|Title:||Assistant Coach/Area Recruiting Coordinator|
Leon Florez enters his first year as assistant coach at Johnson and Wales University.
Coach Florez has 18 years of coaching experience in the state of Florida. He has only been in only two clubs in his career. Miami Premier Soccer club from 2001-2008 and Florida Rush Soccer Club from 2008-present. He is also going into his ninthyear as the East Ridge High School Girls Varsity coach in Clermont, Florida.
Involved in Florida ODP since 2007, Florida Youth Soccer Association Staff Head coach since 2012. He won a National Championship with 1996 Florida ODP boys team. Has worked with many players in the state of Florida with the Florida ODP Program.
Currently working with Florida Rush with the 2000 Girls team and is also the College Advisory Program (CAP) Director at Florida Rush and is In charge of helping kids with the recruiting process at the club. He has helped over 200 boys and girls get into schools from D1 to NAIA and Juco.
Has worked several college camps throughout his career including University of Miami, Duke University, Florida Gulf Coast, USF, and Lundy Camp at Wofford College in South Carolina.
He is a United States Soccer Federation National C license coach.
He lives in Clermont, Florida, with wife Ursula and two daughters Camila (7) and Sofia (4).