The Knights Welcome New Trainer-Coaches Elvir Prasovic and Maria Leonow!


Elvir has extensive soccer experience as a coach and player. As a players Elvir was a 4 year performer at goalkeeper for the Fairliegh Dickinson University D -1 Team in Teaneck and recently as a keeper for the Brooklyn Knights PDL Team. In addition to his High School responsibilites Elvir is also the current goalkeeeper coach for the Ironbound Express PDL Team and the Eastern New York ODP Team. He holds national licenses with USSF and NSCAA as well as a national goalkeeping license.

Maria has been coaching on the New Jersey Olympic Development Staff for 8 years. Presently, she is the assistant coach for the NJODP U-15 Girls. She is a member of the New Jersey State Coaching School Staff, teaching licensing courses for the state for the past 4 years.  She has been the Head Varsity Girls Soccer Coach at Edison High School for 7 years, where she was honored as Greater Middlesex County Coach of the Year and Star Ledger Coach of the Year. Maria has extensive camp and club experience. Over the past 10 years, she has coached and trained both girls and boys club teams, focusing on age appropriate technical and tactical developmental training. She currently holds a USSF National C License.