Rob Oldfield -Director of Coaching

Rob Oldfield

PLAYING CAREER

  • Began  playing career for Warminster ‘74 travel (1986-92)
  • Attended William Tennent H.S. (1989-92), where he was a two-year varsity player.
    • Team MVP, First Team All-Suburban I, First Team All-Intelligencer and  Courier Times Golden 27 (1991)
  • Member of VE Tour of Germany team that went undefeated (1992)
  • Played collegiately at Rider University (1992-96)
    • NEC champions (1992)
    • MAC playoffs (1994)
    • NCAA Scholar Athlete Award (1993-95)
    • Rider Men’s Soccer Most Improved Player (1995)
  • Keystone State Games participant (1993-95)
  • Member of the Philadelphia Freedom (1996) U.S.I.S.L.
  • Eastern Pennsylvania Olympic Development Program (1995-98)
    • Regional champion, ODP Final Four, Donnelly Cup National Championships, Ft. Lauderdale, FL (1996)
  • Vereinigung Erzgebirge Majors (1993-2010)
    • United Soccer League of PA champion (1996)
    • EPSA Amateur Cup champion,  Open Cup finalist (1997)
    • USASA Region I Champion, Mercer County, NJ (1997)
    • USASA Final Four, Portland, OR (1997)

COACHING CAREER

  • Director of Coaching 2018-Present
  • Head Coach & Technical Director, Vereinigung Erzgebirge Majors Soccer (1999 - Present)
    • Guided VE Majors to the USASA National Finals in Oakford, PA (2002)
    • USASA Region I champion and Lamar Hunt Open Cup qualifier (2002)
    • Four-time ESPA Open Cup champion (2002, 2005, 2008, 2017) and two-time runner-up (2007, 2013)
    • Three time ESPA Amateur Cup champion (2012, 2013, 2014) and three time runner-up (2001, 2010, 2011)
    • United Soccer League of PA runner up (2013-14, 2015-16, 2017-18)
    • USASA Region I Amateur Cup semifinalist (2014)
    • USASA Region I Open Cup Semifinalist (2018)
    • First coach in Vereinigung Erzgebirge Majors history to win three consecutive Amateur Cup championships (2012-14)
    • United Soccer League of PA Champion 2015
    • EPSA Indoor State Champions 2016, 2018

OTHER NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Over 25 years of experience coaching and directing camps
  • Holds his Advanced National Diploma and Specialty Diploma for Club Development from Untied Soccer Coaches (NSCAA)
  • Two-time recipient of Vereinigung Erzgebirge Gene Binkele Award for outstanding service and promotion of its sports program
  • United Soccer League of PA board (2005- Present)
  • United Soccer League of PA Vice President (2015- Present)
  • Founder and Director of VE Academy (2010-Present)
  • Director VE Summer Bundesliga (2003- Present)
  • 2016 Southeastern Pennsylvania Soccer Hall of Fame Inductee