We are excited to announce the addition of Benjamin Weaver to our HSC Staff as the Junior Phantoms Academy Director/Camps & Futsal Coordinator. Coach Ben is a transplant to Birmingham from Savanna, Georgia where he was actively involved in the game as Academy Director for the Tormenta FC/Storm SA.
Coach Ben will provide our Junior Phantoms Academy coaches with instruction, guidance and support, as well as oversee the entire Junior Phantoms Academy Program. Below is a quick summary of Coach Ben’s soccer background:
- Academy Director, Tormenta FC/Storm SA
- Alabama Elite Player Developmental State Coordinator/Alabama Soccer Association, U9-12 Developmental Program
- Olympic Development Program State Staff, Alabama Soccer Association
- Previous Head Coach and Assistant Coach for many Hoover Soccer Club Teams, including the Lady Phantoms 1998, Lady Phantoms 1999, Lady Phantoms 2001, Phantoms 2003, Phantoms 2005 and Phantoms 2006.
- Coached in leagues and showcases such as: Southern Regional Premier league (SRPL), National Premiere League (NPL), Georgia and Alabama D1 State Leagues, Disney ESPN Showcase Girls/Boys, CASL Showcase and more
- Assistant Varsity Coach, Northridge High School
- Holds USSF D license
- Holds USSF National Youth license
Coach Ben will be very visible during practices and games, so do not hesitate to reach out to him with any questions or needs! Welcome, Coach Ben, to the Hoover Soccer Club – we are excited to have you on board!