US Soccer Development Academy

US Soccer Development Academy

Our Bolts DA staff is made up of a mixture of young, experienced and qualified coaches who meet the standards and expectations of the USSDA. Our Bolts players are fortunate to experience the full player development pathway being trained and coached by this knowledgeable staff.
Marco Koolman, Bolts Executive Technical Director and Director of Coaching said, “I couldn’t be more excited about our coaching staff. Any club would be excited to have this group of coaches on their DA staff; eager to develop young players and always working to get better at what they do.”

2019 Boston Bolts Developmental Academy Staff

U19 2002/01 Andy Dorman & Aidan Byrne
U17 2004/03 Andy Dorman & Aidan Byrne
U15 2005 Dan Colwell
U14 2006 Dan Colwell
U13 2007 Bryant Craft & Sean Napier
U12 2008 Bryant Craft & Sean Napier
Goalkeeper Coaches Ben Graham and Bill Lawler
“This is a fantastic team of coaches, they all understand the methods and culture of our club, plus they are great teachers of the game,” said Brian Ainscough, CEO of Boston Bolts.

The Boston Bolts are one of the original 13 founding member clubs of the US Soccer Development Academy.  Selected for its superb curriculum and highly credentialed coaching staff, the Boston Bolts Development Academy began a legacy of developing collegiate, national team and professional soccer players.

Bolts at the AS Roma US Academy Showcase Dec. 2018

Today, the Boston Bolts Academy remain as a top contender nation-wide in DA competition and continue to develop and promote its players to the highest levels of collegiate, national team and professional status.  In addition, many Bolts coaches go on to coach at some of the most prestigious colleges, universities and national teams!  …. and better yet, many coaches and players return to coach at the club that gave them their foundation of success!

The Bolts have achieved the honor of providing a FULL Development Academy from U12 – U19.

Contact Dan Colwell or Marco Koolman with any questions about Development Academy Talent Identification and Teams

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