Jason Popkin

Age 47
Birthplace
Joined May 18, 2023

While a late bloomer into soccer and coach, starting at 30 years of age, Coach Jason Popkin’s resume is nothing short of impressive.  In the last 15 years Coach Jason has coached just about every level of soccer imaginable.  He has coached with some of the biggest clubs in Minnesota, and is currently the Executive Director of I Got Skills and Technical Director for Skills FC.   

 

Along with Coaching Jason has also been very active in the community.  Building programs with the schools and working with the city of Burnsville to build a public futsal facility.   

 

Experience includes:

 

Dakota County Technical College – JUCO

Men’s Assistant Coach – August 2020 – May 2023

Women’s Assistant Coach – August 2022 – Present

 

Inter Minneapolis – UPSL Premier

Head Coach – NOVEMBER 2020 – July  2021

 

Vlora City FC – UPSL Premier

Head Coach– NOVEMBER 2018 – August 2020:  Head Coach

 

LICENSES/Certifications

  • USSF C License 
  • Urban Soccer Diploma
  • IPSO(International Professional Scouting Organization) Level 1 Professional Scouting 
  • USSF Futsal Regional Level 2 License
  • United Soccer Coaches – Director of Coaching Diploma
  • NFHS/United Soccer Coaches – Professional Development Certificate
  • USSF Youth module 1 and 2
  • United Soccer Coaches – 4v4 Diploma
  • United Soccer Coaches – Goalkeeping Level 1  Diploma
  • United Soccer Coaches – Level 2 Diploma
  • United Soccer Coaches – Advanced National Diploma