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River Plate Black


Fall 2017

River Plate Black

TEAM & COACH:  Herndon River Plate Boys Team was named after River Plate from Argentina. Herndon River Plate Black and Herndon River Plate Red are both coached by Martin Sanchez, who currently holds a “D” License and National Youth License, both accredited by the United States Soccer Federation (USSF). Coach Martin has played alongside top figures such as Diego Maradona. His experience extends from his early beginning in Argentina in the late 80's on the U16 National Team and the Club Atletico Tucuman. By the late 90s, he began playing internationally with top clubs in Bolivia (The Strongest, Club Deportivo Municipal). From Bolivia he moved to Ecuador (Club Deportivo Cuenca) and by 2010 he came to the US and played with ABSL, Arlington, VA. He started his coaching career with the NVSC Manassas United U16 before joining Herndon Youth Soccer.


  • Spring:  3 times a week (1-1.5 hours per practice)

  • Summer: once a week for the month of July; 3 times a week starting in mid-August

  • Winter: 2 times a week (one indoor and one outdoor)

  • Fall: 3 times a week (1-1.5 hours per practice)

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