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ALYSSA RADU is a co-founder of 1MINDSET, Ms. Radu owns and operates 1MINDSET. She is responsible for all day-to day operations of the company.  She is a mentor in the NSCAA's 30 under 30 Program. Ms. Radu during the summer of 2013, Directored and developed the curriculum for the Philadelphia Union's Girls Summer Select Program. She has also worked with the Philadelphia Union's, Union Juniors Program at YSC in King of Prussia.  Prior to 1MINDSET, Ms. Radu gained significant experience in the business and sport industry.  She spent eight-years as a Division I women’s soccer head coach, at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) and New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). During her tenure at NJIT, she was named the Senior Women’s Administrator for the department, helping the institution, in all aspects, transfer from Division II athletics to Division I. Ms. Radu also held positions as the Director of Coaching for Pipeline Soccer Club (Baltimore, MD) and head coach at the Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) club, Freestate Alliance (Bowie, MD). Prior to her college coaching career, she spent time as an Account Executive for Gameface Marketing LLC, working on event management projects such as NIKE Joga3, NIKE US Women’s National Team Summer Campaign and the NIKE US Premier Club Community Outreach Program, as well as, the Public Relations Coordinator for Global Technology Operations LLC. Ms. Radu’s playing career started at Beadling Soccer Club (Pittsburgh, PA) where she also participated in the Olympic Development Program (ODP) and Region I Pool. She then went on to be a four-year starter at Division I Rutgers University and had the opportunity to win a National Championship with the Players Development Academy (PDA) (Zarephath, NJ) as well as participate with the New Brunswick Splash, a semi-professional team. Her coaching philosophies and principles are crafted from her coaching licenses through USSF and NSCAA as well as her experience studying under the Assistant Director of Youth Academy for PSV-Eindhoven (Holland) as well as Manchester United and FC Barcelona Youth Academy coaches. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey and currently resides in suburban Philadelphia.

 

 

JILLIAN LOYDEN connected with 1MINDSET in the fall of 2012.  She owns, manages and oversees all aspects of The Keeper Institute™. Jill is currently a member of the U.S. Women’s National Team. She also plays professionally in the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) for New Jersey's SkyBlue FC. She played professionally in the Women’s Professional Soccer league (WPS)  for the MagicJack, Chicago Red Stars and St. Louis Athletica. She also spent a season in Australia with the Central Coast Mariners where she was named Goalkeeper of the Year. Prior to her professional soccer career, Ms. Loyden served as the goalkeeper coach at Drew University (Madison, NJ) for 2 seasons as well as the goalkeeper coach for the SkyBlue of the Women’s Professional Soccer league. Ms. Loyden’s playing career started as a member of the Mount Laurel Shockwaves (Mount Laurel, NJ) and she also was an All-State selection at Vineland High School (Vineland, NJ).  She went on to become a standout goalkeeper and four-year starter at Division I Villanova University, where she earned Big East Goalkeeper of the Year honors three consecutive seasons as well as NSCAA First-Team All-America her senior year. Ms. Loyden was recently inducted into the New Jersey Soccer Hall of Fame as well as the South Jersey Soccer Hall of Fame for her career accomplishments.  Ms. Loyden currently holds a coaching license from NSCAA. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Villanova University and currently resides in suburban Philadelphia.