Red Bulls RDS Coaching Staff

Simon Barrow: Obtained a Bachelor of Science in Sports Sciences, and a Masters degree in Sport Psychology at Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK. Worked within the Academy program at Liverpool FC (English Premier League) as part of an ongoing program to educate players and parents, on the pathway to becoming a professional soccer player. Holds his NSCAA Premier diploma and USSF 'A' License. Simon has overseen the growth of the Regional Development Schools, as manager, since 2005.

Carlos Manuel: Has 20 years of coaching experience in the United States, predominantly in the Southeast. Carlos was part of the Florida Youth Soccer Association Olympic Development Program (ODP) coaching staff for over 17 years, including Head and Assistant Coaching stints with the ’83, ’84 & ’85 Girls State Teams. He also served as a Coaching Course Instructor for USSF/USYSA/FYSA State Coaching Courses. Formerly the Director of Coaching for Clay County Soccer Club, Academy Director for Space Coast United Soccer Club and Assistant DOC for Genesis Youth Soccer Club, Carlos holds his USSF 'B' License, USSF National Youth and NSCAA Goalkeeping Diplomas, and has worked within the RDS since the winter of 2011.

Anthony Flores: Received a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from New Jersey City University in 2007 and Masters of Arts in Sports Psychology from Rutgers University in 2009. Worked within Player Development Academy, as well as men’s college programs. Anthony is a former first-team All-American defender and New Jersey Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year, as well as a high school track and field All-American and All-State hurdler. Anthony currently holds his USSF National C license, and is a new addition to the RDS team for the fall of 2013.

Ross Crichton: Studied Sports Development and Fitness at Cirencester College, UK. Played for Cirencester Academy, finishing as top goalscorer and winning the National Conference Cup in his senior final year. Had a spell at Swindon Towns Centre of Excellence at youth level and represented Wiltshire at county level. Ross holds NSCAA Advanced National Diploma, and has been with Red Bulls since 2010.

Lawrence Roberts: Holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sport Development and Physical Education from Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK. Has coached within the Academy at Kidderminster Harriers (Blue Square Premier), which involved coaching and assisting the U12 boys team on training and match days. Most recently has coached for the University of Liverpool men’s soccer teams, allowing him to develop his tactical coaching knowledge to obtain the UEFA ‘B’ License (The FA Level 3) and The FA Level 2 in Goalkeeping. Lawrence has worked with Red Bulls RDS since the fall 2012.

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