Director / Coach Steve Bethke

Steve is one of the founders of Team Connecticut. Steve has been an AAU coach since the late 1980’s. His successes are many; his teams have finished 7th in the country in Ogden Utah at the AAU Nationals, they have won the BCI Invitational in New Haven, CT, won the Boo Williams Invitational Showcase Championship in Hampton VA,  and have qualified for AAU nationals on more than one occasion, including tournaments in Amarillo Texas, Dallas Texas, Clarksville TN and Orlando FL. Steve is currently the head coach at Career Magnet High School in New Haven after previous stints at Sacred Heart Academy, East Haven High School and St. Mary’s High School. In over 25 years of coaching, Steve’s teams have played in eight CIAC finals, winning five times. He also coaches the boys’ soccer team at Career Magnet High School where he works in media relations.