The Victory Soccer Academy takes great pride in providing the very best staff possible. These will include college coaches, academy coaches, club coaches and college players to subliment our coaching staff.
Head Men’s Soccer Coach, George Mason University since 2005 -
The Mason Soccer Program has competed at the national level since the arrival of Coach Andrulis and his staff. The program is consistently nationally ranked, and consistently places players in the professional ranks, both in the US and Internationally. Coach Andrulis has led the Patriots to the 2013, 2008 and 2006 NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Tournament. In 2016 standout Goalkeeper Steffan Kraus signed a professional contract in Sweden. In 2015 Mason standout Taylor Washington was drafted and signed a MLS contract with the Philadelphia Union. In 2014 Mason was again ranked as high as 21st nationally and local standout Timi Mulgrew was selected as an All-American, he was drafted and signed to a MLS Contract with the New England Revolution. In 2013 the Patriots finished the year Ranked #15 Nationally. Freshmen Steffan Kraus was named All-American. Coach Andrulis also led the team to the first Mason A-10 Conference Championship in 2013.
•Combined 42 years of collegiate and professional coaching experience
•Coach of the Year, Major League Soccer (MLS)
•2001-2005 Head Coach, Columbus Crew, Major League Soccer
◦2004 Supporters Shield, Major League Soccer
◦2002 U.S. Open Cup Champions
•Assistant Coach, Columbus Crew, Major League Soccer
•Head Men’s Soccer Coach, Wright State University
* Connecticut Soccer Hall of Fame
•Wright State University Hall of Fame
•Clemson University Ring of Honor
•Litchfield High School Hall of Fame
•Eastern Connecticut State University Hall of Fame
•Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach, Clemson University, (NCAA Champions)
•Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach, at alma mater, Eastern Connecticut State University and Men’s Soccer Coach for the Junior Varsity and Freshman teams at Springfield College while earning a master’s degree in counseling
•US Soccer Academy Scout
•MLS Professional Match Evaluator
•MLS Player Combine Coach
Eduardo de Souza is an assistant coach at George Mason University.
De Souza spent the last four years as the head coach of Richard Bland College, a junior college in Petersburg, Va. He also brings nine years of experience as a Division I assistant coach, spending six years at Longwood (including two as an associate head coach) and three at Mercer.
De Souza led Richard Bland to three straight seasons of 10 wins or more. The Statesmen won a school-record 17 games in 2017, captured the NJCAA Region 10 regular-season championship and made the NJCAA Division I Southeast District Tournament for the second consecutive season. In September, de Souza guided Richard Bland into the NJCAA Division I men's soccer poll for the first time in program history. The Statesmen finished the season ranked 17th.
De Souza is a product of Brazil's Gremio FBPA but also has playing experience in Spain (Desportivo) and the United States (Tempest A League and Metro Stars). He helped Gremio FBPA to several state championships in Brazil.
He began his coaching career at Sport Club International-Professional Club in Brazil, where he worked primarily with the junior program, coaching the likes of Brazilian National Team members Rafael Sobis, Alexandre Pato and Nilmar.
De Souza led Zico Soccer Academy in Orlando and in New York. In his role he worked with Arthur "Zico" Antunes Coimbra, a world-renown soccer player who played for Brazil in three World Cups and scored more than 400 goals in his professional career. In addition, de Souza coached Olympic Development Program (ODP) in Georgia and Virginia from 2004 to 2011.