We are completely invested in the success of all our students. Not only as soccer players but as young individuals.
Our mission is to help youth players maximize their potential. Helping young athletes achieve their personal goals while developing confidence and skill.
Your child will not only have the most fun soccer experience with us but also the most beneficial.
(tyehm-poh) n. time
We focus on advancing technical skills, helping players find better comfort and confidence on the ball. This is why we're called "Tiempo," meaning "time" in Spanish. As we know every great player needs to have the ability to create time for themselves on the ball.
Behind The Logo
Blue | Azul
Calm, reliability, and composure. The ability to remain calm in the midst of chaos, Being reliable when you're needed most., not only on the field but in life.
RED | Roja
Love and passion. In both our beautiful game and in life we need love and passion.
This represents the vision of what we expect our journey would look like going from A to B.
This is what the journey is like in reality, with its ups and downs. But in the end, you are right where you're supposed to be, where vision meets the journey.
Our Motto: #HereToGetBetter
Not only do we say it at nearly every session but it's a constant reminder to players that the only reason we do anything is to get better. Whether on or off the field we look for self-improvement. looking to learn, grow, and be better.
“I think the quote, 'Be who you needed when you were younger,' pretty much sums it up for me. It reminds me why I do what I do. And keeps me focused on becoming the top quality coach and mentor kids need today."
- Coach Fernando, Founder
Meet Our Founder
Coach Fernando started Tiempo to help youth players achieve their goals. His focus is on mentoring youth to reach their full potential on and off the field.
He started the program after years of coaching in various club and academy environments. He knew there was a gap in providing players with a program 100% focused on long-term development.
He started Tiempo because he wishes he had a program and mentor to guide his development when he was younger. Someone to teach him what he knows today.
Coach Fernando is one of the best soccer trainer and is excited to share his passion, knowledge, and experience with youth players who are eager to learn and improve. He is dedicated and invested in the individual success of all his players.
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“Players need a coach who can invest in and develop them on and off the field. Someone who can guide, mentor, and instill confidence in them. Many players are left behind or don't reach their full potential because they don't have someone helping them get there."
- Coach Fernando, Founder
Meet The Team
Goalkeeper Program Director
Having played at a professional level in Brazil for famous national first division club Vasco da Gama and in Rio de Janeiro's regional first division clubs Boavista S.C, Duque de Caxias and Tigres do Brasil, as well as division 1 college for St. John's University in NY, our Goalkeeper coach acquired a significant length of experience and the best goalkeeping techniques in the world to pass along to our players.
With his family from Colombia, he prides himself on being a Hispanic American. Brian is a first-generation American through his father and second through his mother.
Due to his Spanish background, he played soccer at a very young age reaching milestones not only for himself but for his family.
Coming from an athletic family background he knew he wanted to play a sport at the highest level possible. Football (soccer) was the sport that he fell in love with for the passion and the gameplay and the community.
Brian played at Valencia FC academy, and Hicksville American soccer club when he was younger and played division lll college soccer at SUNY Old Westbury.
Coach Brian joins the Tiempo family from an athletic background, growing up playing competitive hockey, soccer and baseball as well as other sports. It wasn’t until late in high school that he decided to continue soccer as his main sport.
Brian played goalie for Division 2 St. Thomas Aquinas College, along with being a sprinter/jumper on the track team and a kicker/punter on the football team, for 2 years before transferring to Queens College to continue soccer and track. Brian has continued to play competitively in the UPSL and most recently in the EPSL.