The Kraze will be lead by Joe Avallone - Head Coach, Didier Menard - Goalkeeper Trainer, Frank Cilento - Asst. Coach & Leandro Amaral - Technical Director
Joe Avallone has been involved in soccer as a player and coach since 1970. Growing up in the Central Florida youth soccer programs, he was part of building one of the hottest areas in the US for soccer talent. Joe led the Kraze to the USL PDL National Championship in 2004, won the Southern Championship in 2012 with USL U23s advancing to the National Final 4. Joe’s teams have qualified 8 time for the Lamar US Open Cup. Read Joe’s Full Bio. Read Joe’s Full Bio
Head Goal-Keeping Coach
Didier Menard has been involved in soccer as a player and coach in the Orlando area for 20 plus years. Didier is the first UCF alumnus to be called up to the MLS and the first American to play in the Norwegian Premier League (Tromso IL). Didier played on the Haitian National Team (13 caps), 2000 Gold Cup as well as World Cup Qualifiers for the 2002 World Cup. He also played for the Tampa Bay Mutiny (MLS). Read Didier’s Full Bio.
Frank Cilento has been involved in soccer as a player or coach in the Orlando area for 30+ years. Born and raised in Orlando he grew up playing soccer in Central Florida playing at Oviedo High School and club soccer with FC America Omni and college soccer at the University of West Florida. After college Frank played for the Central Florida Lionhearts (PDL) in 1998 and the Central Florida Kraze (PDL) from 1999-2001. Read Frank’s Full Bio