Igor Tirsina – Goalkeeper Soccer Head Coach

Like our players, the iProSkills coaching team reflects a broad range of cultures and backgrounds. Our staff members alone represent ten countries and speak 15 languages. All our coaches hold licenses through the United States Soccer Federation, among others. Staff members have playing and coaching experience at the community, high school, college, professional and international levels. We are united by our love of soccer and a dedication to providing our youth with high-quality training, mentorship, and opportunities.

Igor Tirsina - Goalkeeper Head Soccer Coach

Igor Tirsina

Goalkeeper Head Coach

Hometown: Chișinău, Moldova
Languages: English, Russian, Romanian

  • State University of Moldova
  • State University of Moldova Soccer Team
  • CSCT Buiucani, FC Rapid Chișinău
  • U16 Moldovan National Team
  • United States Soccer Federation (USSF) Coaching License – Level E

Coach Igor was the second coach to join the iProSkills team and has been with the club since 2015. He has professional goalkeeping experience with teams in his home country and with Big Cat Goalkeeping in Chicago. Coach Igor remains active in soccer, playing in the Chicagoland Premier Soccer League (PSL) for FC Moldova. After winning the first league championship, his team was promoted to the Premier League in 2018. Coach Igor lives in Old Irving Park and enjoys music and outdoor sports. He recalls that when he was eight years old, he was selected as the goalkeeper for his youth soccer team because he was both the youngest and the tallest member of the team. He has been a goalkeeper ever since and loves working with young athletes of all ages.