TOG's Philosophy

 

Through determination, commitment, and passion, all players have the capacity to improve their performance levels. By implementing a holistic training methodology, players improve tactically, technically, physically, and psychologically in a synchronized manner. 

THE OTHER GUY

'Behind The Name'
 

TOG stands for The Other Guy. Back when Coach Brett Uttley was still competing as a player, his father would often add fuel to Coach Brett's fire by simply stating, "Work harder than The Other Guy'. When you are not improving your game, TOG is. Adopting the TOG mindset requires a relentless attitude to take advantage of every opportunity to improve as a player. Every time you step on the field, analyze a game, or work out in the gym you have a chance to improve. Do not waste those chances!

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TOG Main Focus Areas:
  • Tactical Insight and Understanding

  • Technical Mastery

  • Psychological Strength

  • Physical Intelligence

About Brett

 

Born and raised in Rhode Island, Brett is currently working with Inter Miami CF in Major League Soccer as an Assistant Coach/Video Analyst. From 2017-2019, he was the 1st Assistant Coach for the Rio Grande Valley Toros of the United Soccer League Championship, who are the 2nd Team of the Houston Dynamo in Major League Soccer (MLS). In 2016, Uttley was the Fitness Coach for the Seattle Sounders reserve team in the USLPro, in addition to being the Head Coach for the Seattle Sounders U-13 Academy team.

 

Uttley recently earned the prestigious UEFA A and UEFA Elite Youth A License with the Welsh FA. He has also earned his UEFA B - Senior and Youth License with the Welsh FA, the MBP Master in High Performance Soccer (Barcelona, Spain) in addition to a MSc in Soccer Coaching via Ohio University. He also holds his NSCAA Advanced National Diploma. Brett is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).

 

Prior to transitioning to coaching, Brett enjoyed a successful playing career. As a 2x All-American and Gatorade Player of the Year in High School, Brett went on to play NCAA Division 1 College Soccer at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT. Upon graduation, Brett played his last season of eligibility at the University of Rhode Island. 

 

After overcoming two anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears over the span of 19 months to the same knee, Brett went on to play in Europe. In March 2013, Brett was offered a contract to play for Likopings FK in Lidkoping, Sweden. In his first game, Brett was awarded Man of the Match honors against Falkoping. 

 

Highlights - Player

 

  • 2x NSCAA High School All-America

  • 2x Gatorade Rhode Island State Play of the Year

  • NCAA Division 1 Player: Quinnipiac University (2008-2011) and University of Rhode Island (2012)

  • 2012 Quinnipiac University Senior Male Scholar Athlete of the Year

  • 2013 Lidkopings FK (Lidkoping, Sweden)

Coaching Experience

  • Inter Miami CF (MLS): Assistant Coach/Video Analyst

  • RGV FC Toros (USLPro) 1st Assistant Coach: Houston Dynamo 2nd Team (2017-2019)

  • Seattle Sounders FC: S2 Fitness Coach and U13 Academy Head Coach (2016)

  • TOG Soccer Founder and Head Coach (2014 - Present)

  • NCAA Division 1 Assistant Coach at Quinnipiac University (2014 - 2015)

  • Connecticut Football Club U15 and U18 Head Coach (2014 - Present)

  • UK International Staff Coach (Fall 2014)

  • North Kingstown High School Assistant Coach (Fall 2013)

Coaching Education/Qualifications 

  • UEFA A License

  • UEFA Elite Youth A License

  • UEFA B License - Senior and Youth

  • MBP School of Coaches: Master in High Performance Soccer in Barcelona, Spain - September-December 2015

  • Masters in Science (MSc) in Soccer Coaching

  • NSCAA Advanced National Diploma

  • USSF National 'C' License

  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist via National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)

 Brett's playing highlights.
Brett's College Video
Brett's Lidkopings FK Video

"The process of reaching your potential as a soccer player is always evolving."

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