Mo Keita, Owner & Founder
Mo Keita is regarded as one of the most esteemed and sought-after trainers in New England. Over the course of his professional playing and coaching career, Mo has been exposed to and trained in all positions of competitive play.
He currently specializes in forward and midfield responsibilities and has personally trained countless players who have gone on to successful collegiate, regional and national playing careers. A skilled player himself, Mo is known to be highly skilled with both feet with exceptional speed on and off the ball.
"I have successfully transferred my passion of playing into teaching and have been fortunate to train many talented athletes across New England, including Morgan Andrews, Gaby Carreiro, and b," said Mo Keita. "Being able to make a difference in a young athlete's life and see them reach their highest potential is truly gratifying."
Mo grew up in Guinea on the West Coast of Africa, attended high school in Maryland and became nationally known when he was chosen for the U14 Guinea National Team Academy. Mo attended Lynn University before gaining a full scholarship to play soccer for the University of Rhode Island where he appeared twice in the NCAA I Tournament.
Following graduation, Mo trained in Germany with Ismanning FC and 1860 Munchen and then returned to New Hampshire where he played for the New Hampshire Phantoms, an American soccer team based in Portsmouth. He was also a member of the Boston Aztec NPSL team, which was part of the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) from 2007-09.
- 2007 – 2008 – NH Phantoms
- 2005 – 2007 – 1860 Munich (2nd division Bundesliga)
- 2002 – 2004 – University of Rhode Island (NCAA I, Atlantic 10 Conference Champions)
- 2000 – 2002 – Lynn University (ranked #1 in NCAA II, National Champions)
Mo earned a National coaching license from the United State Soccer Federation “A” and currently serves as Technical Director of the Aztec Soccer Club. The Medford resident is currently responsible for integrating a new and progressive training structure for Aztec that is in line with the best practices and player development models of leading clubs world wide. In just one year's time, Mo has developed strategic alliances with the Boston Bolts & South Shore Select to allow for critical pathways for the elite players to the Development Academies. Mo and his team of professional coaches are projected to increase the number of Aztec teams from 37 to nearly 80 for the 2019-20 season.
Previously, Mo served as a head coach and youth soccer club director for numerous Elite and National League teams across New England. He worked a number of years with Ben Brewster and Bob Surrette, most notably with NH Wildcat Soccer School and the national Volgersinger camp.
Mo founded Skillz Check Soccer in 2007 and has built a successful training model that focuses on skill and tactical development as well as the maximization of game enjoyment. He also supervises team of professional coaches