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Richard Butler

COACHING POSITION:

US Development Academy, Charlotte Soccer Club

Butler is a native of London, England, and relocated to the United States in 1987, having received a scholarship to play soccer at the University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB) where he was a four year starter and two year captain of the team. Butler graduated from UAB in 1992 and moved to Williamsburg, Virginia. 

He was the Director of Coaching for the Williamsburg Soccer Club from 1992 until the summer of 2006. During his time there he took the club from four travel teams to a full service club offering programs for four year olds to Under 23 players and older with their Premier Development League team, the Williamsburg Legacy. From 2001-2006 Butler also served as the head coach of the Legacy reaching the playoffs in five of the six years he was in charge.

Butler holds a National Soccer Coaches Association of America Premier Diploma (NSCAA) and in 2007 was named a National Staff coach for the NSCAA. His main duties at the Charlotte Soccer Academy will be to oversee the U18 and U16 US Soccer Developmental Academy.

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