About Us

Madison Futsal is the only league in south central Wisconsin that is affiliated with US Soccer and sanctioned by United States Youth Futsal. Madison Futsal offers the only form of indoor soccer approved by FIFA in its true and authentic form. We work with several National team coaches in order to develop players for true top development, some of the coaches include Spanish National Team Coach, Finland National Team Coach & Dutch National Team Coach. Madison Futsal promotes strong technical/skill development, high player executive functioning (ability to make the right decision under pressure) and  research & evidence based development.  A Center of Excellence Program, all aspects of the program undergo weekly evaluations and training.

Victor Jacobus HermansVictor Jacobus Hermans, Madison Futsal Player Developmental-Technical Consultant

        Vic has managed 7 different National Futsal Teams, currently (2017) coaching the Indonesian Futsal National Team.  Vic has lead teams and guided 3 National teams to the World Cup. Vic has a wealth of experience and is also a FIFA & UEFA Futsal Instructor.

Vic conducted a coach and player education with Madison Futsal coaches and players during summer 2016.  He continues to work with Madison Futsal in the area of player technical-tactical development.

Vic’s National Team Coaching Experience:

1990 Ass. Coach Futsal Holland: 1992 Head coach Futsal Hong Kong (Hong Kong 1992)

1996 Head Coach Futsal Malaysia (Spain 1996): 2001 Head coach Futsal Iran (AFC Asian Futsal Championship Winner)

2001 Head Coach Futsal Holland (Launched new program, qualified for Czech Republic 2005)

1997 Ass. Coach Futsal Holland: 2009 Head coach Futsal Malta

2012-2016 Head Coach Thailand: 2017 – Currently Head Coach for Indonesia National Team


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Ilir Lushaj, Madison Futsal League and Academy Director

                  • USSF coach licenses: National “B”
                  • Advanced Futsal Coaching Diploma – By Venancio Lopez, Spanish National Futsal Coach – 2018
                  • International Futsal Coaches Diploma – Italy – 2016
                  • Advanced Futsal Coaching Course Diploma – By Vic Hermans, UEFA & FIFA Instructor – 2016
                  • Advanced  Futsal Coaching Course – By Mico Martic, UEFA & FIFA Instructor – 2017
                  • United States Youth Futsal Coaching License Level 4
    Ilir is the Madison Futsal League & Madison Futsal Academy Director.  He brought Futsal to Madison in 2010 to allow players to have a great tool toward highest player development.  Prior to managing the Madison Futsal League, he coached at Madison LaFollette and was also the Director of Coaching for the Verona Area Soccer Club.  Ilir played Futsal & outdoor soccer in high school and college in Albania, as well as amateur division in Albania. Ilir has a strong passion for player development and soccer related research.

Domenick Genova

                      • USSF Coaching License: National “B”
                      • NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma
                      • Advanced Futsal Coaching Course Diploma – By Vic Hermans, UEFA & FIFA Instructor
                      • Advanced  Futsal Coaching Course – By Mico Martic, UEFA & FIFA Instructor 
                      • Advanced Futsal Coaching Diploma – By Venancio Lopez, Spanish National Futsal Coach – 2018

Domenick currently teaches Spanish at McFarland High School where he has taught for the past 19 years.  Domenick has coached at various levels in the past 25 years; from his son’s U8 team to high school, premier, regional level and Wisconsin ODP.  Prior to joining Madison Futsal, Domenick was the head coach for the McFarland varsity boys’ and girls program.  Domenick has also held the position of Coaching Director for the Waunakee Area Soccer Club and Madison FC.  He played youth soccer in Madison and at the age of 16 he joined the men’s league. In the 80s he played in the Wisconsin Majors’ League with Madison United.


David Lacocque, Psy.D.

                      • Madison Futsal Peak Performance Specialist
                      • Advanced Futsal Coaching Course Diploma – By Vic Hermans, UEFA & FIFA Instructor
                      • Advanced  Futsal Coaching Course – By Mico Martic, UEFA & FIFA Instructor 
                      • Advanced Futsal Coaching Diploma – By Venancio Lopez, Spanish National Futsal Coach – 2018

Philosophy – Your mind is what makes your body work

    David is a clinical psychologist who also brings a strong background in soccer and futsal. At UW-Madison, David is the Clinical and Sports Psychologist for the Athletic Department, where he helps Badger student-athletes to excel in their academic and athletic development. David was an Illinois High School All-State soccer player and he lettered for four years while playing at Carleton College. David has also coached recreational youth soccer for the past four years in Madison. David enjoys helping players to become “mental athletes” as a way to achieve excellence in sports. David will be involved with Madison Futsal Academy Players, Madison Futsal Regional teams and other Madison Futsal Programs. He will be providing these athletes with some great tools toward the path of futsal/soccer excellence.

ananda Ananda Sathasivam, Director of Officials

                      • Outdoor referee level:USSF Level 7, WIAA-Master, NISOA-College referee
                      • Outdoor referee assigner:Yes
                      • Futsal USSF-certified referee:Yes
                      • Futsal Referee instructor:Yes
                      • Years of experience:15 years
                      • Refereeing philosophy: Player safety first, learn good-self esteem and technical knowledge along with a keen sense of fair play
    Originally from Sri Lanka, Ananda played soccer in high school, college and the amateur divisions.  He came to USA in 1976 and played soccer for four years with Madison Eagles in the Capital Division.  Ananda holds multiple licenses with United States Soccer Federation as a referee, instructor, assessor, and assigner.  As a H.S. licensed master level referee with WIAA, has officiated at the WIAA high school girl’s and boy’s tournaments.  Ananda is well respected in the soccer community and will always work with other Madison Futsal League referees to maintain highest standards.

 Hayato Ikeda

                      • Madison Futsal League Center of Excellence Coordinator
                      • Advanced Futsal Coaching Course Diploma – By Vic Hermans, UEFA & FIFA Instructor

Hayato is very interested in sports performance and sports medicine, and is currently a sophomore at UW-Madison studying to pursue a degree in Athletic Training.  Hayato played high school soccer for Madison Memorial. He also participated in several Madison Futsal Academy sessions and the 5v5 league for several years, while in high school.  Hayato is very passionate about soccer and is always looking for opportunities to play or watch the game.


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Megan Hornby

                      •  Madison Futsal Lead Center of Excellence Coordinator

Megan has a strong passion for sports and recreation, in both participation and management aspects.  She has grown up playing soccer, amongst other sports, and enjoys being able to help the organization continue to provide such great experience for youth and adults.  Megan is always looking for opportunities to continue to improve and fulfill the motto of providing a program of true excellence for all individuals who are a part of the Madison Futsal family.


 

Mark Warnick

                      •  Madison Futsal Center of Excellence Operations Team Leader

Mark brings a life-long passion for soccer to Madison Futsal and he continuous to be very involved with futsal and outdoor refereeing.  Mark is especially interested in fostering a center of excellence environment, with a strong focus on education and positive experiences.  Mark’s past experience were in the solar industry and information technology.  He sees opportunities to use skills in building relationships and use of technology to contribute to great quality standards and the continued growth toward excellence.