Barons Announce New Coaching Staff

Reading FC coaches to work in SJ community

South Jersey Pro Soccer and the South Jersey Barons Youth Academy are pleased to announce the addition of two new members of our coaching staff. George Brewer and Michael Percival have joined us from Reading Football Club (England) where they worked for the Football in the Community Scheme and the Reading Youth Academy. Both have gained valuable expereinces at Reading FC both on the coaching and playing side, George and Michael both represente Reading FC as youth players. We welcome them to South Jersey and are glad to have them working with our young players. George and Michael will also be working in the community for South Jersey Pro Soccer as they work with teams at Mainland UTD Soccer Club and Deptford Soccer Club.

 

George Brewer - gbrewer@sjbarons.com

George is a native of Reading, England. He has been working for Reading Football Club community (England) for over four years now, before he joined the club coaching staff he played for Reading academy for 3 years. After making a conscious choice not to sign another contract and leave Reading academy a couple of years later George signed for allied counties side Henley town in which he went on to play for the first team in the FA Vase trophy in his first season. He was a regular in the Henley first team side before leaving to come and work for the Barons.

Attending Chiltern Edge School through his high school years, George grew up playing for a local side Caversham boys in which he picked up Three MVP awards and One Players player of the year award in his 12 years at the club.

In his time coaching he has worked with all elite groups and ages and has organized and run many soccer camps back in England.
* F.A Level 1 & 2 coaching certificate
* Referee’s badge
* First Aid Certificate level 2
* Child protection certificate
* Anti-bullying certificate
* Critical injury certificate
* NPLQ Life saving certificate
* NVLQ Level 2 I.T certificate
* Diploma in Sport

Michael Percival - mpercival@sjbarons.com

Michael is a native of Reading, England, as a boy Michael played for various club and countie sides. At the age of 10 Michael played a number of games for the reading academy but did not sign a contract with the club which then Michael was asked to join the reading schools side in which the team got to the semi finals of the national school cup in his first season.

After coming out of boys football Michael signed for allied counties side Henley town. After one season in the youth team Michael went on to make his debut for the first team where he played in the FA Vase trophy game. In the same season Michael won the MVP award for Henley town.

He has been working for Reading Football Club (England) for over three years in which he has worked with all elite groups and ages. Michael like George has successfully run and organized his own soccer camps and various other community projects.
* F.A Level 1 & 2 coaching certificate
* Referee’s badge
* First Aid Certificate level 2
* Child protection certificate
* Anti-bullying certificate
* Critical injury certificate
* NPLQ Life saving certificate
* NVLQ Level 2 I.T certificate
* Diploma in Sport

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