Our club is under the direction of our Technical Director James Galanis and his accomplished staff from Universal Soccer Academy. James is the creator of our Team Development Program, and has consistently produced nationally ranked teams, Olympic Developmental Players and National Team Players.
James Galanis has been working with Medford Strikers teams for 15 years. In the spring of 2006 James was appointed Technical Director and introduced our Team Development Program. This program focuses on developing exceptional soccer players and teams that compete at the national level.
James is recognized as one of the leading trainers/coaches of soccer players in the USA. His stable of students includes Women’s National Team players Carli Lloyd and Heather Mitts.
James is the founder and Director of Universal Soccer Academy, which is recognized globally as one the best soccer academies in the USA; producing National Team players at all levels, MLS players and professional players playing abroad in Europe.
The Medford Strikers coaching staff is placed through our in house coaching program. All coaches complete a 6 month learning period before they qualify to coach our teams. This training ensures our coaches are educated on all phases of our Team Development Program and up to date with training techniques and Game day tactics
All coaches are fully insured and certified.