Empire United Soccer Academy

Thomas Garigen - Director of Coaching (Boys & Girls Development Academy)

Current Team/Title: Director of Coaching (Empire United Buffalo, Boys & Girls Developmental Academy)

Email: tgarigen@gmail.com 

Years at Empire United: 18

Coaching Qualifications:

  • US Soccer (USSF): B License

Coaching Experience: 

  • BSC Dynamo
  • Germania
  • Buffalo Premier
  • Buffalo United
  • Empire United club teams (since 1994)
  • ODP State and Regional staff
  • University at Buffalo Women's (99 to 05)
  • Boys DA u18s (09 and 10)

Playing Experience:

  • University at Buffalo: 1993
  • Canisius College: 1994 to 97

Coaching Achievements:

  • 2010 Boys Development Academy Northeast Region Coach of the Year