Coach Senad was born and raised in Bosnia and Herzegovina where he started his playing career. Senad played club soccer in Linz Austria (Europe) 2nd Bundesliga division. While playing in Europe, Senad also took a role of coaching U14 boys got a Fifa Certification/Bessttetigun for coaching kids, with a plenty success as a young coach. Throughout his playing career, Senad was exposed to different coaching styles that helped him become an outstanding soccer player and coach as well as a respected individual in the community. His biggest game that he played in Europe is playing vs Brazil national B side U19 boys. As a friendly soccer game. After he moved to the United States 1998 Senad played for local club Krajisnik in Waterloo IA, along with other members of the Bosnian-Croatian Association, he also play for CV adult team from 2004 present.
In his experience as a coach he coached soccer levels U9-U19, high school. He coached at Waterloo West High girls and Aplington-Parkersburg high school boys as a head coach. Coach Senad also coached and developed Cedar Valley from U9 to U19 boys, academy U9 and U10 boys and girls, still coaching in Cedar Valley as a U18 boys head coach and U11 boys assistant coach winning first place with U11 boys last year in Kansas City tournament. A lot success with my U18 boys team and also guiding my U15/16 boys team to unbeaten run in league during 2014/15. RECORD W-14 L-0 D-0
He works as a plumber at local company also went to Hawkeye Community College to get state of Iowa Coaching Authorization plumbing and heating classes and HVAC. He is interested in developing the whole person which includes, hard work, skills a competitive spirit and most important sportsmanship/citizenship. He is a type of coach that cares, believes and motivates all players to do well. Coach Senad has been married to Sefika for 18 years and have two kids, Delilah 19 and Allen 15.
Licenses / Coaching Education:
- NSCAA National Diploma
- NSCAA National Goalkeeping level 3 Diploma
- USSF National D license
- USSF E license
- Iowa coaching Authorization and NFHS Accredited Interscholastic Coach