ABOUT US

Mendonça Soccer School is directed by Joe Mendonça and Jennifer Sullivan and is backed with the very highest level of coaching experience and success.

 

  • Joe Mendonça Sr. - Founder and Director
  • Jennifer Sullivan - Founder and Managing Partner
  • Joe Mendonça Jr. - Founder and Managing Partner
  • Coaching Staff - Present & Former College/HS Coaches & Players



Joe Mendonça Sr.

Founder & Director

 

Coaching Experience:

  • Wheeler High School; Head Coach Boy’s Varsity Soccer, 1998 – Present / 2 time Class S State Champions
  • Connecticut Olympic Development Program; Boy’s Head Coaching Staff, 1994-2011/ 4 time Region I Finalist
  • South Central Premier Soccer Club; Boy’s Head Coaching Staff, 2006-2012/ 3 time Connecticut State Cup Champions 
  • Oakwood Soccer Club; Boy’s Head Coaching Staff, 1995-2003/ 2 time Connecticut State Cup Champions
  • Stonington High School; Assistant Girl’s Soccer Coach, 1996-1997

Playing Experience:

  • Played for Stonington High School 1971 (1st season in program history- assisted in establishing the team)
  • Played in LASA League in Massachusetts 1972-1974 
  • Played in Rhode Island League & Massachusetts League 1978-1992  

Education:

  • Stonington High School 1972
  • 'USSF' National 'B' Coaching Licenses 
  • Dutch Youth Soccer Coaching Certificate  

Jennifer Solomon

Founder & Managing Partner

 

Coaching Experience:

  • Ledyard High School; Head Coach Girl’s Varsity Soccer, Starting Fall 2013-2017
  • Southeast Soccer Club; Girl’s Head Coaching Staff, 2011-2015
  • Providence College; 1st Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach, 2006 - 2011
  • Rhode Island Olympic Development Program; Head Coaching Staff GU14, 2009 - 2010
  • Rhode Island Rays Soccer Club; Coaching Staff GU16, 2009 – 2010

 

Playing Experience:

  • Played for University of Connecticut (Big East), 2001 - 2005
  • Played for Western Massachusetts Lady Pioneer’s (W-League), 2004 – 2006

 

Education:

  • University of Connecticut; BS Human Development Family Studies w/Psychology Minor 2001 – 2005
  • Providence College; Master School Counseling, 2007 - 2010
  • Southern Connecticut; Administrative Leadership, 2013-2014
  • NSCAA National License 'Distinguished Pass'

 

Joe Mendonça Jr.

Founder & Managing Partner

 

Coaching Experience

  • Waterford High School; Head Coach Boy’s Varsity Soccer, 2011 - 2018 
  • Southeast Soccer Club; Assistant Director of Coaching- Girl’s Program & Head Coaching Staff, 2009 - 2015
  • Connecticut College; Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach (NCAA D.III), 2010 – 2011
  • Rhode Island Olympic Development Program; Head Coaching Staff , 2009 - 2010
  • Mercy College; Head Women’s Soccer Coach (NCAA D.II), 2007 - 2008
  • FSA Soccerplus FC/ Soccerplus Camps; Head Coaching Staff/Striker Director, 2005 - 2009
  • Trinity College; Head Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach (NCAA D.III), 2005 – 2007
  • Connecticut Olympic Development Program; Head Coaching Staff, 2000 - 2007
  • Sacred Heart University; Head Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach (NCAA D.I), 2005
  • Trumbull Soccer Club; Director of Youth Development, 2004 - 2006
  • University of Bridgeport; Head Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach, (NCAA D.II), 2004 - 2005
  • Nevada Olympic Development Program; Head Coaching Staff, 2003
  • Wheeler High School; Head Coach Girl’s Varsity Soccer, 2002 - 2004
  • South Central Premier; Head Coaching Staff,  2001 – 2004
  • Coerver Coaching Connecticut; Head Coaching Staff, 1999 – 2001

 

Playing Experience

  • Play for Club Napoli Soccer Club (SASL), 2008 - Present
  • Played for Hartford Portuguese Soccer Team (CSL), 2005 - 2008       
  • Played for Connecticut Academica (PASL, AISL), 2002 - 2005       
  • Played for Las Vegas Strikers (MPSL), 2003
  • Played for Connecticut Star (CSL), 1997 – 2003)
  • Played for Quinnipiac University (NCAA D.I;NEC), 1998 -2000
  • Played for KS Krystal FC (Stonia Slaska, Poland; 3rd Division), 2000
  • Played for University of New Haven (NCAA D.II; ECAC), 1996 - 1998   
     

Education

  • Quinnipiac University; Bachelor of Science: Business Management, 1998 - 2001                 
  • University of New Haven; Degree Studied: Sports Management, 1996 - 1997
  • USSF “B” License, 2006
  • NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma, 2005

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Mendonça Soccer School

mendoncasoccer@yahoo.com

 

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Our locations

WWOIS | Wide World of Indoor Sports | 2 Sachatello Industrial

Drive, Oakdale CT 06370

 

SHS | Stonington High School |

176 South Broad Street, 

Pawcatuck CT 06379

 

Wheeler | Wheeler High School |

298 Norwich-Westerly Road, North Stonington CT 06359

 

Leary | Leary Park - Waterford |

739 Vauxhall Street Ext.,

Waterford CT 06385

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