Andy Gretton

Hometown - Waldorf, MD

Playing Background - NCAA D3 (Frostburg State University), PDL (Jersey Shore Boca FC 2003, Northern Virginia Royals 2009), USL (Northern Virginia Royals 2004-2006)

Education - B.S. in Marketing (University of Maryland - UC) M.B.A. (Frostburg State University)

Coaching Education - NSCAA Goalkeeper Level III

Coaching Experience:  Executive Director - Gretton Goalkeeping Youth Soccer Academy (2003 - Present), Club Goalkeeper Director - Calvert Youth Soccer Assocation (2016 - Present),  Club Goalkeeper Director - La Plata Youth Soccer Assocation (2014 - Present), Director of Goalkeeping (2015) - Faquier County Soccer Club, Director of Goalkeeping (2008-2015) - St Mary's Youth Soccer Club, Club Goalkeeper Director (2014-2015),  U.S. Women's National Team Goalkeeper/Assistant Coach (2001-2002) - United States Futsal Federation, Over 15 years of experience coaching nearly 2500 youth players for 11 clubs and 9 high school teams.

Club Accomplishment:  Being named club goalkeeper coach in August 2016.

Fun Bits:

Favorite Professional Club - DC United

Favorite Professional Player - Tim Howard

Favorite Color - Royal Blue

Favorite USA/MP Moment - everytime a player tells me they have enjoyed a session or found it to be beneficial. Also really take pride in goalkeepers telling me that my training helped them achieve success in a recent game, as well as parents sharing their opinions on how much value the program brings to the club goalkeepers.