President / Youth Academy Director
Mike has experience as both a seasoned soccer player and coach. His list of accomplishments include:
- United Soccer Coaches Diploma – Foundations of Coaching
- National “F” License
- NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching
- U.S. Soccer D License – Currently Enrolled
- Coaching Experience
- U8 – U12 Boys Competitive Anchor & Classic Divisions 2016 – Present
- Mighty Dragons Youth Development Academy Coordinator & Coach 2016 – Present
- Cranston Youth Soccer: 2004 – 2007
- Pawtucket Youth Soccer: 2013 to 2016
- Playing Experience
- Recreation Soccer at Newman YMCA, Seekonk, MA – 1987
- AYSO Recreation Soccer: Spring and Fall Leagues U5-U14 – 1988-1999
- East Providence Merchants Competitive Soccer 1993-1997
- East Providence Senior High School – 1998 – 2000
- Attended John Smith Soccer Youth Camp at Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI – 1991
- Attended British Youth Soccer Academy at Wheeler School, Seekonk, MA – 1992
Tim is an East Providence native and began his playing career with the East Providence Merchants in 1994. He went on to play premier soccer with Bayside in 1996. Tim continued his playing career at East Providence Senior High School in 1998. He was selected 2nd Team All Division in 1999 and 1st Team All Division and 1st Team All State in 2000.
He went on to play college soccer at St. Joseph’s College in 2001 and finished his collegiate career at Rhode Island College in 2002 through 2004.
Tim will be responsible for developing and leading the youth academy for the association.
Melissa Resendes Alves