SABR Board Director of Team Boca
In his 22nd year with Team Boca, Bill D’Addio returns in 2023 as the SABR Board Director of Travel (Team Boca) after being our Club Director for the past 20+ seasons. Bill’s primary role will now be as a Consultant/Advisor to our Girls & Boys Directors of Coaching, which he has handed over the day to day club operations to. Bill will also continue to serve as our Executive Director of our WPSL franchise, the Team Boca Blast, which he was instrumental in bringing to Team Boca and served as General Manager for the first four seasons in the league. Bill also currently serves as a Pro Scout and Player Agent of which he has multiple alliances with Pro Intermediaries (Agents) who represent players from multiple Pro leagues & Clubs around the Globe, including Serie A (Italy) English Premier League (England), Bundesliga (Germany), La Liga (Spain), and the Eredivisie (Netherlands), with additional alliances routinely being added. Coach Bill also serves as an Independant Assignment Scout for various Professional teams in the Italian Lega Serie A and Major League Soccer (MLS), as well as College Life Italia and Soccer Management Institute, both located in Rome, Italy.
Under his direction, Team Boca has had over 300 players move on to play college soccer, 54 teams reach the State Cup Final Four, 23 State Champions, 4 Regional Champions, and 2 National Champions, as well as numerous state, regional, and national tournament championships. In 2021, Team Boca’s four teams qualifying for the National Championship was the most teams by any one club in the country, as well as being the only club in the country to win two National Championships in 2021. Team Boca’s Girls U13 team is also the only U13 team from the State of Florida, Boys or Girls, to ever win a National Championship. In 2011 Team Boca had an unprecedented 41 girls recruited and committed to play college soccer in one season. Bill has coached several teams over his tenure with Team Boca, including coaching the Girls U18 90/91 team which he led to the State Cup Championship Finals, Girls U18 Navy 91/92 which he led to the Division 1 President’s Cup State Championship, and the Girls ’91/’92 White team which he coached to three straight State Championship Finals. Bill was an AAU All-State (Connecticut), All New England, and Second Team All-American High School player, but unfortunately career ending injuries forced an early retirement from the college game. Coach Bill is a former Trainer at the Southern Connecticut Soccer Academy as well as one of the original Trainers for the Delray Beach Rage Soccer Program. Bill also served as the head girls varsity coach at Pope John Paul II High School in Boca Raton for six years and was selected Coach of the Year in 2005/06 by both the Boca News and the Palm Beach County Athletic Conference, as well as in his final year (2010) by the Palm Beach Post. During his tenure at Pope he led the Eagles to the Regional tournament every year. Coach Bill holds USSF and NSCAA National Coaching Licenses.
Besides coaching youth players over the past 40 plus years, Bill D’Addio, Ph.D., brings a very diverse and professional resume to the Team Boca coaching staff and administration. Bill was a Nutritionist for many years licensed by the Florida Board of Medicine, a Strength & Conditioning Coach for the Port Charlotte Rangers Professional Baseball Team (Texas Rangers), and the team Nutritionist for the Florida Beach Dogs Professional Basketball team of the CBA. Bill is certified by the American College of Sports Medicine as a Fitness Instructor and Fitness Director. He is also a member of the National Academy of Sports Medicine as well as a Board Certified member of The American Association of Drugless Practitioners. Bill was also the original owner and developer of Palm Beach Gym & Fitness Center chain, which he sold in 2004. Bill now serves as a nationally known author & consultant to the health & fitness industry. Bill was also the Contributing Expert/Author of a long standing weekly nutrition column for 50 Plus Lifestyles, a nationally syndicated publication. He has worked as a Sports, Pediatric, and Adolescent Nutritionist and is licensed as a Certified Guardian Ad-Litem Child Advocate for the 15th Judicial Circuit Court in Palm Beach County where he represents children in both the Family and Criminal Court. Bill is also a Certified Group Counseling Facilitator. He has received numerous awards of merit and distinction; most notably he is a recipient of the prestigious President’s Council on Physical Fitness Award of Merit from President Bill Clinton for his many years of contribution to the health & fitness industry. He was also selected to both the Oxford and Cambridge Who’s Who Registry of Outstanding Professionals.
Coach Bill presently serves as the soccer representative on the FAU Athletic Owl Club Board of Directors. Bill has also formerly served on the Board of Directors for the Palm Beach County Sports Commission, the Florida United Girls Soccer Assoc., and the Pope John Paul II High School Board of Directors & Advisory Board.