Co-Founder and Business Manager
Jonathan Adams has been active in coaching soccer for 16+ years. During his coaching career, Adams has served as an assistant coach / goalkeepers coach for three collegiate programs including Stetson University (NCAA Div. I; 14'-16'), Hofstra University (NCAA Div I; 11'-12') and Mars Hill University (NCAA DIv II; 07'-09). In addition to his collegiate roles, Adams has also served as a director of coaches for several prominent youth clubs across the country including The Dallas Texans (Midland, TX), Massapequa Soccer Club (Massapequa, NY), Orlando City Youth Academy (Sanford, FL) and GPS Orlando (Orlando, FL).
After finishing his collegiate career at Mars Hill University in 2006, Adams stayed on to serve as the first assistant and goalkeepers coach for the 2007 & 2008 seasons. As the goalkeepers coach Adams helped freshmen Sean Merfeld to earn a second-team all conference selection. In 2009 Adams moved to Texas for to earn a graduate degree and to serve as the director of goalkeepers and team staff coach for the Dallas Texans Soccer Club. After earning a masters degree in Kinesiology in 2011, he moved from Texas to New York to serve as an assistant coach /goalkeepers coach for Hofstra University. While working at Hofstra, Jonathan met his wife Kristina and in 2014 the couple moved to central Florida to begin working at Stetson University. Adams served as the assistant coach/goalkeepers coach at Stetson for the 2014-16 seasons and helped starter Paul Ladwig to earn a first team all-conference award in 16'. In addition to his duties at Stetson, Adams also worked for the youth academy at Orlando City SC from 2014-18'. It was during his time at OC that Adams began working with Chris Barocas. Together their professional chemistry has since elevated many many youth players in to the most elite levels of youth and collegiate soccer in the country.
Adams currently holds a USSF B License (2011), the NSCAA Premier Diploma (2010) and the NSCAA Advanced National Goalkeeping Diploma (2012). In addition to his coaching qualifications, Adams has earned a B.S. in Sports Management (Mars Hill University 2006), a M.S. in Kinesiology (UTPB 2011) and is currently earning an M.B.A. in Business Administration (Stetson University 2020).
Jonathan & Kristina were married in 2015 and have since welcomed two children in to the world.