Leo brings a wealth of experience to Davie United. His knowledge stems from a professional playing career in Uruguay with Danubio FC, CA Penarol and CA Rentistas, before moving on and working extensively in the men’s game at the semi-professional and collegiate levels. Leo is also a Soccer Journalist for El Sentinel and Journalist for ESPN Deportes. Leo holds a USSF “B” License. Vega is a Super Y League ODP Region Coach and Scout, Nova Southeastern University Men’s Soccer Assistant Coach, and has taken teams abroad to face international competition on many occasions As a Director of Coaching for Davie United, Coach Leo is responsible for setting the technical direction for the coaching staff. Coach Leo is fluent inSpanish, Portuguese, Italian and English with comprehension of the French and German language. He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
2011 – Current Davie United Soccer Club – Director of Coaching Davie, FL
1999 – 2013 Nova Southeastern University Davie, FL Assistant Coach
2005 – 2011 Weston FC
Boys Program Director (2010 – 2011)
Assistant Director (2005 – 2009)
2004 – 2005 Delray soccer Club Delray, FL Director of Coaching
1999 – 2000 Argentinos United Boca Raton, FL
1997 – 1998 Lauderdale Soccer Club Ft. Lauderdale, FL
1998 – 1997 Uruguay Soccer Club Miami, FL
1997 – 1995 Soccer Mania Miami, FL
1996 – 1995 Lauderdale Soccer Club Ft. Lauderdale, FL
1995 – 1992 Ft. Lauderdale Cubs Ft. Lauderdale, FL
1998 Major League Soccer Ft. Lauderdale, FL
European competition experience:
South Florida Borussia Soccer Academy participates in yearly competitions against first and second division teams in Europe (Switzerland, Germany, France, Spain, Austria, Poland, Rusia, Lithuania, Hungary, Italy, Czech Republic, Turkey, Denmark and Holland). Over 200 players have competed with Leo’s academy from the ages of 17 to 25 yrs. old.
1981 – 1985 Club Atletico Rentistas Montevideo, Uruguay First Division
1982 – 1983 Club Atletico Rentistas Montevideo, Uruguay First Division
1980 – 1981 Alto Peru First Team (Captain)
1979 – 1980 Alto Peru Montevideo, Uruguay Second Division
1978 – 1979 Miramar Misiones First Team
1977 – 1978 C A El Tanque Montevideo, Uruguay First Team
1976 – 1977 El Tanque Sisley First Team
1975 – 1976 Club Atletico Penarol Uruguay First Division (Reserve Team)
1974 – 1975 Danubio Futbol Club Uruguay First Division (Reserve Team)
1971 – 1973 Danubio Futbol Club Montevideo, Uruguay Youth Teams
Soccer Coaching Education in Europe:
1999- 2009 Coach Hanns Losmman Soccer Clinics (Werder Bremen F. C -Germany)
2010- Soccer Clinic with Spanish National Team youth staff Madrid Spain
Matthew Parry is currently the Director of Operations at Davie United Soccer Club.
An NSU alumnus, Parry had a stellar four-year career as a Shark. He helped guide the team to a 49-21-6 record during his career and was a co-captain for three seasons. Parry became the first NSU Men’s Soccer All-American when he was a Second Team selection following his junior campaign. He is tied for NSU’s all-time record with 28 career assists and finished his four year NSU career with 22 goals and 72 points.
In addition to his All-American status, Parry was a two-time All-Sunshine State Conference selection and was also named to the NSCAA/Adidas All-South Region Team following his sophomore (First Team), junior (First Team) and senior (Second Team) seasons. Parry was also named the NSU Men’s Soccer Most Valuable Player following his sophomore and senior seasons, and the NSU Male Athlete of the Year in 2003-04. Finally, Parry was inducted into the NSU Athletics Hall of Fame with the class of 2011.
Prior to his time at NSU, Parry’s playing career included stints as the Captain of Arsenal F.C schoolboys and Captain of Norwich City F.C’s Youth Team. He was also a Reserve team member and appeared in the first team squad on three occasions while at Norwich City F.C.
Born in Hitchin, England, Parry received his Bachelor’s degree in Sport and Wellness Studies from NSU in December of 2005 and his Masters degree in Business Administration in August 2009.
Parry holds a USSF “B” License, the NSCAA Premier Diploma and the Level 2 Coaching Certificate from the English FA. He can be contacted at email@example.com