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Soccer Coaching

James Pucci is a human highlight film ready to be displayed on ESPN.  He can dazzle a crowd and impress anyone with his skills.  He has made a habit of making nonbelievers become believers and he transcends sport entertainment with his display of skills and abilities.  Just look at the numbers, they don't lie in these circumstances.  Then look at his accolades and, most importantly, look at his teams performance. In college, Pucci scored 52 goals and 32 assists over 53 games at Davis and Elkins in three years despite playing through an injured hamstring his senior year. In addition, he had 3 goals and 2 assists his freshman year when he played 7 games for Nova Southeaster University.  He best showed his ability during his junior season, where he scored 27 goals and had 11 assists.  He lead the entire nation in Division 2 and Division 3 goals that year and even had 17 career game winning goals.  His shot resembles an expert rifleman in that it is explosive and extremely accurate. He had an excellent shot on goal percentage throughout college at 53%.  Even more impressive, his Penalty Kick percentage was 100%.  It's amazing watching the dumbfounded look on goalies faces when they try to defend against his penalty kick. Finally, his team won 38 of 53 games.  Pucci was honored as Second Team All-American and GMAC Offinsive Player of the Year.  Furthermore, he was 3 times Conference Player of the Week.  Many players do not have the same type of success at the professional level as they did in college.  However, Pucci has excelled to a greater extent.  Playing for London FC, Pucci had 7 goals and 6 assists in 13 games.  He scored 3 of 4 Penalty Kicks and  the team finished with 9 wins, 5 losses and 1 tie.    His team made the playoffs and he was selected to the All Conference team for the Central Division. 

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