Bridgeview Soccer Academy


We have the highly qualified soccer coaches and twenty years of experience teaching kids and improving their skills. Professionalism and passion are the core components of all staff members at Bridgeview Soccer Academy.

Elshan Gambarov

Head Coach | Owner

• National Team player
• Finalist of the Commonwealth of Independent States Cup
• Participant of UEFA Champions League, AFC Champions League
• 3-time Azerbaijan League Winner, 2-time Azerbaijan Cup winner
• Uzbekistan Cup winner, The 2nd place of Uzbekistan Superleague

Oleg Sarumov

Club Manager | Owner

• Born in 1975 in Baku
• Olympic reserve youth school of Neftchi Baku
• 1992-1993 Kazakhstan first division player
2006-USSF coaching license
• Over 15 years of experience in managing one of the biggest youth soccer organizations

Boris Shapoval

• US Air Force Soccer Team Player 2007
• Robins Air Force Base Airman of the Year 2006
• Robins Air Force Base Team Captain 2005-2009
• Warner Robins, GA U-8, U-10 coach 2005-2009
• NY Ukrainians SC assistant coach/player 2009-2019

Boris Kraytman

• 35 Years of Youth Coaching Experience
• 2021 U-12 NY State Cup Finalist
• 2018 U-16 NY State Premier League Runner UP
• 2018 U-16 IMG Cup Winner (Florida)
• Trained 3 players who reached National Team Level and 12 players who reached Professional Level
• 2017, 2016, 2015 NYC Cup Winner
• Two times (1985, 1995) Runner Up Ukrainian Youth National Championship
• 1986 Ukrainian National Indoor Champion
• 1994 CIS Cup Champion (Murom, Russia)

Aleksey Nosachev

• Graduated FC Kuban Krasnodar Soccer Academy of Olympic Reserve
• Soccer and futsal player on semi-professional level
• 8 Years of coaching experience with travel and recreational teams in Russia and USA

philip atbashyan

  • 2013 Albertson Academy NY
  • 2014-15 FC Metz Academy, France
  • 2015-16 NYIT NCAA (Division 2) player
  • 2016-17 BATE Boriso (Belorussia 1st Division) player
  • 2017-18 Skonto Riga (Latvia 2nd Division) player
  • 2017-18 FC Utenis (Lithuania 1st Division) player
  • 2018-21FC Cosmos NY player
  • 2021- NY Pancyprian Freedoms player

Rafael Verdov

• Current DOE physical education/ health teacher.
• 10 years experience coaching youth soccer

Sergey Kravchenko

• 2010-2011 Referee FIFA
• 2012 Coach FIFA license “C“
• 1996-2002 Physical Education

Alec Sabov

• 2003-2006 Baruch College Team Player
• 12 years coaching experience
• 9 years US Soccer Federation Referee

Wincy Alce

• 30 Years of Youth Coaching Experience
• 2001-2003 Kingsborough Community College soccer coach
• 2005-2012 Young Men Christian Association (YMCA) soccer coach
• National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Diploma
• Soccer referee for PSAL and USSF Eastern N.Y.

Dmitriy Rustamov

• 2022 Brooklyn College Team Player
• Over 3 years of coaching experience
• Studying Physical Education
• Teaching at Brooklyn College

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