2008 Boys Elite / 2003 Boys Elite
Matt grew up playing youth soccer for Swansea City and Bristol Rovers and was a member of the Welsh Schools regional and national champions team in 2010 and 2011. He played collegiate soccer for four years at Northwood University and was names NAIA Academic All American in 2015. He has extensive coaching experience in the United States and Wales and holds a Welsh Football Association Level 3 NVQ Coaching Qualification.
“My focus is to create an atmosphere that encourages soccer players to learn and develop in a fun and challenging environment, allowing each player to reach their full potential.”
2010 Girls Elite / 2009 Girls Elite / 2007 Girls Elite
Neil McKay is a professional soccer coach with 11 years of experience working with semi professional teams, as well as working in schools and with youth soccer clubs all over the world. After gaining a degree in Sports Coaching in the UK, Neil coached in the UK and Australia before moving to the USA, where he worked with Chicago Fire Juniors and more recently at Palm Beach Gardens Predators. Neil has multiple coaching licenses from the English FA including Soccer Coaching Level 2, Advanced Goalkeeping Level 2 and he is a certified Personal Trainer.
"I create a training environment in which players strive to be better than they were yesterday. I combine demonstration-based technical training and game time applications, with mental training to improve reading of the game, decision making and tactical understanding."
Cliff Wisdom - Trainer
Cliff Wisdom grew up playing soccer in St. Ann, Jamaica for Aabuthnott Gallimore High school and he represented Jamaica in the Copa Latina in Miami in 2004. Cliff has played for numerous men’s teams throughout Florida, including the Florida Raptors in Ft. Pierce, the Jupiter Strikers (competing in the Disney Nationals Competition from 2006 to 2010) and the Island Strikers Club (1999 to 2006) from West Palm.
Cliff was the head coach at St. Marks Middle School in Palm Beach Gardens from 2011-2013. Cliff is now coaching at the collegiate level at Palm Beach Atlantic University. He holds an NSCAA Level 2 Goalkeeper Training License as well as the prestigious National Youth License.