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.
  • Alec Camaro
    Staff Coach
    • Licenses: US Soccer National E, United Soccer Coaches 4v4, United Soccer Coaches 7v7, United Soccer Coaches 9v9.
    • Alec began his coaching career at age 14 by running small camps on his own. From there, he began training players one-on-one from across multiple clubs in Jacksonville, Florida. At age sixteen, he took up a 3v3 team that would go on to win the National Championship, making him to this day the youngest coach in the tournament’s history to win the title. In October of 2018, Alec Camero joined Brookhaven FC.
    • Playing experience includes recreational, regional, state, and ECNL level. Currently plays at the collegiate level at Oglethorpe University as well as the amateur professional level at Boca Raton FC.
  • 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.
  • Nicole Rodriguez
    Staff Coach
    • Licenses: USSF C.
    • Nicole has extensive playing experience – 18 years. She played at St. Pius X Catholic High School and then continued her soccer career at Georgia Gwinnett College.
  • 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.
  • Nicholas Luscre
    Boys Academy Director
  • Victoria Monasterollo
    Girls Academy Director
  • Anthony Dahlen
    Staff Coach
  • Dado Manovic
    Staff Coach
  • Gabe Chapman
    Staff Coach
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