Coach Emelio founded Valeo FC in 2008. His passion to create the best soccer training environment for ambitious and passionate players. His mission was to provide equal opportunity and access to elite soccer training for all committed players regardless of socioeconomic or geographic boundaries.
Coach Emelio brings over 20 years of youth coaching experience including Oakwood (CT), Hammer (MA), and Valeo FC. He played college soccer at Southern Connecticut University including 4 NCAA National Championship runs and 2 wins.
Coach Emelio is a master of engaging and teaching very young players. He utilizes his innate talent, calm demeanor, and focus on fun, to connect with and inspire our youngest athletes to become confident on the ball and love the game.
Coach Emelio is committed to excellence as a player, a person, and a coach. He instills that in every Valeo player. He developed Valeo’s Personal Excellence Program to provide players with not only elite futbol training but the skills and passion to be a leader and to create a positive social impact. He firmly believes that the global sport of soccer is a vehicle for opportunity and positive change in the world.
Director of Methodology - Girls and Boys Team Programs
Coach Corlton is a USSF A Licensed coach with 25+ years of coaching and player development experience. He has lead numerous US Soccer Development Academy and MLS Next programs throughout New England and New York as Technical Director, Academy Director, and Director of Coaching. Additionally, Coach 'C' was a DIII College Head Coach and an ODP (Olympic Development Program) Head Coach.
Corlton has had the privilege of mentoring and coaching numerous professional, collegiate, and All-American athletes throughout his career. His experience as a player included the Jamaican National Team.
Corlton brings national and international experience as a player, coach, mentor, and leader to the players of Valeo.