Born in Trinidad & Tobago, Faustin moved to the United States in 2001 to pursue further opportunities at coaching soccer at the youth level. Based in the Washington, DC region, he has held positions at several youth organizations and soccer clubs including QuickFeet Soccer for Kids.
Felix’s sporting career is also one of the most diverse of all of our coaches. As a youth, he played in a local youth club in Port of Spain and was a marathon runner and a boxer. He also played WASSL and Semi-pro indoor soccer in Rockville, MD.
With over 20 years of coaching experience in various leagues in and around the Washington, D.C. area and the east coast such as the National Capital Soccer League, Elite Development Program, Club Champions League, Select and Classic leagues, Felix’s focus remains on player development on and off of the field.
- Fun facts about Coach Faustin:
- Favorite Professional Soccer team: FC Barcelona
- Favorite Professional Soccer player: Ronaldinho
- Favorite Place to Vacation: Las Vegas
- Favorite Food: Caribbean (Callaloo dish)
- Hobbies Away from Soccer: Family, Watching Track & Field, Cookouts
If you could change one thing about youth soccer what would it be: “ We really need to improve the Recreational programs in this country. We know that parent coaches are important to recreation soccer, but they can also hurt the growth of youth soccer, especially if they do not have a soccer playing background.”
Certification: USSF “D” License