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Bilal D., Indian Trail, NC Soccer Coach

Bilal D.

Soccer

SILVER

Currently playing professional soccer in Charlotte with extensive experience coaching young athletes. View all coaching experience

This coach is unavailable to take clients at this time.

Training Locations
Training Locations
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  1. Indian Trail, NC

Coach is willing to travel up to 25 miles

  • University of Notre Dame (IN)

  • 8 years

  • Qualified Private Coach

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Defense

  • Passing, Crossing, First Touch, Heading, Dribbling, One-Touch, One-on-Ones, Agility

Credentials

  • University of Notre Dame (IN)

  • 8 years

  • Qualified Private Coach

Services

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Defense

  • Passing, Crossing, First Touch, Heading, Dribbling, One-Touch, One-on-Ones, Agility

More About Coach Bilal

I played soccer professionally with the Harrisburg City Islanders of USL PRO in 2012. I made 19 appearances as a defender as the team advanced to the USL PRO playoffs. Prior to signing with Harrisburg, I played one season with Vancouver Whitecaps FC after the Whitecaps drafted me in the third round (37th overall) of the 2011 MLS SuperDraft. I made four appearances, including two starts, as a rookie with Vancouver.

I played college soccer at Notre Dame, where I started 40 of the team’s 42 matches in my junior and senior years.

Additional Coaching Experience
-Notre Dame Elite Camps, trained and evaluated players for D1
-Notre Dame Youth Camps, taught kids (ages 4-12) fundamentals
-Harrisburg City Islanders Academy, U12 co head coach and trainer
-Vancouver Whitecaps Day Clinics, taught kids of all ages fundamentals and intermediate skills
-Personal trainer since 2007, worked with kids of all ages, sexes, and skill levels

Playing Experience (Defender)
2015 - Charlotte Independence (USL Pro)
2014 - Charlotte Eagles (USL Pro)
2013 - New England Revolution (MLS)
2012 - Harrisburg City Islanders (USL Pro)
2011 - Vancouver Whitecaps (MLS)
2007 - 2010 - Notre Dame Fighting Irish (NCAA D1)

College
2010: As a senior, started at right fullback for Notre Dame. BIG EAST Academic All-Star for a second straight year.
2009: BIG EAST Conference Academic All-Star

United Soccer Leagues Premier Development League
2011: Played for Whitecaps FC Residency.

High School/Amateur
Captain of the McIntosh High School boys soccer team in Peachtree City, Georgia.
Two-time Region 4 AAAA Player of the Year.
Fayette County Player of the Year and Most Valuable Player
High School All-America nominee
All-Fayette County First Team and All-Region 4 AAAA First Team selection
Cobb FC '89 Premier- Region III Premier League and Georgia state champions in 2005. State championship runners-up in 2006 and 2007.
Six-year member of the Georgia '89 Olympic Development Program state team. Helped the side to the 2004 Region III championship and a bronze medal at the 2005 US Youth Soccer National Championship.

A typical session with me is fun, but come to work! I have played at almost every level in the country. I will use that experience to help you improve. We will work on your footwork and sharpening your general skills, but every person is different. We will talk about your goals and the way you play. I'll do everything I can to help you get to where you want to be.

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Client Reviews

Training session was fantastic!!
Bilal is a great coach but he is even a better person. He has played at the highest level. Bilal had great drills and really good teaching technique. I highly recommend Bilal!!!!

Xyz

B, as he likes to be called, was terrific with my son Alex who is 9. He got to know him not only by what he could do on the field, but what he is like as a person. He gets to know his athletes likes, interests, and dislikes. Having a well rounded idea of who he is working with allows him to tailor his sessions accordingly maximizing his workouts. My son immediately gravitated to him and loved his session with B. The time flew and we will def be back for more. Cant say enough about his interpersonal skills and coaching skills.

Awesome! My son had a great time and learned a lot. Bilal is very talented, patient and professional. Very good with our 8 year old son. Thanks Bilal!

My son plays on the Winchester Sachems U9 team and in the beginning of the year there became a coaching vacancy which is when Bilal stepped in to help out. The kids loved Bilal so much that when the season ended a few parents asked how we could keep this relationship growing so we banded together to make sure the kids could continue working with Bilal. Bilal has an amazing way with the young boys, they respect him a great deal and we are all thrilled to have the opportunity to coninue working with such a great coach. Bilal has tremendous knowledge of the game, great skills and is super easy to work with. We are very lucky to have him coaching our boys!

This afternoon I finished my fourth CoachUp session with Bilal. I think it is safe for me to say that he is an incredible soccer coach. Not only is he very knowledgeable and skilled in the areas of defense and fitness, but he also is an extremely kind person who shows genuine interest in the athletes he coaches. Not to sound cliché, but my sessions with Bilal have truly been transformational for me as a player, and I look forward to my session with him every week.

-Dan Beckham

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