Meet Coach Eric Reyes

Playing Career:

High School:

-Freshmen: District, Regional, and State Champions at American Heritage

-Sophomore: attended IMG Academies (under full soccer scholarship)

-Junior: District champion, regional semifinalists at University School, 1st team All-State, 3rd Team All-American

-Senior: District champion, region finalists, ranked #1 in the nation on ESPN Rise, University School, 1st Team All-State, 1st Team All-American, Finalist for Male Athlete of the Year in Florida National Teams:

Florida ODP u-14, u-15, u-16

Region 3 ODP u-14, u-15, u-16

USA u-14, u-15, u-17 National Team

Puerto Rico u-21 (Olympic team) 2010 Mayaguez (Central American and Caribbean Games)

Puerto Rico Men’s National Team (12 International Caps) - including World Cup qualifying, friendlies, and Caribbean Cup (Gold Cup Qualifying)

College:

-Freshmen: University of California at Santa Barbara, played in 3 games (3 wins), won a Big West championship, and made it to the 2nd round of the NCAA tournament

-Sophomore: Florida International University, Started 13 games, 2 shutouts, Conference Defensive Player of the week in mid-October

-Junior: Played in 3 games, 3 shutouts.

 

Professionally:

Bayamon FC, Puerto Rico 1st Division. 7 games played (out of 10 available due to late signing, and cancelled games), total minutes: 450

Goals against average: 0.8 (calculated based on total time/90 minutes/total goals against), total goals given up: 4

Other: CONCACAF Champions League Qualification: 2nd place in League Cup Final

 

2014 Spring Season

Ft.Lauderdale Strikers (NASL), Played in five games in preseason, a total of 225 minutes, 2 goals against

Other experiences:

-Trained with Estudiantes u-19 (Argentina) for two weeks

- Trained with Bahia u-23’s (Brasil) for a month

-Trained with Ft.Lauderdale Strikers (NASL) for 3 months

-PSC Winter Combine, Ft.Lauderdale;  December 2012

-Trained with IBV Icelandic Premier- Played one game with them

-Trained with FK Teplice (Czech 1st League)

Education: 

Florida International University    Miami, FL           December 2015

Bachelors of Science in Recreation and Sport Management 

 

Work Experience

 

Barry University, Miami, FL                                                                 January 2015 - Present

Goalkeeper Coach, Men’s and women’s

 

  • Responsible for training the goalkeepers for both Men’s and Women’s teams
  • Help plan practice sessions
  • Assist in recruiting players and other team affairs

 

Gulliver Schools, Miami, FL                                                        October 2013 – Present

Assistant Coach/Goalkeeping Coach

 

  • Responsible for training Varsity, Junior Varsity, Middle school and Lower school boys
  • Prepared practice sessions and field set-ups
  • In charge of the teams mental and physical conditioning

 

Kendall Soccer Club, Miami, FL                                                     May 2014 - September 2014

Goalkeeper Coach

 

  • Trained goalkeepers from U-9 to U-18, and the Developmental Academy
  • Responsible for the set up of three distinct practices  

 

Ft. Lauderdale Striker F.C., Ft. Lauderdale, FL                                February 2014 – May 2014

Intern, Director of Operation

 

  • Shadowed managers – attended daily meetings, payroll meetings, community relations meetings 
  • Assisted with planning team trips – located flights, accommodations, transportations, and meal information 
  • Involved with home game operations - stadium preparation, away team and officials accommodations, sponsorship setups, game time entertainment and operations

 

Bayamon F.C., Bayamon, Puerto Rico                                              April 2013 – October 2013

            Goalkeeper Coach