Excellence In Coaching

Focused, Dedicated Mallorca Coaches with UEFA Licenses.

Focused and Dedicated

HOLGER GEHRKE

Goalkeeper Coach, Gap Year Program in Spain
UEFA Pro License

Holger Gehrke, former Goalkeeper Coach for the first team at Schalke 04, FC Koln & the Hungarian National Team joins the International Soccer Academy coaching staff in Mallorca. A former pro, Gehrke was Schalke 04’s goalkeeper and played a total of 249 games in the Bundesliga & Bundesliga 2

  • UEFA Pro License
  • Goalkeeper Coach for Bundesliga Schalke 04 when they won the DFB Pokal (German Cup)
  • Goalkeeper Coach for Hungarian National Team when they played in the 2016 European Championship
  • Head Coach at FC Köln
  • Assistant Coach at Hertha Berlin
“I have worked with some of the best goalkeepers in the world, including RB Leipzig Goalkeeper Péter Gulácsi who just helped his team advance in the Champions League. Goalkeepers need strong mental skills to deal with immense pressure. I look forward to working with American players in our academy.”

Holger Gehrke, Gap Year Program in Spain’s Goalkeeper & Associate Coach

CHRIS KETELS

Program Director, Gap Year Program in Spain

"I am very impressed with our players – talented, focused, driven and passionate."

Chris Ketels, Program Director, Hybrid Gap Session in Spain

EDDIE LOEWEN

Founder, International Soccer Academy
UEFA A License

Eddie Loewen, former DFB Beach Soccer National Team Head Coach, University of Akron Assistant Coach and FIFA Coaching Instructor, will oversee the International Soccer Academy in Mallorca, Spain.

A former Pro, Loewen played for DSC Arminia Bielefeld and FC Remscheid in the Bundesliga 3, Cincinnati Riverhawks (USL Championship – formerly A-League) and also represented Germany in 165 International Games for the German Beach Soccer National Team, 2 Beach Soccer World Cups and 1 European Championship.

  • UEFA A License
  • FIFA Coaching Instructor
  • Head Coach for the DFB Beach Soccer National Team
  • Head Coach for the Indian Beach Soccer National Team during World Cup Qualifier
  • Assistant Coach University of Akron (NCAA Div 1)
  • Director of Coaching at Dunedin Stirling SC & Largo United SC
“Live Your Dream Now.”

Eddie Loewen, Founder - UEFA A - proud to help talented players reach their goals.

MICHEL MAZINGU-DINZEY

Head Coach Spring 2020, Gap Year Program in Spain
UEFA A License

The former Senior National Team Coach for Antigua and Barbuda Football Association until March 2020, Mazingu-Dinzey (known as Coach Jimmy) was born in Germany and played as a midfielder for the Congo-Kinshasa National team from 1996-2004. Mazingu-Dinzey was also Head Coach of the Antigua and Barbuda U23 Olympic Team, prior to taking over the senior team.

In addition, he has scouted and coached for TSG Hoffenheim, Club Kosova Hamburg, TSV Apensen, among others and also served as an education coach for the German Federation.

  • UEFA A License
  • 2019 Antigua and Barbuda Men's Team Head Coach
  • 2019 Antigua and Barbuda U23 Olympic Team Head Coach
  • 2015 TSG Hoffenheim/Indian School Project (India) - Head Coach/Scout
  • 2013 Club Kosova Hamburg (Germany) Head Coach
  • 408 games in Bundesliga, Bundesliga 2 and Bundesliga 3
    (VFB Stuttgart, FC St. Pauli, Hertha BSC Berlin, TSV 1860 Munich, Hannover 96, Valerenga IF, Eintracht Braunschweig)
"Soccer is the most beautiful sport and with the right setting, everything is possible to achieve the dream. I look forward to working with our talented players in Mallorca, and pass on my experience."

Michel Mazingu-Dinzey, Head Coach

MIKE HILBIG

Head Coach Fall 2020, Gap Year Program in Spain
UEFA A License

Mike Hilbig is a German Football Association (DFB) talent scout and the former Head Coach of FC Bayern Seniors & Youth Academy’s U15/16 Team, TSV 1860 München. He is also the former Technical Director Football – HMG Sports India. A former pro, Hilbig played for FC Memmingen, and FC Ismaning as well as FC Bayern München Seniors.

  • UEFA A License
  • Certified Functional Trainer
  • U15/U16 Head Coach for Bundesliga FC Bayern München Kids Club and TSV 1860 München
  • FC Bayern München Seniors A (Ü32 & Ü40) Head Coach & Player
  • FC Bayern München Ü32 - German Seniors Champions 2016 & Cup Winner
"Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it."

Mike Hilbig, Head Coach Fall 2020
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