Farina Joins NJ Youth Soccer as its Project Manager of Operations
Vinny Farina is announced as New Jersey Youth Soccer’s new Project Manager of Operations.
Youth Soccer News: New Jersey Youth Soccer (NJYS) announced today that Vinny Farina has officially joined its staff as the new Project Manager of Operations. In the role, Farina will provide strategic leadership to NJYS events and overall marketing efforts.
“On behalf of everyone at New Jersey Youth Soccer, we are very excited to welcome Vinny Farina onto our staff,” said Evelyn Gill, NJYS President.
“Vinny has been an instrumental member of the youth soccer community in New Jersey for quite some time, and he brings a level of expertise that will enable us to continue in our strong developmental efforts”, said Gill.
“We look forward to what the future holds with Vinny on our team.”
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New Jersey Youth Soccer is a non-profit organization with more than 156,000 players ages 5 to 19; plus 40,000+ coaches; and thousands of volunteers who collectively support the game of soccer.
Kicked off in 1972, NJYS has been committed to helping youth soccer players of all levels enjoy the sport in a fun, safe and inspiring environment.
The opportunity to grow the game in the New Jersey area is significant and as the NJYS Project Manager of Operations, Farina will work with various strategies as the organization implements several NJYS and US Youth Soccer initiatives.
The goal is to the enhancement of both on and off-field experiences for NJYS players and coaches.
Additionally, he will help in leading major events for the organization, while also working directly with key sponsors and partners.
“I am excited to join New Jersey Youth Soccer,” said Farina. “The State has a vision and is forming a strategy to really pursue high standards of excellence within everything that it pursues for the clubs, teams, and players.”
“Branding is critical and requires constant attention.”
“I am looking forward to being part of the team that enhances all of the great programs and offerings through New Jersey Youth Soccer”, said Farina.
Farina has served as an active Board Member and Coach for Millstone United Travel Soccer for a number of years, also holding a USSF D License and having completed La Liga’s Methodology Level 2 Training.
In addition to his soccer background, Farina brings more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry as a Project Manager in the revenue cycle space. In that position, he focused on process improvement engagements while serving the provider and payer communities.
Further, he earned a BA in Psychology and an MBA from Rutgers University, as well as achieving his Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI).
Source: NJYS Press Release