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ACADEMY DIRECTOR 

CRISTIAN NEAGU

Cistian Neagu is a 2004 graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University. He was an NJCAA National Champion and a  first-team All-America selection at Bryant & Stratton College in Syracuse, N.Y., before helping VCU to consecutive Colonial Athletic Association titles in 2002 and 2003. 
 
Neagu has experience as a professional player, spending time in both the Major Indoor Soccer League with Baltimore Blast and the United States Soccer League. with Richmond Kickers.

Cristian is a former North Carolina assistant coach/recruiting coordinator and Stetson University Head Coach. Neagu made a strong impact on the Hatters during his first Stetson season, guiding Stetson the ASUN Championship game. During his time in Chapel Hill, he helped lead North Carolina to a pair of appearances in the NCAA College Cup and two back to ACC Regular Season Championships. UNC had a combined 31-7-5 over during Neagu’s tenure.
 
Certifications: USSF "A" LICENSE 
 
Education:  VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH  UNIVERSITY (2004)

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STRIVE SOCCER ACADEMY 
TECHNICAL STAFF 

ACADEMY STAFF 

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Razvan Ititesc
Volunteer Academy Coach

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Daniel Kuper
Academy Coach

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Zlatko Buzuk
Academy Goalkeeper Coach

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