GIRLS LEADERSHIP TEAM


JEROME SAMUELS

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jerome.samuels@flunited.com

Executive Director

Florida United Executive Director Jerome Samuels directs all aspects of the club. Jerome is a former professional player and is currenlty one of the most qualified coaches in the USA.

Licenses: UEFA “A”, USSF “A” and the USSF Academy Directors License

Coaching Experience:
  • 17 years coaching youth & college soccer
  • 2018 - to present Weston FC Technical Director
  • 2014 - 2018 Tophat ECNL & DA
  • 2005 - 2014 Georgia Perimeter College Men’s Assistant Coach
  • 2010 - present Jamaican Football Federation Coaching Education Instructor
Elite Player Development Highlights:

Between 2016 - 2020, 15 players under Jerome's guidance were selected to the US Soccer National Teams. Additionally, more than 40 players, to date, have received scholarships to colleges in the power 5 conferences.

Coaching Highlights:

ECNL National Quarter Finalist, 2-time ECNL Southeast Conference Champion, 4-time USSF Development Academy Southeast Conference Champion, USSF Development Academy Cup Quarterfinalist, 8-time College Conference Champions, 8-time College Regional Champions, 5-time College Final 4 Appearances, 3-time College National Championship Finalist, 1 College National Championship

Playing Experience:

U17, U20, U23 Jamaican Youth National Team. Played professionally in England (Notts County FC), USA (Atlanta Silverbacks), Jamaica (Harbour View FC)

Contact Jerome - jerome.samuels@flunited.com

SHAROLTA NONEN

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Sharolta.Nonen@flunited.com

Performance Analyst

Florida United Performance Analyst Sharolta (Shay) Nonen, is responsible for researching our teams and players on a consistent basis and providing team and individual instructional video training sessions, using our own teams and players in real time throughout the season. Having been under the spotlight for all of her footballing career, first as a professional player then as a D1 coach, Sharolta Nonen is now enjoying football as a member of the Florida United Coaching Staff and helping young up and coming players reach new levels.

Coaching Experience
  • 4 yrs. Head Coach – D1
  • 2 yrs. Assistant Coach – D1
  • 1 yr. Assistant Coach – NAIA
  • 1 yr. Player/Coach – Semi-Pro League
  • 4 yrs. Youth Head Coach – U11-19
Playing Experience
University of Nebraska, Lincoln (National Ranking #2)
  • First 3-Time All American in UNL history
  • Conference Player of the Year
  • Top 10 Athletes of Last ½ Century
Canadian Women’s National Team
  • 2X Women’s World Cup
  • Semi-Finalist in Women’s World Cup
  • 2X All-Tournament Team Women’s World Cup (Top 11 Players)
  • 2X Olympic Team Member
All-World Team Games
  • 2XStarter
Atlanta Beat – WUSA (Women’s Pro League – US)
  • #2 Draft Pick
  • Defender of the Year
  • 2X National Champion
Fortuna Hjorring (Pro League – Denmark)
  • All Star Team
  • National Champion
Atlanta Silverbacks
  • Player/Coach
  • National Finalist
LA Sol – WPS (Pro League – US)
  • National Champion

CARL BROWN

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Carl.brown@flunited.com

Scouting Director

Florida United Scouting Director Carl Brown is responsible for talent identification and recruitment for the club. Having been under the spotlight for all his footballing career, first as a player then as a coach, Carl Brown is now enjoying football as a member of the Florida United Coaching Staff.

  • In 1970, he made his debut for Jamaican National Team.
  • In 1990–1998, 2001–2004 and 2006 he coached the Jamaica National Senior Team.
  • In 1998 Coached the Jamaican National Team at the FIFA World Cup in France.
  • From August 2007 until June 2011 he was a head coach of the Cayman Islands National Football Team.
  • As of 2014, he serves on the CONCACAF Technical Committee.

If you are interested in trying out for Florida United, please contact Carl via email.

Contact Carl - Carl.brown@flunited.com

AARON INGHAM

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aaron.ingham@flunited.com

DIRECTOR OF GOALKEEPING

A former collegiate soccer player, Ingham has a wealth of experience in the goalkeeper position. Ingham played for the University of Central Florida for two years and then transferred to Georgia Perimeter College in 2006. There, he helped his team win its first ever National Championship and was named to the All-Tournament team. He was also named to All-Region and All-American Teams in 2006.

After his college career, Ingham played Professionally for Miami FC in 2007, then Ingham backpacked through Europe and South America, with hopes to play professionally, but decided to become a coach a couple years after to dedicate his life giving back to the sport that had taught him so much.

Ingham has coached youth soccer now for the past 13 years and has coached at almost every level, except professional. He was a Division II college coach at Nova Southeastern University from 2015-2017 and he was also an academy coach with the New York Red Bulls from 2017-2018. He has been the Goalkeeper Director Weston FC for the last 3 years, where he is in charge of developing over 18 goalkeepers. Ingham is also the current owner of his own Goalkeeper Academy called “Total 97 Training” which he started over five years ago. He holds his UEFA “C” license from Ireland, Brazilian Coaching License Level 3, NSCAA National Diploma, NSCAA Goalkeeper Diploma Level 3, and USSF Licensed as well.

Contact Aaron - Aaron.ingham@flunited.com