Jim joined the Foundation team as a Fellow in August 2012 and assumed the role of Grants Coordinator in January 2014. He is a soccer professional that brings experience in both a technical coaching and professional management standpoint from the youth, state, collegiate, professional, and national levels of the game. Jim has held various positions with the Arlington Soccer Association, North Texas State Soccer Association, Prince George’s Community College (NJCAA Men’s Soccer), United Soccer Leagues (Austin Lone Stars), Major League Soccer (Dallas Burn and D.C. United), and now the U.S. Soccer Foundation. Ranging from program management to sales and marketing to coaching, Jim brings over 10 years of experience from all aspects of the game extending from the recreational youth level to the professional ranks. He currently holds a USSF B License, a NSCAA Advanced National Diploma and a USYS National Youth License. In addition, Jim is pursuing a graduate degree at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA in Sport and Recreation Studies.