Aidan O’Flynn

Playing experience

Aidan played high school socccer at Sacred Heart Cathedral and was captain and lead goal scorer in first team all-league selection in 2002 and 2003. He played at Menlo College from 2003 to 2007, was team captain for the last two years and all-league selection in all four years.

Coaching experience

  • Aidan holds a USSF D licence and has been coaching since 2008.
  • Assistant coach to the Riordan High School varsity program in 2008.
  • Head coach at Peninsula Youth Soccer club in 2009 to 2014.
  • Freshman/sophomore head coach at San Mateo High School 2010 to 2012.
  • Freshman/sophomore head coach at Burlingame High School in 2012/13 season.

Coaching philosophy

My coaching philosophy is to develop players’ skills individually and put players in the best position to help the team be successful. I strive to teach players the correct way to play soccer and for them to understand all aspects of the game.

Three most important skills to master

  • First touch
  • Knowledge of the game
  • Being phsysical

Player expectations for evaluations

I expect players to be themselves and bring their own individual skill set to the table. My job is to direct the players’ skill set to have the team succeed.