Vlatko Andonovski Biography: Salary, Age, Family, Net Worth, Twitter, Daughter, Record, Instagram, Pronunciation, Wiki
Vlatko Andonovski (born 14 September 1976) is the head coach of the United States women’s national soccer team.
He started his footballing career in Macedonia; featuring FK Rabotnički, Makedonija GP, and FK Vardar, within the space of six footballing seasons.
He also took part in the First Macedonian Football League, European Cup, and Intertoto Cup.
After his move to the States, Andonovski starred in the central defense position for a number of clubs before hanging his boots.
Vlatko Andonovski enjoyed successful coaching tenures at FC Kansas City, Kansas City Comets, and Reign FC, before taking charge of the National team in 2019.
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|Full Name:||Vlatko Andonovski|
|Born:||14 September 1976|
|Age:||44 years old|
|Place of Birth:||Skopje, North Macedonia|
|Children:||Dragana Andonovski, Luka Andonovski, and Daria Andonovski|
|Wife • Spouse:||Biljana Andonovski|
|Occupation:||Soccer Player • Coach|
On the 14th of September, 1976, Vlatko Andonovski was born, in Skopje, SFR Yugoslavia.
Due to the political instability in eastern Europe at the time, Vlatko Andonovski‘s parents moved to a neighboring country and lived as peasants for a decade.
However, his fortune took a nice turn after a football scout spotted him during a sports competition at school.
Vlatko Andonovski joined a Macedonian football academy at a very young age and trained in various climes as an unprofessional athlete.
Due to constant traveling, the 55-year-old was unable to spend much time with his family and childhood friends; and was keen on getting a big move to his club’s senior side.
With a large chunk of his developmental years spent on the pitch, Vlatko Andonovski was unable to take his academic standard to the high school level. This was not until he got the opportunity to move to the United States a few years later.
Prior to his move, Andonovski had completed his basic education in Macedonia and was expected to accomplish great things as a Macedonian football player.
Vlatko Andonovski‘s move to the States earned him the opportunity to study further; graduating in 2008 from Park University, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration/Management.
He also rubber-stamped his sporting acumen by earning a Sports Science Masters Degree (MSC) in Coaching Soccer from Ohio University in 2017.
After impressing in a Macedonian football academy, Vlatko Andonovski drew a number of bids; all requesting for a deal between both parties. He played as a central defender for FK Rabotnički, Makedonija GP, and FK Vardar, within the space of six footballing seasons. He also took part in the First Macedonian Football League, European Cup, and Intertoto Cup.
Vlatko Andonovski‘s big break came after his move to the National Professional Soccer League in 2000. Aged 24 at the time, he signed a deal to play for Wichita Wings and was impressed after his first season. He went on to dawn the colors of Kansas City Comets, California Cougars, and Philadelphia Kixx of the Major Indoor Soccer League before hanging his boots.
On the 8th of February 2015, Vlatko Andonovski joined Kim Røntved–Wichita Wings coach at the time–to play a single game. They both came out of retirement and competed against each other on the pitch; for their respective teams.
Vlatko Andonovski signed a deal to coach FC Kansas City on the 5th of December, 2012. He also took charge of Kansas City Comets the following year; after being assigned the senior coach role.
His appointment came after serving as assistant coach to Kim Røntved for three seasons. In 2014, Andonovski secured two major titles in the States; winning the MISL Championship with Kansas City Comets, and an NWSL Championship title with FC Kansas City.
Three years later, he replaced Laura Harvey at Seattle Reign FC, coaching the side during its transition. Before the start of the 2019 season, the side moved from Seattle to Tacoma, Washington. It was also renamed Reign FC, before its rebranding in 2020 to OL Reign.
Vlatko Andonovski proved his wherewithal in Reign’s 2019 season after guiding them to fourth place in the NWSL. His performance was applauded by pundits and analysts due to the number of players he missed to injuries at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. He was named as the head coach of the United States women’s national soccer team that same year.
Vlatko Andonovski holds dual citizenship (Macedonian and American) and resides in Kansas City, Missouri. He is happily married to Biljana Andonovski and is a father to three children; Dragana Andonovski, Luka Andonovski, and Daria Andonovski.
Due to his achievements as a player and coach in the round-leather game, Vlatko Andonovski is highly revered in the United States.
He is also a local hero in Macedonia and travels during the off-season to visit his parents. Although the American soccer coach has spent many years in the States, he recently earned his American citizenship in 2015.
Vlatko Andonovski spends less time on social media. He dedicates many hours of the day to developing his players and monitoring their fitness levels. He also keeps a small circle due to his convictions.
The Macedonian-American soccer player and coach, Vlatko Andonovski who has achieved some notable honors, has accumulated an estimated net worth of $500,000-$1,000,000.
- MISL Most Valuable Player (2005)
- MISL Defender of the Year (2002)
- MISL Most Improved Player (2002)
- MISL All-Star (2-time)
- Missouri State Championship (4-time)
- Youth National Championship (1-time)
- Major Indoor Soccer League (2013-14)
- NWSL Championship (2014, 2015)
- SheBelieves Cup (2020, 2021)
- Major Arena Soccer League Coach of the Year ,(2014-15)
- NWSL Coach of the Year (2013, 2019)
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