Academy Coach & Founder

Christian Isquierdo, M.A., YFS, YSAS

Director of Coaching

Phase VII Coach

"We need to constantly strive to create better environments to develop players and we need to do it sooner rather than later."

- Christian Isquierdo, LeftFoot Coaching Academy

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About Christian

After 21 years of coaching soccer with a long list of soccer accomplishments, Christian developed LeftFoot Coaching Academy. His unique background which includes studies in Zen Buddhism, movement psychology and the martial arts, has lead to the creation of a truly extraordinary approach to youth soccer training. With his passion and love of the game and it’s no mystery why LeftFoot Coaching has become a winning program. Christian founded LeftFoot in 2010 after going undefeated through club and high school the entire season on route to a #1 Nationally ranked team. He opened LeftFoot Coaching Academy to help more players make the top team.

Christian's extensive coaching experience includes: Associate Director of Coaching, Plymouth Soccer Assn; Varsity Asst. Coach, Eden Prairie High School 2010-11; Minnesota Thunder Academy, 98 East Girls Head Coach; Bangu Tsunami Football Club, 96 South Girls Head Coach; Benilde-St. Margaret’s, Boys Varsity Asst. Coach; Plymouth Soccer Assn, Girls U12-U13; Naropa University Football Club; Capital High School, Boys and Girls Varsity Asst. Coach; University of Michigan, Division I Club Soccer.

His certifications include: IYCA, Youth Fitness Specialist; IYCA, Youth Speed & Agility Specialist; Master Class Series, Player Psychology; Mindset Ambassador; USSF National “B” License, USSF National “C” License, USSF National “Y” Certified Instructor, USSF National “Y” License, USSF National “D” License, NSCAA National Diploma.