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Excellence Through Partnership

LZFC is an alliance of top soccer clubs committed to creating exceptional player development opportunities through shared resources

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Announcing High School Tryouts: 

  • October 22nd and November 5th evenings. Players are encouraged to attend BOTH tryouts
  • Tryouts take place at Lifezone360 in West Dundee
  • Free registration is required. You will be emailed tryout times and other details based on your birth year
  • Option for winter only, spring only or winter and spring combo seasons
  • Parisi Speed School provides strength, agility and speed training
  • We will be forming spring teams for YSSL, IYSA Premiership and Midwest Regional League (MRL)
  • Top quality coaching staff with college coaching and professional playing backgrounds
  • Competitive fees with robust scholarship program for qualifying players
  • College showcase, ACT/SAT prep and college placement support available
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Our People

Our product is our people - and we work hard to make sure your player is only developed by character-driven professionals with heart. Read our coach's creed, learn about what we believe and meet our team.

Websites can say what they want, but the ultimate test of quality is when you meet and interact with our people. We challenge you to take that opportunity as soon as you can.

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Our Philosophy

Soccer development is more than just skills and talent. We build the complete student-athlete with resources no single club can provide. While serving our recreational and developmental players, our domestic and international relationships ensure that our elite athletes have a path way to the ultimate success.

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The Results

When an organization aligns under a clear vision - and is guided by core values that put the player first, great results happen. In 2017-18 playing season, we have teams competing in state premiership, state cup, presidents cup, midwest regional league (MRL) and top domestic and international tournaments.

The LZFC Difference

Lifezone FC exists to bring the resources from partner clubs together to deliver optimal player development.  Our programming begins as young as 18 months and goes through 18 years old.

By combining player talent, coaching expertise, world-class facilities and international development opportunities, we are able to provide each player and family an experience that cannot be found in any one club.

At the core of our differentiation is the Lifezone360 facility itself - staffed with sports medicine, human performance and leadership development professionals who provide group and individualized training to our players as part of the overall curriculum.

The results speak for themselves. For the 2017-18 playing season we have teams in developmental, mid-tier and top division play at every age group starting at U8 and through high school. Several of our teams compete in IL State Premiership, MRL/Pre-MRL, State Cup and top regional/national tournaments.

 

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Non-soccer development staff (clinical, leadership, fitness)
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Sina Vidic

Director of Coaching: USSF-C Licensed coach with over 15 years in player development. Director of Soccer Operations at Lifezone360 and head varsity coach at HCA.

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Dr. Tom Mitchell

Director of Sports Medicine & Clinical Operations: World champion in 198lb weight class in bench press. Physician to elite and professional athletes. Oversees player wellness, fitness and recovery programming at Lifezone Sports Medicine.

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Andy Voris

Director of Parisi Speed School and Lifezone Human Performance: Former strength and dynamic movement coach at the Denver Broncos and Chicago Fire. Oversees speed, agility, strength and fitness training of LZFC athletes.

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Freddie King Jr.

Head Coach: 15 years as head coach at Indiana Weslyan University. Hall of fame collegiate player with professional playing experience in US, South America and Europe.

Coaching & Development Staff

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Randy Lavaire

Head Coach: Former USSF Academy player (Kendal, FL) and scouted by US National Team. USSF-D License.

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Walter Lopez

Head Coach: All-American, U-20 national team player (BOL) with professional experience in 1st and 2nd division in Bolivia and Brazil. MBA from Judson University.

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Jonathan Lopez

Head Coach: Co-founder of Gladiators FC &. Former semi-professional player from Mexico.

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Bruno Haianon

Intern Coach: Top recruit and starting center midfielder for Judson University from San Paulo, Brazil.

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Walter Lopez

Head Coach: All-American, U-20 national team player (BOL) with professional experience in 1st and 2nd division in Bolivia and Brazil. MBA from Judson University.

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Jose Morales

Co-founder of Gladiators FC & Head Coach. Oversees talent acquisition and family assimilation.

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Roy Bethge

Director, Leadership Development: Retired Deputy Commander of Ops at Buffalo Grove PD. Co-founder of the WINx Leadership Conference. Responsible for leadership development for LZFC players.

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Sally Abraham

Club Director: Co-owner of Lions SC with oversight of LZFC club operations, family engagement and league relationships.

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