We are pleased to announce James Thomas as the director of MLS Next & NAL boys programming.
James currently holds a USSF B License and USC Director of Coaching Diploma. James comes to Beadling from Cincinnati, where he has been with Kings Hammer Academy since 2008. His most recent role was the Academy Boys & ECNL Director, where he
oversaw ECNL, USYS National League & E64 boys teams and programming.
His role also included coaching the 2009, 2007 & 2004/2005 Boys ECNL teams.
James brings nearly 20 years of coaching experience having led multiple teams to KY state cup titles, and also a
U16 USYS National Championship in 2021.
James will be arriving in Pittsburgh the first week in August