Stephen Hoogerwerf

Director of Coaching

Stephen is from New Orleans, where he began playing soccer at age seven and chased the ball all around the country only to finish up back home with the USISL, New Orleans Storm. He made PDL stops at Cocoa Expos and Pikes Peak Stampede during summer break while attending William Carey College in Mississippi. At Carey, he was an NAIA All-American and competed in three National Championships. The team’s record and ranking remained in the NAIA’s top five during his time there.

New Orleans Soccer Academy was his entry into coaching. He led his team to back to back State Cups before moving to New York in 2000 to complete his Bachelors in Sports Science from LIU Brooklyn. He served as an Assistant Coach with the Blackbirds for several years and then journeyed off to Colorado for coaching positions with CU Boulder and Colorado Storm Soccer Association. He returned to Brooklyn in 2010 and joined Super Soccer Stars as a coach instructor. Since then he has enjoyed supportive roles with NY Cosmos and NYCFC. Most recently he was a staff coach with Manhattan SC and has coached with other club’s including Met Oval and Manhattan Kickers.

Stephen currently coaches the varsity program at Collegiate School. He and his partner Chaneve reside in Fort Greene.