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Simon Omekanda

Simon Omekanda

U7-U11 Boys & Girls Technical Director & LFC Central Coach

Phone: 248-342-1775

Simon played high school soccer at Rochester Adams and led them to a State Championship in 1999 and finalist in 2001. Simon was named "Mr. Soccer" Player of the year) and Michigan Soccer Gatorade Player of the year in 2002. During this time, he was also an Olympic Development Player from 1998-2002 and a member of the US Youth U17 National Team from 1998-99. As the #7 prep recruit in the country, he went on to play at Penn State winning a Big Ten Championship and being named first team All-Big Ten twice in 2005 & 2006.

In 2007 Simon was drafted 46th overall by the Chicago Fire of Major League Soccer. In 2008 Simon went on to play pro soccer in Sweden (Swedish League Champions 2008) and Belgium.

Simon has been a coach/trainer for children and teams ranging from 4-14 years old through various soccer clubs and leagues for many years.

Simon is also currently the owner of "Mentality Approach Performance" soccer camps.

Qualifications:

USSF "C" License
Ph.D Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professional player with Chicago Fire of Major League Soccer
Professional player in Sweden & Belgium
 
What does it mean to represent Liverpool FC:
 
"Being able to represent LFC is a great honor. It is a chance to be part of a known, established and respected culture which is tried and proven to be successful. It encompasses all the things that a player, parent and coach would want out of the Youth soccer experience. LFC is a name and brand which is recognized all around the world and linked to excellence. I couldn't be more proud to represent such a great club and to do my part to extend its great culture to the families of this great community, state and country!"