Pete Doneit Named USYS Coach of the Year!

Pete DoneitLouisville, KY. (February 25, 2011

Pete Doneit has coached at the Beachside Soccer Club since 2001. In 2010, his Under-15 Boys team played in the US Youth Soccer Region I Championship finals, missing the opportunity to advance after double overtime with the eventual national champion. His team is currently competing in the US Youth Soccer National League. Doneit is responsible for Beachside’s goalkeeping education, development and training, and is the director for Beachsdie Juniors. He has led five teams to the US Youth Soccer Connecticut State Championships. In the summer of 2010 Pete guided Beachside’s Super 20 mens’ team to the National U-20 semi-finals in Chicago. He is working on his USSF “A” License and has completed his NSCAA Goalkeeping Level I and II Licenses.

Pete is Coaching Director for the Old Greenwich/Riverside soccer program and is responsible for all GK’s in the Westport & Old Greenwich/Riverside town soccer programs.

Recipients of the Competitive Coach of the Year awards are selected by the US Youth Soccer Board of Directors on the basis of sportsmanship, player development, personal coaching development and community involvement (citizenship).