Leg-A-Z Soccer provides the highest level of professional and certified instruction to soccer players in the Gainesville area.

  • Pedro Rodrigues
    Pedro Rodrigues
  • Joseph William Pobee
    Joseph William Pobee
  • James Sweitzer
    James Sweitzer
  • Christopher Joseph
    Christopher Joseph
  • Darnell Bernier
    Darnell Bernier
  • Basil Benjamin
    Basil Benjamin
    Director of Coaching
  • Reginald Fenelus
    Reginald Fenelus
Pedro Rodrigues
Joseph William Pobee
James Sweitzer

COACHING POSITIONS:

Head Coach boy’s 2003 Team
Head Coach of Lincoln Middle School

COACHING EXPERIENCE:

PLAYING EXPERIENCE:

Leg-a-z Soccer Alumni

CERTIFICATION(S)/LICENSE(S):

USSF F,

MOTIVATION:

AWARDS:

2nd place at Rush Cup
1st place at Adidas Southeastern Cup
1st Place at Weston Cup

Christopher Joseph

    COACHING POSITIONS:

    Head Coach Men’s 2002 team

    COACHING EXPERIENCE:

    PLAYING EXPERIENCE:

    U-15 Olympic Development Program (ODP) National Pool
    83′ ODP Region III Team
    83′ ODP Florida State Team

    CERTIFICATION(S)/LICENSE(S):

    USSF National D Coaching License, Registered Nurse.

    MOTIVATION:

    AWARDS:

    Darnell Bernier

    COACHING POSITIONS:

    Head Coach of Men’sĀ 99/88 and 2001 team

    COACHING EXPERIENCE:

    D license coach
    Coaching for 8 years
    2014 led the Lega-z U17 to Fl State Cup finals.
    Along with numerous trophies and club titles.

    PLAYING EXPERIENCE:

    Professional level
    ODP National Pool
    ODP Region 3 team
    ODP Florida State team
    Haitian U20 National Team

    CERTIFICATION(S)/LICENSE(S):

    D license

    Basil Benjamin
    Director of Coaching
    • USSF National A License
    • National Youth License
    • FA International License (U.E.F.A. “B” equiv.)
    • FYSA State Staff Coach
    • Head Coach, Oak Hall School, boys and girls programs
    • 2006 Gainesville Sun Coach of the Year, boys and girls
    • Level II Goalkeeping Coach
    • Over 30 years playing experience and 16 years coaching experience
    • Over 9 years experience as a high school varsity coach (boys and girls)
    • u15B & u17B Head Coach
    Reginald Fenelus

    Coaching Positions:

    Pre-Academy Head Coach

    Head Coach Boys 2004

    Coaching Experience:

    Current Leg-a-z Head Coach for Pre-Academy U-9, U10, and U11 Boys, U12 Boys and Academy U15 boys
    Former Port Charlotte High Varsity/JV Assistant Coach and Trainer

    Playing Experience:

    Former Player at Johnson and Wales University, RI, DIII GNAC
    Former Player at Port Charlotte High school, FL

    Certification(s)/License(s):

    License Completion- USSF E, USSF F, USSF D-1

    Motivation:

    “Respect the training. Honor the commitment. Cherish the results.”

    Awards: