New Coaching Directors Named at CRUSA / FC Bucks

CRUSA / FC Bucks Announcement



For Immediate Release:


CRUSA / FC Bucks announces hiring of Daniel Clitnovici as Girls Director of Coaching, Alex Balog as Boys Director of Coaching and Chris Fehrle as Director of Player Development

CRUSA / FC Bucks is excited to announce the acquisition of Daniel Clitnovici as the new Girls Director of Coaching and ECNL Director, Alex Balog as the new Boys Director of Coaching and Chris Fehrle, as the new Director of Player Development.

Seasoned club director Daniel Clitnovici joins CRUSA / FC Bucks to spearhead the new direction of the club and to reshape the player development pathway for all members and its coaches. He brings more than 15 years of coaching experience with him to FC Bucks, and is the current Associate Head Coach for Division 1 program Villanova University Women’s Soccer.

Coach Alex Balog will spearhead the entire boy’s side of the club and will work closely with Director of Coaching Chris McLain and the rest of the club coaching staff to instill an exciting player development pathway and college mentoring program throughout the club. His role will focus on enabling FC Bucks coaches to offer the best soccer experience possible to the club’s players. Coach Balog currently serves as the Assistant Men’ Soccer Coach at Division I school Villanova University. He has been involved and highly successful for numerous years at all levels of soccer coaching in the United States.

Coach Chris Fehrle, who has spent several years as the Girls ECNL Director at FC Bucks will work primarily with the Youth Academy Ages (u7-u8), and the Pre-Academy Players (u9 to u14), as he will lead and instruct coaches in those age groups on the best methods to enhance technical skill development and individual skill acquisition. Coach Fehrle is not a new name in the CRUSA/ FC Bucks community. Chris has coached in the club since 2008 and brings success stories to every team he has coached.

CRUSA / FC Bucks Director of Coaching Chris McLain was full of praise for his latest additions.  “It’s not every day you can attract several of the best coaches and directors in the country to join your staff and start rebuilding a youth club, but it is my extreme pleasure to announce that Daniel, Alex and Chris will join our staff and take an active role by working with both players and coaches, and we are excited for the future of the CRUSA / FC Bucks family”.

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