Steven Kientzy Named Zone 1 Director

Steven Kientzy

Zone 1 Director

Assistant Coach for Archbishop Ryan Men’s soccer team and veteran soccer player joins Philadelphia soccer Club.

Kientzy started his career as a player at Philadelphia Soccer Club winning numerous championships in the Delco League and UJSL, as well as multiple State championships. Kientzy was a state and regional champion in 1998 with Philadelphia Soccer Club Phantoms. Kientzy was a three year varsity starter at Archbishop Ryan High School, two time first team All Catholic selection, Catholic league MVP finalist, and Catholic league Champion in 2003.

Kientzy started his collegiate career at Widener University in 2004, with four goals and two assists as a freshman. He was named to the All-Commonwealth conference second team and the Commonwealth conference all-tournament team. He then moved onto Holy Family University from 2005-2008.

Kientzy was nominated for CACC player of the year in 2005. He had nine goals and three assists in his first season with Holy Family. He also garnered ALL-CACC second team honors for the first time. In 2006 Kientzy was All-CACC second team selection after scoring 6 goals and had a career best seven assists. Kientzy had a career season in 2007 as a senior by racking up a personal best in goals (12) and points (26). He earned All-Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference first team and Daktronics All- New England second team honors. Kientzy was also a finalist for CACC player of the year award. His 12 goals places him in the top ten on the Holy Family single season list.

Kientzy is the sixth on all-time goals and points. He finished his career with 27 goals and 66 points in a Tiger uniform. Kientzy is still playing for Phoenix Soccer Club over 30 men’s team. In 2016 his team won a National Championship. Kientzy began his coaching career at Holy Family University in 2009 as an assistant with the Men’s team. He is currently coaching Archbishop Ryan Men’s Varsity team (2016-Present). Kientzy does numerous personal training sessions at Philadelphia Soccer Club and has been on the staff with the In-house program since 2013.