Meet the Coaching Staff

James “Jimmy” Elder

President

  • University of Miami (Player) – 1979 to 1983 (3-years starter)
  • Coral Gables Recreational Program Coach 1980 -1983
  • Coral Gables High School Head Coach – 1982
  • University of Miami Assistant Coach 1983
  • Cardinal Gibbons High School Head Coach – 1984 and 1985
  • Pompano Beach Recreational Program Coach – 2005 to 2007
  • PBFC – 2007 to Present
  • Grade 8 Referee – 2012
  • Member NSCAA
  • US Soccer “F” Certified

Lenny Taylor

Director of Coaching

  • Long Island University (Player) -1970 to 1973
  • Drafted in the 3rd Round to the New York Cosmos
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines National Team Coach – 1993 to 1996 and 2000 to 2001
  • Saint Kitts/Nevis Technical Director – 2005 to 2008
  • US Soccer “A” Certified since 1978
  • English FA / CONCACAF Elite Player Development Certificate – 2005
  • English FA International Coaching License – 2004
  • FIFA Instructor – 2006
  • NSCAA Member
  • PBFC – 2014 to Present

Mike Stuart

Vice President

  • PBFC –  2009 to Present
  • US Soccer – “F” Certified

Matt Elder

Coach

  • Pompano Beach High School Starter and Goal Keeper 2008-2012
  • PBFC (Player) – 2007 to 2012
  • PBFC Coach – 2012 to Present
  • Grade 8 Referee – 2012
  • US Soccer “F” Certified

Sean Ridgley

Coach

  • PBFC – 2015 to Present
  • US Soccer “E” Certified

Tyler Townsend

Coach

  • West Virginia Wesleyan (Player)  -1989
  • PBFC – 2012 to Present
  • Pompano Beach High School Head Coach – 2014 to Present
  • US Soccer “E” Certified