Total Football Academy


Total Football Academy is the premier soccer school program for American military personnel and their dependents stationed overseas on Yokosuka Naval Base and Yokota Air Base.

Academy CoachesAcademy Coaches (from left to right): David, Ivan, Anthony.

The Mission of the Academy is to provide youths and young adults age 5~18 years old with the opportunities to develop as soccer players, inspiring them to reach their fullest potential by placing them in a game-related training environment, which is challenging, whilst still being an enjoyable and positive experience.

Amongst the areas covered by the academy are:

  • Technical & Tactical Development
  • Passing, Trapping & Shooting
  • World Cup Games, Sportsmanship & more

Manager/Head Coach David Shaffer has played professionally in Holland, Germany, and the US.
He had been a Sonoma County soccer fixture for over 25 years, and was the Technical Director of Coaching at Santa Rosa United, the biggest soccer club north of the Golden Gate Bridge. David has played and coached at all levels of soccer in the county from high school to the professionals.
David took his role as a head coach at Montgomery High School from 1996 to 2004, where he led the team to three NCS titles and posted a record of 161-49-14. David is also a two-time California Coach of the Year and four-time Redwood Empire Coach of the Year.

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