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CHET GAPCZYNSKI

Girls Director of Coaching

Chet Gapcyznski is a co-founder of FC Pittsburgh, and a member of the Board of Directors.  He is presently the head coach of the '06 and '05 black girls' teams at FC Pittsburgh. He also serves as the Director of Girls Coaching. Coach Chet holds a USSF National “B” level license.  Coach Chet spent 10 plus years in the Olympic Development Program both at the state and regional staff levels.

Coach Chet has coached for over 30 years, starting in upstate New York during the 1980s and moving to the Pittsburgh region in the early 1990s. He has served as club president, director of coaching and head coach. The academic institutions he has been affiliated with throughout his career include Lima Christian Academy High School, New Life Academy High School, Bishop Gibbons High School, Franklin Regional High School, North Allegheny High School and Central Valley.  At the club level, he has been affiliated with Penns Forest, International Football Club and Pittsburgh Football Club.

During coach Chet’s coaching career, his high school teams have consistently reached the playoffs including several state championship runs in Western Pennsylvania, while his club teams always excel with PA State Championships and many tournament wins.  Although he has coached both boys and girls teams, Coach Chet has focused his attentions to the girls side for the past 20 years of his career.

Chet can be reached at:  chet@fcpsoccer.com