GREENVILLE, SC--The Carolina Elite Soccer Academy (CESA) is pleased to announce the hiring of Greg Hennelly to our full-time staff as the Assistant Director for our Boys ECNL program.
Hennelly comes to CESA after serving as Boys Director of Coaching at Chicago FC United. He has worked at the youth, college and professional levels and will coach the CESA 2009 Boys ECNL, CESA 2008 Boys ECNL and CESA 2005/04 Boys ECNL for the 2022-2023 year.
CESA Co-Executive Director Andrew Hyslop said, “Our Boys ECNL program has proven to be one of the top programs in the country and we were focused on bringing in a coach with extensive experience and the personality needed to inspire our players to continue to push themselves to reach their full potential. Greg stood out as the type of coach and person that we want involved in our program and we are looking forward to having him join us.”
CESA’s Boys ECNL Director Victor Pace added, “We are pleased to have Greg join our Boys ECNL program. Greg’s experience in youth, college and professional soccer in this country was very important to us, as we continue to produce top talent here at CESA.”
Hennelly, who will arrive in Greenville in May for the upcoming player evaluations, said, “I would like to thank Andrew and Victor for this incredible opportunity to be a part of the CESA Family. I am excited to meet all the players, families, and the entire CESA Community who have helped build CESA into a Nationally recognized club with a well respected reputation. I am looking forward to relocating to beautiful Greenville and being a part of CESA’s continued growth and success."
Hennelly’s Previous Coaching Experience:
Director of Coaching, Chicago FC United
First Team Assistant Coach, Des Moines Menace USL 2
Director of Coaching, Iowa Rush
Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach, Bowling Green University
Director of Coaching, Bowling Green Soccer Club
US Soccer Region II Staff