Guest Coaches

Over the past few years, Premier Youth Soccer Academy and our students have had the pleasure of having a number of guest coaches attend our camps. Premier Youth Soccer Academy would like to thank all guest coaches for their participation and making our camps memorable.

Thomas Dooley

Guest Coach Thomas Dooley – Elected To US Hall Of Fame!  Premier Youth Soccer Academy congratulates Tom Dooley for this major accomplishment!
Thomas Dooley is a retired German-American soccer defender and defensive midfielder, a long-time member and former captain of the United States national team. He started as a midfielder with FC Homburg and helped the team move steadily up the German leagues, until they finally reached the 1. Bundesliga. He moved to Kaiserslautern in 1988 and helped them to the German Cup in 1990 and the Bundesliga title in 1991. After the 1994 World Cup, he moved to Bayer Leverkusen, and to Schalke 04 a year after that, helping them to the 1997 UEFA Cup title. At the end of the season, he made his move to Major League Soccer (MLS), signing with the Columbus Crew where he played for 3 seasons before finishing his playing career with the MetroStars.

  • 1983-1988 FC Homburg, Germany
  • 1988-1993 FC Kaiserslautern, Germany
  • 1994-1995 Bayer Leverkusen, Germany
  • 1995-1997 Schalke 04, Germany
  • 1997-2000 Columbus Crew
  • 2001 MetroStars


Joe-Max Moore

Burgi Welcomes Soccer Legend Joe Max Moore – Elected To US Hall Of Fame!. A very special thank you to Joe Max from Premier Youth Soccer Academy.
Soccer legend, Joe-Max Moore, was heavily recruited out of high school to play NCAA soccer at UCLA. Here, he played with future National Team players Brad Friedel, Chris Hendrickson and Cobi Jones. He was named to the Soccer America Magazine’s All-Freshman team. While in college, he began playing for the US National Team. He scored the winning goal in the Pan American Games championship and became a member of the US OlympicTeam. His 24 goals for the US rank him 4th in national history. Joe-Max went on to play professionally for clubs in Germany and England as a top goal scorer, and finished his career with the MLS New England Revolution.

  • 1990 NCAA Champion UCLA
  • 1991 Pan Am Games Gold Medal
  • 1992 US Olympic Team Barcelona
  • 1994, 1998, 2002 World Cup Team Member
  • 1994-1996 Nuernberg of the German Bundesliga
  • 1996-1999 New England Revolution of Major League Soccer
  • 1999-2002 Everton FC of the English Premier League
  • 2002-2004 New England Revolution of Major League Soccer


Raphaël Wicky

Raphaël Wicky is a Swiss International soccer player who played professionally for clubs in Switzerland, Germany, Spain before finishing his career with Chivas USA in Major League Soccer. He is a defensive midfielder who can also play in defense. He also represented Switzerland 75 times.

  • 2019–Present Head Coach Dallas FC
  • 2016-2018, Head Mens Coach, FC Basel – Switzerland
  • 1993–1997 FC Sion
  • 1997–2000 Werder Bremen
  • 2001 Atlético Madrid
  • 2001–2007 Hamburger SV
  • 2007 FC Sion
  • 2008 Chivas USA


Jair Vasquez

Jair Vasquez is a Peruvian soccer player who has played professionally in a number of countires including USA, Germany, Guatemala, Peru and Uruguay as well as playing internationally for the Peruvian U17, U21 and U23 national teams.

  • Deportivo Municipal Club, Peru (2003)(1999)
  • Deportivo Wanka Club, Peru (2002)
  • Alianza Atletico de Sullana Club, Peru (2001)
  • Cienciano del Cuzco club, Peru (2001)/ (1995-1998)
  • Deportivo Zacapa Club, Guatemala (2000-2001)
  • Pittsburgh Riverhounds, USA (2000)
  • River Plate Club, Uruguay (1999)
  • Universitario de Deportes, Peru (1994)/ (1991-1992)
  • FC Union Berlin, Germany (1993)