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Head Coach

Jacob Crawford 

Coach Jacob Crawford is an alumnus of South Georgia College where he played from 2006-2007. After SGC, he transferred  to Valdosta State University and graduated in 2010.  He holds a B.S in Middle Grades Education from Valdosta State and a  M.S. in Kinesiology from Georgia Southern University.  Coach Crawford also works with United Futbol Academy where he is  the South Program Director.  He also serves on the Georgia ODP Coaching Staff for the Tifton region DTC program.  He  holds a USSF 'C' Coaching License, United Soccer Coaches Advanced National Diploma, and is a current USSF Certified Referee. He lives in Valdosta with his wife and son,  Leslie and Finley.

Assistant Coach

Michael Petrella 

Coach Michael Petrella serves as the Varsity Assistant Coach for the Valdosta High School boys soccer team and has held the position since 2014. Coach Mike is also involved with club soccer, coaching in UFA South Georgia's Academy as a U10, U11, and U12 boys coach. He also is the director of Gunners SSFC, which specializes in small sided soccer events and small group or individual training. Coach Petrella holds a USSF E License and NSCAA Goalkeeping Level 1 License.

Guest Instructors

Coach Brian Dawkins
Current Valwood Director of Soccer Operations
UFA Academy Director 
US Soccer National D License 
NSCAA National Diploma 
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