1. Full Name?

Tony Donatelli

2. Place of birth?

Glenside, PA

3. Family – how many kids do you have?

Wife-Sharon, 3 kids: Stepson Liam (11), Stepdaughter Riley (9) and daughter

Sophia (9 months)

4. How many languages do you speak?

Only English fluently but I have moderate proficiency in Spanish

5. What countries have you played in?

I’ve played for teams in both the U.S. and Canada but have played games and competitions all over the world. These countries include Spain, Portugal, Italy, France, England, Ireland, Denmark, Netherlands, Mexico, Honduras, Costa Rica, Trinidad & Tobago, and Antigua.

6. Any really cool memories from your playing career?

Special players you have played with or against? Special competitions you have played in?One of my best memories from playing was scoring the winning goal in overtime of the 2015-16 MASL Championship in Mexico. Another cool memory was playing an exhibition against A.C. Milan when I was a member of the Montreal Impact in front of 60,000+ fans. Some special players I’ve been able to play against include Ronaldinho, Clarence Seedorf, Pato, Filippo Inzaghi, David Beckham and Romario. A special competition I played in with the Montreal Impact was the CONCACAF Champions League. We made it all the way to the quarterfinals where we lost 5-4 to Santos Laguna(Mexico).

7. What year did you join Baltimore Celtic?

I started coaching with Celtic in 2017.

8. What is your favorite thing about coaching?

My favorite thing about coaching is being able to pass my experience and knowledge on to the next generation of players and to watch as they develop and grow both individually and as a team.

9. What is your favorite thing about being a member of Baltimore Celtic?

My favorite thing about being a member of Baltimore Celtic is working alongside one of the best coaching staffs in the country and helping develop the extremely talented players that this club possesses. We all support each other and are like a big family that celebrate in the many accomplishments that the players and teams achieve.

10. Any advice for young players that want to develop to their full potential?

My advice to young players that want to develop to their full potential is to put in the work. It may sound cliché but that is the only way to improve. Practices with your team a couple nights a week is not enough. If you want to take your game to the next level, you have to be willing to put work in on your own. Find ways to keep it fun but challenge yourself daily to master the fundamentals of the game.