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National Academy League
Director Miguel Brunengo


The mission of Blau Weiss Gottschee's academy program is to develop well-rounded soccer players with a strong technical foundation, tactical understanding, and a love for the game. The program aims to provide a comprehensive player development pathway for talented young individuals.

It focuses on fostering technical excellence, decision-making abilities, and leadership qualities. The academy program strives to create a positive and challenging environment that pushes players to reach their full potential.

Additionally, the program aims to prepare players for higher levels of competition, including college soccer and professional opportunities. Ultimately, the mission is to produce skilled and confident players who can make a positive impact on the field and continue their soccer journey at the highest levels.

Academy Director

Miguel Brunengo


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Meet Our Staff

Blau Weiss Gottschee boasts a team of highly knowledgeable and experienced staff dedicated to nurturing the growth and development of players. With their expertise and passion for the sport, our staff provides invaluable guidance and mentorship, ensuring that players receive top-notch training to excel on and off the field.

Annie Scimemi

Director of Operations, Academy Manager

Kevin Daly

2005/06 MLS Next, 2007 MLS Next

Ovid Cusu

2005/06 MLS Next, 2005/06 MLS II

Adam Brunengo

2005/06 MLS II

Miguel Brunengo

2007 MLS Next

Dennis McGowan

2008 MLS Next

Peter Scimemi

2007 MLS II, 2008 MLS II

Matthew Scimemi

2007 MLS II, 2008 MLS II


Brennan Field @ Juniper Valley Park
Brennan Field @ Juniper Valley Park

57 Lutheran Ave, Queens, NY 11379

Grover Cleveland Athletic Field
Grover Cleveland Athletic Field

Dekalb & Seneca Ave, Ridgewood, NY 11385

Aviator Sports Complex
Aviator Sports Complex

3159 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11234

Franklin K Lane High School
Franklin K Lane High School

999 Jamaica Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11208