The Wilton Soccer Association is dedicated to providing Wilton children, their families and the community with a positive soccer experience at all skill levels that emphasizes having fun, building character through sportsmanship, coaching excellence, te
John Salvatore – Director Of Coaching
John Salvatore is the founder and President of Soccer Extreme. John holds a USSF “B” License, NSCAA Premier License, National Youth License and a CBF Brazilian License. He is a former college coach of two Division 1 programs. At the University of Hartford Woman’s program, they were nationally ranked as high as 4th in the country and had 4 NCAA appearances. While at Yale University‘s Men‘s program for 6 years, he was the 1st assistant, assuming roles of player development, national and international recruitment, game assessments, Goalkeeper development, and scouting.
In 2008 John was inducted into Connecticut Girls Soccer Coaches Association “Hall of Fame.” Over the past 17 years, John has helped with the development of seven players who made the U.S. Youth National Team and assisted thousands of young players in realizing their full potential and reach the highest ranks of college and pro soccer. In addition to directly participating in youth coaching, John also oversees a staff of 40 professional coaches at Soccer Extreme.