Mehrgan Padidar - Club President
Coaching Experience: I had my first opportunity to coach when I was 25 when I coached with the Northern Columbus Association U14 boys select team and took them all the way to the finals of the MOSSL inaugural season. I have over 17 years of coaching experience at the recreational and select levels. My teams won almost 18 tournament championship and finished 10 times as finalist.
Playing Experience: I played soccer since I was 5 years old and played my high-school soccer in Javid High-School in Lahijan, Iran. Played my collegiate soccer at Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio.
Licenses/Education: F and E USSF coaching license. Also I have NFHS coaching certificate along with USSF grade 8 referee license.
Personal Bio : I live in Westerville with my wife Nazy and I have two sons Kayvon (28) and Meilaud (18). I am Dragons FC president and club founder. I love soccer and have a huge passion for the game and I started Dragons FC in 2008 and my primary goal was to offer kids and their families a more affordable option to play select soccer.