Continental Football Club
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Skip Thorp, Technical Director




Technical Director

Coaching Qualifications:

  • USSF 'A' License

Coaching Experience:


  • Head Coach, U18 Michigan Wolves Development Academy
  • Co-Coach, U18 Michigan Hawks Girls ECNL
  • Albertson Soccer Club, Technical Director of Coaching, Long Island, NY (2012 – 2014)


  • Portland Thorns, NWSL, Assistant Coach (2014 – 2015)
  • New York FURY, WPSL Elite, Assistant Coach (2012)
  • Philadelphia Independence, WPS, Assistant Coach (2010- 2012)
  • Carolina Dynamo, USL and the Piedmont Spark, "W-League" (1999- 2000)
  • Delaware Wizards, U.S.I.S.L. and the Delaware Genies, U.S.W.I.S.L. “W-League” (1996-1998)


  • Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach, Wake Forest University, NCAA I, Atlantic Coast Conference, 1999-2008
  • Assistant Women's Soccer Coach, Virginia Commonwealth University, NCAA I, Colonial Athletic Association, 1998-1999
  • Assistant Women's Soccer Coach, University of Delaware, NCAA I, America East, 1996-1998
  • Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach, Wake Forest University, NCAA I, Atlantic Coast Conference, 1999, 2000
  • Assistant Men's Soccer Coach, University of Delaware, NCAA I, America East, 1997-1998


  • Trinidad & Tobago Coaching Staff for the CONCACAF qualifier for the World Cup (2008)
  • Assistant Coach for the Under-19 Women’s National Camp in Carson, CA (2005)
  • Guest Coach of the Under-20 Men’s National Team at the Olympic Festival in Rhode Island (2000)
  • Assistant Coach for the Women's Under-18 National at camp in North Carolina (1999)
  • Guest Coach for the Men's Under-23 National Team for Olympic qualifier (1999
  • Guest Coach of the Under-18 Boys National Team at camp in Allentown, Pennsylvania (1998)
  • Guest Observer for the Men’s US National Team prior to the qualifying match against Jamaica (1997)

Playing Experience:

  • Goalkeeper: Carolina Dynamo, USL – 1999
  • Delaware Wizards, U.S.I.S.L - 1994 – 1998
  • Goalkeeper/field-player: Grange Woodbine, Dublin, Ireland - 1993/94



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