Beach Families, please join us in welcoming Mark Hodson to Beach!

Mark-Hodson 250We would like to introduce Mark Hodson, our new Youth Director in the South Bay. Mark comes to Beach from Manhattan Sand and Surf, where he is credited with much of their success at the younger ages.

Mark studied and trained in the UK playing at the county level and worked in numerous top professional clubs including Middlesbrough, Wigan, and Plymouth Argyle working with young professional players. He has spent the last 15 years in the USA where he began as a director for Major League Soccer camps. Later, as a Regional and District leader, he managed a staff of over 300 coaches and worked closely as a liaison to major clubs such as LA Galaxy, Real Salt Lake, and Chicago Fire.

Now as a business owner of an international company, Mark has focused on the building youth soccer organizations and assisting in the soccer development of American youth in California. Also a humanitarian, Mark is the head coach of Darfur United, an all refugee soccer team that competes internationally and through his charity work brings the game of Futbol to refugee children in Chad which is located in Central Africa.

Beach FC is proud to announce the appointment of Mark Hodson to Beach FC South Bay Youth Director. We are very lucky to have someone with such experience and compassion dedicated to the long term development of our players and teams. We welcome Mark Hodson and his family to our Beach FC family.