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Yordan Hristov

Princeton FC Director of Coaching

Yordan Hristov has 20 years of youth soccer coaching experience. In addition to his current role as the PFC Director of Coaching, he is on the New Jersey Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program Coaching Staff. 

Coach Yordan was on the Olympic Development Program coaching staff at the Minnesota Youth Soccer Association, he was the Director of Coaching at ESA (NJ), Technical Director of TUSA (MN), and was a member of Coerver Coaching Staff in Minnesota and New Jersey. He has been involved in High School, Club, and Community programs focusing on player and coach development for many years.

Most recently Coach Yordan was the Senior Technical Director and Director of Staff Development at FC Copa (NJ). Prior to that, he was the Programs Coordinator and Staff Development Manager at TSF Academy (NJ). 

Coach Yordan's soccer education began in the Youth Academy of the Professional Football Club Naftex in Burgas, Bulgaria. After successful years in the academy, he joined the University of National and World Economy. Yordan’s playing career ended short due to a knee injury. After a complex surgery and a long recovery, he focused his energy on his development as a coach and a soccer administration professional.

Yordan has created a variety of Player and Coach Development Programs and Curriculums for Highly Competitive (Performance-Oriented), Travel, and Recreational (Participation-Oriented) Soccer Organizations. During his vast coaching career, he has coached youth players and teams of every level and age. 

Coach Yordan holds the following Coaching Licenses and Certificates:

United States Soccer Federation 'A' License (2010); also B, C, D Licenses and E Certificate
UEFA German Football Association (DFB) 'B' License (2022)
United States Soccer Federation Director of Coaching License
United Soccer Coaches (former NSCAA) Premier Diploma (2011); also USC Advanced National and National Diplomas
United Soccer Coaches Director of Coaching Diploma
ISPAS Level 1 Accredited Performance Analyst
United Soccer Coaches Performance Analysis Certificate
United Soccer Coaches National Goalkeeper Diploma 

Over the years Yordan lead teams to top soccer tournaments such as USA Cup (Blaine, MN), Disney Showcase (Orlando, FL), Potomac Memorial (Germantown, MD), and others. Teams coached by Yordan Hristov have finished on top in numerous tournaments and league flights.

Some of his most prestigious competitive achievements are:

National Cup Tittle (2018)
Mid-Atlantic Region Title (2018)
NJYS State Cup (2019)
US Club State Cup (2022)
Seven State Cup Finals (2007, 2008, 2013, 2018 x2, 2019, 2022)

Coach Yordan lives with his wife and three kids in Rocky Hill, NJ. 

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