About Thales

Thales Peterson is a highly skilled soccer professional who has dedicated his life to coaching and developing players. Thales has resided in the USA for 20 years and has coached from grassroots all the way to the pro level. He was previously the director of the FCGS U.S. Development Academy, coach of two Academy teams, and is an original founder of FC Golden State, one of the most successful youth soccer clubs in the United States. Throughout his career with FC Golden State, his teams have won State, Regional and National Championships and he has mentored and assisted nearly one hundred players into attending colleges and universities nationwide. At the pro level he coached the Los Angeles Force to a National Championship Final and a League Title in his tenure as the Head Coach. He relocated from California to Florida and is now the Director of boys soccer at DME.