BERKS UNITED FC
2011 Boys Head Coach
Jon played high school soccer at Daniel Boone HS, where he still holds the career and single-season scoring records, tallying 84 goals and 39 assists in three seasons. He was a two-time All-State and All-Berks selection. He also played for the EPYSA State Team for three years and medaled at three consecutive Keystone State Games. Jon continued his soccer career as a full-scholarship athlete at Villanova University, where he was a four-year starter and still holds the single-season school scoring record with 13 goals in his senior season. He was named Big East Offensive Player of the Week twice, and was selected for the Philadelphia Soccer 7 All-Star First Team and the Mid-Atlantic Region All American Team in 1996.
Jon holds a US Soccer Grassroots Coaching License and has been coaching youth soccer for the past 7 years. He has led his current team to both league and tournament championships. His many years of high-level playing experience provide him with the ability to quickly assess players' strengths and weaknesses, and to create training and game plans designed to maximize their current potential while promoting skill development where needed, resulting in continuous improvement from year to year. His coaching philosophy focuses on positive reinforcement, stresses teamwork, and is committed to player development both on and off the field in order to ensure success at all levels of competition.
2011 Boys Asst. Coach
Brandon was a four-year varsity starter in soccer for Hamburg Area High School and multi-sport athlete. He then attended Kutztown University for Accounting. His family resides in Exeter Township where he is the former President of Exeter United FC. Prior to becoming President, he was the Secretary and Director of Coach and Player Development for the club. He continues to be an active player and student of the sport by playing locally in futsal and men’s soccer leagues.
Brandon has a National C Coaching License and is the assistant girl's coach at Exeter High School. He has coordinated and participated in annual coaching clinics with EPYSA A licensed instructors. Brandon has been coaching boy’s and girl’s youth soccer since 2013 and has led multiple teams to league championships. He prides himself with technical development, building relationships, teamwork, and fostering active lifestyles and fitness through soccer.