Pre-Academy Boys Coaching Director/Youth Academy Director York County
Brandon Michaels serves as the Pre-Academy Boys Coaching Director as well as the Youth Academy Director for York County here at the Charlotte Independence Soccer Club where he is responsible for coaching, player and parent education, and the direction of the program among other duties. Brandon comes to the Independence Soccer Club with experience in club soccer serving as a Head Coach and Operations Director for the Coast FA in South Carolina. As a player, Michaels played for Green High School in Ohio and then moved onto Wembley United FC. A native of Ohio, he attended Ohio State University before moving down South. In terms of coaching licenses, Brandon has acquired the USSF D License and Coerver Coaching Youth Diploma.