Head Coach & Trainer
Current Team Assignments (2019-2020):
Jose DeBernard joined the NLSA coaching staff in the summer of 2016. Jose was born in Costa Rica where he learned to play the beautiful game and became passionate with it. He later moved to the US and played for state, regional and national pool USA teams.
Jose played for 2 years at Mercer County Community College and 2 years at NJCU, where he broke the school record for most goals in one season.
Jose also played for Princeton Union under Bob Bradley (former US National Team and current LAFC coach). He also played in the US U18 National Tournament Final.
Jose currently has his US Soccer Grassroots 11v11, 9v9, 7v7, and 4v4 Coaching Certificates, La Liga Training Certification Level 3, and his NJ Youth Soccer F License. He is also currently pursuing his USSF D License.