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Jun, 2020

Rogerio Promotion to Technical Director

Rogério Mendes has been elevated to PRIME Soccer Club's Technical Director!Rogério possesses a USSF National A License and boasts a wealth of coaching experience in Nevada, Southern California, Massachusetts and Portugal. He has coached at the youth level for the majority of his 22-year career with a focus on player and team development. His experience also spans professional, semi-professional, college levels, and the Olympic Development Program.  Rogério is currently the head coach of the WPSL Las Vegas Legends Women's Pro Team.Rogério is also an instructor for the United States Soccer Federation in Nevada where he develops coaches through the Grassroots and National D Licensing courses.  Rogério will assist Director of Coaching, Nelson Medina, in leading our club in its objective to further improve upon our coaches’ soccer acumen. “There are many clubs who claim to be player development focused, but upon closer look, you can often find a discrepancy between development and winning at almost all costs, which is what many clubs do. Unfortunately, this often comes at the expense of the player, and their development. PRIME SC, however, is balanced in that regard," Rogério stated.  "Additionally, the grassroots focus makes PRIME SC an easy choice for most young players.”“I am thrilled to have Rogério as my Technical Director,” stated DOC, Nelson Medina. “His attention to detail In developing young players by providing a complete soccer education is top-notch. He will also provide an abundance of coaching education to our staff. Rogério and PRIME SC believe in the importance of helping players develop a core foundation of skill development and ball mastery from a young age, while introducing them to a modern, European-inspired, possession style. In this way, players continue to love the game and learn how to play an intelligent style of soccer. We couldn’t have hired a better Technical Director.”Executive Director, Mark Seif, added, "in the six or seven months Rogério has been with PRIME SC, we couldn't be more pleased with the job he's done.  He's allowed us to enhance our already first-class pro staff with another USSF 'A' licensed administrator.  His vast experience, unquestionable soccer intelligence, and excellent communication and teaching skills suggest to us, as Technical Director he will be able to further benefitll all players and coaches at PRIME SC."Please join us in congratulating Rogério Mendes in his new position at PRIME SC!For more information, please visit or call 702.721.7514