Leadership

our leadership

Nirav Pandya

President/Co-founder

Nirav Pandya is our President and co-founder. Nirav is a former professional referee who refereed all the way up to MLS level. Nirav’s entrepreneurial spirit, dedication and customer-centric focus have helped grow several successful businesses and he is currently the President and CEO of Orion Technologies. He also serves on the board of the Orlando Science Center.

Jeremy Christie

Chief Executive Officer/Co-founder

A former professional and international player, Jeremy Christie co-founded the club in 2020 to offer a “player first” environment where what’s best for the player is at the forefront of every decision. Jeremy had a professional career that spanned thirteen years and included playing in the UK, Australia, New Zealand and the US and an International career which included playing in the 2009 Confederations Cup and the 2010 FIFA World Cup. These experiences are what guide the direction of our club. Currently completing USSF B-License.

Rebecca Clements

Director of Operations

British born, Rebecca is an ex-multiple business owner who managed to achieve great success in her chosen field of youth sports. Rebecca’s unique approach to identifying target audiences, creating great content and solving problems had made her a highly sought-after business advisor in the UK. Rebecca is also a Worldwide bestselling children’s author and has a passion for all things marketing!

Toni Pressley

Technical Director

Current professional player for the Orlando Pride, Toni has played professionally for many years. Toni represented the US at youth level and as a collegiate star at Florida State University, one of the country’s best women’s soccer programs. As a current professional, Toni knows what it takes to play at the highest level and is up to date with all of the latest ideas and processes that are currently being used. Currently completing USSF B-License.

Giles Barnes

Director of Soccer Operations

Former Premier Leage and professional player, Giles has had an incredible career and as technical director, he is largely responsible for the soccer direction of our club. Giles grew up playing alongside and against some of the best players in the world and knows firsthand what it takes to play at the top level in world soccer. Giles works closely with our coaches to help provide the best environment and experience for our players. Currently completing USSF B-License.

Stephen McGinn

Director of Development

Stephen McGinn has a wealth of experience from coaching for many years at all levels. In Scotland he worked as a Lead Coach working with young players from two to eight years of age. Stephen then played in college in the US before continuing his coaching career as an assistant at Webber University in Florida. He then worked as the Director of Youth Programming at XL Soccer World, Orlando. Stephen oversees our development program and works with our younger players to get them started on the journey into competitive soccer.