800 W 5th Ave, Suite 203 B, Naperville, IL 60563

COACHING STAFF

Dragan Pavlovic
DRAGAN PAVLOVIC | OUR FOUNDER

dragan@ajaxfcnaperville.com

COACHING EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Professional coach for more than 20 years
Coaching License | UEFA

PLAYING EXPERIENCE
Professional | FK Radnicki | Serbia
Professional | FK Vardar | Macedonia
Professional | Santa Fe | Bogotá, Colombia
Profesional | Independiente Medellín | Medellín, Colombia

HONORS & AWARDS
International Best Player #1 Striker | 1972, 1975, 1978, 1982, 1983

RAY YORULMAZOGLU | TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

ray@ajaxfcnaperville.com

COACHING EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
U8 – U12 Youth Module License
National “E” License | USSF
Ajax coach since 2010

PLAYING EXPERIENCE
College | University of Arizona

EDIZ YORULMAZOGLU | COACH & TRAINER

ediz@ajaxfcnaperville.com

COACHING EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
U8 – U12 Youth Module License
Youth “F” License | USSF
National “E” License | USSF
National “D” License | USSF
Ajax coach since 2009

PLAYING EXPERIENCE
Former Ajax player | U15 – U18
High School | Naperville North High School
College | Aurora University

ELLIOT MARROQUIN | COACH

elliot@ajaxfcnaperville.com

COACHING EDUCATION
National “C” License | USSF
Has been coaching club soccer since 2006. Has coached boys and girls from 8-18 years old and has also taken teams from white to premiership(top tier.)

PLAYING EXPERIENCE
College | Lewis University

MACIEJ CZERNICKI | COACH

maciej@ajaxfcnaperville.com

COACHING EDUCATION
Started coaching youth soccer in 2008.
UEFA C
NSCAA 6

PLAYING EXPERIENCE
Born in Krakow, Poland and played soccer as a youth.

BEN DOURADO | COACH

ben@ajaxfcnaperville.com

USSF National C license
United Soccer Coaches 4v4/7v7/9v9
Metropolis League (Green and White)
National League (Stare Byke)
College of DuPage

Coach Ben started playing later in life than most (around 17), but through an intense training ritual coupled with a love and dedication to the game found success. Toward the end of playing he went on to coach at numerous places including Carol Stream Panthers, Inferno, and LaGrange Celtics. With Inferno, he worked side by side and was mentored by Dino Delevski, a high level professional soccer player, where he further developed the most as a coach. Ben has been coaching for close to 15 years and has been able to do so with a wide range of soccer players ranging in age and skill level.

MICHAEL DROZD | GOALIE TRAINER

PLAYING EXPERIENCE
Club | FC United Premier
High School | Loyola Academy
College | Drake University

Michael participated in the Olympic Development Program (1987 age group). He began training with club at 9 years old. He was also the US Youth Soccer Regional Pool Player in 2004, he was one of the top players selected from 14 states in Midwestern US. He traveled throughout the US to play top level you sides. He played for FC United Premier from 2002-2006. While in high school he was the starting varsity goalkeeper as a freshman and was a starter all 4 years. In college, Michael was the top NCAA Division 1 goalkeeper for 3 weeks straight and was also nationally ranked in the top 25 NCAA Division 1 soccer programs for 8 weeks straight. He also had the All Time Combined GAA 1.06, which is the best in Drake history.

SASHA BEGOVIC | COACH & TRAINER

sasha@ajaxfcnaperville.com

COACHING EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Men’s Head Coach | University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) | 1990 – 2004
National “C” License | USSF
Coaching License | UEFA

PLAYING EXPERIENCE
Professional | Europe
Professional | Canada
Professional | United States

HONORS & AWARDS
Coach of the Year | 1999, 2000
Winningest soccer coach in UIC history
Led UIC to NCAA Sweet 16 Tournament | 1999, 2000
UIC Hall of Fame inductee | 2010

MIKE SKVARLA | COACH

mike@ajaxfcnaperville.com

COACHING EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
National “E” License | USSF
National “F” License | USSF

PLAYING EXPERIENCE
Club | Sparta Chicago
High School | Naperville North
College | Northern Illinois University

HONORS & AWARDS
All-State | IHSA

Since 2005, Mike has been coaching youth soccer, concentrating on developing individual foot skills and the fundamental concepts of soccer. Prior to coaching with Ajax, Mike coached for various local clubs, including Castle AC, NSA and Naperville International Soccer Club.

MEGAN MALLOY | CLUB MANAGER

309.825.8127
megan@ajaxfcnaperville.com