Viktor graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2005 and received a master’s degree in sports management in March of 2007. Viktor was the assistant varsity coach at Spring Lake Park High School (2004-2006, women), head coach of Hopkins Hatari (2004-2006, U16-U18G) and Northern Lights (2007, U17B), assistant women’s coach at St. Olaf College (2007-2012), and Cretin Derham Hall Men’s Varsity Coach (2012 to present)
Viktor’s deep experience in playing and coaching, combined with his passion and dedication for the game, will help the club in its journey to become one of the best youth soccer clubs in the state and the country.
Chris brings a wealth of high level playing, coaching and training experience to Blackhawks, in addition to years of coaching Blackhawk teams. We are excited to bring Chris’s training skills to our youngest players, helping the club to fulfill our mission of developing stronger, more competitive teams in the future.
St. Paul Blackhawks Soccer Club is committed to teaching each player the tools to become a complete player. A complete player displays mastery of both technical and tactical aspects of the game in addition to team leadership skills. We believe that soccer can be a medium to develop youth physically, mentally, and socially. We aim to produce skilled players who exhibit respect, dedication, and a passion for soccer within a highly competitive environment. Our club is dedicated to prepare youth players for the next level whether professional, collegiate, or amateur.
The path toward developing a complete player recognizes different developmental levels and utilizes developmentally appropriate activities toward the goal.
Technical — A Complete Player masters all aspects of ball control such as dribbling, passing and receiving, ball striking, heading, and tackling.
Tactical — A Complete Player understands the fundamentals of defending and attacking individually as well as a team. They understand their role on the field in different formations such as 4-4-2- and 4-2-3-1.
Character — A Complete Player is a leader on the field who knows how to handle adversity, be a team player, and is respectful to others.