FRANCIS OKAROH

Francis 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.

CAMP MISSION

We strive to create an environment where players participate in training sessions to  develop individual skills and group/team cohesiveness in a fun and productive training atmosphere. Players will come out of camp wish a better understanding of the game, enhanced self esteem, and more prepared to meet their personal goal for the fall.

GOALKEEPING
MIDFIELDERS
CENTERBACKS
FORWARDS

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.

Francis Okaroh
Francis OkarohDirector
Francis 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.
Jen Defusco
Jen DefuscoCo-Director
Jen began coaching after graduating and playing at Providence College. She assisted Francis Okaroh at Dover Sherborn High School from 2001- 2007. She is currently the Head Coach at Framingham High School since 2010. She currently holds her USSF F license.
Ben Okaroh
Ben OkarohCoach
Ben Okaroh came to the United States in 1984 to attend Boston University. While attending BU, he had a successful soccer career receiving various playing accolades. He was a two time All-American in (1986 and 1987), started all 79 games he played at BU, and helped lead the Terriers to several NCAA tournament appearances. Ben was inducted into the the BU Hall of Fame in 2010.
Billy Levitsky
Billy LevitskyCoach
Billy Levitsky has been Assistant Coach and Director of Goalkeeping at FC Blazers since 2017 and has extensive experience coaching at club level. He has a USSF F License since 2016. Billy played at the college level with Framingham State University (2010-2014) MASCAC Conference Tournament Championship 2011/automatic bid to the NCAA DIII Tournament as well as at the Semi Professional level in the Premier Development League(PDL/NPSL) Worcester Hydra (2012) Real Boston Rams (2013) Greater Lowell United FC (2014) of the NPSL.
Nicholas Tavares
Nicholas TavaresCoach
Nicholas Tavares joins the FC Blazers team as a seasoned coach with countless years of playing experience. He started and grew through the Bellingham town program and went on to be a a 3 year starter for varsity team at Bellingham High School where he graduated in 2010. He then went on to be a four year starter and two year captain at Regis College. He was also awarded all conference honors his senior year and got the team to its first ever playoff and semi final appearance in school history. He started coaching in 2015 for Kings FC out of Framingham. He then spent time with Seacoast United and FC Stars. He primarily works with boys teams to develop a hard working, smart player that has success through team work and hard work.
Bruno BonicontroCoach
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