Board of Directors

Ivan Kovacevic

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President
Director of Coaching

(817) 727-2159

ikovacevic@fortworthfc.com

Ivan’s playing career began in Bremen, Germany where he played with Union 60 Bremen and later joined one of the best academies in Germany, SV Werder Bremen. Ivan was a member of SV Werder Bremen for three years before his family decided the move to Fort Worth, Texas.

In the United States, Ivan played for Fort Worth FC, where his team attended some of the biggest tournaments in the nation, including traveling all around the world. Ivan also participated in the Olympic Development Program team which was considered one of the best teams in the United States.

Ivan attended Texas Wesleyan University where he graduated with his bachelor’s degree in Business Management. Ivan is the rams program leader in goals and assists (109 Points). Including NSCAA All-American (2013), NSCAA All-Southwest (2012), and 1ST Team All-SAC (2011-2012). After his collegiate career Ivan began his semi-professional career with Liverpool Warriors (NPSL) in 2014 before moving on to the Fort Worth Vaqueros (NPSL) in 2015, and then Fort Worth Inocentes (UPSL) in 2019. Ivan also had spells with one of the most recognized indoor teams in the nation, Dallas Sidekicks (MASL) in 2014.

Ivan is in his eighth year of successfully coaching and positively guiding young athletes. He holds a USSFA National C license. Ivan currently serves as the President and Coaching Director for Forth Worth FC. Ivan is happily married to Stefani, they have two daughters, Ivana and Maja.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

1st Team All-RRAC (2011)

NAIA National Tournament (2011)

NSCAA ALL-Southwest (2012)

1st Team ALL-SAC (2012)

NSCAA All-American (2013)

Leading Top Goals/Assists in Texas Wesleyan University Men’s Soccer History

U.S. Open Cup Appearances with FW Vaqueros (2018) and FW Inocentes (2019)

 

COACHING EXPERIENCE:

Americas FC (2012-2014)

Fort Worth Country Day (2014-2018)

Fort Worth FC (2015-Present)

All Saints Episcopal School (2018-2020)

Newman International Academy (2020-Present)

 

Dejan "Milo" Milosevic

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Executive Director
Director of Coaching

(817) 805-0586

milo1519@yahoo.com

Dejan’s journey as a goalkeeper began in one of the best known youth programs in Europe, called F.K Partizan.  Dejan was a member of F.K Partizan for ten years.  While attending F.K Partizan, Dejan had the pleasure of winning many championship games.  In addition to F.K Partizan, Dejan also played for Hajduk Belgrade and Jedinstvo Surcin.

In the United States, Dejan attened Arizona Western College where he was a two-time All-Conference selection and was named MVP of the Region I Finals in 2010. Shortly after, Dejan attended Texas Wesleyan University where he made 162 career saves in two seasons and was a first team 2012 All-Southwest Region selection by NSCAA, as well as an All-Conference selection.  In 2013, Dejan signed with the Dallas Sidekicks, one of the longest running soccer franchises in the nation. In December of 2013 he recorded the first shutout by a Sidekicks goalkeeper in the PASL-era and the seventh shutout in the history of the league.

Dejan became a student assistant for the Texas Wesleyan Men’s Soccer program, while coaching at Odyssey Soccer Club.  A few years later, Dejan accepted an assistant position at Hill College where he helped the women’s team win two Regional Championships and District Finals in 2018. Dejan successfully started a soccer club called Texas Eagles FC, which is now called Fort Worth FC. He currently serves as Executive Director and Director of Coaching for Forth Worth FC and as an Associate Head Coach Men’s Soccer for Texas Wesleyan University. Dejan is happily married to Elizabeth, they have a daughter, Lara and a son, Luka.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

  • Played for Serbia in the Indoor World Cup 2015
  • In December of 2013 he recorded the first shutout by a Sidekicks goalkeeper in the PASL-era and just the seventh shutout in the history of the league.
  • South Conference Champions 2013 Dallas Sidekicks
  • All-Southwest Region 2012 NSCAA
  • All Conference 2012 Red River Conference
  • NAIA National Tournament 2012 Texas Wesleyan University
  • NAIA Champion of Character 2012 NAIA
  • Defensive Player of the Year, 2011 Red River Conference
  • 2nd Team All-Conference, 2011 Red River Conference
  • Two-time Player of the Week, 2011 Red River Conference
  • Most Valuable Player, 2010 Region I Championship
  • 1st Team All-Conference, 2010 National Junior College Athletic Association
  • 2nd Team All-Conference, 2009 National Junior College Athletic Association
  • National Champion of Serbia and Montenegro U-17, 2003 Partizan Belgrade

COACHING EXPERIENCE:

  • 2009–2010- Assistant Coach at Gila Ridge High School
  • 2011-2014 Odyssey Soccer Club
  • 2012- Present-Owner MGK Academy
  • 2013-2015 Student Assistant Coach Texas Wesleyan University
  • 2014-2015- Andromeda FC
  • 2014-Present- ODP Staff Coach
  • 2015- 2017- Owner, Director of Coaching and Coach Texas Eagles FC
  • 2017-2019- Executive Director/DOC Fort Worth FC
  • 2017-2018- Hill College
  • 2019-2020 - Director of Coaching Tarrant County Dallas Texans SC
  • 2019-Present-Associate Head Coach Men’s Soccer Texas Wesleyan University
  • 2020-Present-Executive Director/DOC Fort Worth FC

Licenses:
USSF C