Scott Brody

Scott B. Brody (born 10 April 1970 in Queens, New York) is a former national soccer player and current nationally licensed soccer coach in Florida[1]

Scott Brody
Personal information
Full name Scott B. Brody
Date of birth (1970-06-10) June 10, 1970 (age 49)
Place of birth Queens, United States
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
FC America (Head Coach)
Youth career
1988–1989 American Eagles
1990 UNLV Rebels
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1992 Las Vegas Dust Devils 33 (4)
1993 Colorado Elite SC 19 (2)
Teams managed
2005 Ajax America (Head of Commercial Operations)
2006 Ajax America (General Manager)
2007 FC Orlando
2008 Hunters Creek SC
2009 FC America Omni Sharks
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

CareerEdit

Brody is from Florida and had success in the Florida Youth Soccer Association (FYSA) Olympic Development Program (ODP) as a Regional III team player in the mid-1980s. Brody accepted a soccer scholarship to American University in Washington, D.C. in 1988 and played 2 seasons for Coach Pete Mehlert and the Eagles. Brody won Most Improved Player in 1989 as a central and right midfielder.[2] Brody then transferred to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) to play for Coach Barry Barto in 1990. At UNLV Brody was an Academic All Big West Conference Scholar Athlete First Team player in 1991 and 1992. Brody's career at UNLV included playing with and against some of the best players in the country.[3] Brody was offered contracts in Belgium and Sweden in 1993 but did not go. He played for the Las Vegas Dust Devils and in Colorado both semi-pro and professionally before retiring due to injury.[4]

Coaching careerEdit

Brody is nationally licensed with US Youth Soccer, has been FYSA Coach of the Year[5] and National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) adidas Boys Coach of the Year.[6] Brody was Head of Commercial Operations for Ajax America, the North American Affiliate of Ajax Amsterdam FC, in 2005.[7] In 2006, Brody was promoted to General Manager at Ajax America.[8] Brody has been invited to attend the Leaders in Football Conference in Europe and is currently an Executive in the Hospitality industry in Florida.[9] Brody is currently one of top coaches in country as evidenced here: http://youth1.com/article/1875537477-secret-behind-fca%E2%80%99s-soccer-success http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/2012-01-21/sports/os-hs-boys-soccer-coaches-turnaround-20120121_1_school-soccer-soccer-field-boys-soccer-coaches Brody is currently with the ECNL program and Purple Teams at Orlando City Soccer Club (http://www.orlandocitysc.com/post/2015/02/18/2015-super-y-tryouts-and-coaching-staff-announced). Brody's son Andrew Brody was a freshman all American at university of Louisville (http://www.gocards.com/sports/m-soccer/mtt/andrew_brody_857059.html) and was invited to U20 Men's National Team Camp in 2014 (http://www.ussoccer.com/stories/2014/03/17/12/52/140103-jan-camp-roster-rel).

HonorsEdit

  • 2011: USSF National "C" Coaching License
  • 2010, 2011: Florida Youth Soccer Association Girls Coach of the Year
  • 2005: NSCAA/Adidas East Regional Youth Boys Coach of the Year
  • 2006: Florida Youth Soccer Association Boys Coach of the Year
  • January 2001: Cornell University, School of Hospitality Management MVP

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