About Us

Arlington Elite Soccer was founded by Glenn Alpert, who has been coaching teams and developing players in the Washington, DC metro area since 2005.


Our Services Include:

  • Customized Individual, Group, or Team Training Programs
  • Training & Curriculum Design
  • Video & Match Analysis
  • Coach Advising
  • Soccer "Guidance Counselor" Services


Glenn Alpert

Coaching Philosophy:

Teach the game of soccer while creating a positive learning and athletic development experience for young players. Enable motivated youth players to compete at the highest level attainable for their talent and ability level.

Coaching Licenses:

  • United States Soccer Federation (USSF) – B,C,D Licenses
  • National Youth License
  • USSF Grass Roots Instructor License
  • National Soccer Coaches Association (NSCAA) – Premier, Advanced National, National, & Director of Coaching Diplomas  


  • MBA Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School
  • Graduate Certificates - Economics & Accounting, US Department of Agriculture Graduate School, Washington DC
  • B.S. Exercise Science, Salisbury University, (Maryland)

Coaching Experience:

Current & Recent:

  • Fairfax High School Girls Varsity Soccer - Head Coach (2023-current)
  • Fairfax Police Youth Club (FPYC):
    • Head Coach, FPYC United Blue (2008 Girls):
    • 2021 National Capital Soccer League (NCSL) "Girls Coach of the Year" Award 
      • U15 Season: ECNL-Regional North Division as GFR (Great Falls Reston), CHAMPIONS, WAGS "E" Flight, 2023 Jefferson Cup
      • U14 Season: NCSL Division 1 (3rd place fall, 2nd place spring), PWSI Icebreaker 2nd place, Virginia President's Cup Final 4
      • U13 Season: NCSL Division 1
      • U12 Season: NCSL Division 1, 2nd Place Nations Capital Cup
      • U11 Season: Competed in NCSL Division 1, 2nd Place First Touch Futsal Premier Division, 2nd Place, Virginian Tournament top division
      • U10 Season: 3rd place, WAGS division 2, champions, First Touch Futsal championship division, 2nd place, PWSI Icebreaker, top division
      • U9 Season: Bethesda Premier Cup finalist, Patriot Division, Conqueror's League Futsal Champions
  • Trainer for pro/am men's team - Estudiantes (2022), WPL champions, winter '22
  • Virginia Youth Soccer Association (VYSA)
    • Coaching Education Apprentice Instructor (D / E Licenses)                        
    • 2017-Current North District Staff, District & State Evaluator
    • 2017-2022 Developmental D-ODP Staff
  • National Cathedral School - 2017-Current- Girls Middle School Coach, JV Assistant 
  • Washington Spirit - Virginia Super Y League U10's - 2018 Head Coach, 2017 Assistant Coach
  • UK Elite Virginia - Staff Coach March 2016-2019



DC SCORES Assistant Director, Summer Soccer Camps - 2016

Arlington Soccer Association Recreational Coaching Pool Staff - '15-'16, Tornados U12G Trainer '13-'16 

Arlington Travel Soccer Club, '06 – ‘07

Staff Coach: Head Coach for rising U-9 program (Arlington Attack Red/White/Blue), including 2 NCSL and 1 ODSL teams. Conducted team selection, including a tryout of 110+ players, coached  spring academy programs, and all related head coaching responsibilities.

Tamir Linhart Golden Boot Soccer (MD/VA/DC metro area) 2005 – 2007

Staff Coach: Training recreational, travel, and premier players and teams: summer camps, team preseason camps, weekly team training, small group training, individual training, player evaluations, team tryouts, and team evaluations.

  • Vienna Youth Soccer: U-10B Excel Red/White, NCSL
  • Chantilly Youth Soccer: U-11B Cobras, NCSL Div. 5
  • Virginia North District Evaluator for U-16 Boys district team
  • U-13G Severna Park Rage, WAGS Div. 2, U-15G Herndon Power, ODSL Div. 1

Maryland State Youth Soccer Association (MSYSA) Spring 2003 – 2005 – East District Staff Coach:

Velocity Sports Performance (Ashburn, VA) May – June 2005 – Sports Performance Intern

Salisbury University Athletics – NCAA Div 3 (Salisbury, MD) Feb – May 2005 – Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach

Lower Shore Family YMCA (Pocomoke City, MD) Oct 2004 – May 2005 – Director of Soccer Programs

Snow Hill High School (Snow Hill, MD) Fall 2004 – Boys JV Soccer Coach, Boys Varsity Assistant

The Salisbury School (Salisbury, MD) Fall 2003 – Middle School Soccer Coach, Boys Varsity Assistant

Pro Soccer Academy (Salisbury, MD) Winter 2003 – Winter 2005 – Staff Coach

Eastern Shore Sharks FC (Salisbury, MD) Feb 2003 – Feb 2004 – Staff Coach

Upper 90 Soccer Academy (Salisbury, MD) Aug 2002 – Feb 2003 – U-14 Boys Coach, Speed and Conditioning Trainer, Skills Trainer

Soccer Academy, Inc. (Virginia) Summer 2002

Playing Experience

  • DC Capital Alumni 7v7 League Johns Hopkins Alumni Team (’14)
  • IMG Soccer Academy (Spring semester ‘06)
  • Tahuichi Soccer Academy (Summer ’03 and ’04)
  • Maryland Major Soccer League Div. 1 & 2, Baltimore MD, Men’s club teams: MSA, Columbia Select, Metro SC
  • Salisbury University Men’s Varsity Soccer Spring Training – Spring 2003/2004
  • Eastern Shore Soccer League Salisbury MD, played on “Pro Soccer Academy”
  • UMBC Men’s Soccer Club Howard County Men’s League, 1 league championship
  • CES/JDS Boys Varsity Soccer Potomac Valley Athletic Conference
  • Montgomery County (MSI) HS division 3 league championships

IMG Soccer Academy – Bradenton, FL

  • Attended the spring ’06 semester, trained for 2 months as a player with the u-19 teams, and for the remaining 2 months observed training sessions of the u-19 premier team in preparation for the Dallas Cup, u-17’s, u-15’s, and younger age groups. Also attended games played by the u-17 MNT, MLS preseason matches, and viewed the IMG soccer academy video library

Tahuichi Soccer Academy– Santa Cruz, Bolivia

  • Completed the 1-month program during summers 2003, 2004 at the Tahuichi Soccer Academy. Trained under former Bolivian national team staff and played against academy and local amateur teams, semi-professional, and professional competition.

Maccabi Sports for Israel / JCC Maccabi Games

  • Melbourne, AustraliaAustralia Maccabi Carnival: Men’s Soccer gold medal winner with team USA (u-23) in Jan. 2003, and represented Jewish college players from around the country.
  • JCC Maccabi Games: U-17 boys Greater Washington assistant coach for the 2005 games. The team went undefeated in 7 games and won a gold medal at the tournament in St. Paul, MN

International Coaching Tours

  • Madrid, Spain: Jan. 2005: observed training of professional & youth academy teams. Senior team training / matches observed: Real Madrid, Getafe, Colonia Moscardo. Youth team training / matches observed: Real Madrid, Athletico Madrid