching Qualifications
- USSF C License 
- NSCAA National Goalkeeping Diploma
- US Youth Soccer National Youth Coaching Course 
- NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma
St. Mary's University BA in History '13
St. Mary's University MA in Educational Leadership '16