United Futbol Academy

Metro Atlanta

Meet Our Coaches

  • Jon Akin
    Executive Director
    • U.S. Soccer “A” coaching license.
    • NSCAA “Premier” license.
    • U.S. Soccer National “Youth” license.
    • Head coach of Oglethorpe University men’s soccer team – 16 years.
    • Played 5 years professionally in U.S. A-League and Irish Premier League.
    • 2x All-American player at St. Leo University.

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  • Luke Collins
    Director of Coaching
    • U.S. Soccer “A” coaching license.
    • Coerver Youth Coaching license.
    • GA Soccer ODP head coach.
    • Previous coaching/director experience at UFA, Forsyth Fusion, and HCSA.
    • Graduate of Clayton College & State University.
    • Clayton State University Men’s Soccer team.
    • NCAA Division II Soccer Championships.
  • Derrick Burgess
    Asst. Director of Coaching
    • Director of BFC Soccer School of Excellence.
    • U.S. Soccer “B” coaching license.
    • Advance National Diploma.
    • United Soccer Coaches Premier Diploma.
    • Director of Coaching Diploma.
    • Bermuda Youth National Team.
    • Coach at Cross Keys High School.
    • CPR certified, Heads Up Concussion Training.
    • Atlanta United CEP.
    • Email: derrick@brookhavenfc.org
  • Ryan Burkhart
    Staff Coach
    • 10 years of club and high school playing experience.
    • Played on the Georgia College State University club team.
  • Reed Norton
    Staff Coach
    • Current Assistant Coach and Recruiting Coordinator at Oglethorpe University
    • Previously Assistant Coach at Georgia Southern University (2016-2018) and Club Coach for Tormenta FC (2016-2017).
    • Currently pursuing United Soccer Coaches “D” License.
    • Played Division I Soccer at North Carolina State University (2014-2015) and Georgia Southern University (2012-2013).
    • U-17 United States National Team member.
    • Bachelor’s of Science degree in Sport Management.
    • Master’s of Science degree in Coaching.
    • Played club soccer for Concorde Fire and Augusta Arsenal.
  • Devon Patterson
    Staff Coach
    • U.S. Soccer “D” coaching license.
    • Previous coaching experience at Thunder Soccer Association and Future Stars Soccer Academy.
    • Playing experience includes Oglethorpe University (NCAA D3), Georgia United Development Academy, and American NPSL.
  • Eugene Terry
    Staff Coach
    • United Soccer Coaches Nationals Diploma.
    • Previously coached at United Futbol Academy.
    • Played at Presbyterian College.
  • Micah Akin
    Staff Coach
    • USSF D license.
    • Coached 4 years at Marist High school, coached the reserve program at Oglethorpe University and coached for 2 years at BFC.
    • Played for Oglethorpe University for 4 years and played professionally in Germany for a year.
  • Neil Lynch
    Staff Coach
    • Hold USSF D license and English FA Level 2.
    • Coaching experience includes 15 years as Georgia Youth Soccer competitive coach — Brookhaven FC; UFA; Forsyth Fusion
    • Played at Leeds Beckett University, England.
  • Gabe Chapman
    Staff Coach
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