The popular coach and former English Premier League Academy player becomes the second high profile hire by club this year
TEMECULA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Temecula United Soccer Club announces the hiring of former Fulham FC Academy player and former Arsenal FC South coach, Aaron Kiely, as their new Technical Director and Head Coach.
Coach Aaron Kiely has been a fixture in the Temecula Valley soccer community for five years and has amassed a great following among players and parents. The charismatic Englishman is licensed by USSF, UEFA and the English FA and has 12 years of coaching experience at an elite level. Coach Aaron played and coached at Fulham Football Club’s Academy in England before moving to the U.S.
He played NCAA D1 soccer at Sacred Heart University in Connecticut before becoming Assistant Coach at D2 Hawaii Pacific University.
“I am delighted to be part of Temecula United Soccer Club,” said Coach Aaron.
“I’ve been watching the club’s growth over the past few years and wanted to join the club as a coach. The more we spoke and the more I learned about the club and the club learned about me, it became clear that we shared the same vision for the future. The opportunity to become the club’s Technical Director was presented and I accepted,” explained Coach Aaron.
Aaron will coach the premier B2004 teams at Temecula United and oversee the club’s player development strategies and professional development for coaches. He follows former Canadian Men’s National Team player, Greg Ion, as Temecula United’s second high profile staff addition this year.
“I always knew Aaron was an excellent coach, but I rate his vision for and understanding of player development equally highly. He fits the long-term strategy that we have developed at the club,” said Temecula United Club President Mike Richards. “We are proud to have him join our club.”
About Temecula United Soccer Club:
Based in Temecula, California, Temecula United is a youth soccer club with players ranging from 6 years of age to 18 years of age in both girls and boys divisions. Established in 2005, Temecula United is one of the fastest growing youth soccer clubs in Southern California boasting more than 40 teams. Temecula United is a 501(c)(3) non-profit.
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Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com -- Temecula United Soccer Club announces the hiring of former Fulham FC Academy player and former Arsenal FC South coach, Aaron Kiely