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November 12th, 2020 - Jacksonville Florida

Jordan was born and raised in Glasgow, Scotland. As a teenager, while playing for Holyrood Secondary, Jordan spent time at Hillwood BC, Rangers FC and Shawlands BC before moving out to the US. 
 
-Regional West of Scotland Cup  
-Blackpool International Cup 
-League and Cup Double
 
In 2010, Jordan moved to the United States and played collegiate soccer at Upper Iowa University, NCAA-DII, from 2010-2014, and was captain on the team in 2013 -2014. He graduated with a B.A in Communications in 2014 and a Masters of Business Administration in 2018. 
 
Jordan is coming to us from Triumph Youth Soccer Association (TYSA), as the Director of Goalkeeping and an Academy Coach. 

"Jordan Bell has been a tremendous coach and part of the TYSA family.
He has been our Director of Goalkeeping and also been the head coach for multiple academy teams. We are excited for Jordan to take the next step in his evolution as a coach."
-  Gareth O‚ÄôSullivan - TYSA Executive Director

Playing Background 
Upper Iowa University, NCAA-DII, 2010-2014, captain 13&14
Mississippi Brilla FC, USL2, 2015, 2017, 2018 - captain 17&18
Des Moines Menace, USL2, 2019 - captain 
Atlanta SC, NISA PRO (Fall Season), 2019, - captain

Mississippi Brilla FC
USL2 Deep-South Division Champions, 2015
USL2 Final Four, 2017
USL2 Southern Conference Champions, 2017
Reached US Open Cup 3rd Round (Lost Nashville SC), 2018 

Des Moines Menace, 2018
USL2 Regular Season Champions (Undefeated Season - 12-0-2) 
USL2 Heartland Division Champions 
USL2 Central Conf Team of the Year 

Coaching Background
Triumph Youth Soccer Assc. (TYSA), Director of Goalkeeping, Academy Coach, Present
KAREN FC (National Team) - GK Coach, 2020
East Atlanta FC, GK Coach, USL2, 2020
Young Harris College, Assistant/GK Coach, NCAA-DII, 2014/15 and 2018/19
Upper Iowa University, Assistant Coach, NCAA-DII, 2016-2018
Mississippi Brilla FC, GK Coach, USL2, 2015

Young Harris College
Ranked #1 in nation - NCAA-DII Top25 National Poll (2014, 2018) 
x2 NCAA-DII Undefeated Regular Seasons (2014, 2018) 
x2 PeachBelt Conference (PBC) Regular Season Champions (2014, 2018)
x2 PeachBelt Conference (PBC) Tournament Champions (2014, 2018)
NCAA-DII Elite8 (2014)
NCAA-DII Last16 (2018)
NCAA-DII Regional Coaching Staff of the Year (2018)

Jordan is currently working on his UEFA C (Completion Spring 2021)




August 1st, 2020, Jacksonville Florida

USSF Youth A License
NSCAA (USC) Masters Course Diploma
NSCAA (USC) Premier Diploma

2016 USYS Girls National Championship Winner (U19) -  Coach
2017 USYS Girls National Championship Winner (U19) -  Coach
2018 ECNL Boys National Championship Winner (U15) -  Coach


Dean was born and raised in Wallsend, Tyne & Wear (outside of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne) to Susan and Norman Blain - who still live in Wallsend.

Dean played at Wallsend Boys Club until he moved to South East London in 1992 to play for Charlton Athletic as a Youth Professional.

In 1995, Dean moved to the United States to play collegiate soccer at Mercer University in Macon, GA. where he graduated with a B.A in Communications and Public Relations in 1999.

Dean returned to Mercer in late Spring 2000 to take up the position of Graduate Coach for the Womens and Mens soccer teams.

Leaving Mercer in 2002 with a Masters in Education, to take up the role of Academy Director at Cobb FC in Atlanta, GA.
After 18 months, Dean took the position of Director of Coaching at Central Georgia Soccer Association in Warner Robins, GA, eventually merging with Macon Soccer Club to form Southern Alliance Futbol (now known as Legion FC)

In 2016 he accepted the position of ECNL Director at Tennessee Soccer Club in Franklin, TN

Dean has been married to Kendra Blain since 2006 and has two sons; Noah (10) and Baker (5)

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Florida Elite Soccer Academy

PO Box 57065 Jacksonville FL 32241 or 
PO Box 600-585 St Johns, Florida 32260

Email: [email protected]

Florida Elite Soccer Academy

PO Box 57065 Jacksonville FL 32241 or 
PO Box 600-585 St Johns, Florida 32260

Email: [email protected]
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