Director TJ Kostecky
Director Len Bilous
TJ Kostecky is the Men’s Soccer Coach at Division 1 LIU Brooklyn. During the 2004 season he led the Blackbirds to the Northeast Conference Championship and an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. In 2012, the LIU Blackbirds earned the top NSCAA College Team Academic Award by posting a 3.47 average, ranking #1 in the nation among all Division 1 College Programs. At his previous position at Division 1 Appalachian State University, TJ turned around a program that had four consecutive losing seasons by compiling a winning record of 13-8. For his efforts, he was named 1998 Southern Conference Coach of the Year. His overall collegiate record at four universities is now 178-130-35.
TJ has the NSCAA Premier and the USSF A National Coaching License and has more than 30 years of coaching experience. He has served as both the New Jersey and North Carolina Olympic Development Coach and holds a Bachelors degree in Health and Physical Education and a Masters degree in Education from East Stroudsburg University.
Len Bilous has spent the past 40+ years coaching soccer, including youth, high school, collegiate, professional and international games. While coaching the Pittsburgh Spirit (MISL- 1980) Len was honored as MISL “Coach of the Year”. Len holds the USSF A National Coaching License and has served on the staff of the USSF Coaching Schools, the EPYSA Coaching Schools, and the Olympic Development Program. During the last 30+ years, Len and TJ have developed the Vision Training System of coaching which improves players’ ability to see the field, make sound decisions, play quicker, and play with greater efficiency, effectiveness and creativity.