2009 Head Coach


Duccio Tagliaferri
Head Coach 
09G Thorns Academy
U12 Team

USSF C License "Candidate"

Duccio Tagliaferri grew up playing soccer in the streets of Naples, Italy. When he was 12 years old his family moved to Florence, Italy where he played at the local club level. When he was 14 he was recruited and played soccer at the semi-professional level for a team just outside of Florence. He was forced to step away from the game only a few of years later with a serious knee injury.

  • Coached for the Westside Timbers for 5 years serving as a Head and Assistant coach (2014-2019)
  • Served as both Coach and Director of Portland Thorns Regional Training Center (2017-Present)
  • Portland Thorns ODP 2007 age group (2019-Present)
  • Tigard High School Girls Varsity Head Coach (2018-Present)
  • Director of Coaching for Southside Soccer Club (2019-Present)