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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 as a staff coach for United Futbol Academy.  He also serves on the Georgia ODP Coaching Staff for the Tifton region DTC program.  He  holds a USSF 'B' Coaching License, United Soccer Coaches Premier 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 Head Boys' Coach at Valwood School. Coach Mike is also involved with club soccer, coaching in UFA South Georgia's Academy as a U10, U11, and U12 boys coach and serves as the Recreation Director for UFA in Valdosta. 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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