Technical Director – Miguel Nuila
Diplomas and Certificates
-USC Director of Coaching
-USC Tactical Thinking with Jose Mourinho
-KNVB Youth Model “USA”
-KNVB Advanced Model “USA”
President/DOC – Connor Hurff
Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach, Rutgers University-Camden
-USSF National D
Diplomas and Certificates
-USC Director of Coaching Diploma
-College Soccer: Rutgers University – New Brunswick / Rutgers University – Camden
-High School Soccer: St. Augustine Preparatory School
More on Miguel
– 2010 EPYSA Coach of the Year
– 2x Lower Merion Soccer Club Coach of the year (1999,Boys) (2007, Girls)
– Founder of U23 NAL and EDP Champions Philly United
– Cofounder Diamond Soccer
– Miguel’s principal role is to coach the coaches and to build the sessions database used by our coaches. He has over 24 years of Premier level coaching experience with players ranging from U8 Academies to U23 EDP College summer teams. He has taken multiple teams to state, regional, and national championships along with coaching the first Lower Merion team to advance to Nationals in club history in 2008. His Lower Merion Velez team went on to win National League, Region 1 Premier League, and PA State cups. Along with these accomplishments on the field, Velez had much success in academics as well with players that went on to attend and play at institutions such as Princeton, Brown, University of Pennsylvania, Amherst, Tufts, Johns Hopkins, Wake Forest, Syracuse University, Catholic University, and Vassar amongst many others.
More on Connor
Connor Hurff College Career
Connor Hurff Highlight Tape
Post-College: Trialist for Bethlehem Steel F.C. where he picked up a severe ankle injury and made the decision to focus on the development of youth soccer players.
High School : New Jersey ODP (Captain) , Pittsgrove Premier ’92 (Captain) 2x State Champions, Regional Finalist, 2x Futsal State Champions, and St. Augustine Prep (Captain) , NSCAA Regional All-American, First Team All-State, SJSCA Offensive Player of the Year, Top 15 Players in the State NJSIAA, South Jersey Player of the Year awards (Philadelphia Inquirer, Courier Post, Daily Journal, Press of Atlantic City).
Diamond Soccer Contractor Coaches
“USSF” E Licensed
College Soccer: Philadelphia University
High School Soccer: Shawnee High School
Ryan Schroy is a recent alumni of Philadelphia University where he played 4 years of collegiate soccer and graduated with a major in marketing and minor in business management.
Youth Soccer: A Native of Medford, Ryan started his youth career for Medford Hurricanes before moving to play soccer for Marlton Lightning. Ryan was part of a team that won a National Championship in 2010 along with State and Regional championships in 2012. During this span Schroy was also a member of the New Jersey ODP Program and played for the semi-professional team AC Crusaders at the age of 16. After playing and graduating from Shawnee High School he went on to continue his career on a scholarship to Philadelphia University.
College: “Division II soccer provided an incredible experience and taught me to multi-task effectively between academics and soccer. While I was there, we were CACC Champions in 2013 and 2014. I was awarded CACC All-Tournament team in 2013 and in 2014 where we entered the NCAA tournament. While I was at Philadelphia University, I held all the clinics for incoming freshman from sophomore year to my senior year. What I have learned throughout the years is that that every coach and program has their own style of play and way of coaching at all levels. I have learned what works and what doesn’t. The reason why I have decided to coach with Diamond Soccer is because I want to give back to my community and teach proper technique while providing high quality training.”
College Soccer: Rutgers University – Camden
High School Soccer: St. Augustine Preparatory School
After red shirting his freshman at Rutgers University – Camden season due to injury, Eric returned in 2015 to finish the season with 20 games played and 11 starts with 1 goal for 2 points as a central defensive midfielder. After picking up a second knee injury, Eric made the decision to focus on developing youth soccer players to excel in their careers.
College Soccer: Salisbury University / Rutgers University-Camden
High School Soccer: Cherry Hill West High School
“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” -Pele
College Soccer: Stockton University (Captain)
High School Soccer: Our Lady of Mercy Academy