As IEFC President and Director of Coaching Novi Marojevic works with his teams each week, he reinforces hard work and dedication on and off the field. His strong commitment to the sport is evident to all who know him. He has a passion for soccer that is undeniable. And it shows. His enthusiasm is contagious.
Coach Novi’s diligence and dedication have landed him a spot in the Illinois State Soccer Association Hall of Fame. This honor is awarded to those who have made a significant impact on the sport of soccer in the state of Illinois.
Hall of Fame members are chosen for their diligence and faithfulness to the game and institution of soccer, high standards and outstanding achievement in the sport, and significant contributions made.
Among his many playing and coaching achievements, he has proudly established Indiana Elite Futbol Club as one of the top premier clubs in the Northwest Indiana area. His goal was to build a club that prides itself on working hard and playing the game with respect and passion. He has held true to his belief that building a foundation of basic soccer skills at a young age establishes the groundwork for developing a successful player in the future.
Coach Novi is honored to be recognized by such a prestigious soccer organization. He will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at the ISSA Centennial Celebrations on November 12.