Making it Happen

Nick Basan

FCU Staff Coach

Playing Experience:
• Mount Prospect Lions
• Chicago Kickers
• Notre Dame High School (4 Year Varsity Starter)
• HNK Zrinski (Metropolitan League)
• Hrvat Chicago (Metropolitan League)
• RWB Adria Chicago (Premier League of America)
Coaching Since:
Coaching Experience:
B2008 Select 1
B2006 Pre-Academy White
Other Coaching Positions:
• Hrvat Chicago SC - 2010-2016 (Club Director & Coach)
• Trevian SC/FC United - 2016-Present
Coaching Licenses:
• U8-U10 Youth Module
• E Certificate
• USSF D License
• Concussion Certified

Nick started playing soccer at the age of 5 years old. He played striker his entire career. Nick retired from competitive soccer at the age of 30 and decided to take on the career of coaching young kids to love the game as much as he does.

Nick currently has 2 children playing soccer for the club and enjoys watching them take after their father's footsteps.

Nick is a true believe in player development and tries his hardest to take that knowledge and passion into his practices and games. He is a true competitor that shows passion on and off the field. Nick develops his soccer players into true champions who understand the driving force of the game and at the same time enjoy the beautiful art of soccer.