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George Kostelis
George Kostelis


George Kostelis was named an assistant coach at Central Connecticut on July 6, 2022 (read more). Kostelis comes to CCSU with a broad background as both a coach at all levels and as a former professional player.

Kostelis graduated from the University of Hartford in 1993 with a degree in Human Services. He earned a Master's of Science in Physical Education from CCSU in 2017. He holds a USSF A License and is a member of United Soccer Coaches and the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

A native of West Hartford, Kostelis resides in Cromwell with his wife.


Assistant Coach (2022-present)

  • AHEPA Hellenic Athletic Hall of Fame (2023)


University of Hartford (1995, 2020-22), men’s and women’s soccer assistant coach

United Soccer Coaches, National Staff Instructor (2007-present), Goalkeeping Academy

Hartford Athletic (2019-20, USL Championship), goalkeeper coach

University of Rhode Island (2017-18), women’s soccer associate head coach

Elm City Express (2017-18, NPSL), goalkeeper coach

Trinity College (2016), men's soccer assistant coach

Southern Connecticut State University (2016), men’s soccer assistant coach

Western Connecticut State University (2011-2015), men’s soccer head coach

Yale University (2001-11), men’s soccer assistant coach

  • Ivy League co-champions (2005)

Southern Connecticut State University, men’s soccer assistant coach

University of Connecticut (1997-2000), women’s soccer assistant coach

  • National finalists (1997), Elite 8 (1998, 1999)


University of Hartford (1989-92)

  • Three-time All-North Atlantic Conference, All-New England (1992), NCAA Tournament (1991-92)
  • Career leader in wins (36) and goals-against average (1.07)
  • Hawks’ Alumni Hall of Fame, 2007

Greece, Professional (1992-94)