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paul defelice
Club & Coach Development Director

2006G Program director

Cell: (214) 636-9422
Email: pdefelice@westlakesoccer.com
Qualifications: 

  • USSF "B" License

  • NSCAA Premier License

Teams: 04G, 04B Blue,

"After an incredible five years building a respected club in the Denver area, it was important to me to find a club here in Austin with similar beliefs about what youth soccer can be. I'm excited for the opportunity to represent FC Westlake and look
forward to sharing this journey with the players, families, coaches, and staff." 

Coaching experience:

  • 2018-Present: FC Westlake (Austin, TX) Staff Coach

  • 2012-2017: Broomfield Soccer Club (Broomfield, CO) U13-U15 Boys Age Group Coordinator

A product of the Dallas competitive youth soccer system, Paul played for top clubs Comets, Andromeda, and Texans as well as a #1 nationally ranked Coppell High School varsity squad.  He attended the University of Texas where he played club soccer for the Longhorns, men's league in Austin's top division, and street soccer in Milan while studying abroad. 

After attaining a BA in Finance, Paul spent two years in the business world before his passion led him into full-time coaching.  Most recently, Paul has moved back to Texas after a 5 year stint with Broomfield Soccer Club and calls South Austin home.  With a highly technical and cerebral soccer background, Paul has been developing players of all ages through competitive coaching, group skills sessions, camps, and private lessons since he was 15.